Visual Retail Plus Review - why 4 stars?

Visual Retail Plus Review
ITQlick Score: 68/100
ITQlick Rating: (4/5)
Pricing: 3/10 - low cost
Category: Retail Management POS -> Visual Retail Plus
Ranking:Ranked 21 out of 27 Retail Management POS systems
Company: Visual Retail Plus
Pricing: starts at $1,750 per license
Typical customers: Small businesses and start ups
Platforms: Desktop
Links: Visual Retail Plus pricing, Visual Retail Plus alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 19, 2021

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What is Visual Retail Plus?

Visual Retail Plus is a retail and POS management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as inventory management, customer management, accounting management, and others. The software was designed and launched by Visual Retail Plus Inc headquartered in New Jersey, United States.

What is Visual Retail Plus rating? ()

The rating of Visual Retail Plus is 4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 68 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Visual Retail Plus's typical customers?

Customers of the software include small and medium retail businesses as well as large enterprises. It can be used in a variety of retail business types such as gift shops, coffee shops, beverage shops and bars, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Victoria’s Toy Station, Infinity Shoes, The New York City Police Museum, and others.

Is Visual Retail Plus the best Retail Management POS?

Visual Retail Plus is ranked 21 out of 27 software in their category (Retail Management POS systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

Core POS capabilities offered by the software include barcode scanning, credit card processing, customer history, gift cards and discounts, multiple payment forms, receipt printing, refunds and returns, sales commission management, tax management, and others. It offers support for a variety of peripheral devices for smooth retail operation.

Visual Retail Plus features inventory management capabilities of barcode generation, inventory classification, inventory transfers, kit assembly, purchase orders, inventory tracking, and support for multiple locations. Other capabilities include email marketing, label printing, targeted mailing lists, customer information database, tracking of employee info, and others.

What are Visual Retail Plus's pros? (5 Pros)

  • You have wide range of customization facilities available for different kinds of reports.
  • The software supports multiple stores and inventory locations which can be managed from one point.
  • You can turn various features on and off depending on the store requirements.
  • Inventory can be managed using the feature of inventory matrix which allows you to control inventory without accessing any other module.
  • Inventory data is kept up-to-date and accurate with the “close to real time” feature.

What are Visual Retail Plus's cons? (2 cons)

  • The software does not offer any separate module for e-commerce features.
  • The software offers only on premise deployment model and even in that it does not support Mac platform.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Visual Retail Plus: Rent it Biz software, NOVA Point of Sale, Profit Premier by Edge Technologies, COMCASH Retail ERP, LimeLight, WinRetail, iVend Retail, CORESense, Tylernet, Omni Retailer. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Visual Retail Plus?

The cost of license starts at $1,750 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Visual Retail Plus

What should you ask Visual Retail Plus during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Visual Retail Plus and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Visual Retail Plus in action.

Visual Retail Plus's list of categories:

Retail & POS
Point of sale
Retail Customer Management
Retail Warehouse Management
Retail e-Commerce
Restaurant POS
Inventory Management
Clothing Store Inventory POS
Furniture Store POS
Gun Shop POS
iPad POS
Jewelry Store POS

Visual Retail Plus's list of features:

Accounting Management
Credit Card Processing
Customer History
Customer Management
Discounts
eCommerce
Employee Management
Gift Cards
Inventory Management
Items on Hold
Layaways & Quotes
Price Lookup
Reporting
Sales Commissions
PO: Purchase orders

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.