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Research and reviews for retail management software

Kiri Bowman

Kiri Bowman

Writer and Marketing Coordinator, Business-Software.com
Retail management software is a must-have for every retail organization, as it simplifies business processes, provides a 360-degree view of customer information and manages products from order to point of sale. The editors at Business-Software.com have put together this compendium of articles, product reviews, white papers and more, providing you with a complete understanding of retail management and ecommerce to simplify your search for the best retail software.

Retail management software helps businesses manage operations in stores, online and from the backend. A retail management solution streamlines retail operations, aids in merchandising, offers inventory management and offers point-of-sale (POS) systems for devices, mobile or otherwise. Browse the best business retail management software with Business-Software.com’s free comparison report of the Top 10 Retail Management Software solutions.

A retail business of any scale will benefit from implementing retail management software, with market-specific products available for point-of-sale software and ecommerce management alike. Among the top-rated retail management software products are:

  • Oracle Retail Solutions
  • Netsuite for Retail
  • Micros-Retail POS
  • Infor LN
  • Ecommerce Software

    Ecommerce Software Articles

    MagentoGo Falls Overboard: Will SMBs Jump Ship?

    MagentoGo Falls Overboard: Will SMBs Jump Ship?

    eBay's MagentoGo, a major small business ecommerce solution, will shut down by February 2015, causing small businesses to reevaluate their online retail platform.

    When Retail Gives You Lemons, Go Online

    When Retail Gives You Lemons, Go Online

    In today’s retail space, retailers are finding the benefits of ecommerce to be vital to their bottom line; global selling capabilities, instant product launches and 24/7 availability are only some of the ways online retailing can propel your business.

    Today’s Top 6 Ecommerce Software Tools

    Today’s Top 6 Ecommerce Software Tools

    Many businesses have difficulties sorting through the plethora of ecommerce software to find the ideal platform solution for them. Discovering the right solution for your business can help to optimize today's latest features and succeed in the online marketplace.

    The Best Free Ecommerce Software

    The Best Free Ecommerce Software

    According to Forrester Research, by 2016 Americans will spend $327B annually shopping on the Web. Although eBay and Amazon.com attract the lion’s share of consumers, plenty of independent vendors and entrepreneurs are getting in on the “etail” space by setting up online stores. And thanks to prevalence of free, open source ecommerce tools, this is easier than ever.

  • Point-of-Sale Software

    Point-of-Sale Software Articles

    Top 5 Point-of-Sale Software Compared

    Top 5 Point-of-Sale Software Compared

    As mobile payments are finding wider adoption, more and more vendors are entering this space. All offer some variant of the same idea: a credit card reader plugged into your mobile device, conducting your transaction over a wireless network. But each has a different fee structure, and some are expanding their functionality to incorporate more than just mobile payments. The below five vendors constitute the leaders in this space today. Take a look at what each of them does differently.

    Square and Xero: The Integration SMBs Will Love

    Square and Xero: The Integration SMBs Will Love

    Deep integrations between best-of-breed solutions usually improve the user experience for both solutions, and this partnership between Square and Xero does just that. We uncover the important new capabilities and benefits that small businesses will gain.

    Square Changes the Future of Mobile Payments

    Square Changes the Future of Mobile Payments

    Square, a mobile payment start-up, simplifies the various payment fees merchants are subject to by charging 2.75 percent per point-of-sale swipe. The company recently announced a revolutionary flat fee of $275/month. But that's not the only area in which Square is changing the future of mobile payments - soon, Square wants customers to do away with cash and credit cards altogether.

    VSBs Use Mobile Payments Solutions to Get Ahead

    VSBs Use Mobile Payments Solutions to Get Ahead

    SMBs are taking to mobile solutions like ducks take to water, as revealed in SMB Group’s 2013 SMB Mobile Solutions Study, and as I discussed in 2013 SMB Mobile Attitudes and Challenges. In reviewing the results, one of the things that really popped out is that even very small businesses (VSBs, with 1 to 19 employees) are adopting mobile solutions at a fast and furious clip.

  • Retail Management Software Reviews

    Retail Management Software Reviews Articles

    Shopping Cart Software Reviews

    Shopping Cart Software Reviews

    One of the final pieces of your online store that your customers use is the shopping cart. If this process is easy for them and easy for you, it will keep your customers coming back to your website, so everyone wins.

    Zen Cart: An Excellent Shopping Cart Software for Online Stores

    Zen Cart: An Excellent Shopping Cart Software for Online Stores

    Zen Cart is packed with features that allow you to control, and automate, nearly every aspect of your online storefront.

    Volusion eCommerce Software Review

    Volusion eCommerce Software Review

    Volusion delivers a full-featured e-commerce software system that accommodates any size web site, from beginners to more established operators with unlimited products. The package goes beyond simple design and payment processing, also including features such as integration of inventory control, and secure payment processing.

    A New Era of Shopping Cart Software: Avactis

    A New Era of Shopping Cart Software: Avactis

    With an easy-to-use approach to shopping cart software, Avactis is changing the standard in the industry and putting more pressure on those who don’t quite make the grade.

  • Retail Management Trends

    Retail Management Trends Articles

    MagentoGo Falls Overboard: Will SMBs Jump Ship?

    MagentoGo Falls Overboard: Will SMBs Jump Ship?

    eBay's MagentoGo, a major small business ecommerce solution, will shut down by February 2015, causing small businesses to reevaluate their online retail platform.

    Mobile Retail Applications Invite Customers to Spend More

    Mobile Retail Applications Invite Customers to Spend More

    Emerging mobile retail applications promote sales and customer engagement. See how they're changing retail management software for consumers and businesses.

    Online Clothing Retailers Boost Sales with Virtual Fitting Rooms

    Online Clothing Retailers Boost Sales with Virtual Fitting Rooms

    Virtual fitting rooms are bridging the gap between the convenience of online retail shopping and the experience of trying on clothing in stores. These products have the potential to greatly increase the number of sales and reduce the number of returns by helping customers feel more confident in their purchases. Here is Business-Software’s sneak peek into what’s on the horizon for virtual fitting rooms!

    5 Online Payment Solutions You Need to Know

    5 Online Payment Solutions You Need to Know

    As mobile devices continue to revolutionize the way we do business and go through our daily lives, software providers are finding new ways to connect businesses with their customers. One such new development are online payment solutions, which are moving beyond the old PayPal model to include mobile access and to be implemented into any electronic transaction. Here are 5 leading innovators worth keeping an eye on.

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    Top Retail Management Blog Posts

    Mobile Retail Applications Invite Customers to Spend More

    Mobile Retail Applications Invite Customers to Spend More

    Emerging mobile retail applications promote sales and customer engagement. See how they're changing retail management software for consumers and businesses.

    From Vertical to Virtual Integration: The Next Major Shift in Enterprise Technology

    From Vertical to Virtual Integration: The Next Major Shift in Enterprise Technology

    Think for moment about the amount of technological change we’ve all experienced in the last 25 years. I once listened to music with a clunky eight-track player. Now I have Spotify, which lets me instantly stream nearly any song from the cloud for free. I once booked trips with a travel agent, manually entered business contacts into a Rolodex, and physically carried important documents on a floppy disc.

    Brightpearl - Online Business Management Software Aiming to Help SMBs

    Brightpearl - Online Business Management Software Aiming to Help SMBs

    For years the small business software industry was filled with standalone solutions that tend to do only one thing, but Brightpearl’s business management solution addresses many needs particular to smaller companies in a single platform. Brightpearl is a top retail management system for retailers and wholesalers that includes accounting, POS, inventory tools, CRM and more.

Popular Retail Management Solutions

NetSuite SuiteCommerce

NetSuite SuiteCommerce

NetSuite SuiteCommerce ecommerce solution links every step of a multi-channel business, from ecommerce and order management to inventory and financials.

Brightpearl

Brightpearl

Brightpearl is a fully integrated web-based retail management software for small and medium businesses.

ERPLY

ERPLY

ERPLY is a comprehensive ERP, CRM and POS system designed for retail companies.

CitiXsys iVend

CitiXsys iVend

iVend is a complete Retail Management Solution from CitiXsys that provides a real-time view of retail operations, enabling more effective decision-making.

CORESense

CORESense

CORESense retail management software provides point of sale, ecommerce, order management, merchandising and CRM in one affordable system.

MICROS Tradewind

MICROS Tradewind

MICROS Tradewind POS software provides retailers with the ability to manage high volume sales strategies while staying connected to the entire business.