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CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

For quickly setting up a most intuitive online marketplace, CS-Cart Multi-Vendor is the best one. The software is very well suited for those who have some basic knowledge about backend customization, installation, server setup, proper server configuration etc. Though I'm sure the support team will get you up and running. Only few third-party service providers are very professional, provide honest service and will help you to run your business smoothly. I would highly recommend to use CS-Cart Multi-Vendor.
S.M. Mamunur Rasid | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

Shopify is the industry standard when it comes to eCommerce software. It's basically the #1 ecommerce software solution that is out there that has everything under one roof. You want reliability? Shopify is your solution. You want fast website performance with great uptime? Shopify is your solution. The only area it's less appropriate is how their dedicated account support and tech support for Plus customers has kind of lost touch with it's customers. On the flipside Shopify's services are still the best in the industry, but that doesn't mean they can lose touch with their customers.
Ricky Jordan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.4
Shopify Plus
8.6
Product catalog & listings
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.7
Shopify Plus
9.1
Product management
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.7
Shopify Plus
8.7
Bulk product upload
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.0
Shopify Plus
8.0
Branding
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.4
Shopify Plus
8.4
Mobile storefront
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.8
Shopify Plus
8.7
Product variations
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.1
Shopify Plus
8.6
Website integration
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.7
Shopify Plus
8.7
Visual customization
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.5
Shopify Plus
8.6
CMS
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Shopify Plus
9.1

Online Shopping Cart

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.9
Shopify Plus
8.7
Abandoned cart recovery
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.6
Shopify Plus
8.5
Checkout user experience
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.2
Shopify Plus
8.9

Online Payment System

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Shopify Plus
9.2
eCommerce security
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Shopify Plus
9.2

eCommerce Marketing

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.0
Shopify Plus
8.2
Promotions & discounts
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.5
Shopify Plus
8.4
Personalized recommendations
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.5
Shopify Plus
7.9
SEO
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.1
Shopify Plus
8.3

eCommerce Business Management

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.0
Shopify Plus
8.6
Multi-site management
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.7
Shopify Plus
Order processing
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.3
Shopify Plus
9.2
Inventory management
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.0
Shopify Plus
8.7
Shipping
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.2
Shopify Plus
8.6
Custom functionality
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Shopify Plus
7.9

Pros

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • Quick and easy set up of a multi-vendor marketplace
  • Very easy-to-use page designer
  • Huge marketplace of add-ons to cover pretty much anything you need
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

  • Scales incredibly well. Forget about hardware concerns, load balancing, downtime, etc. and focus on eCommerce. We've seen merchants go from a few thousand dollars per month to having million dollar days, all on Shopify without having to worry about performance or scaling systems.
  • Great new features consistently being added, ahead of the curve on almost everything
  • Solid API to build on and work with, a few annoying quirks here and there for super complex use cases but overall very well documented and works well
  • Most Merchant Success Managers are good and genuinely want to be helpful
  • A fantastic user interface, very logical and easy to use
  • Tons and tons and tons of out of the box integrations. Easily the best integration marketplace of the e-commerce platforms. There's an app for that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • The high cost of the platform itself and plugins.
  • Unavailability of the mobile application in the basic version of the platform.
  • Relatively difficult process of installing updates if you are new to IT.
Azat Seyitmuhammedov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

  • Some features that are non-negotiates for some businesses are missing, or are only available if you use Shopify Payments. One that comes to mind is saved/vaulted credit cards.
  • Many aspects of Shopify Plus, including pre-built reporting features and widgets in the admin interface are very obviously built for small businesses. The larger you get as a business, the more irrelevant many of Shopify Plus features become.
  • Shopify Plus does not have a robust POS at all. The POS is not enterprise-level.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.4
Based on 7 answers
The software consists of most of all e-commerce related features. Also, there are plenty of third party addons are available in the market which can improve our business. There are a lot of powerful themes available in the cs cart market which improve the look and feel on the front store.If CS-cart adjusted the price on their software license cost, controlling the third party addon cost and provide more freelancers with cheaper hourly rate for the customization on the cs-cart multi vendor software, the cs-cart company can be a master among other e-commerce software companies in the world.
RAGULA Ulaganathan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.2
Based on 7 answers
inside of the support subscription, they give me all the time a fast answer and you can ask in a community forum also other users. But i miss a free support/chat like other solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

Shopify Plus 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Always are quick to answer our questions and help us find a solution
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Mostly extremely easy to implement, both back-end logic as well as styling. Great addon marketplace helped, particularly around payment options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

It's a one-time payment and the entire CMS is in your control, can list unlimited products and vendors. no need to depend on an e-commerce platform to pay huge commissions. promote your own brand globally. change the looks of your listing with multiple themes, there are vast add on and page themes to enhance look and controls.
Nawang N | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

Shopify is definitely more intuitive and easier to get running than Magento. Think of it as Shopify being built for the user and Magento being built for the developer. Overall, they both have similar capacities but I would choose Shopify every time over Magento. Brightpearl has no eCommerce built in functionality but we used to use it similarly to how we use Shopify and FarApp and we run into the same issues (although the product sync is a built more stable on the FarApp side).
Jeffrey Hilliard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • Positive impact in learning to set up a shopping cart
  • ROI is questionable, as we are still building our business model
  • Positive impact on our business model and direction
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify Plus

  • It allows us to train our employees easy on this tool, allowing them to be able to place orders for customer correctly. And better able to assist our customers.
  • Allows us to keep all our order information in one place, and use that order information for our loyalty program and marketing.
Rachel Blankenship | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Shopify Plus

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.3
Shopify Plus
8.9

Usability

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.4
Shopify Plus

Support Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.2
Shopify Plus
10.0

Implementation Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.2
Shopify Plus

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