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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 7.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 4 feature sets: Online Storefront, Online Shopping Cart, eCommerce Marketing, eCommerce Business Management
  • Spree ranks higher in 1 feature set: Online Payment System

Online Storefront

8.4

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

84%
5.6

Spree

56%
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 8/9 features

Product catalog & listings

8.7
87%
10 Ratings
4.5
45%
4 Ratings

Product management

8.7
87%
10 Ratings
5.0
50%
4 Ratings

Bulk product upload

8.0
80%
9 Ratings
7.3
73%
4 Ratings

Branding

8.5
85%
10 Ratings
3.7
37%
3 Ratings

Mobile storefront

7.8
78%
8 Ratings
4.0
40%
1 Rating

Product variations

8.2
82%
9 Ratings
8.0
80%
3 Ratings

Website integration

8.6
86%
9 Ratings
5.9
59%
4 Ratings

Visual customization

8.5
85%
10 Ratings
9.3
93%
3 Ratings

CMS

8.6
86%
10 Ratings
3.0
30%
2 Ratings

Online Shopping Cart

8.0

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

80%
5.2

Spree

52%
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 2/2 features

Abandoned cart recovery

7.8
78%
9 Ratings
5.3
53%
4 Ratings

Checkout user experience

8.3
83%
10 Ratings
5.1
51%
4 Ratings

Online Payment System

8.7

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

87%
9.1

Spree

91%
Spree ranks higher in 1/1 features

eCommerce security

8.7
87%
9 Ratings
9.1
91%
4 Ratings

eCommerce Marketing

8.1

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

81%
4.2

Spree

42%
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 3/3 features

Promotions & discounts

8.5
85%
9 Ratings
4.0
40%
3 Ratings

Personalized recommendations

7.6
76%
9 Ratings
4.2
42%
3 Ratings

SEO

8.1
81%
9 Ratings
4.5
45%
3 Ratings

eCommerce Business Management

8.0

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

80%
6.1

Spree

61%
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 4/5 features

Multi-site management

8.7
87%
8 Ratings
5.1
51%
2 Ratings

Order processing

8.3
83%
10 Ratings
5.7
57%
4 Ratings

Inventory management

6.8
68%
10 Ratings
5.0
50%
2 Ratings

Shipping

7.3
73%
9 Ratings
5.5
55%
4 Ratings

Custom functionality

8.7
87%
9 Ratings
9.3
93%
4 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.3

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

83%
10 Ratings
7.4

Spree

74%
5 Ratings

Usability

8.3

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

83%
7 Ratings

Spree

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.2

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

82%
7 Ratings

Spree

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

8.2

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

82%
1 Rating

Spree

N/A
0 Ratings

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

Spree

Spree is a great solution if you have a highly customized business idea and need a very robust eCommerce solution to support your very creative and detailed sales methods. Because it's an open source platform, there are a ton of ways that his platform can be customized to meet virtually any business idea that you can dream up. With that said, the platform requires dedicated development support to make sure everything is stable and supported at all times.
Steven Duran | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Spree

  • Quick and easy access, nice interface when logging in.
  • Access to customer's info, easy to change user names and passwords when issues arise with login.
  • Easy to use for the most part - a lot of ways to search for information regarding customer's info.
Colin Darcy | 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

Spree

  • For the ATS portion, ability to download applicants would be helpful
  • We have to use our developers to change some simple things on the web format
Aurora Dolan | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Starting Price

Spree

General

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

Starting Price

Usability

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.3
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

Spree

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

Spree

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Spree

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

Spree

I don't want to knock other products but let's say that the more famous shopping carts, although they have great functionality off the peg, are limited in terms of branding ability and further customisation. Invariably you get a site which looks and feels like many others. This will suit many companies as a low cost option which is very competent. However the fully customisable front end that we need, and will continue to develop, is not possible with these turn-key solutions.
Cameron Read | 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

Spree

  • Decent plugin ecosystem
  • Easily add and manage new products
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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