Kibo eCommerce vs. Laravel E Commerce

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kibo eCommerce
Score 7.5 out of 10
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Kibo Software offers Kibo eCommerce (formerly Mozu), designed to support retailers with online offer creation and deployment, content publishing and landing pages, and many tools and widgets out of the box with a retail-oriented ecommerce solution. Mozu was acquired by Kibo Software from Volusion in October 2016.N/A
Laravel E Commerce
Score 5.1 out of 10
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Laravel E-Commerce is an E-Commerce software for building an online E-Commerce website. Build an online marketplace, without any commission models etc. The vendor describes it as an ideal platform for owners and merchants that can reduce website maintenance expenses, and understand products and inventory better on a daily basis.N/A
Pricing
Kibo eCommerceLaravel E Commerce
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Kibo eCommerceLaravel E Commerce
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Kibo eCommerceLaravel E Commerce
Online Storefront
Comparison of Online Storefront features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
8.3
6 Ratings
8% above category average
Laravel E Commerce
7.4
1 Ratings
3% below category average
Product catalog & listings8.46 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Product management8.26 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Bulk product upload7.65 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Branding8.26 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Mobile storefront8.56 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Product variations8.55 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Website integration8.04 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Visual customization8.16 Ratings7.01 Ratings
CMS8.74 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Online Shopping Cart
Comparison of Online Shopping Cart features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
9.0
2 Ratings
17% above category average
Laravel E Commerce
8.5
1 Ratings
12% above category average
Checkout user experience9.02 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Abandoned cart recovery00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Online Payment System
Comparison of Online Payment System features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
8.4
6 Ratings
1% above category average
Laravel E Commerce
8.0
1 Ratings
4% below category average
eCommerce security8.46 Ratings8.01 Ratings
eCommerce Marketing
Comparison of eCommerce Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
7.7
6 Ratings
3% above category average
Laravel E Commerce
7.3
1 Ratings
2% below category average
Promotions & discounts8.56 Ratings7.01 Ratings
SEO7.02 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Personalized recommendations00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
eCommerce Business Management
Comparison of eCommerce Business Management features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
7.6
6 Ratings
2% below category average
Laravel E Commerce
7.4
1 Ratings
5% below category average
Multi-site management8.26 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Order processing9.02 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Inventory management9.01 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Shipping9.01 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Custom functionality3.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
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Kibo eCommerceLaravel E Commerce
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Medium-sized Companies
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Score 9.0 out of 10
Enterprises
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User Ratings
Kibo eCommerceLaravel E Commerce
Likelihood to Recommend
7.9
(6 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Kibo eCommerceLaravel E Commerce
Likelihood to Recommend
Kibo Software, Inc.
The platform has flexibility at its core and we have made full use of that capability. Even if Kibo [eCommerce] hasn't been ready to provide features and functions we need, we have the opportunity to build them ourselves. The platform started as Mozu and while it was relatively well-developed for DTC, it lacked a lot of basic B2B functionality. As a result, when we were ready to move into that arena, we built a lot for ourselves (including a multi-level account system and a tool to manage it). Keep in mind, too, that Kibo eCommerce is part of a larger suite of tools. The company has purchased a mobile Point-of-Sale system, Baynote, Certona, Monetate, and an OMS. If you need a full-scale solution, they can offer a lot. As I mentioned previously, their support and documentation need shoring up. They're not terrible, but they hinder (rather than help) when it comes to fulfilling the platform's promise of letting the customers be self-service in building out their capabilities.
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Pofi Technologies
Well, in case of designing dynamic websites using core OOP concepts this framework is perfect. However, in case of integrating with web services and other API's and developing features for Android apps this might not be a good product.
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Pros
Kibo Software, Inc.
  • Mozu offers a flexible multi site setup where you can feed multiple sites from the same product and order database.
  • Mozu allows you to create as many attributes as you would like across customer, orders, and products. This flexibility can be really powerful.
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  • Version Controlling - It's on the top of my list that Laravel does great as its built-in features.
  • As Laravel supports OOP concept, so it has made it much more easier for developers to developer apps in most recent languages.
  • It supports a huge collection of free extensions which are easy available in its store.
  • It supports a large number of latest programming languages.
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Cons
Kibo Software, Inc.
  • Prebuilt Integration - There is not currently a large number of preexisting integrations, but custom integrations are fairly quick
  • Time to Deploy - Don't get me wrong, We have deployed in the timeline we expected, but if you are trying to get something off the ground fast, Kibo might not be right for you. It is a robust platform that take some time to get up and running.
  • Complicated Shipping - if you have a complicated shipped process, you might want to look for a tool to help, Kibo does not have very robust out of the box shipping capabilities.
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Pofi Technologies
  • In some cases developers need to integrate with third party apps. Laravel E Commerce needs to improve it in the form of a single package.
  • It consumes a lot of system resources and sometimes gets stuck if multiple projects are open.
  • Finding error is this framework is a quite difficult task. This mechanism needs to be improved.
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Support Rating
Kibo Software, Inc.
One positive note is that I have always been able to get someone on the phone in support whenever I have called, even at 1 AM. Getting someone on the phone is only half the battle though. In the first few months of using Mozu it often seemed that support didn’t know anymore about Mozu than we did. This has slowly started to change, but as a daily user you are likely to be on par with support in terms of knowing what to do when you encounter a problem. The support phone number is really most useful for having them put in a support ticket for you rather than typing it all out yourself and emailing it. It is very rare that the support reps are actually empowered to solve the problem at hand. Unless the issue you are having is user error, they will just take your information and pass it on the proper department. Your request or problem will then be ignored for months on end. Some day, it might actually get fixed but you are unlikely to be notified that this has happened. Most of these issues are assigned an internal ID that they use for tracking. Support is more than happy to pass this ID along, but it is useless. There is no way to actually see where the issue lies in the endless queue of similar issues.
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Pofi Technologies
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Implementation Rating
Kibo Software, Inc.
At the time of our implementation Mozu did not have any processes or procedures set up around going live. We basically were forced to just wing it and hope for the best
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Pofi Technologies
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Alternatives Considered
Kibo Software, Inc.
We had a custom, in-house ecommerce website before moving to Kibo. It was brittle, slow, and wasn't going to scale nearly well enough or fast enough to keep up with our requirements
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Pofi Technologies
Laravel E Commerce is simple, elegant and robust. It is easy to use and customize websites even for a newbie. It does not require much effort as compared to other products. All the relevant data is available over the Internet which is a great advantage for beginners. It comes with a lot of stunning features.
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Return on Investment
Kibo Software, Inc.
  • Kibo has always delivered rapid & exceptional support to our organization
  • Kibo has been cost-competitive when considering other vendors
  • The platform continues to add value without requiring substantial additional investments
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Pofi Technologies
  • With this framework, analytics can be set using PHP modules that helps to get more profit from your online stores.
  • If payment securities can be further improved, it helps you to make most out of your investment.
  • With Laravel E Commerce, Ecommerce solutions can be built for profit purposes.
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ScreenShots

Kibo eCommerce Screenshots

Screenshot of User Friendly Tooling:
Empower non-technical teams to manage the look & feel of the digital storefront with drag-&-drop functionality, preview environments, & intuitive content management tools.Screenshot of Mobile-First Architecture:
Deliver consistent online experiences with natively responsive sites on a single code base