Kibo eCommerce vs. Mirakl Marketplace Platform

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kibo eCommerce
Score 7.4 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
Mirakl Marketplace Platform
Score 7.0 out of 10
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Mirakl Marketplace Platform allows users to manage a network of third-party sellers whose products or services are featured on their online marketplace. Mirakl's API is designed to allow users to easily integrate product supply information from sellers into their eCommerce solution (such as Hybris, Magento, Demandware, etc.). After being launched with eCommerce application, Mirakl's software can be used to onboard new suppliers, expand product catalogs, and manage customer care.N/A
Pricing
Kibo eCommerceMirakl Marketplace Platform
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Kibo eCommerceMirakl Marketplace Platform
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Kibo eCommerceMirakl Marketplace Platform
Top Pros
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Features
Kibo eCommerceMirakl Marketplace Platform
Online Storefront
Comparison of Online Storefront features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
8.2
6 Ratings
6% above category average
Mirakl Marketplace Platform
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Ratings
Product catalog & listings8.36 Ratings00 Ratings
Product management8.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Bulk product upload7.55 Ratings00 Ratings
Branding8.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile storefront8.46 Ratings00 Ratings
Product variations8.55 Ratings00 Ratings
Website integration7.94 Ratings00 Ratings
Visual customization8.16 Ratings00 Ratings
CMS8.74 Ratings00 Ratings
Online Shopping Cart
Comparison of Online Shopping Cart features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
9.0
2 Ratings
18% above category average
Mirakl Marketplace Platform
-
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Checkout user experience9.02 Ratings00 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
Mirakl Marketplace Platform
-
Ratings
eCommerce security8.46 Ratings00 Ratings
eCommerce Marketing
Comparison of eCommerce Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
7.7
6 Ratings
2% above category average
Mirakl Marketplace Platform
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Promotions & discounts8.46 Ratings00 Ratings
SEO7.02 Ratings00 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
Mirakl Marketplace Platform
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Multi-site management8.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Order processing9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Inventory management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Shipping9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom functionality3.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Kibo eCommerceMirakl Marketplace Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
7.9
(6 ratings)
7.0
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
1.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
1.0
(2 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Kibo eCommerceMirakl Marketplace Platform
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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Mirakl
If you have a successful webstore with high traffic it could make sense to think about in expanding the business to other vendors by creating a marketplace (just like amazon). You'll charge a commission on the products sold in your website by other vendors, and that way you'll have a wide range of products to offer to your users. To do this, Mirakl is the software to use.
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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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Mirakl
  • Good API integration, easy to integrate
  • Almost complete seller platform providing all the basic features of a Marketplace and a few advanced ones
  • Good level of support of the team
  • Good level of product upgrades
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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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Mirakl
  • Their management to start with (not kidding!)
  • Cost of Mirakl can be dramatic
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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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Mirakl
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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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Mirakl
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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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Mirakl
In 2013, when we evaluated Mirakl, we didn't find any other solution that was ready to go to market which could be compared.
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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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Mirakl
  • Increased turnover.
  • Reduced organic product sales.
  • Decreased Sales Margin.
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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