Retail Management21Retail Management Systems Overview What is retail management systems? Retail Management systems are built to handle every stage of the retail process lifecycle across multiple channels. Features & Capabilities of Retail Management Systems point of sale eCommerce order financial inventory management They can typically be deployed either through cloud or on-premise solutions.Brightpearl1https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/sB/1h/VFODJ2KG8RNE.JPEGEpicor Eagle N Series2https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/Nr/YB/J8H1HQWJUJGT-180x180.JPEGOdoo3https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/QS/DC/0GXBPDRR15IE.PNGSTORIS POS4https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/uQ/9R/CAFR4LZQ8ETD.PNGRetail Pro5https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/j7/5G/C06B4L5XOIXE-180x180.JPEGNCR Counterpoint6https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/xU/a9/I784JT5TN30M-180x180.JPEGMicrosoft Dynamics RMS (Discontinued)7https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/tf/J4/RTX1AO2GSVNS-180x180.JPEGERPLY8https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/Mm/eg/20T6DBQAJ6BA.PNGRain Retail9https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/LK/a3/1IXLLRAT5Z4O-180x180.JPEGVend10https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/cI/9z/MCHA2K4XNP5H.JPEGRETAILvantage11https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/VD/ap/JWJ2FZECUF6C.JPEGRelex Solutions12https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/8I/Iz/1EAAHTUJO34O-180x180.PNGCommerceHub13https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/yn/l2/FFTFQ01R8ULX.PNGLS Nav14https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/9b/nR/NLF8TB9WL16N.JPEGSquare for Retail15https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/1h/QQ/RPXT2FSCITVV-180x180.JPEGConnected Business16https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/Xc/dD/T3FO4BC29N0O.pngOpenbravo Commerce Cloud17https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/vO/CB/4FTL35VLX4XQ-180x180.JPEGPrimaseller18https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/BG/FY/T6JOH4RJ9IOT.JPEGManhattan Active Store19https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/RT/YI/FUVQKD4P5ZD5-180x180.PNGRICS Software20https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/Ps/qU/IANJAHX9TKVO-180x180.JPEGLivePOS21https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/r9/o5/8OWR1SEW86F4.PNGCATAPULT Retail POS22https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/ky/mp/X7COCIODU3T0-180x180.PNGShuup23https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/Zb/WF/WZ92MSXDO6M1.PNGOracle Retail24https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/VC/02/T4E108T4IWP2-180x180.PNGNetsuite for Retail25https://media.trustradius.com/vendor-logos/73/WT/2NZDJJ5SROZ9-180x180.PNG

Retail Management Systems

Retail management systems overview

What are retail management systems?

Retail Management Systems provides end-to-end automation and process management for retailers. Some vendors offer highly vertically specific feature sets (e.g. furniture), while other retail system vendors provide tools to support omnichannel retail sales and marketing of a more general nature.


In supporting retailers with physical store locations, many retail system vendors provide hybrid offerings of hardware and software. These may combine both cloud point-of-sale (PoS) along with a cash register, kiosk, or in-store PoS that integrates with the inventory controls contained within the same system. Alternately, other retail management vendors do not provide hardware but focus on automating backend systems (e.g. inventory, warehouse, and ordering) and integrate with a multitude of PoS systems offered by partners.


Some retail software vendors provide special feature sets for retailers who wish to manage their marketing under the same platform. These retailers provide a CRM with marketing automation and retail marketing (e.g. loyalty programs) to make their retail management more appealing vis-a-vis other vendors. Additionally, some RMS vendors offer advanced financial and inventory management and controls for retailers who coordinate activities across multiple retail sites.

Retail Management Software Features & Capabilities


Retail management systems (RMS) provide subsections or in some cases all of the following features:

  • Cloud Point-of-Sale (PoS)

  • In-store Point-of-Sale (kiosk, cash register, etc.)

  • Mobile PoS (software and/or tablet)

  • eCommerce website

  • CRM, integrates with PoS for customer tracking, remarketing

  • Inventory management (product bundling, size & color, offer management, etc)

  • Rental management (e.g. reservation setting, inventory updating on check-out & return, etc.)

  • Multichannel order management (e.g. ecommerce & in-store)

  • Sales order workflow, purchase order management (e.g. self-checkout)

  • Fulfillment and warehouse management system (e.g. barcode, shelving, restocking)

  • Integration or provided shipping management

  • Accounting & financial management

Pricing Information

Retail Management Systems (RMS) vary as widely in price as retailers do in size. An offering may be modular, containing components needed, and it may be structured around the kind of retailer it is meant to serve. Also, many RMS vendors provide software that includes extended financial and supply chain modules to support multi-site vendors.


RMS can be deployed either through cloud or on-premise solutions, and often include hardware generally available via perpetual licensing. For smaller retailers or SMBs desiring a simple solution, some RMS or retail PoS vendors offered straightforward preconfigured subscriptions, with integrations with similar vendors to provide end-to-end automation.

Retail Management Products

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Brightpearl’s retail operations platform is designed to reliably handle peak trading, integrates with the full retail tech ecosystem, and is omni-channel native. Additionally, the vendor says their solution is the system of record for key trading data, provides real-time trading insights and is ...

21 Ratings

Odoo, from the Belgium-headquartered multinational company of the same name, is a suite of business applications for managing the sales pipeline. It also comprises a PoS and inventory management modules, scaling to a warehouse or retail management solution.

2 Ratings

ERPLY is a web-based point-of-sale and retail management solution, making it accessible anywhere and contains modules for every aspect of your retail establishment. With ERPLY, you can centralize your day-to-day operations in one, real time system.

1 Ratings

Rain Retail, headquartered in Springville, offers their omnichannel retail management and Point of Sale software that allows you to track rentals, manage inventory, use text message marketing, and use social media to market your business.

5 Ratings

Vend is a cloud-based point-of-sale and retail management platform. The vendor says it’s used by retailers of all types and sizes to create the ultimate customer experience and manage sales, inventory, customers and more. Vend also works offline and it automatically resyncs the user’s sales once...

1 Ratings

CommerceHub is an omnichannel retail platform for suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers. It has three pieces: ProductStream, DemandStream, and OrderStream. ProductStream connects retailers with suppliers and product data, allowing users to manage their online product catalog. DemandStream conne...

3 Ratings

LS Nav is an end-to-end Point of Sale and ERP system that aims to give retailers full control and visibility over their business processes. LS Nav covers retail operations from accounting, reporting and merchandising to store activities and POS terminals, all from one seamlessly integrated retail...

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Openbravo Commerce Cloud is a retail management suite, supporting merchandise omnichannel commerce, and also offers web and mobile point of sale with transactional support from any terminal and to provide an enjoyable shopping experience in your physical stores.

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Primaseller is a software product company that enables multi-channel commerce for a retailer. According to the vendor:Primaseller’s POS software lets you manage stock at your brick and mortar stores with great ease. You can access and track the inventory across all your multiple stores from a sin...

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For omni-channel retailers Manhattan Associates offers Manhattan Active Store, a retail management solution including PoS, order management and store fulfillment. Manhattan Active Store is part of the larger Manhattan Active Omni solution for larger retailers.

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LivePOS is a real time retail management solution tailored for small and mid-tier retailers who wish to grow their business.

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ECRS Software Corporation offers the CATAPULT Retail POS system, supplying intelligent mobile or self-checkout POS with inventory management and resupply, back office management, loyalty and marketing, as well as sales and business analytics.

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Shuup is a multi vendor ecommerce marketplate development platform. The Shuup multi-vendor platform is intended to let users manage unlimited vendors and products while collecting commissions on every sale. -Increase product offerings when vendors add new goods.-Control the marketplace and vend...

5 Ratings

The Oracle Retail platform is a modular retail management solution from Oracle, based partly on technology acquired Australian company Retek, and subsequently added to by a number of additional acquisitions, including MICROS Xstore Point-of-Service.

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Netsuite for Retail is a cloud-based retail management system built for enterprise-level companies. It includes omnichannel capabilities built around features such as in-store point of sale, eCommerce, and inventory and supplier management. It also has fully integrated business features such as c...