Shopping cart software comparison: ProductCart vs. other carts

Compare shopping carts and see what's different in our ecommerce software

ProductCart contains a very large number of ecommerce features. Problem is... many competing shopping carts claim to do the same. So what makes ProductCart different? Here is a quick look at "what's different" in our shopping cart software.

ProductCart shopping cart software Other carts

PCI compliancePCI Compliance

Make sure you purchase a shopping cart that is PA-DSS compliant. Learn more.
   
PA-DSS compliant (view a list of compliant applications) Feature included Most shopping carts are NOT PA-DSS compliant

Time saving featuresTime savers

Without these features, you risk wasting a lot of time managing your store.
   
Import & Export products, categories, customers. etc. Feature included Feature included
Global product changes (edit product properties for multiple products at once) Feature included Feature rarely available
Batch process multiple orders at once Feature included Feature rarely available
Authorize an order, edit it, and capture for the edited amount (*) Feature included Feature rarely available
Print shipping labels for UPS®, FedEx®, and USPS® Feature included Feature typically not available
Real-time synchronization with QuickBooks® Optional Feature typically not available

Better customer experienceBetter customer experience

Features and tools to ensure a satisfactory shopping experience.
   
Best sellers, new arrivals, specials, features products, etc. Feature included Feature included
Advanced search features (with AJAX-driven search preview) Feature included Feature typically not available
Dynamic category and product preview (as you mouse-over a product or category) Feature included Feature typically not available
Built-in help desk Feature included Feature rarely available
Gift certificates, gift wrapping, gift notes, gift registries, etc. Feature included Feature rarely available
Reward Points system (air miles-like program) Feature included Feature typically not available
Product reviews (with advanced management tools) Feature included Feature rarely available
Get an estimate on a custom product/service (ProductCart Build To Order) Feature included Feature typically not available

Flexible store managementFlexible store management

The flexibility you need to successfully run your store.
   
Multiple category and product display options Feature included Feature included
Easy integration into your Web site design Feature included Feature included
Unlimited pricing levels (e.g. International distributors vs. Preferred Customers) Feature included Feature typically not available
Unlimited, customizable customer fields (e.g. TAX ID) Feature included Feature typically not available
Custom checkout options (e.g. delivery date/time; limited delivery area; etc.) Feature included Feature rarely available
Content management (i.e. create non-catalog pages, review, publish) Feature included Feature rarely available
Inventory management at the product option level (e.g. XXL vs SM) Feature included Feature rarely available
UPS and FedEx label printing, right from the admin console Feature included Feature typically not available
Fully customizable (access to the source code) Feature included Feature rarely available
XML Tools for integration with other applications Feature included Feature rarely available

Smart marketingSmart marketing

Run all sorts of successful marketing campaigns.
   
Flexible, Wizard-based Sales Manager Feature included Feature typically not available
Quantity discounts at the product level Feature included Feature included
Quantity discounts at the category level (e.g. mix & max 3 or more t-shirts) Feature included Feature typically not available
Product promotions (e.g. buy 1 get 1 free, buy 2 get 50% off the 3rd, etc.) Feature included Feature typically not available
Integration with Google Analytics (including e-commerce transactions) Feature included Feature included
Flexible electronic coupons with advanced applicability filters Feature included Feature rarely available
Cross selling with support for product bundling discounts Feature included Feature rarely available
Publish products to eBay® Optional Feature typically not available

(*) Currently supported with the following payment gateways: NetSource Commerce Payment Gateway, Authorize.Net, LinkPoint, NetBilling, PayPal PayFlow Pro, PayPal Payments Pro, USAePay. Learn more about advanced order processing features.

See our shopping cart software at work!

ProductCart case studies

A great way to get a good idea of the kind of professional online store that you can run with our shopping cart is to check out these quick case studies. You will see why ProductCart really is among the very best shopping cart software available today.

These stores operate in different industries and focus on different feature sets in ProductCart, but the result is always a professional, great looking storefront.