CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software

Multi-Vendor eCommerce marketplace software

About CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor is an on-premise marketplace platform that allows businesses to open an online multi vendor marketplace working by the eBay and Amazon model. Within this format of marketplace, multiple vendors receive their accounts and sell their products in a shared marketplace storefront.

With the CS-Cart Multi-Vendor CMS for marketplace, each vendor gets their own micro-stores with vendor categories, vendor products search and filters, and design. Vendors sell their products and the marketplace admin take commissions from their sales.

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor marketplace builder is a standalone software but it is based on a feature-rich shopping cart solution CS-Cart. It has more than 500 eCommerce features out of the box, packed with dozens of popular payment and shipping methods, a mobile-friendly design, and a convenient layout editor.

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor is an award-winning marketplace software with an average user rating 4.8 out of 5 stars based on popular user review websites. This is a ready-made, self-contained marketplace platform that withstands high loads. It is self-hosted which means that the owner fully controls the marketplaces, disables and enables features, changes design, and has access to the installation files. Today, CS-Cart Multi-Vendor powers more live marketplaces than any other marketplace platform.

Key benefits of CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software

  • Advanced vendor payout system with automatic or manual payout options through a built-in PayPal Adaptive Payments functionality.

  • Configurable vendor plans allow admin users to create custom subscription plans for each vendor with commissions management.

  • From the separate vendor portal vendors can manage orders, access control, online shop pages and content, account balances, currency, language, and more.

  • The advanced order management system means that customers can order from multiple vendors and it is consolidates into one single order, but managed separately in the backend system.

  • Detailed statistics and reports for both admin and vendors provide insight into metrics such as sales, SEO, website visitors, budget, account balance, commissions, and more.

  • 2020 marketplace category leader according to SourceForge and 2020 Customers' Choice and Most Popular marketplace platform according to SoftwareSuggest.

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, United Kingdom, United States

    Supported Languages

    Chinese, Czech, English, French, German and 8 others, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian

    Images

    Create a fully customized marketplace
    Add filters to marketplace
    Admin dashboard
    Vendor dashboard
    Product pages
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    Features

    Total features of CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software: 65

    • API
    • Abandoned Cart Saver
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Administrative Reporting
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Approval Process Control
    • Automatic Backup
    • CRM
    • Cataloging/Categorization
    • Categorisation/Grouping
    • Commission Calculations
    • Commission Management
    • Content Management
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Customer Accounts
    • Customizable Forms
    • Customizable Templates
    • Customization
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Synchronization
    • Discount Management
    • Drag & Drop
    • Electronic Payments
    • Email Marketing
    • Feedback Management
    • Inventory Control
    • Inventory Management
    • Kitting
    • Landing Pages/Web Forms
    • Loyalty Program
    • Multi-Currency
    • Multi-Language
    • Multi-Store
    • Online Booking
    • Online Catalog
    • Order Management
    • Order Tracking
    • Payment Processing
    • Performance Metrics
    • Product Catalog
    • Product Configurator
    • Product Ratings / Reviews
    • Promotions Management
    • Ratings / Reviews
    • Refund Management
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Returns Management
    • Reviews Management
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • SEO Management
    • Sales Reports
    • Sales Trend Analysis
    • Search/Filter
    • Self Service Portal
    • Shipping Management
    • Shopping Cart
    • Tax Management
    • Templates
    • Transaction History
    • Vendor Management
    • Vendor Portal
    • Visitor Tracking
    • Web Traffic Reporting
    • Website Management
    • eCommerce Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,7 /5
    (130)
    Value for Money
    4,6/5
    Features
    4,7/5
    Ease of Use
    4,5/5
    Customer Support
    4,5/5

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    Richard B.
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Very good eCommerce market software

    Reviewed on 2020/06/02

    Overall we are extremely happy with CS-Cart Multi-Vendor and would highly recommend it.

    Overall we are extremely happy with CS-Cart Multi-Vendor and would highly recommend it.

    Pros

    CS-Cart Multi-Vendor was very easy to setup and get running quickly. The fact that the software is installed on our own server and there are no limits or extra fees based on users, etc like other online markets makes it easy to justify the upfront costs. There is a lot of flexibility with add-ons and a community of developers behind CS-Cart that allow us to make the marketplace our own. The documentation is also very good allowing for quick answers to our problems. For the couple add-ons that we did need to get developed the process was imple and the rates were reasonable.

    Cons

    Currently the importing of products is very robust and I feel we have not yet fully understood how this all works, but this is just a matter of us getting through that learning curve. If you have not worked with other platforms that are built in a similar way (this reminds me a lot of presta shop) then it may take you a while to understand the logic of how the site is put together.

    Francisco S.
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    • Industry: Wholesale
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Quite happy with CS-Cart Multivendor

    Reviewed on 2021/01/26

    I am quite happy with CS-Cart Multi-vendor so far. Obviously, there are things that should be...

    I am quite happy with CS-Cart Multi-vendor so far. Obviously, there are things that should be improved but overall it is a software that I would definitely recommend to anyone that wants to start their business properly, without risking unnecessary money/time.

    Pros

    The support team is very professional, friendly and they usually go straight to the point. Also, one time fee was something that made me go for this software and not others. I like they listen to our needs and try to do they best to implement solutions on the upgrades. The platform works pretty well and it is responsive.

    Cons

    It is not very user-friendly and sometimes it becomes quite complicated to use. For example, if I want to add a video on a product file, I have to embed it with code as there is not chance to just upload it. My vendors do not really get to used to it as they find it tricky to use so I wish it was much more intuitive. For example, one of the hardest parts to configure is the shipping method for every vendor as this also varies depending on the delivery location. I think it could be overall much more intuitive.

    Carl T.
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for Free Trial
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    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    Worst customer support experience in my life! They seem to have very little concern for your...

    Reviewed on 2021/03/29

    The software on the surface works as intended and would be very good if it worked. The main issue...

    The software on the surface works as intended and would be very good if it worked. The main issue is whenever a problem small or big occurred the support response time was so slow. I truly do not understand how they convert clients to paying clients if they show no care in resolving issues with the software and explaining to clients how to resolve problems and misunderstandings.

    Pros

    On the surface, the software appears to do everything that we wanted. We were 90% sure we were going to pay for this software after evaluating it. We loved how the software was intended to function but the reality of how it functioned was another story.

    Cons

    Every single time we had an issue and contacted support it took hours to days for them to respond. Many times the responses did not even address the issues. The "support" rep that kept replying to us kept saying they were more on the sales side and that is why they did not understand everything about the software?

    We were 90% on board and ready to pay to use this software but every time we dove further into using the software a new problem would occur and support would disappear. It seems that they had very little care in converting us to a long-term paying client. We did PAY for their hosting and installation of the software but even after they took that money support was nonexistent.

    We had a client make a vendor account from the front end. After the client made the account it erased all our other vendor accounts and gave the client admin access. Support as usually disappeared as soon as I brought this up to them.

    Evaluating this software during the demo has been nearly impossible and 100% the reason why is because their support team is THE ABSOLUTE worst I have ever dealt with in my 20 years of working online. YOu would expect a support team to want to makes sure that they convert a demo client into a paying client but with this company, they truly seem to not care. Maybe after they see this review they will finally decide to respond?

    Iulian A.
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    • Industry: Supermarkets
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Review of the CS-Cart marketplace

    Reviewed on 2021/01/23

    CS-Cart is great for online shopping. You can quickly create your own store or even a marketplace....

    CS-Cart is great for online shopping. You can quickly create your own store or even a marketplace. The system works quite quickly, there are many tools for working with SEO and design. CS-Cart also has paid support, but it works well and quickly. This platform solves most of the problems with creating, importing, and exporting products. You can flexibly configure all the necessary parameters for your store.

    Pros

    1. High-quality written code
    2. Design and working with templates
    3. Convenient work with products
    4. SEO-optimization and promotion
    5. Integration with online payment and delivery services
    6. Regular updates
    7. User-friendly admin panel

    Cons

    1. The checkout process
    2. In order to somehow compensate for the lack of functionality, you have to buy addons
    3. Quality control of addons on the marketplace
    4. Standard caching algorithm
    5. Expensive addons
    6. There is no integration with fulfillment services
    7. No guides for sellers

    Hannah J.
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    • Industry: Arts & Crafts
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    When they say out of the box, they mean it!

    Reviewed on 2020/05/20

    Ease of use (after a slight learning curve), out of the box features, lifetime license, and...

    Ease of use (after a slight learning curve), out of the box features, lifetime license, and excellent customer support makes this worth every penny.

    Pros

    What I like most: Lifetime license (no monthly payments); excellent and fast customer support; open source (completely customizable).

    Cons

    A little bit difficult to get the hang of the design aspect. If you're used to using blocks to design, it'll be easier. But if you have no experience like I did, there was definitely a learning curve. But once I got the hang of it, it's easy and efficient!

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    CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software offers the following pricing plans:

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    • Pricing model: One Time License
    • Free Trial: Available

    It is also available at $3500 and $7500 with additional features.

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    CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software supports the following languages:

    Chinese, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian

    CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software integrates with the following applications:

    MYOB Essentials, Mad Mimi, Mailchimp, PayPal, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Stripe

    CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Software offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Chat

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