I am in web development field since last 8 years and I will prefer not to go for x-cart and zen cart. If you are having a corporate level good amount of business and you can afford to pay high amount to developers then I will prefer you to go for Magento OR PrestaShop. They are just the best with much more advance functionality. But if you are looking for a cheap solution then go for Joomla/VirtueMart OR OsCommerce Solution. Both are the best ones and I’ve developed a lot store using them.
We have been working with X-cart since 2002. X-Cart offers a shopping cart that meets all of your requirements at a reasonably priced solution. Another thing you may want to consider is PCI compliance. If you aren’t PCI compliant then you will not be able to accept the major credit cards on your site. X-Cart has a solution for that as well.
How much would it cost to have a full custom E-Commerce website with Magento installed in it? The website should have a different access for retail customers and wholesale customers. and wedding registry (wishlist) customers.
A robust fulfillment process / system has become
a much more important aspect of a web business
as more people discover the profits and other
benefits of shipping a “real product” versus a
Not to say digital is bad… but you can combine a
digital sale with a physical product up sell and boost
your revenue and profits without doing anything but
providing the exact same product in multiple formats.
Not to mention the positive improvement in your refund
rate (MUCH Lower).
You can even combine a recurring physical product with
a membership system … this works really well!
I think that magento is the best option for programer with high knowledge, prestashop is the best option for user with few knowledge and oscomerce is the best option if you want much modules and options for install