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Shopify Multi Vendor Vs StoreHippo Multi Vendor Marketplace

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Build and grow your online marketplace with the best multi vendor marketplace platform

Shopify offers third-party plugins and apps based multi vendor marketplace solutions for businesses.To build a multi vendor marketplace on Shopify you need multiple paid apps(developed by independent developers or agencies) that need coding knowledge to be synced for fulfilling different functions of a marketplace set up. Each of these Shopify multi vendor ecommerce apps is charged at a different rate on top of your subscription charges.

Why Choose StoreHippo Multi Vendor Marketplace Solution

Inbuilt Solution, No Apps Needed

Unlike Shopify’s app-based solution StoreHippo offers a comprehensive inbuilt multi vendor marketplace solution. From setting up your multi-seller online store to onboarding vendors and paying them out, you can do it all from a powerful and feature-rich admin dashboard.

  • Complete and easy to use multi-vendor solution 
  • Easy vendor onboarding, inventory and product management
  • Complete control of products, prices and vendors to the admin
  • Set up fixed or flexible vendor commission and multi-level taxes

Easy To Use For Vendors

Storehippo multi vendor ecommerce solution is designed in a way that it offers a smooth learning curve to your vendors. Even a novice vendor who knows how to operate a computer or a smartphone can be onboard without any hand-holding. The intuitive admin interface helps your vendors to start selling on your marketplace in no time.

  • Quick and easy vendor self-registration
  • Separate vendor dashboard for each vendor
  • Order shipping management by vendors with admin’s intervention
  • Seller page on front end to better showcase the vendor’s products

Build The Next-Generation Marketplace

Use the most advanced ecommerce technology to build horizontal, vertical, service aggregators or any other out of box model of a multi vendor online store. Unlike Shopify’s complex coding based on Liquid and Ruby on Rails and multiple apps based architecture StoreHippo offers a completely  DIY multi vendor marketplace ecommerce solution.  Tweak your marketplace inside out with client-side templating and modular design.

  • Modular approach based on widgets
  • ZERO javascript coding
  • Full control over store data and DOM
  • Powerful templating engine

Build High-Performance Multi-Vendor Ecommerce Stores

80% of online customers abandon your marketplace if your site speed is slow. 1-second delay in site-load time can result in a loss of 7% conversions. On the other hand, just 1-second  improvement in speed can improve sales by 10% to 20% (Source: Google). Create your fast-speed marketplace that loads in no time even after reaching any number of products, vendors and customers. 

  • Unmatched average API response time of <50ms 
  • Fast-loading pages ensure high-performance always
  • Scalable infrastructure for peak load tolerance
  • Resilient to failures and recovery

Built For Mobile

Up to 80% of online traffic comes through the mobile channel. While mobile was an afterthought for Shopify multi vendor marketplace, for StoreHippo mobile-first approach is at the core. Build mobile-ready multi vendor stores that attract and engage customers better. StoreHippo multi vendor ecommerce platform builds mobile marketplaces at no additional cost or coding requirement. 

  • Mobile-first MEAN-stack architecture 
  • Lightweight and fast marketplace stores built using SPA
  • PWA marketplaces that work like apps on all devices 
  • Seamless user experience using CDN and offline caching

Stay Ahead With Headless Commerce

Leverage StoreHippo’s headless commerce approach to design out of box multi vendor marketplaces for your novel business idea. No need to worry about optimizing marketplace performance using APIs. Build extensively customizable and optimized multi seller stores with  StoreHippo’s headless API’s that separate the frontend and the backend

  • Headless commerce forms the core of framework and design goal
  • Extreme optimization and multi tier caching in the theme framework for faster performance 
  • Custom hooks and built-in events for customers to intercept, modify or extend different actions
  • All of the StoreHippo products (Admin Panel, Help Center, StoreHippo website and StoreHippo Forums) built using headless commerce

Customizations Just For Your Brand

Build a multi vendor marketplace like no other using the inherent flexibility of StoreHippo multi vendor ecommerce platform. Create online marketplaces that disrupt the market with their unique models and customizations. No coding needed to customize your multi seller online store.

  • Inbuilt drag and drop tools to keep your themes updated 
  • Extend the existing entities or make new ones for your requirements 
  • Tweak the frontend and backend with equal ease
  • Build dynamic marketing pages in no time

Added Features To Grow Your Business

Get a gamut of inbuilt features and tools designed for your business growth. Strategize your business with reports on best selling vendors, products or regions. Reach global markets with extensive inbuilt go global features. Improved your organic traffic with StoreHippo’s SEO-friendly platform.

  • 300+ inbuilt features and tools for business growth
  • Set up location, customer group or products based multi store marketplace
  • Inbuilt B2B solutions for enterprise-grade businesses
  • Variety of inbuilt reports for business planning

Inbuilt Multilingual Support

Build your multi vendor vendor marketplace in multiple languages with StoreHippo. Shopify’s plugin based solution requires a host of different apps both for implementing multilingual as well as marketplace features. Alternatively, StoreHippo offers an inbuilt multilingual solution which does not require further apps or coding to add multiple languages to your marketplace and themes. Get bulk translation and rule-based translation support with StoreHippo.

  • Support for all RTL languages like Arabic, Hebrew etc.
  • Add multilingual action buttons as well as static content 
  • Show sitewide messages in multiple languages 
  • Add multiple languages to your multi vendor marketplace mobile app 

Sell In Multiple Currencies

Reach global customers by selling products in multiple currencies on your multi vendor marketplace. No apps or plugins needed to show multi-currency prices on your marketplace.  No restriction like Shopify where you can sell in multi currency only in countries accepting Shopify Payments. Sell anywhere across the globe in multi-currency with StoreHippo.  Full support for multiple currencies for invoice, themes etc.  

  • Add multiple currencies based on your customers’ preference
  • Support for automatic and manual conversions
  • Geolocation based automatic currency conversion
  • Payment gateway level automatic currency conversion

Multiple Payment Choices

Get the most transparent payment system with Storehippo. No hidden charges on your chosen payment gateways like Shopify. Pay zero additional transaction charges up to 200 times of your subscription value. Adaptive payments support to distribute the payments between multiple vendors of a multi-product order. No withdrawal limits on your funds like Shopify multi vendor.

  • 50+ integrated domestic and international payment gateways
  • ZERO additional cost for adding multiple payment gateways
  • Implement store wallets and accept digital wallet payments 
  • Discounted TDR for chosen partner payment gateways

Pricing To Accommodate Your Budget

Avail transparent all-inclusive pricing right from day one till your subscription ends. No snowballing of prices due to the purchase of additional apps to accommodate your growing requirements. Choose from different plans designed for the needs of a growing multi vendor marketplace. 

  • Auto-scalable multi vendor ecommerce platform 
  • Save on developer cost with the DIY infrastructure
  • Get FREE SSL to secure your marketplace store 
  • No extra cost to build mobile apps right from your dashboard 

Built-In Marketing Tools

Grow your multi vendor marketplace with inbuilt marketing tools of StoreHippo platform. Unlike Shopify multi vendor solution there is no need to buy additional paid marketing apps. Use inbuilt marketing apps along with unified notifications to engage and convert your customers. Implement multi-level discounts and promotions to boost your sales.

  • Manage promotions with powerful discount engine
  • Integrate with the best mailing software
  • Build customized marketing pages and forms 
  • Inbuilt tool for recovering and converting abandoned cart 

Ship Anywhere with Integrated Logistics

Support your vendors in delivering faster and better using integrated logistics solutions from StoreHippo. Grow your multi-vendor ecommerce business and reach new markets with integrated or chosen delivery partners. Easy set-up, no upfront payment required. Automated and efficient one-click logistics solution that takes your business to 26000+ PIN codes. 

  • Get discounted logistics with selected partners
  • COD support and multiple shipping partners to choose from
  • Integrate with logistics partners of your choice 
  • Manage your own fleet of delivery boys

Explore Hyperlocal Ecommerce

Extend hyperlocal ecommerce services to make your multi vendor marketplace popular in the local markets. Use StoreHippo’s comprehensive hyperlocal ecommerce solution to grow your business in local pockets. Offer location-based and area-based inventory to attract customers. Streamline deliveries using Google map and SMS notifications.  

  • Onboard local vendors for faster and better deliveries
  • Use IP-detection to Implement rules for shipping, taxes, timing etc. 
  • Optimized and quick deliveries with automatic order routing
  • Engage and convert multi-ethnic customer groups with a multilingual marketplace

Audit Logs For Security

Make your multi vendor marketplace tamper proof with StoreHippo’s inbuilt “audit logs” feature . Unlike Shopify's multi vendor solution with no arrangement for audit logs,  StoreHippo gives a clean error or manipulation identifying and recovery plan with audit-trail. Track down, prevent and revert errors on your multi vendor marketplace using the documented protocol of audit trail.

  • Track user logins and changes done to identify security breaches
  • Reports to keep track of user activities and changes done 
  • Contain the damage by searching, tracking down and troubleshooting issues
  • Find the “updated data” and compare with the original version to change and contain damages

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