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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.