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Case Study ReLab

ReLab – Learn How French Medtech Company Solves Its Complex Problem of eCommerce Product Information

Platform Akeneo
Industry Other
Country France

ReLab is a French-based MedTech company which is founded in 2020. It deals in IVD reagents, laboratory equipment, medical equipment, dyes, hygiene, and protection products.

It links healthcare players through its online marketplace. Health practitioners get quicker access to a large range of items at standardized prices.

ReLab Webkul Akeneo France

ReLab provides a complete solution for medical industries. They offer products from a recognized manufacturer or through their own range.

Market Overview of Medical Equipment

According to the Business Research Company, In 2020, the global market for medical equipment was estimated to be worth close to $456.8 billion, growing at a 3.5% CAGR since 2015.

At a pace of 7.7%, the market is projected to increase from $456.8 billion in 2020 to $62.0 billion in 2025. The market for medical equipment is therefore anticipated to expand starting in 2025 at a CAGR of 5.5% to reach $863.2.4 billion in 2030.

ReLab Webkul Akeneo France

The historical period saw a rise in the market for medical equipment as a result of an increase in healthcare facilities, a quick increase in the older population, and economic expansion in emerging markets.

Rapid technological advancements, and rising healthcare costs. Inadequate healthcare awareness and low healthcare reimbursements constrained the industry.

How did Webkul help ReLab with Product Management?

Mr Mickael Dupont was searching for a solution for their ReLab marketplace. He was looking for a feature that would allow him to manage their eCommerce product information.

ReLab managing their eCommerce on Prestashop. Prestashop is a free, open-source e-commerce platform published under the Open Software License.

There are 60 different languages available and it is currently used by 300,000 online stores worldwide. Webkul team is Prestashop Agency as a Prestashop gold partner for 5 years.

Mr Mickael Dupont contacted the Webkul team and conveyed their complete requirement regarding eCommerce product information management.

Managing Product Information with Akeneo

The client was managing their product information with Akeneo. It is a leader in open-source product expertise management and offers a great, adjustable, adaptable product information management solution.

First of all, the client purchased our Prestashop Akeneo connector. With the help of this connector, clients were syncing their products from the Akeneo to the Prestashop store.

After some time, the client required some additional features to export documentation files to the online store and manage their product information. Then he hires the Webkul team for customization because Webkul is the Akeneo community partner.

Export Files from Akeneo to Prestashop

The client requested a feature that would enable them to export a pdf file from Akeneo to Prestashop. The product should be displayed in the attachment section on the product page.

Webkul Prestashop Akeneo Customization

The Webkul team customized this feature to meet our client’s specific needs. For example, when exporting products, the client can attach a PDF file. This ensures that all the necessary information is included.

Set Specific Prices for Countries

The client had requirements, he wanted to create specific prices depending on the country. And he would have to create/update this specific price in Akeneo and then export them in Prestashop.

Webkul Prestashop Akeneo Customization

The Webkul team understands the requirement and has implemented the feature. Now the client can set a specific price for each country and then export it to Prestashop.

Hide Product by the Country

The client wanted a feature that allows him to hide product information according to the country. And he would have to create/update values in Akeneo.

Then export them to Prestashop. The product in PrestaShop will be available in different countries depending on that feature.

Webkul Prestashop Akeneo Customization

Now the client can hide their product information according to different countries with the help of the Webkul team.

Odoo to Akeneo Connector

Mr Mickael Dupont was looking for a solution where he can connect their Odoo with Akeneo for product syncing. Odoo is a business management software tool.

It provides multiple solutions for eCommerce such as CRM, ERP, eCommerce, Billing, Accounting, warehouse, and project management.

Webkul team suggests Odoo to Akeneo connector. With the help of this connector, the client can integrate his Odoo platform into Akeneo PIM and export and import thousands of products. Webkul is an Odoo-ready official partner.

Summing Up

ReLab is a new startup company and it was facing difficulty to manage product information in the industry. But after using Akeneo in their eCommerce store. ReLab was able to manage its product information.

Mr Mickael Dupont had a lot of issues with his business, but with the help of the Webkul team, he was able to solve them and get a more convenient way to manage his business.

"They were trusted partners for Odoo and Akeneo systems."
Mickael Dupont
Co-founder / Technical development @ ReLab
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