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    Case Study Unixmo

    Unixmo – Building New Zealand’s Online Auction Marketplace Platform

    Platform CS-Cart
    Industry Automotive
    Country New Zealand

    Unixmo is a New Zealand-based online store operating since 2015, that offers a wide range of tactical gear and is part of the Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses Industry.

    Unixmo is an e-commerce platform, online shopping, and auction website in which people and businesses buy and sell a wide variety of goods and services.

    This simple concept could be the reason that made Unixmo’s online marketplace a popular option among small business owners in New Zealand.


    The marketplace currently offers a catalog of more than a thousand products sold online via its website. Further, any vendor can register and start their own business.

    A promising platform for sellers ensuring trust with their online presence and offers multiple secure payment methods for product purchases for buyers.


    Ecommerce Sector in New Zealand

    Ecommerce in New Zealand with a revenue of US$4 billion in 2021, New Zealand is the 46th largest eCommerce market, ahead of Peru but behind Portugal.

    With a 15% increase in 2021, the New Zealand eCommerce market contributed to the global growth rate of 29%, eCommerce sales are continuing to rise. 


    New markets are forming, and existing markets have the potential to grow even more. Over the next few years, global growth will continue. 

    East and Southeast Asia, with their growing middle classes and sluggish offline shopping infrastructure, will drive this trend.

    How does COVID-19 affect eCommerce in New Zealand?

    COVID- Consumers in New Zealand have doubled their online spending as a result of 19 national and regional lockdowns. Consumer excepts to continue to rise, according to forecasts.

    The most popular online purchases are Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), such as groceries. Local buyers are familiar with international e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Alibaba. 


    The YouShop service from New Zealand Post facilitates online trade between vendors and New Zealand consumers by providing delivery addresses in the United States. Most brick-and-mortar stores in New Zealand have an online presence. 

    istockphoto-1253249163-612x612-1-alt-text is a new local platform that focuses on FMCG products from around the world. So, New Zealand’s government provides guidance on a variety of websites to help local businesses improve their online presence. 

    Building Online Auction shopping platform with Webkul

    Cs-cart Auction solution by Webkul in managing the bid, this syncing is done among selected products. 

    Both admin and vendor can create the auction. Buyers can bid for the product.


    Webkul and Unixmo collaborated to give limitless solutions that assisted in developing its online web marketplace platform to make an auction website.


    The CS-Cart Auction solution is an online auction solution that greatly helps in increasing buyer competition. So, the buyer can bid, and the highest bidder is automatically considered the winner.


    Use of Make an offer Multivendor Marketplace in Unixmo

    Webkul offers, Make an offer to the Unixmo website to collect customers’ proposals for the selected products and it is applicable to limited products selected by the admin.


    The user can enter and submit a new price as per the quantity of their choice. However, the admin receives the offer via mail and an offer generates.


    The admin and user can encounter and continue to negotiate via the discussion panel provided. When the offer accepts by the admin, the customer gets a notification via mail and the sales go on.


    Remark At The End

    After using Webkul’s CS-Cart different Marketplace solutions like CS-CArt(Auction, Make an offer, Wallet System, Booking Reservation System, Payment Method Restriction, POS).

    Unixmo has achieved its business goals by allowing different sellers to sell different products in its store.

    From installation to creating a full-fledged Multivendor marketplace, the Webkul team was always available for the Unixmo team for fast, quick assistance and also provide all the custom development services.

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