eCommerce Marketplace Development
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What is a Multi-Vendor Marketplace?
A platform which connects buyer and sellers/vendors at one place is called a marketplace. Traditional eCommerce stores have only shop owner and customers.
But in an online marketplace, there are a couple of other entities –
- Marketplace owner
- Vendors/Suppliers (in case of B2B)
- Logistics and warehouse manager (In case of Big marketplaces)
- Shipping provider
There are others as well, like dispute manager (in case of refund and returns).
How to create an online marketplace?
As per the previous discussion, you may imagine that “creating an online marketplace is not an easy task right? ” Well, not really.
Thanks to the open-source and FREE eCommerce platforms, it becomes easy to build a marketplace.
Selling online not only helps to plot a giant selling gameplan but also helps retailers or suppliers to establish a continuous relationship with their customers to provide them a seamless buying experience from anywhere including web and mobile.
As eCommerce apps have changed our lifestyles, so there is no need to describe the B2C commerce. We all are very much aware of the concept of purchasing a product from anywhere in the world and get it delivered to your doorstep. So, what is the wait when it is really easy to setup go online and set up a fully equipped eCommerce website.
There are lots and lots of solutions to take care of your shipping requirement to your payment transactions and there is a win-win situation to expand as much as you can.
What needs to be taken care of? You must have quality and wide range of products, seamless and trusted payment options, timely shipping solutions, and positive customer support.
B2C Marketplace Customer Success Stories
Working with multinational entertainment and media conglomerates to set up ShopDisney in India.
Discover how we built an online fashion marketplace dedicated to African products and empowered traditional craftsmen & resellers.
Recently launched online marketplace primarily built to promote Australian homegrown goods and local sellers.
Having a B2B marketplace is really a tedious task as it requires some unique features than an ordinary B2C marketplace because in this you have to enrich your sellers as well as your customers. The basic concept of a B2B marketplace is to provide a platform to the manufacturers and retailers to sell or purchase the products in bulk and in a hassle freeway.
The B2B eCommerce marketplace development must have some of the key features like price lists, quotation system, sales agents, communication system, and the most important part trusted sellers.
Headless Marketplace Development
Online marketplace can be built using many popular e-commerce and CMS platforms. But with headless architecture, the frontend can be customized freely. Webkul offers headless marketplace development services on a range of modern headless frameworks including React, Vue.js, Next.js, Gatsby, Hyva Themes, Shopify Hydrogen, Adobe PWA Studio and Vue Storefront.
Webkul provides end-to-end eCommerce marketplace development and can help you to bring everything in one place for gearing up your eCommerce store at a glance. Webkul has expertise in the eCommerce industry with more than 13 years of experience.
Whether you need help to get started with eCommerce or scaling up your Store. Feel free to drop an email and the Webkul representative will get back to you.
B2B Marketplace Customer Success Stories
Prologis Essentials, online B2B marketplace to offer warehouse-as-a-service to global businesses.
Kimberly Clark Corporation leverages the Adobe Commerce platform with Webkul Marketplace to build a comprehensive B2B platform.
Rebuilding the LabX Marketplace platform into a headless website with custom APIs and Multi-Vendor Marketplace modules.
We endeavored to re-platform our existing site and Webkul has been playing an integral part as far as transforming our basic Magneto instance into an online marketplace.
We’ve purchased well over a dozen extensions and worked with them on a number of customizations ranging from basic plugin modification to IT and DevOps setup, to highly complex and multi-phased custom plugin creation.
The process is sometimes, touch and go and there are bugs/processes to be fleshed out here and there as you would expect, but overall we’re very happy with the service we’ve been getting and the quality of work.
Product Development ManagerLabX Media Group
Customers don’t like to buy products from single retailers, they are more likely interested in those offers product variety. In particular, shoppers are turning to marketplaces to browse, compare prices, and buy products for the ease of shopping in one place.
That’s one of the major demands of a marketplace. As an eCommerce seller, if you want to expand your business efficiently, the online marketplace should be the first choice. With a multi-vendor marketplace, you can grab a good commission on each sale in the eCommerce marketplace business model.
A powerful eCommerce marketplace allows vendors to register in your store. Once you approve the vendor’s request, they can easily manage their products and start selling. Vendors can manage their products, see customer reviews, check out wishlists, newsletter subscriptions, maintain their profile, and more. Also, have a flexible commission system. Try out our ready to use scalable eCommerce marketplace – Webkul marketplace.
Having multiple suppliers on your eCommerce store is a fantastic way to offer a variety of products to your customers. We’ve implemented all of the powerful rich features in our marketplace such as secure payment system, easy vendor sign up, separate admin and vendor dashboard, order system, rating and reviews, and more. Available for store owners or stakeholders, sellers, and buyers depending on their roles that surely beneficial to WOW your customers.
There are two platforms to launch products online an eCommerce website and an online marketplace. You can choose any to sell your products; there are some basic differences between the two. Although both are used to sell products online. The online marketplace includes multiple shoppers and retailers, as they facilitate selling goods/services directly to a previously established customer base. An eCommerce website essentially is nothing but a web store of a single seller where inventory is owned by the website owner only.
Setting up an online marketplace is too hard for a marketplace owner as you will face different challenges such as choosing the right platform, collect a good audience, and coordinate with vendors and more. Though you don’t need to worry about the inventory. To overcome those challenges we provide an easy process to create an online multi-vendor marketplace in no time.