It all started with the aim to democratize the e-commerce universally. However, it is better said than done. Naturally, the demand & supply shapes the dynamics of an Industry so is with e-commerce. Invariably, the largest economies – the US, UK, India, France, Canada, Germany have the highest demand.
The bigger the economy, more the purchasing power and more the purchasing power, higher the penetration of e-commerce. Therefore, in the first few years, the focused was solely to cater to the demands of predominantly US & European markets.
However, we started to cater to the demands of the emerging economies moving forward. Currently, we serve 500+ customers from the Indian subcontinent, Africa and South East Asia region.
Shopify: the Core technology:
It is here worth mentioning that Shopify has been among the core technologies we use in our mission to democratize the e-commerce. The core fundamentals of Shopify’s business – ease of operation, scalability, robust ecosystem – compelled users to take notice of their e-commerce platform and to adapt it as per their needs.
The rate of adoption of Shopify has been greater than any other e-commerce platform for all of the reasons stated above.
The Indian E-commerce Story:
India is the next big thing in the e-commerce space and everyone needs a piece of it. Amazon has their own website, Walmart acquired Flipkart, Alibaba holds the majority stake in the Paytm.
Similarly, Snapdeal, Shopclues, Jabong. Myntra (a Flipkart company) all have large investment houses as their venture capital or a high profile angel investor has infused cash in them. This is all in the anticipation of the big things to come to Indian e-commerce space.
CedCommerce’s first product, which has all the ingredients of success, for Shopify users is Shopping Feed. The app lets users connect their Shopify store with their Google Merchants Center and, manage and promote their Shopify products through Google Shopping Engine.
The Customized app Builder: mobile app development for Shopify
However, it’s the MageNative that has attracted the most attention from the Indian audiences. The customized app builder enables Shopify users to convert their Shopify store into a full-featured mobile app.
The reason for its popularity among the Indian seller, obviously, it’s affordability. Earlier a seller used to spend $1500-2000, however, now its available only for $20/mo. The app doesn’t require online sellers to know any coding still they can just build their personalized app from the scratch.
The m-commerce is poised to see 150% increment in next 2 years. Therefore, it offers a great opportunity for us to tap into and we’re equally optimistic and hopeful for the bright prospects for the MageNative app.
The overall performance of MageNative app: mobile app development for Shopify
- 1000+ merchants
- 500+ Apps built and published, 200+ for India
- 70+ 5-star reviews on Shopify App and counting
- Deloitte Fast 50, 3 years in a row
Some of the rising entrepreneurs trust MageNative to build their mobile app. Among one such example is Two Brothers Organic Farm. Satyajit and Ajinkya Hange, based out of Pune, came to us with the expectation of an m-commerce platform for their business idea which revolves around the organic products.
They got what they were looking for in an affordable pricing. Their story is inspiring and they have got good coverage from the national media. May they be successful and inspire many others to take over the baton of entrepreneurship.
- 99 Row | 99row.com | Fashion & Clothing | Pune | Android & iOS | 1000+ install
- Thrill | Thrill.cc | Fashion & Clothing | Kerala | Android & iOS | 5000+ install
- Sonchafa | Sonchafa.com | Jewellery | Pune | Android & iOS | 500+ install
How we achieved a complete solution with MageNative?
Great things happen when the best of the businesses get combined. It is exactly what we’ve done with the help of Shopify ecosystem. Since our app -mobile app development for Shopify – is compatible with other 3P apps of the Shopify ecosystem, we have merged leading Chat, Review, Referral, upsell, free shipping apps with our customize app builder to offer a holistic m-commerce solution.
Merchant Behaviour: Some of the findings:
- The most common stores belonged to Clothing, Fashion, and Jewellery category.
- The merchants usually demand Paytm Payment integration (However, Paytm SDK is not compatible with Shopify till now)
- The merchants prefer SMS/OTP login over email/Social
- Merchants are interested in referrals, invite and cashback programs
- Quick support options such as WhatsApp & Facebook messenger integration are also popular
Future Scope: Q1, 2019
However, MageNative is not the only thing that we’re excited about. There is more to come for Indian Shopify Users. In the Q1, 2019, we will be working to deliver the Multichannel apps solution for Indian e-commerce marketplaces – Flipkart and SnapDeal. This will help us Shopify users in India to diversify their sales channels.
About CedCommerce & MageNative:
Featured among the winners of Technology Fast 50 India and Technology Fast 500 APAC for three years in a row, CedCommerce is the official Channel Integration of behemoths such as Walmart, Sears, Best Buy, and Newegg, etc. Facilitating onboarding of e-commerce sellers on these e-commerce platforms.
MageNative provides Mobile solution for E-commerce vendors and helps them get a fully customizable native app. We’ve been providing Mobile apps for past one year on several platforms such as Magento, Woocommerce, Shopify and now for Opencart. Our Happy customers are spread over 20 countries around the Globe.