ePages Multistores

ePages Multi-stores - Multi-plying your sales network

Run multiple online stores with one catalogue and order management system

 

  • How can you increase the points of sale for your products in the internet?
  • How can you get to know your customers better?
  • How can you bind your dealer network closer through new service offerings?
  • How can you better control the eCommerce activities of your dealer network?

 

With Multistores, you give your dealers preconfigured, simple to run affiliate shops which can exchange data with your centralised database. Your dealers set up their individual online shops in just a few steps ? and you implement a theoretically unlimited sales network online.

We can provide you with a free quote if you complete our eCommerce Quote Form.

 

Multistores  - business model

 

You can not only reproduce your existing dealer network, but also set up a whole new affiliate network. Using ePages, several business models are possible with the main difference lying in the order-handling process.

In the 'e-retail' model, you leave the order-processing to your dealers, who have often built up good customer relationships and allow picking up the ordered goods in their stores.

The 'dropshipping' concept is implemented without any physical contact by the dealers with the ordered goods. The shopping cart is transferred to your central eCommerce system and your infrastructure handles the further steps in the process.

Here is an overview of the business models available with Multistores:

  Dropshipping Model e-Retail Model
Customisable business web sites and online shops yes yes
Selective product offers for the Multistores by the Multistore provider yes yes
Integration of the platform in existing IT landscape yes yes
eCommerce features from our regular online stores in the Multistores limited optional
Limitation of design customisation features optional optional
Product choice via drag-and-drop by the Multistores' operator yes optional
Creation of own products no yes
Editing of standard texts by the Multistores' operator no optional
Overwriting the edited texts by the Multistores' provider N/A optional
Central ordering and payment handling after automated shopping cart transfer yes optional*
Delivery management via the logistics of the Multistores' provider yes optional*
Integration of a provisioning system yes optional

* Wholesaler-to-client sales agreement prerequisite

 

Multistores structure

 

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The Multistores solution will be implemented by an eCorner or one of our technology and implementation partners.

 

Multistores benefits

 

With Multistores, you offer real added value: making use of the internet, your dealers can acquire new customer groups and bind existing customers closer to them. Your dealers will appreciate the constant availability of their store but above all the fact that they can adjust and run the store themselves.

You empower companies and people who might never have considered it, to get started in eCommerce. Your dealers can lastingly boost their clearance sale results, and concentrate on their core business without wasting their time learning to program, or handle installations, updates and maintenance.

For you as a wholesaler, Multistores offers you the opportunity to get to know your customers better. You can optimize your special offers and even run and control them centrally. With Multistores, you can standardise your dealers' e-commerce platforms. Time-consuming, individual integrations into your ERP system are no longer necessary.

At the same time, you make sure that the product information which your dealers publish online is current and correct, and that their Multistores reflect the guidelines set out in your reseller contracts.

 

Multistores pricing

 

Every IT-system is different. Hardly any two reseller networks are exactly alike, and your Multistores solution is just as unique.

The price of the Multistores platform is based on the costs of deploying the solution as well as the rental prices for a central database and the desired configuration of your shops themselves. Additionally, costs for integration, developing, hosting and managing the platform must be added.

We can provide you with a free quote if you complete our eCommerce Quote Form.