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Benefits Of Multi-Vendor Marketplace Extension For Magento

Looking to set up a multi-vendor marketplace platform like Amazon?

If yes, it is not a big deal with technology like extensions, add-ons, plugins, etc. Extension plays an important role in developing a multi-vendor marketplace that comes with numerous benefits.

A multi-vendor platform is an online marketplace for sellers from outside, generally, third-party sellers - vendors and suppliers, to sell their niche products all in a single storefront.

Many online shoppers looking to purchase from the online marketplaces because of its storefront, multi-brand product availability, a wide variety of products or services from multiple sellers. Here, the vendors are the key players in managing inventory, pricing, product details and shipping and so on.

But how do you build an extensive online marketplace website like Amazon, Etsy, eBay, etc.?

It’s simple and made easy with multi-vendor marketplace extension, a marketplace extension converts any eCommerce store into a marketplace platform with multiple vendor support.

Here are the benefits of implementing multi-vendor marketplace extension:

Benefits of Multi-vendor marketplace extension for Magento 2

Benefits For Suppliers:

  • Vendors can easily add, edit, upload their products, descriptions, images and descriptions
  • Bulk product upload and management is easy using CSV files
  • Vendors can upload and sell any kind of product, such as - configurable and simple
  • Suppliers can have a clear overview of the product before moving them to live
  • Ability to add new elements to the vendor product form

Benefits For Admins:

  • Admins can now approve/disapprove any vendor or their products on their individual store
  • Any products that are uploaded to the marketplace are pending by default, only the admin can get them published
  • Admin will have the upper hand in availing features and options to both vendors and customers
  • Regular updates, alerts, reports and insights can be generated via the admin panel
  • Complete control over the way the products on the site
  • Ability to segregate the specific vendors and products in a different category
  • Admin can manage and monitor all the vendors’ activity who registered with the platform

Benefits for Vendors:

  • Vendors now can edit, activate/deactivate products of their site and preview them without having any access to the admin panel.
  • Vendors can have full control over their mini-store
  • Extension allows vendors to manage orders, pricing, shipping with no restriction
  • Marketplace extension let sellers have complete control over shipping and product pricing
  • Vendors can track and monitor all kinds of digital products
  • Vendor interface allows sellers to control the shipments
  • Generating sales reports with detailed insight is a lot more via seller dashboard
  • Ability to manage all sorts of supply chains for the purpose of drop-shipping

Conclusion

Additionally,

  • Now it’s possible to set seller sales fees and commission rates with custom rule
  • Moderation will always be in the admin’s pocket
  • Get detailed reports with extensive filters such as - categories, suppliers, customer groups and more.
  • Give access to vendors and customers a unified experience both manually and automatically
  • From order processing to despatch, billing to reports, everything is seamless with marketplace extension

With such benefits, Magento multi-vendor extension becomes a niche in developing an online marketplace with all business features to scale in a better way.

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