Shopify merchants to list and sell their products on eBay directly from their Shopify account

Shopify merchants to list and sell their products on eBay directly from their Shopify account

 

New channel to bring added product choice to eBay customers.

San Jose, California, 2017-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Shopify Inc. (“Shopify”) (NYSE: SHOP, TSX: SHOP), the leading cloud­-based, multi­channel commerce platform, today (Jul 13, 2017) announced that Shopify merchants will soon be able to list and sell their products on eBay directly from their Shopify account.

With the new integration, Shopify merchants will have the opportunity to surface their brand and products to a massive new audience of more than 169 million active eBay buyers. eBay shoppers will benefit from added selection and choice from potentially hundreds of thousands of Shopify merchants.

This integration will also enable Shopify merchants to immediately sync inventory information such as product title and description, item specifics, price and quantity from Shopify to eBay. Customer orders will also be imported to Shopify and allow merchants to fulfill orders from both platforms in one location, while messages from buyers on eBay will also be visible within Shopify so their sellers won’t miss any important communications.

“eBay is focused on delivering the best choice and selection of inventory to buyers across the globe,” said Bob Kupbens, VP of Global Trust & Seller Experience, eBay. “This new integration with Shopify will bring even more great products to eBay buyers, while offering Shopify merchants the ability to seamlessly drive their business and brand at scale by tapping into our vibrant marketplace.”

This integration continues to make selling online easier for Shopify merchants to conveniently manage their product catalog across multiple channels like online, in-person, marketplaces, social and messaging all in one dashboard.

The eBay channel joins the fast-growing list of other Shopify sales channels, including Amazon, BuzzFeed, Facebook, Pinterest, Messenger and retail via Shopify’s Point of Sale, among others. These integrations are possible because of Shopify’s Sales Channel Platform, a collection of APIs that can be used to add commerce to any site, app, or platform. Sales channels are an important part of a Shopify merchant’s business strategy, and more than 60% of merchants sell in two or more channels.

“Shopify is the industry leader when it comes to multi-channel commerce, and we look to partner with the best and biggest platforms to bring new sales opportunities to our merchants,” said Satish Kanwar, VP of Product, Shopify. “The eBay channel has the potential to introduce our merchants to eBay’s millions of buyers, exposing merchants to a massive number of new sales opportunities.”

The eBay sales channel is expected to be available in Fall 2017 for Shopify merchants selling in USD in the United States.

For more information visit: https://www.shopify.com/ebay

About Shopify

Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants can use the software to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides merchants with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business. The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Shopify currently powers more than 400,000 businesses in approximately 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Tesla, Red Bull, Nestle, GE, Kylie Cosmetics, and many more.

About eBay

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, we connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique selection. In 2016, eBay enabled $84 billion of gross merchandise volume. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.

Contact:
(408) 376-7400

Source: eBay

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Shopify to offer UberRUSH delivery services to Shopify merchants

One in 12 orders on Shopify are made locally

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 2015-10-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP, TSX: SH), a leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform, today announced a partnership with Uber to offer UberRUSH delivery services to Shopify merchants. Starting today, merchants enrolled in the program can offer their local customers same-day delivery. The UberRUSH program will begin with a select number of Shopify merchants located in New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco and will be rolled out to additional cities over time.

“Today’s partnership with Uber is another way for us to improve the entire shipping process for our 175,000+ merchants,” said Brennan Loh, Head of Product Partnerships at Shopify. “In New York City, one in eight orders on Shopify have been purchased by shoppers within 20 miles of a merchant, which is why we’re excited to work with Uber. Merchants can now offer an affordable, same-day delivery option for their local customers.”

“We take a great deal of pride in providing an amazing experience for our customers,” said Ronnie Fieg, Owner of Kith. “With UberRush, customers unable to make the trip into our store will now have the opportunity to have that product in their hands, almost immediately.”

“Our goal with UberRUSH is to allow merchants the ability to access our on-demand delivery network in a way that works for them,” said Jason Droege, Head of UberEVERYTHING. “By partnering with a leading commerce platform like Shopify, we were able to easily integrate UberRUSH into the commerce experience without any additional hassle to merchants while giving them the ability to immediately grow their businesses.”

Shopify merchants enrolled in the program will have the opportunity to provide their customers with the option of choosing UberRUSH as a delivery method upon checkout. The merchant will just have to pack the order, request an Uber pickup and a few minutes later, an UberRUSH courier will arrive to deliver the order to the customer. Both the customer and the merchant can easily track the exact location from pickup to drop off right from Shopify.

Shopify merchants can sign up to be notified when UberRUSH will be available in their area. To learn more about the partnership between Shopify and Uber, please visit: shopify.com/uber.

About Shopify

Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants can use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media such as Pinterest and Facebook, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides a merchant with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business. The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, using enterprise-level technology made available to businesses of all sizes. Shopify currently powers over 175,000 businesses in approximately 150 countries, including: Tesla Motors, Budweiser, Wikipedia, LA Lakers, the New York Stock Exchange, GoldieBlox, and many more.

SOURCE: Shopify