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Automotive eCommerce: Market trends and Top 10 examples of Car eCommerce stores.

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Over the last 20 years, there has been a change in the automotive market due to an upward trend in online car sales, especially thanks to marketplaces, like Vroom. Moreover, there is a decrease in overall sales, which requires more cost-effective strategies for car and part sellers.

As auto buyers have begun to order cars from eCommerce stores and it has become a widespread trend, offline-only automotive stores have struggled to win customers back even after COVID restrictions were lifted.

Based on statistics, car eCommerce is a rising market with enormous potential. In case you are looking for ways to obtain a bigger piece of the market, this post may give you some advice to go up and stay in leading positions.

14 minutes de lecture

Brief of eCommerce platform architecture and MVC pattern of nopCommerce

Brief of eCommerce platform architecture and MVC pattern of nopCommerce

nopCommerce is an open-source project based on .NET technologies with understandable architecture. It is easily customizable and pluggable that enables the development and integration of any features, extensions and themes.

Here we consider an architecture and source code overview, as well as an MVC pattern. You will also learn more about where the front-end, back-end and data layer are located and how they are linked to each other.

20 minutes de lecture

Guide on how to build B2B and B2C multi-vendor marketplaces

Guide on how to build B2B and B2C multi-vendor marketplaces

Multi-vendor eCommerce marketplaces are one-stop shops that allow users to sign into a single account, then shop products from multiple vendors. The main reason for a store owner to open a multi-vendor marketplace is an ability to diversify their offering and leave the hassle of inventory to the vendors, both of which minimize financial risk. The business model is often referred to as the “zero inventory model” for this reason.

This guide describes the main benefits of multi-vendor marketplaces, the ways to develop a multi-vendor marketplace website and specifies core multi-vendor features for B2B users. Read and effectively start your own multi-vendor marketplace.

16 minutes de lecture

Top 6 things merchants should consider in checkout payment options

Top 6 things merchants should consider in checkout payment options

In the last decade, there has been a huge shift in the way that consumers pay for goods and services online. More recently – and fast-tracked during the pandemic – an explosion of interest-free buy now, pay later (BNPL) finance providers and other alternative payment options may be witnessed.

While this can offer consumers increased choice, and more choice is generally seen as a ‘good thing’, it can be tricky for merchants to find the right platform for both their business and customers. To help you navigate this changing landscape, our payment partner, humm, has prepared Top 6 checklist identifying the key questions to consider when choosing payment options for your business. Read on to find out more.

10 minutes de lecture

Introducing the Sales Forecasting API

Introducing the Sales Forecasting API

Estimation of product quantities to buy from a supplier is a major task for any vendor, especially when selling perishable or seasonal goods. The accuracy of these predictions can have a large financial impact on business. Even when surplus stock can be expected to be eventually sold, factors such as shipping costs and time, minimum orderable quantities, and inventory space all need to be taken into account while guaranteeing timely order fulfillment to customers.

Although exact forecasting may be out of reach, there is a better way than the very common method of simply replenishing stock by the same amount whenever it runs below a set quantity. Read the full article to utilise the best practices of sales forecasting for your eCommerce business.

10 minutes de lecture

Main Components of an Enterprise eCommerce Platform

Main Components of an Enterprise eCommerce Platform

Finding the right eCommerce platform for a large enterprise business can be a challenge. An eCommerce platform needs to be able to support the complex requirements of your business as it exists today, as well as designed to scale along with your business as you grow into the future.

From this article, you will understand how to choose the eCommerce platform that is right for your business by determining the needs and integrations that are specific to your operations.

8 minutes de lecture

Preventing Fraudulent Orders From Bots and Stolen Payment Details

Preventing Fraudulent Orders From Bots and Stolen Payment Details

It’s the one thing that eCommerce companies can’t escape … chargebacks! Fraudulent orders are the leading nuisance for any online brand, but there are measures that can be taken to mitigate payment fraud and automatically identify risky orders.

8 minutes de lecture

Running nopCommerce on Linux VPS. Part 2

Running nopCommerce on Linux VPS. Part 2

nopCommerce installation on Linux has been undercovered until now! Our MVP, Woon Cherk Lam, has prepared a guide for optimized eCommerce project installation on Linux.

It consists of two parts, the first is published on the author’s source. There you can learn basics of installing nopCommerce on Linux in detail. The second part touches details of main concerns and cost management of nopCommerce installation on Linux.

20 minutes de lecture

4 eCommerce Marketing Trends You Need to Know in 2022

4 Marketing Trends You Need to Know in 2021

Learn what technologies should be used in business next year to make your marketing efforts more fruitful and successful.

5 minutes de lecture

Why your eCommerce Website needs a Mobile App

Why your eCommerce Website needs a Mobile App

With the continued growth of the tech industry, retailers have partaken in this trend and expanded onto custom application development for their eCommerce businesses and websites. This venture provides businesses with a stake in the thriving industry of mobile retail apps.

5 minutes de lecture