By Sasha Fedorenko August 15, 2019 - 2:15 pm

Shopify Chat to help merchants step up shopping service

Shopify have announced the launch of Shopify Chat, a native chat function that allows merchants to have real-time conversations with shoppers, taking customer-seller relationship onto a next step. Last year saw Shopify launching Shopify Ping, a mobile app that centralises all customer conversations along with automated

Shopify Fulfillment Network to compete with Amazon FBA

Shopify are launching the Shopify Fulfillment Network and investing $1 billion to build out their shipping and storage capabilities. This will in some ways directly compete with Amazon FBA but will largely be used for merchants selling through their Shopify webstore whereas FBA is still

Shopify 1000 variation limit per day

Basic Shopify, Shopify, and Advanced Shopify all come advertised as supporting 'Unlimited Products', but what's less known is that there are some limits. Users have discovered a Shopify 1000 variation limit per day, which is restricting some from uploading their entire available inventory. These limits

Internet Retailing Expo 2019: Which workshops I’m keen to attend at IRX 2019

Today at Internet Retailing Expo 2019 I'm keen to attend workshops designed to provide merchants a hands-on, training-focused sessions delivered by leading companies in the industry. I'll get a chance to explore the latest innovations and their functionalities aimed at improving customer service. Across the

Shopify shares some Black Friday stats

The Canadian based ecommerce platform Shopify has reported some interesting figures related to the performance of its merchants on Black Friday. The aggregated sales information shows some notable trends. But they readily admit that not too much significance should be applied to this information: This year

Shopify has acquired Tictail

Shopify, the ecommerce platform which powers online shopfronts for merchants and retailers, has made an acquisition. The Canadian company has announced that it will be taking control of a Swedish ecommerce marketplace called Tictail this week. There are no details available about the terms of the

DHL and Shopify team up in Singapore to help merchants

DHL and Shopify say they will be working to enable Singapore-based merchants to ship to their customers worldwide through a new plugin. The new Singapore-based businesses built with Shopify will also enjoy special promotions for cross border shipping with DHL. Currently over 60% of Singapore-based

Shopify payments expands to Germany

The ecommerce platform provider has announced that Shopify Payments will be expanding and offered to merchants in Germany. This expansion offers German merchants with a new payments solution in addition to providing payment methods that are locally relevant to local customers. Working with leading payments

Shopify add Venmo checkout option for US merchants

Shopify have added a Venmo checkout option for US Shopify Merchants using PayPal Checkout. By accepting Venmo directly in your online store, users can complete their purchase in just a few clicks. Giving customers a familiar way to pay can lessen abandoned carts and increase