The multi-seller feature helps in converting your store into a multi-seller marketplace and increases your profits manifold through seller commissions. The module allows you to add multiple sellers at one single multi-seller ecommerce platform thus converting your store into a marketplace. It helps you in selling a variety of products, keeps track of the sales from each seller and grows your business by offering multiple choices to your customers.
In the multi-vendor ecommerce model, different sellers sell their products on the portal. When the user places an order and that order contains products from multiple sellers then the order is automatically split into multiple orders.
A multi-vendor e-commerce store features the products by a number of vendors. It means that your store will sell a vast range of products.
Any ecommerce store that provides a huge variety of products can easily generate traffic and sales.
The admin does not need to take responsibility for the product additions upgrades, pricing, and various other details.
There is no need to humungous efforts to maintain inventory. The inventory will be maintained by the sellers selling at your store.
Yes, you can set shipping charges on the orders placed in your store for all or specific sellers. Please refer to the following help topic for the complete procedure:
StoreHippo provides the provision for customers to contact the sellers directly to gain any information. A Contact Seller button is provided on the product page. Clicking on the button sends the contact details of the user to the seller.
For more information about seller enquiry, please refer to the following help topic:
There are two ways to add sellers to a store. A seller can be added by the admin from the StoreHippo admin panel or sellers can register themselves at the storefront.
StoreHippo provides Seller Registration form as a built-in form. You can edit it as you want. You can add the form to the header/footer of the store to provide a quick link to your users. You can do that by adding new navigation.
Admin can add a new seller from Sellers section in StoreHippo Admin Panel. You can provide all the information about the sellers as well as approve them.
By default, sellers can edit all the profile details. If you want to have few of the profile items to be non-editable then you can set those fields in Seller Non Editable Fields under the Settings > Seller Settings section in StoreHippo admin panel.
For details on seller settings, please refer to the following topic:
StoreHippo allows admin to have full control of approving and rejecting sellers. Admin can manage the newly added sellers by setting the default status of the newly added sellers in Settings > Seller Settings section in StoreHippo admin panel.
You can also approve the rejected sellers and vice versa.
Please refer to the following link for more details on seller approval flow:
Yes, StoreHippo allows different sellers to sell the same product at the same or different rates. Sellers can use Linked Products feature provided in Products > Linked Products section in StoreHippo Admin Panel to sell the same product from a different seller.