Shopify Software


 

Shopify is a Web-based e-commerce platform that offers a mobile POS (mPOS) system. The mPOS enables users to manage their business and complete transactions in-store as well as at markets, pop-ups, and trade shows. The e-commerce platform enables retailers to sell online and reach their customers through mobile and social media channels.

Shopify’s mPOS features inventory management capabilities that can sync with e-commerce store so users can see their actual inventory for both assets. It also features store management capabilities, such as reporting and analytics, staff management, order histories, and customer management.

The e-commerce software facilitates setting up an online shop through Shopify’s website builder and blogging platform. Payment is managed through its shopping cart feature, which is backed by 70 payment gateways.

Shopify provides search engine optimization (SEO), email marketing, social media integration and a discount code as a part of its marketing module. The stock count can be tracked in real-time and products can be de-listed when inventory runs out.

Shopify's analytics module can be integrated with Google Analytics to track sales, visits, and referrals.

 

Shopify - Dashboard
 
  • Shopify - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • Shopify - Links menu
    Links menu
  • Shopify - Order tracking
    Order tracking
  • Shopify - Product page
    Product page
  • Shopify - Service desk
    Service desk
  • Shopify - Theme settings
    Theme settings
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8

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Clinton from Local Motors
Specialty: Auto and parts dealer
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

July 2017

July 2017

The best e-commerce platform for small, budding companies.

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I would recommend Shopify to anyone who is starting up a small online retail space. Best for just starting out, will want to re-evaluate once operations expand.

Pros

Shopify is extremely easy to use and navigate. Easy data pulls to help with planning. Templates for webpages are simplistic and clean.

Cons

Can be hard to manage a large number of SKUs as the system is simple and user friendly. Uploading product images and copy can be mind numbing when dealing with a large number of different products.

 
 

Rachelle from P&D's Closet
Specialty: Ecommerce
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

July 2017

July 2017

Great product, needs improvements

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Value for Money

Pros

Affordable, and easy to use. Beautiful page setups and wonderful access to customer service networks.

Cons

Need more access to product reports. Ie. Product count and product value. There is no info for this without paying crazy prices.

 
 

Brandon from Hinkle Hardscapes
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2017

May 2017

Terrific Platform for E-Commerce

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Pros

Shopify offers flexibility in creating your website, listing products, and creating a complete e-commerce website. It's easy to use and not too expensive. Definitely a great choice if you're looking for a e-commerce business.

Cons

The only negative to creating your site through Shopify is the fact that it's difficult to create as nice of a website as you could with WordPress.

 
 

Berry from Crystal Joys
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Shopify Perks & Shortcomings

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Overall, Shopify is the clear leader in their industry. Do they have shortcomings? Sure. But compared to their competitors, the shortcomings are few and far between. After all, no system will ever be exactly perfect to your unique business unless you decide to build your own software which comes with the glitches and lack of functionality that building your own software entails.

Pros

AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE. Shopify is entirely unparalleled in this regard. Their live chat option is not only convenient but staffed by PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT! They are not an outside tech support and it is clear how well each of them is versed in the system and its capabilities.

Another amazing feature about Shopify is the plethora of apps that are available in order to customize your system (many of which are free!). This means that if Shopify is lacking in any way in terms of your particular business needs, there is definitely an app for it.

Cons

1. They dont allow for multiple warehouses/locations in their inventory system!
2. They dont allow for cost of goods (COGs) vs. Retail pricing in their system which means it is completely useless for any inventory management or accounting needs
3. Their inventory system doesn't have an "inventory taking" system built in which means it has to be done manually (NOT an option for anyone who has ever had to actually manage an inventory. which i assume is ALL of us)

Overall, their shortcomings are ENTIRELY within the inventory department which is such an essential aspect of running a business and book keeping.

 
 

doug from united by blue
Specialty: Other specialty retailer
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Shopify Review

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Pros

Overall, easy to use. Provides good insights as to how our website is performing and they continually are adding features

Cons

Wish we could use the POS system as well, but need additional features, such as tipping, to be able to use in our cafes

 
 

Tonima from Ebay
Specialty: e-Commerce
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Ux should be improved

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Pros

Ease of use and interface is simple. Easy onboarding and clear steps in the beginning. Product creation is easy.

Cons

Not a very scalable and flexible solution. would be great to have order management in detail for merchants.

 
 

Joe from Pelotonia
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Great for young businesses getting started

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Great product and value for smaller shops. Base level reporting could be enhanced as well as inventory management. You need to rely on the Shopify app store to do some seemingly simple tasks, which can make the experience cumbersome at times. I do highly recommend for newer shops but can become a bit of an administrative headache when dealing with multiple POS locations.

 
 

Lorenzo from FWPR
Specialty: e-Commerce
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Great easy user interface

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I have used shopify when buying products from some websites, it is very accessible and very easy to use.

 
 

Jake from Too Fit
Specialty: Health & personal care
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Very Helpful

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The team at software advice connected me with multiple inventory solutions that fit my needs and found me the perfect match for our company. It saved me a lot of time in researching all the different companies myself. Thank you guys. Highly recommend!

Pros

Support.

 
 

Alisha from Dayhome
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2016

December 2016

Better Product out there for my buisness

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shopify point of sale does not track cost of goods and this is a must have for my company, the program is easy to use and okay for the price but ill pay the extra for the feature I need!

 
 

Jennifer from Corral western wear
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2016

October 2016

Do not use

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shopify point of sale does not track cost of goods. If that's important to you, do not buy the system! Printing tags on here is also a hassle. There are way too many steps just to print a tag.

Cons

Not COGS

 
 

Danielle from Menagerie
Specialty: Other specialty retailer
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2016

October 2016

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I manage in a shop that utilizes Shopify! It is pretty easy to use, easy to pick up and put down, easy to maintain. My only complaint is that the iPad app cuts off music programs either upon opening or when an item is added to the cart. With such a small shop (literally in an old camper) our only option is to run both from the same device. Other than that, I love Shopify!

 
 

genera from 7west management
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2016

October 2016

clothing

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I've had experience utilizing shopify for my aunt's eCommerce clothing store. She has no prior knowledge on using any ecommerce software with a shopping cart so we've spent many months building a drop shipping site that did not sync with her retail shops POS system. Which was challenging because it forced us to call all the designers she currently purchases from to ask if they drop ship in the United States. It was easy to place pictures and build the store since shopify has clothing store platforms already built in. They also have a customer support staff you can email with issues but that also leads to time wasted if you cant fix the issue yourself right away.

Pros

My aunt store is currently up and running with no issues :) Now just need to find a smooth way to market the site will be checking out shopify's plugins to assist. If you do not carry hundred's of thousands of skus then this shopping cart would be perfect for your business.

Advice to Others

Definitely one of the leading easy to use shopping carts online!

 
 

Angela from Amara
Specialty: Apparel & fashion
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

October 2016

October 2016

Shopify review

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This is the first time I've set up an ecommerce site and I found the Shopify interface pretty intuitive.

Pros

Easy to use and good templates
Very inexpensive for a start up like me.

Cons

Adding drop down menu to the preset "about" page is very confusing. Figured out how to create the drop downs for product pages but not the About page. Finally gave up and created a new link from the homepage.

 
 

Casey from Menagerie
Specialty: Health & personal care
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

September 2016

September 2016

Excellent integration of web and brick and mortar inventory!

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Shopify has the nicest inventory management system across sales platforms that I've seen. Their websites are easy to use and beautifully designed and tracking sales across both in store and online customers has been painless.

Pros

Beautiful websites, great customer service, inventory management across platforms, easy to use

Cons

Very pricy to add features like reports or gift cards, only works offline with very good internet service

Advice to Others

Shopify is a great POS and web tool to use if you have a brick and mortar as well as online store and need to sync inventories.

 
 

Marvin from Touch Dolls
Specialty: Apparel & fashion

September 2016

September 2016

Shopify Online Womens Store Customer

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Likes Best

It's flexibility, they give you the ability to download their app and you can manage your store via any iOS devices.

Likes Least

Sometimes on the busy monday mornings there is long wait times to get to a support rep, but you always get answer so it makes up for it.

Recommendations

Try out the sample store, add products, download the app and you'll see why its the best of the best.

 
 

Lisa from Fortrify
Specialty: Gifts

August 2016

August 2016

Ecommerce and POS

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Likes Best

Ease of use. One complete solution. Product pricing.

Likes Least

It doesn't have all the bells and whistles other products have but it is a clean solution.

Recommendations

If you are a small retailer, don't try and reinvent the wheel.

 
 

Tom from Huber Breese Music, Inc.
Specialty: Other specialty retailer

April 2016

April 2016

Shopify and Shopify Retail POS

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Shopify online and Shopify Retail sync up well. Setting up an online store is easy and there are several themes available.

Likes Least

In the 3 months since we added the Retail Package, we have discovered a major bookkeeping problem for us. We have over 100 layaway orders. When a payment is made after the original order was created, there is no way for our regular staff to print a receipt with the date a new payment is made. This creates a big problem for our customers that want to see the date each payment is made. We have reached out to Shopify for adding a feature to register shift printouts that includes all transactions/payments that were made on that shift but the problem is that the payment is attached to a previously created order. This is a nightmare for our bookkeeping department. There is a printout of totals for the shift but we need itemized printouts as well. We are getting nowhere with support. Another feature requested is customized order exports. We would like to export information that we want, not all that is exported.

Recommendations

My recommendation is that you find out exactly what is needed for your business and bookkeeping requirements. If Shopify can resolve this register shift printout problem for us, we are totally happy with it.

 
 

lisa from Bluelounge Distribution
Specialty: e-Commerce

November 2015

November 2015

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Likes Best

UI is easy to use and intuitive. Good for beginners.

Likes Least

Customization is very limited. We switched from Magento where we could wait to review orders before they are sent to warehouse, could modify orders, etc. Also used to be able to add customers to wait list. Creating discounts is a lot more limited.

Recommendations

Allow/create apps for customization, such as the issues I explained in the previous box.

 
 

Grace from AHAVA
Specialty: e-Commerce

November 2015

November 2015

Easy to use!

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Likes Best

Affordable and easy to use - a lot of plug ins, integrates with a lot of third party vendors. Some very well-designed ecomm sites use Shopify

Likes Least

Some more advanced functionalities are missing, but you get what you pay for

Recommendations

If you want to test the waters with ecomm for your business, this is a great place to start out

 
 
 
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Brendan from Doze Beds, Inc.
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Shopify powers our online store and keeps everything we need to run our business in one place.

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all-in-one software tool to run our ecommerce business.

Pros

I love how Shopify has all the tools you need to run an ecommerce business. From building the site to fulfillment and inventory tracking - it's truly an all-in-one tool.

Cons

The actual code for building your site can be a little challenging to navigate, especially if you do not want to stick to a standard template.

Source: Capterra
 

Jennifer from Victoria Emerson
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Shopify makes my online store easy to manage!

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It makes running a webshop easy.

Pros

I love how I can do everything in one place. Add products, create discounts, create orders, edit existing products, cancel orders and even process refunds. All in one program which is wonderful!

Source: Capterra
 

Crystal from Cybercartel
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

A useful but occasionally frustrating program

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Ease of use when it comes to working with the large inventory associated with my business.

Pros

I like how quickly I am able to edit information related to my inventory. I can move back and forth from front of house product to back of house functions with ease.

Cons

This program frequently freezes when more than one person in the building is signed in, moves slowly, and kicks user out frequently.

Source: Capterra
 


June 2017

June 2017

My experience with Shopify

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I love being able to create my own website and being able to sell on my own platform and controlling how my website functions. Shopify is a great way to reach out to lots of different people.

Pros

Great customer service and great help!

Cons

I wish the shipping and handling would be more clear.

Advice to Others

I would recommend this program for people who want to sell their own products.

Source: GetApp
 

Daniel from Notaa
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

I can do the same on Square for FREE

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Pros

Integrates with my Shopify Store (Something Square Cant), great for inventory across online offline, integrates with Epson printers.

Cons

PRICE, Shopify POS is expensive and does not require the price tag when compared to the competition. IT has an app store but those apps addon more price to the monthly fees. Also, the Shopify POS's payment terminal doesn't support TAP which is pretty bad. Switched to Square and never going back.

Source: Capterra
 

Jake from Gunsight Labs

June 2017

June 2017

The top eCommerce platform for basic eCommerce sites

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It's super easy to use and the interface is a breath of fresh air to use. It also has a robust API and people can develop apps for it.

Cons

It doesn't have a ton of features. There are zero out-of-the-box solutions for running a multi-locale/language Shopify site for multiple countries. There is no place to translate content and display it in other languages for example.

Also, be careful with 3rd party Shopify apps. Many of these apps are dependent on servers run by these 3rd parties because Shopify makes calls to these 3rd party servers to do various things. So your site is no longer just dependent on Shopify's infrastructure but now also dependent on this 3rd party's infrastructure. It depends on the app and what the app does but this does appear to be the case with many of them.

Source: Capterra
 

Tessa from Finally Free Productions

June 2017

June 2017

Great for beginner level e-commerce!

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it is much faster than alternative services also comparable cheaper. recommended! Definitely recommended.

Cons

It feels like its getting more expensive, and the apps in the platform too. They need to make it scalable - price-wise.

Source: Capterra
 

Mark from Impact Merchandising

June 2017

June 2017

Good service for your small business

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Pros

Easy to use, user-friendly interface.
Attractive storefront without knowing code.
Little design experience needed.

Cons

Expensive service.
Limited options for storefront look.
Hard to customize page unless you know what you're doing.

Source: Capterra
 

Brayden from GotYourGear

June 2017

June 2017

Excellent Ecommerce Builder

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Pros

With the Shopify platform you can have your online store up and running in just a few hours. The platform is easy to navigate and there is no coding experience needed to build your online store. There are lots of free templates to help get you started quick. There are also paid templates as well. Customer support is very basic, but is available 24/7.

Cons

My only complaints about Shopify is the inability to easily hide out of stock products and variations. You have to use round about methods to hide out of stock products, and it's impossible to hide out of stock variations.

Source: Capterra
 

Alistair from The Brit Agency

June 2017

June 2017

Fantastic!

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Pros

Syncs perfectly with your online store to keep track of inventory. Super lightweight and easy to use!

Cons

If you have your store set-up in a confusing manner, it can take a bit of time to get this perfect, but not hard.

Source: Capterra
 

Cathrynne from Golden ABC
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Awesome Platform to begin your e-commerce adventure

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Great platform to sell my product If you do not like the free template they offer, there is a chance that your cost will be bumped up because of a paid template. Also, there is a certain limitation in editing the website in the way you want

Pros

The platform allows me to push out my product to the market, also it allows me to create a professional look for the website in an easy way. A beginner / novice user would find it really easy to use since not much coding knowledge is required to set up one.

Source: Capterra
 


May 2017

May 2017

Shopify

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This is an affordable way to start a small online business. No recommended for big inventories store unless you are willing to hire a developer. Customer service is average.

Pros

Easy to use and set. Also it's Affordable.

Cons

Not recommended for big inventories,

Source: GetApp
 

Ashlei from GG

April 2017

April 2017

Small Store Success

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We use Shopify to run our small store of educational and promotional swag. It gives us easy functionality to add new items, edit, change inventory, or delete product. There are some discount code functionalities that we wish could be better used. Also, it would be helpful to have a way to track inventory that is removed for giveaways. Other than that, it works perfect for our little store.

Source: Capterra
 

Tung from Weshop Philippines

April 2017

April 2017

Great Platform to begin your E-commerce dream

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Ease of use. It does not requires lots of technical knowledge to setup. In order for the site to be functional, it would take around 30 mins to setup. Precise report & inventory tracking with real time tracking on your stock. So if you have lots of inventory, you will not lose track on it. Extremely mobile friendly with different themes & designs to choose from. The site can only be customized in some certain areas. Connection with Facebook Store sometimes malfunction and does not appear on Facebook Store page. There are certain limitation when it comes to make credit card payment available, it actually depends on the country you live in. It enable me to create my own platform for selling my fashion stuff. This is a great way to start your own e-commerce business. If you want to edit the website even further than its template, you need to know some basic html but this can be learnt on the way down the road so no worries.

Source: Capterra
 

Melanie from INPCreative

April 2017

April 2017

Fantastic!

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We have used Shopify for almost 2 years now. Simple to use for the beginner but yet versatile enough to take on the pro. Shopify has different pricing levels - Basic Shopify, Shopify, Advanced Shopify. If you are just starting out, I highly recommend Basic Shopify. It will give you everything you need. Plus as you grow you have 2 other pricing levels to choose from.

Source: Capterra
 

Rqvi from RVPEN
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Business need satisfied Security guaranteed

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While working at websociety, I got to know that clients need much more than just a website, they are not geek but they want the feel of the website as they feel. The customer requirements are varying for different customers. When we need something that can hold up on a online store, shopify is way too simple yet too robust to fill every need. Yes clients keep asking whether shopify or magento, I just say them both have their own pros. I highly recommend to go through this to be next e-commerce giant, well kidding, but sure your business will succeed, I have experienced. There are many who are competing in the market for the position shopify owns. The sleek design never fails.

Pros

Competitive pricing and sleek design for every store need makes shopify perfect choice. It is highly customisable and self hosted.

Cons

Most features fit in expect knowledge need to work around but we need to learn for perfect output. Also it fails to offer some flexiblity in moving to different e-commerce solutions.

Advice to Others

Setup can be more hassle free.

Source: Capterra
 

Yumrubash from Kennon
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Fastest solution

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It has been a 5 years that i am in the e-commerce business. I dont know easier and faster way to create website for your business.

Pros

it is much faster than alternative services also comparable cheaper. recommended!

Cons

Trial period is too short to test well

Source: Capterra
 

Johnny from KennedyMonk

March 2017

March 2017

Developers beware -- restrictions abound!

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I've had clients tell me that they find Shopify sites relatively simple to administer, and that may be true, but as a developer it's a nightmare. Not only is their interface extremely unintuitive, but their system has lots of random restrictions which can make your life a nightmare.

For a start you need to use their proprietary language, Liquid. Community support is thin on the ground. The Shopify support can be excellent or terrible, depending on who you get through to.

It's simply no fun for a developer :(

Source: Capterra
 


February 2017

February 2017

ShipStation really does make Ship easy!

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I love the integration with eCommerce channels. we integrate with both square space and woocommerce on Wordpress. Basically, I log into ShipStation and it communicates back to these channels and those apps have automated Notification of the shipment process to the customer including tracking numbers.

The iPhone app is awesome too. I have it in a graded in with my watch and can see Sales pop and ready to be delivered/shipped

Cons

There have been a couple of times where the refresh for new shipments popping in is slow. I can't fault their app as I'm not sure how the API Integrations sync up from a timing perspective.

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Whitney from True Tees

February 2017

February 2017

Great extra options

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Shopify is great if you have a less then typical selling situation. It has tons of add on options. That being said, I feel like the platform and all the extras are getting a little pricy.

Source: Capterra