Magento offers a ‘multi-store’ function allowing the website owner to have one content management system to manage the store but working across multiple websites. This function is tremendous for Company who have more than one eCommerce business but would like to share the benefits together. Or global business with different language and currency, even different products, banners and promotion.
Here are some advantages to point out:
- Centralized Customer database and admin management
- Centralized orders and products
- Shared in single hosting infrastructure
- Shared comment information (e.g. static page)
- Extension, Integration and Customization are set up once and available for each store
- Available to have different currency, language and products
- Available to have different payment option, shipping option and promotion.
What we do for our Client?
MentalCare Connect Co. Limited – Magento 2 eShop with Multi-Store.
MentalCare Connect Co. Limited is a social enterprise under the The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong, which have a variety of business in Hong Kong. It business covers “Cheers Gallery” Convenience Store, “Rehab Express” Online Shopping Platform, HA Staff Co-op Shop, Cheers Point Net and SE Mall.
These business are serving different group of customer, some of them are members only, some of them are open to public. Therefore the requirement and workflow are different among all sites. They have unique product price, categories, customer records, promotion, shipping method and payment method. Our aims is to centralized all these information into one content management system.
By Magento Multi-Store solution, we provide different setting ability for multi-website. Completely fits to client expected function in all websites. Also available for customer to bulk import and export data from the backend. Even the products across different website, client can import together at once.
The solution can greatly improved client procedure to management these websites, reduced the mannal workload, improved the flexibility on design the marketing strategy and centralized the report.