Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Shopify Introduces Plans and Offers to Help Indian Small and Medium Enterprises Get Back to Business
Shopify India, a leading global commerce company, has put together a range of exclusive offers to help small and medium businesses across India adjust to the new normal in the coming months and sell online more efficiently. These exclusive offers will make it easier for businesses to get back on their feet by enabling them to offer customers a great shopping experience while helping reduce monthly costs. Over INR 1 lakh in partner credits can be saved through Shopify’s eCommerce solutions from industry-leading service partners.
The lockdown has affected small and medium businesses due to low consumer spending, disruption in production and deliveries resulting in a cash flow crunch. Shopify undertook an in-depth analysis of common problems merchants faced before putting together offers from relevant partners. This will allow merchants to offer consumers an easy shopping experience, save costs on logistics and delivery, expand their target audience and overall, grow their business.
Mr. Sandeep Komaravelly, Director of International Growth, Shopify said, “COVID-19 has changed the way we do commerce and underscored the importance of shopping locally. In order to survive and thrive, merchants need to embrace omnichannel commerce, because consumers have already embraced it. Helping entrepreneurs create and develop their businesses by removing the barriers that exist to selling online is at the very heart of our business philosophy and we have been accelerating solutions that will aid merchants, future proof their businesses. These offers have been designed to equip small and medium businesses to navigate the evolving retail landscape.”
Mr. Ashish Tandon, Head of Channel Sales, PayPal India, “The small and medium enterprises while being the backbone for the economy have been most impacted by the pandemic. As consumers are increasingly moving towards digital modes of transacting, these businesses are following suit. Shopify and PayPal have played a key role in helping merchants digitize. PayPal will be extending an exclusive offer for small and medium merchants looking at going online and give them access to our 300 million consumers globally to expand their business and emerge stronger.”
Through Shopify, merchants will have easy access to partners for various business solutions. Payment partners like Razorpay, PayTM and PayPal will help maintain ease of checkouts. Logistics providers like Shiprocket will ensure an uninterrupted movement of deliveries. Marketing tools and services like Adyogi will provide assistance on customer targeting and promotions. Order and warehouse management software like Unicommerce will help keep a check on stock availability and incoming orders. Customer support and engagement tools like Freshworks will help maintain connect with customers along with lending and legal compliance service.
Shopify’s partner ecosystem assists merchants to simplify their daily activities and also help save costs. By taking advantage of Shopify’s offers on payment solutions, merchants can save upto INR 7000. By using logistics service providers can result in cost-savings of upto INR 9000.
Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Nush by Anushka Sharma, Raymonds, Starstruck, John Jacobs eyewear and many more. For more information, visit www.shopify.in.