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case study

eCommerce Mobile App

Online Commerce Made Easy For Maximum Profits And Better Conversions

The Shift From E-commerceTo M-commerce- Introduction

Times have changed and so do the mediums of commerce

“Shopping via mobile devices is forecasted to grow to constitute 42% share of online commerce by the year 2019,” as per a report by Javelin. Gone are the days when shopping was just limited to physical shops and defined markets. With the digitization, traditional commerce has transformed into to e-commerce, i.e. electronic commerce.

Electronic commerce refers to buying or selling of a product or service via an electronic medium like personal computers, desktops, tablets, smartphones etc. With the rise in e-commerce, we also saw the emergence of online marketplaces.

Today, mobile devices play an important role in e-commerce. Smartphones or tabs have simplified our lives and changed the way we access various services. This is the reason why e-commerce companies are increasingly looking forward to building an interactive mobile app for business.

Building an e-commerce mobile app is now simpler than ever. SVAP Infotech is one of the leading providers of e-commerce mobile app development in India with end-to-end support. Being in the industry from over a decade speaks for our expertise to understand the requirements of a successful e-commerce application. We leverage all possible and trending strategies to provide you with the best and most-engaging digital experience for your end customers.

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How Does An eCommerceApp Work?

A sneak-peak into function and form of an e-commerce app

Every mobile app is different considering its purpose, form and function. We have broken down the entire process of an e-commerce app into a graphical flowchart for better understanding. Hope it helps you visualize the app.

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How eCommerce Platform Makes Money?

Understanding the art of making money digitally

The increasing popularity of online shopping portals has also increased competition amongst the players. An e-commerce company needs to identify various revenue models and follow the right mix to become a successful online entrepreneur. Common revenue models are as follows.

Wireframes

Blueprint of a success plan

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Visuals

Aesthetically-sound user interface

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Who Are The Industry Leaders?

Here are the most eminent players of the market.

founded: 1994

Founders: Jeff Bezos

Investors:

AOL and Kleiner Perkins

funding: $108M

founded: 1995

Founders: Pierre Omidyar

Investors:

Benchmark

funding: $6.7M

Key Aspects For Developing An E-commerce App

Pay attention to these before you get underway

Features To Include In An E-commerce Mobile App

The system will have three panels:

  • Signup/Signin
  • Find Stores
  • Advanced Search
  • View Offers
  • Product List
  • Loyalty Programs
  • Shipment Tracking
  • Product Details
  • Add to Cart
  • Image & Video gallery of products
  • Add product to wishlist
  • Same day product delivery
  • Multiple payment option
  • Voice search
  • Image Search
  • Return/Exchange product
  • Rate Product
  • Discount Codes
  • Instant checkout
  • Personalized Photo Gallery
  • Product Comparison Tool
  • Buy on EMI
  • Personalized Results
  • e-Gift Card
  • Manage Profile
  • Live Chat
  • Notifications
  • Registration/Login
  • Active Subscription Plan
  • Manage profile/Set up stores
  • Manage catalogue/orders
  • Import productv
  • Automatic adjustment of Inventory on sale
  • Payment accounting
  • User Review
  • Reporting Tools
  • Notifications & Alerts
  • Login with Login ID & Password
  • Dashboard
  • Manage Users (Customer/Seller)
  • Manage Product category/subcategory
  • Manage Promotions, Rewards, Points
  • Manage Payment
  • Manage referral/invites

Additional Features To Include In An E-commerce App

  • Registration

    The registration process of your application plays an important part especially when people have little to no patience when it comes to fill long registration forms. Simply allow the flexibility to login with the social media accounts like Facebook or email to attract more registrations.

  • Multiple Payment Options

    It is a part of the shopping experience. With a number of digital payment options available, customers use several ways to make payment. Always provide them multiple-payment methods to choose from while making a payment – credit card, net banking, e-wallets, debit cards, etc.

  • Push Notifications

    Push notifications are a great marketing tool if used wisely. While too many push notifications can irritate the customer, timely executed notifications about any new offers, discounts, functionality can help them stay informed about the application. All this will indirectly help boost revenues.

  • Social Media Integration

    Allow users to login into the application using their social media accounts – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. This not only helps in one-click login but ensures that your application is available to the customer at all times. Customers can also share special discounts through their social media channels and increase your product’s reach.

  • Deals & Discounts

    Discounts are a special marketing tool that can help you increase your products sale and reduce cart abandonment rates. You must include regular discount features and allow customers to directly use coupon codes through the app. Some e-commerce apps have special discount codes for first-time app users or on referrals. You can give discounts on customer’s special days like anniversaries, birthdays, etc. to encourage sales and build long-lasting bond with the customers.

  • QR Code Product Search

    QR codes are perceived to be a must-have feature by many customers; it helps them gather related information about a product that is authentic, easy-to-comprehend and most importantly highly desirable. You can either embed a QR code feature or create your own bar code for products.

Professionals Involved In The Making

Team of experts for building a customized solution

Technology Stack We Use To Develop

Join Hands With SVAP Infotech

Because we are expert at what we do

  • Technically-sound e-commerce professionals with years of hands-on experience
  • Knowledgeable and aware of modern ways of online commerce
  • Strategic and result-oriented approach to achieving maximum ROI
  • Cost-effective mobile and web solutions strategized and executed by industry’s best professionals
  • Development and deployment of app as per the guidelines of Apple Store & Google Play Store
  • Invariable support to satisfying your needs and doubts
  • We offer free consultation too.

What Next?

To build and estimate the project we need clarity on the following points.
  • Business model
  • Budget you are willing to spend
  • Total number of stakeholders
  • Platform you wish to target
  • List of features you’d like to have in your e-commerce app

The market already has a good number of players and e-commerce applications. You have to follow the best practices of developing an e-commerce app to ensure that your app stays ahead in the competition. Don't chase sophisticated solutions at first. Build a solution that fits your requirements and helpful for the end users. We endorse building a minimum viable product (MVP) first that can save you up to 30% of costs and time.

Want to know how much ecommerce mobile app will cost you?

If you wish to know the real cost of developing a ecommerce mobile app then feel free to contact us. We’ll be glad to assist you.