eCommerce Marketplace Development

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What is a Multi-Vendor Marketplace?

A platform which connects buyer and sellers/vendors at one place is called a marketplace. Traditional eCommerce stores have only shop owner and customers.

But in an online marketplace, there are a couple of other entities –

  • Marketplace owner
  • Vendors/Suppliers (in case of B2B)
  • Customers
  • Logistics and warehouse manager (In case of Big marketplaces)
  • Shipping provider

There are others as well, like dispute manager (in case of refund and returns).

How to create an online marketplace?

As per the previous discussion, you may imagine that “creating an online marketplace is not an easy task right? ” Well, not really.

Thanks to the open-source and FREE eCommerce platforms, it becomes easy to build a marketplace.

Selling online not only helps to plot a giant selling gameplan but also helps retailers or suppliers to establish a continuous relationship with their customers to provide them a seamless buying experience from anywhere including web and mobile.


B2C Commerce

As eCommerce apps have changed our lifestyles, so there is no need to describe the B2C commerce. We all are very much aware of the concept of purchasing a product from anywhere in the world and get it delivered to your doorstep. So, what is the wait when it is really easy to setup go online and set up a fully equipped eCommerce website.

There are lots and lots of solutions to take care of your shipping requirement to your payment transactions and there is a win-win situation to expand as much as you can.

What needs to be taken care of? You must have quality and wide range of products, seamless and trusted payment options, timely shipping solutions, and positive customer support.


Seller Microsite

Seller/Vendor website and profile like Amazon or Etsy

Product Catalogue

Vendor catalogue to manage the stock and inventory with complete CRUD operations

Rating and Reviews

Vendor and product ratings to allow customer to choose from best sellers a must have for any B2C marketplace
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Seller Commissions

Commission management for marketplace

Shipping and Taxes

Vendor can manage their shipping and taxes
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Advanced Reports

Per vendor reports for top selling products, vendors and brands

Multi Theme Support

Theme support from LTR to RTL all kind of theme support

Arabic/RTL Support

Universal marketplace layout support from Arabic to German or English.
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Mobile App

Single app for customers and vendors to manage the products, orders, rating and review
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Contact Seller

Chat and messaging system support

Responsive Design

Works in any devices from mobile to desktop


Custom Add-ons for complete scalablility

B2C Marketplace Customer Success Stories


Working with multinational entertainment and media conglomerates to set up ShopDisney in India.


Discover how we built an online fashion marketplace dedicated to African products and empowered traditional craftsmen & resellers.


Recently launched online marketplace primarily built to promote Australian homegrown goods and local sellers.

B2B Commerce

Having a B2B marketplace is really a tedious task as it requires some unique features than an ordinary B2C marketplace because in this you have to enrich your sellers as well as your customers. The basic concept of a B2B marketplace is to provide a platform to the manufacturers and retailers to sell or purchase the products in bulk and in a hassle freeway.

The B2B eCommerce marketplace development must have some of the key features like price lists, quotation system, sales agents, communication system, and the most important part trusted sellers.


Request for Quote (RFQ)

B2B sales rep and customer can negotiate over RFQ

Quotation Form Builder

Vendors can create the quote form to capture the payment
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Purchase Order

Owner can raise purchase order to supplier or distributor
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Bulk Purchase

Bulk purchase instead of adding products one by one
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Price List

Different price rules for customers, groups, vendors

Shopping List

Create unlimited shopping list and create quotation and order

Catalog Management

Select and raise a purchase order from the master catalog
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Logistics Management

Works in any devices from mobile to desktop
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Warehouse Management

Supply chain management and smooth and correct delivery
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Order Approval

B2B order validation and confirmation

Customer Approval

B2B customer approval based on their KYC and various identity proof

Vendor Verification

Confirmation about vendor business and legal validity
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Sales Representative

They help from lead generation to PO generation and order delivery

Supplier Microsite

Display the information about manufacturer and its production
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Supplier Mobile App

App to check and validate order, PO, vendor queries and audit.

Rating and Review

Rating and reviews helps buyer to purchase from right suppliers
Product Information Management

Inventory sourcing

Sourcing inventory from Online sources via API or offline sources

Electronic Data Interchange

Exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format

Headless Marketplace Development

Online marketplace can be built using many popular e-commerce and CMS platforms. But with headless architecture, the frontend can be customized freely. Webkul offers headless marketplace development services on a range of modern headless frameworks including React, Vue.js, Next.js, Gatsby, Hyva Themes, Shopify Hydrogen, Adobe PWA Studio and Vue Storefront.


Webkul provides end-to-end eCommerce marketplace development and can help you to bring everything in one place for gearing up your eCommerce store at a glance. Webkul has expertise in the eCommerce industry with more than 13 years of experience.

Whether you need help to get started with eCommerce or scaling up your Store. Feel free to drop an email and the Webkul representative will get back to you.

B2B Marketplace Customer Success Stories


Prologis Essentials, online B2B marketplace to offer warehouse-as-a-service to global businesses.


Kimberly Clark Corporation leverages the Adobe Commerce platform with Webkul Marketplace to build a comprehensive B2B platform.


Rebuilding the LabX Marketplace platform into a headless website with custom APIs and Multi-Vendor Marketplace modules.

We endeavored to re-platform our existing site and Webkul has been playing an integral part as far as transforming our basic Magneto instance into an online marketplace.
We’ve purchased well over a dozen extensions and worked with them on a number of customizations ranging from basic plugin modification to IT and DevOps setup, to highly complex and multi-phased custom plugin creation.
The process is sometimes, touch and go and there are bugs/processes to be fleshed out here and there as you would expect, but overall we’re very happy with the service we’ve been getting and the quality of work.

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Alex Maranduik

Product Development Manager

LabX Media Group
What is the importance of eCommerce Marketplace?

Customers don’t like to buy products from single retailers, they are more likely interested in those offers product variety. In particular, shoppers are turning to marketplaces to browse, compare prices, and buy products for the ease of shopping in one place.

That’s one of the major demands of a marketplace. As an eCommerce seller, if you want to expand your business efficiently, the online marketplace should be the first choice. With a multi-vendor marketplace, you can grab a good commission on each sale in the eCommerce marketplace business model.

How does the eCommerce marketplace work?

A powerful eCommerce marketplace allows vendors to register in your store. Once you approve the vendor’s request, they can easily manage their products and start selling. Vendors can manage their products, see customer reviews, check out wishlists, newsletter subscriptions, maintain their profile, and more. Also, have a flexible commission system. Try out our ready to use scalable eCommerce marketplace – Webkul marketplace.

What are the different features required for the eCommerce marketplace?

Having multiple suppliers on your eCommerce store is a fantastic way to offer a variety of products to your customers. We’ve implemented all of the powerful rich features in our marketplace such as secure payment system, easy vendor sign up, separate admin and vendor dashboard, order system, rating and reviews, and more. Available for store owners or stakeholders, sellers, and buyers depending on their roles that surely beneficial to WOW your customers.

What is the difference between eCommerce marketplace and platform?

There are two platforms to launch products online an eCommerce website and an online marketplace. You can choose any to sell your products; there are some basic differences between the two. Although both are used to sell products online. The online marketplace includes multiple shoppers and retailers, as they facilitate selling goods/services directly to a previously established customer base. An eCommerce website essentially is nothing but a web store of a single seller where inventory is owned by the website owner only.

What are the common challenges for eCommerce marketplace?

Setting up an online marketplace is too hard for a marketplace owner as you will face different challenges such as choosing the right platform, collect a good audience, and coordinate with vendors and more. Though you don’t need to worry about the inventory. To overcome those challenges we provide an easy process to create an online multi-vendor marketplace in no time.


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