In this blog, we will compare 3 multi-vendor marketplace platforms: CS-Cart, Yourstore and Mirakl.
Before we start let’s see what CS-Cart, Yourstore and Mirakl are.
CS-Cart is a standalone licensed solution for ecommerce businesses of any size, where you pay for the marketplace software once but is expensive to launch a marketplace.
Yourstore is a complete all-in-one ecommerce SaaS solution that is suitable for businesses of any size and type. It is an emerging leader known for innovational solutions and is on a mission to make ecommerce affordable for everyone. It offers solutions for B2B, B2C & Wholesale, Multi Vendor and Services ecommerce.
On the other hand, Mirakl, founded in 2012 is a SaaS platform providing ecommerce solutions focusing mainly on mid and large enterprises. SaaS marketplace solutions have monthly subscription fees as the marketplace is hosted by the solutions provider.
Though they are different types of multi vendor ecommerce solutions, let’s take a look and compare the functionalities of CS-Cart and Mirakl.
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While comparing multi vendor marketplace platform solutions, it is important to look at the pricing to see whether you can afford it as you just begin your multi vendor journey.
CS-Cart multi vendor license cost starts from $1,450. This is a one-time payment and has no monthly or yearly fees.
Yourstore offers 2 plans premium and premium plus for $159 and $245 respectively. It also provides a free 7-day trial.
Mirakl’s cost to set up and run a multi vendor marketplace for the first year is around $495,000 which can be very expensive for startup entrepreneurs.
Choosing a platform for your multi vendor marketplace should be your decision based on your business idea, affordability and most importantly whether the platform provides the features you need for your multi vendor marketplace. Comparing platforms will help you reduce confusion and identify the solution that best addresses your needs.
Doesn’t matter if you are just getting started or an established multi vendor marketplace owner, Yourstore multi vendor has affordable plans for everyone. Yourstore is an innovative leader specialising in ecommerce solutions for businesses of every type and size. Yourstore is one of the best multi vendor marketplace platforms to build your multi vendor marketplace website or app.
Yourstore offers all the above high functional features that we compared in our blog!
With Yourstore you can:
1. Launch your multi vendor marketplace platform in a day.
2. Host vendors across the globe through our central order, payment and shipping management.
3. Charge vendor commission on sales.
4. Attract and convert leads with high-quality website themes and templates.
5. Configure and automate vendor payouts.
6. Integrate social media accounts and scale faster.
7. Access your marketplace from anywhere on multiple devices.
8. Scale incredibly fast with powerful marketing tools.
Read our other blogs to learn more about ecommerce and grow your business globally.
Sumaya Sheik, Yourstore
9th November 2022