Retailers who find more ways to sell to their customers are infinitely more successful. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of Vend Ecommerce – built from the ground up to help you grow your business by giving you an online storefront. Now you can sell in-store, online, and on-the-go with Vend! Find out more.
What is Vend Ecommerce?
Vend Ecommerce is a simple ecommerce tool built to help you grow your retail business by making the whole world your storefront. Stay open 24/7 and let customers buy from you anywhere, and at anytime. Be up and running in minutes with a world-class shopping experience designed to maximize sales. And with its synchronized inventory to the point-of-sale you already love to use, this is the perfect ecommerce solution for brick & mortar retailers.
Vend Ecommerce is a hosted solution. Simply pick from one of our beautiful and highly customizable themes, built so your customers can quickly find and safely purchase your products.
Shopping online shouldn’t be different to shopping in-store with you. Offer a consistent experience across your online, pop-up or flagship stores. Your customers can go from browsing to buying in an instant, wherever they are. Combine point-of-sale, ecommerce, and insights with Vend to run the world’s best retail.
With Vend Ecommerce you can …
Open an online store in minutes. Get your products online with just one click.
With a central product catalog, you can easily choose what to sell in-store, online, or both. You’ll never have to manage product info and photos on multiple systems again.
Never double-sell again with seamless inventory syncing across all your channels.
Always know exactly what you hold, no matter how you’re selling it. With a single synchronized inventory across brick & mortar and online, you’ll never over-sell again and will know exactly when to reorder.
Give your customers what they want with easy omnichannel.
Create a true omnichannel experience so your customers can buy from you wherever they are. Manage one customer list across all your operations. Your customers don’t see your channels as separate and now they don’t have to be
Streamline your operations by bringing everything into one set of reports.
Make the best possible decisions by bringing all your data together. Combine your point-of-sale, ecommerce, and insights under one roof to save time and money in admin.
Create a beautiful and effective online presence with our customizable store designs.
You spent a lot of time developing and growing your brand, and your online store should reflect that. Our mobile-friendly, responsive themes will have you selling online in no time. Simply pick one of our design templates and personalize it to fit your brand.
See all the features of Vend Ecommerce here.
How to get Vend Ecommerce.
We’re enabling Vend Ecommerce in batches over the next few days, so some retailers might see it before others. We really appreciate your patience. See below if Vend Ecommerce is included in your current Vend plan, or if you need to upgrade to get access.
Advanced or Multi-Outlet plan
Vend Ecommerce is included in your existing plan at no extra cost. You’ll see an “Ecommerce” Tab in your Dashboard if it’s been enabled, which will prompt you to set up your new online store.
Large or Extra Large plan (signed up after 15 December 2014)
We’ve renamed our Large and Extra Large plans to Advanced and Multi-Outlet. Vend Ecommerce is included in your plan at no extra cost. You’ll see an “Ecommerce” Tab in your Dashboard if it’s been enabled, which will prompt you to set up your new online store.
Retailers who signed up to Vend before 15 December 2014
Vend Ecommerce is not included in our older plans. Get access to Vend Ecommerce by upgrading to the Advanced or Multi-Outlet plans at any time – which also comes with unlimited products, customers, and users. Don’t worry, you can stay on your current plan if you choose. For a limited period (until 31 May 2015), you can also try Vend Ecommerce for free and give it a go for yourself.
Free or Starter plan
Vend Ecommerce is not part of your current plan, but you can upgrade to the Advanced or Multi-Outlet plans at any time to get access. For a limited period (until 31 May 2015), you can try Vend Ecommerce for free and give it a go for yourself.
Not a Vend customer yet?
If you’re not a Vend customer, you can take a free trial and give our point-of-sale and ecommerce a go. No credit card, no commitment. Take a free trial today.
Webinars – Join one of our free training webinars to get a live walkthrough of Vend Ecommerce, and ask any questions you may have.
Help Center – Check out all our Vend Ecommerce guides on the Help Center, which show you how to get an online store up and running step-by-step.
Vend Experts – Find a Vend Expert in your local area to help answer your questions about Vend Ecommerce.
About Lorilynn McCorrister
Lorilynn is Vend’s Community Manager and resident music buff. Before joining Vend, Lorilynn worked in the music industry as a social media and artist manager. She loves writing, traveling, checking out live music, and, of course, communicating with Vend’s awesome group of retailers, partners and friends. You can get in touch with Lorilynn on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.