shop local online store vendor products

Virginia's Growth Alliance is the largest geographical economic development region in the state of Virginia. We created a Shop Local online store for their Small Business initiative unlike any other that we know of in economic development.

Shopping features include:

  • shoppers can buy from multiple vendors in one transaction
  • proceeds are distributed automatically into vendors' payment accounts
  • shoppers can view all vendors' products, or view products by vendor
  • waiting list for out-of-stock products
  • customer Wish Lists
  • integrated social sharing

shop local vendor panelVendor features include:

  • each vendor receives their own order information
  • each vendor has full control of all of their product listings
  • ability to sell physical or downloadable products
  • vendors control their own shipping methods and charges
  • vendors can create their own discount codes and coupons
  • vendors can use with their UPS, FedEx, and USPS shipping accounts
  • vendors can display and print invoices
  • vendors can establish their own affiliate program
  • gauge and pie charts to help track sales