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How to start online pharmacy marketplace?

If you want to start an online pharmacy you can create it like a marketplace so that multiple pharmacists can sell their products under a single storefront. In this article, we will look at how to start an online pharmacy marketplace.

Some of the major ePharmacy stores are Netmeds, 1MG, Mchemist, Apollo Pharmacy, etc.

This is how an online pharmacy marketplace looks like that provides different types of products with different sellers and different rates so that customers can choose products comparing different sellers rates.

How to start online pharmacy marketplace

Why ePharmacy?

With the move into the digital world, many retailers have approached towards eCommerce to grow their business.

With the ePharmacy marketplace, several chemists can sell their medicines on a single website that can be beneficial for Chemists, customers, and website owner.

Benefits of e-Pharmacy

It is estimated that there will be a rise in the compound annual growth by 14.2 % in ePharmacy by 2024.

How to start online pharmacy marketplace

Here we will see how to create a Pharmacy Marketplace like netmeds where several Pharmacists can sell their medical equipment.

How to start online pharmacy marketplace?

To create a pharmacy marketplace like Apollo Pharmacy you need to aspect several factors.

Select the appropriate Platform to use

It is one of prime step to use the platform that suits your requirements. There are several platforms like Magento, Bagisto, Shopify, Prestashop, and many others.

Magento is one of the widely used eCommerce platforms to create an online store that is very popular and also very secure.

You can also use the platforms that are based on Laravel for faster development and easy customisation like AvoRed, Aimeos, Bagisto.

Laravel is a PHP based platform that carries endless features and is one of the popular frameworks. Laravel is known for its Durability, Accessibility, reliability, robust features and is based on MVC architecture.

With the help of Laravel, developers can boost up the speed of web applications development.

How to start online pharmacy marketplace

Web Hosting

It is one of the important steps to choose the Web Hosting service so that your eCommerce website is accessible via the world wide web all over the world.

In the case of big websites, you must choose the dedicated web hosting because marketplace eCommerce needs a large amount of disk space and bandwidth.

How to start online pharmacy marketplace

Dedicated hosting is more favourable as compared to the Shared hosting in case of big websites because a limited amount of bandwidth and disk space is allocated to you in shared hosting.

While in Shared hosting, there can be web traffic that leads to the slow loading of pages. In Dedicated hosting, servers are not shared so the website having dedicated hosting will be highly responsive with good bandwidth.

Create a Multi-Vendor Website

Multi-vendor eCommerce is a complex process instead of which you can use an extension to create a multi-vendor website to raise the business.

You can create a Multi-Vendor website in Bagisto by using the extension Laravel Multi-Vendor Marketplace that provides several privileges to the Admin and the Sellers also.

Admins End:-

Sellers End:-

  • Management of product from a dedicated dashboard.
  • Seller branding.
  • Transparency between customers and sellers.
  • Sellers can add multiple images for the products.
  • Can add new products and add existing products.
  • Seller Can add special pricing.
  • Edit Shop URL, Shop image, and details for the shop.

Mobile Support

As there are millions of mobile users in today’s world and the number of mobile users is increasing day by day. It will be an effective step if you create an app for the mobile device so that the customers can easily integrate with the eCommerce website using their mobiles only.

You can easily create a PWA in Bagisto by using the module Laravel eCommerce PWA.

PWA is the modern day technology apps that feel and perform just like the Native apps.

how to create a pharmacy marketplace

If you want to create a pharmacy Marketplace. Feel free to connect Bagisto Helpdesk or follow Bagisto Tutorials and our official Bagisto Forum.

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