About The Project

Our client, a Swiss-based artisan speciality goods trader, required an e-commerce solution to facilitate the online selling and buying of artisanal and handcrafted goods. Their objective was to provide local artisans (like farmers, bakers, butchers, brewers, distillers and more) with an easy-to-use online platform wherein they can register and sell/promote their goods.

Technology

  • Android
  • iOS
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • SQLite
  • Symfony

Requirements

  • An online marketplace focused on the purchase and sale of artisanal and handcrafted goods
  • Intuitive and interactive user interface (UI)
  • Integration of multiple payment gateways
  • Multi-stakeholder model
  • E-commerce tracking

Challenges

  • Search optimization
  • Page improvement for better conversion rate
  • Relatively short project implementation deadline
  • Fluctuation and inaccuracy of the requirements

Benefits

  • One stop access to local artisanal goods
  • Appealing UI and UX
  • Effective e-commerce analytics tracking
  • Reduced business transaction costs
  • Better income for local artisans

The Solution

1

Development of web and mobile apps to facilitate the online selling and buying of artisanal goods

2

Implementation of multi-stakeholder model: customer, artisan and back office admin

3

Development of an easy-to-use e-commerce dashboards for all the stakeholders

4

Integration with multiple payment gateways

5

Implementation of easy registration and robust authentication processes for artisans

6

Incorporation of social sharing feature for artisans (like WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram)