Amazon Webstore closing. eCommerce options with Spree, Shopify and BigCommerce

Ishank Gupta
Amazon Marketplace

Amazon announced recently that the Amazon Webstore which many sellers used will be closed down in 2015, no new stores will be accepted, and old stores will be slowly phased out over the next 12 months.

Many companies will be left searching for a new solution for hosting their product sales. There are a number of solutions, but the top solutions include Spree (fully customizable Rails application), Shopify - the leading eCommerce platform and BigCommerce also a leading platform.

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Spree Vs Magento Vs Shopify

Ishank Gupta


SpreeCommerce is a Ruby on Rails based e-commerce solution with additional functionality which allows for rapid development. It is easy to use demanding no specialization in any platform.

  • SpreeCommerce is easy to pick up and does not require specialization.
  • It provides extensions for additional functionality and easy to use admin.
  • The core is open source and sustained by the community.


Shopify is another option that is easy to perform, offers low-customization options, good for small business organizations.

  • No access to the code makes it less flexible to make changes.
  • Constraints on functionality exist.
  • Shopify is a hosted solution.
  • Shopify is a commercial product (you need to pay for it).


Magento is a feature rich platform with a recognized score. Being used by many large retailers, the platform is possessed by eBay which ensures it isn’t likely to go anywhere. To perform efficiently, you will need developers with specific skills.

  • The admin is...
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Right e-commerce platform for your online store - SpreeCommerce

Ishank Gupta

Proliferated businesses have boosted the need of e-commerce platforms. The scope of these platforms is from managing inventory to allowing users to manage account activities like tracking orders, platforms like SpreeCommerce, Shopify, Magento are few of the best options available.

Why SpreeCommerce :

  • User-Friendliness:
    Working on the interface seems effortless and the backend is de-cluttered thus making any change would not seem much of a task. Spree accommodates muti-language and currency supports thereby marketing to regional and different linguistic audiences.

  • Regular Updates:
    The consistent updates address the issues of adding database indexes, improving the current order lookup hot spot, bug fixes, added Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce tracking and addressing the security vulnerability.

  • Licensing:
    Spree’sBSD licenseis one of the least restraining licenses existing. Spree uses the same open source software regardless of the category of business. There is no ‘...
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