Bharti Airtel said that it will offer Shopify, an end to end e-commerce solution, to SOHO and SME customers by provisioning the service through its cloud platform for Rs 818 per month..
Shopify, a hosted e-commerce platform, is powered by Airtel’s internet products like DSL and ILP enables SOHO and SMEs to create an online store to manage their e-commerce presence with great ease.
It offers customizable site templates, an integrated shopping cart, search engine optimization (SEO), e-mail marketing, inventory management, and analytics.
“In India, today only 5% of SMEs have been able to expand on the digital platform, with Shopify more SMEs and entrepreneurs will be empowered to expand their digital reach. Airtel’s data solutions such as DSL, ILP, 3G, and 4G bundled with Shopify will offer all the features needed to host an e-commerce platform such as built in m-commerce shopping cart, payment gateways, social media integration which will be backed with requisite logistic support,” the company said in a statement.
In addition, Shopify is the latest addition to Airtel’s SAAS portfolio, which is a host to a bouquet of services like ERP, Tally, Accounting packages, CRM management, etc, on cloud-enabled platform.