If own a Shopify store and looking to start selling products to other businesses in bulk, then you'll need to set up a B2B & wholesale solution by upgrading your current plan to Shopify Plus or using any third-party Shopify wholesale app. This blog post will show you how to properly add and configure a B2B & wholesale solution to your Shopify store. We will also discuss the benefits of doing so, and we will provide a few tips on how to get started. Let's get started!
What is a B2B and Wholesale solution for Shopify?
A B2B & Wholesale solution is an app or set of apps that help Shopify store owners manage and sell products to other businesses, or in bulk.
There are many different types of B2B solutions available in the Shopify app store, but they all share a few common features. B2B & wholesale solutions include features such as custom order forms, volume discounts, tiered pricing, order minimums, net payment terms, and wholesale account registration forms.
Why should I add a B2B or Wholesale solution to my Shopify store?
A B2B or wholesale solution allows you to offer discounted pricing to your wholesale or b2b customers based on the number of products they buy in your store. This can help you increase sales and encourage bulk purchases from your wholesale customers.
Additionally, B2B solutions can help you streamline the process of selling to other businesses by providing features such as customer groups, order minimums, and account registration forms.
Things to keep in mind when adding a B2B & Wholesale solution
There are a few things you should prepare for when adding a B2B or wholesale solution to your Shopify store.
- Make sure that the Shopify wholesaleapp you choose is compatible with your current Shopify theme.
- Be sure to configure the app properly so that it works the way you want it to.
- Take some time to test out the app and make sure it meets your needs before making it available to your customers.
4 Steps to add and configure a B2B & Wholesale Solution to your Shopify store
Step 1: Add a Wholesale app to your store
Adding a B2B or wholesale solution to your Shopify store is easy. Simply install the app from the Shopify app store and follow the instructions provided by the app developer.
- Go to Shopify App Store >Wholesale Pricing Discount
- Click on Add app button
- Select a suitable plan for your store
Step 2: Activate and configure the Wholesale Pricing Discount app
Once you've installed and activated the app, you'll need to configure it properly so that it works the way you want it to. This typically involves setting up discount groups, defining pricing rules, and configuring other settings within the app.
Step 3: Setup discounts and wholesale prices
Here, you can create one or multiple discounts such as percentage discounts, individual variant pricing, and volume/tier discount.
Step 4: Display your wholesale section to your B2B customers
The final step is configuring and choosing how to display your set B2B wholesale discounts to your customers.
You can do this in two ways:
- Adding a dedicated wholesale section to your existing Shopify store
- Integrating the Wholesale Pricing Discount app in your Shopify theme's code
You can implement option 1 with a few clicks yourself. But for option 2, you will need to seek help from Wholesale Pricing Discount's support team to do theme code customizations.
Adding a B2B or wholesale solution to your Shopify store is easy and can offer a number of benefits, such as increased sales and a streamlined selling process. Just be sure to choose an app that is compatible with your Shopify theme and take some time to configure it properly before making it available to your customers.
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