Create Gift Cards for Your Shopify Store

Selling Shopify Gift cards

Retail sales usually pick up going into the holiday season at the end of the year for most stores. In our post about how to prepare your Shopify store for the holidays, we covered a number of things that can help you boost sales. In this post, we will go over how to sell gift cards on your store to boost sales, especially while preparing for the holidays.

Gift cards are easy-to-create digital products that you can set up on your Shopify store if you are on the Professional or Unlimited plans. In this post, we cover why gift cards are important in your product line-up, how to create them for your online store, and a quick overview of how to create them for the Shopify POS system. Read More…

Prepare Your Shopify Store for Holiday Shopping

Shopify holiday sales

The holiday season is fast approaching. Along with it, comes a lot of spending on gifts and festivities. In the U.S. in 2013, holiday retail sales were close to $620 billion, according to Statista. Of these, retail eCommerce sales during the holidays were roughly $80 billion. This is a big chunk of annual eCommerce sales in the U.S.

It is important that your Shopify store is set up to take part in the holiday shopping season. Shoppers tend to do almost 44% of their holiday shopping online, according to a National Retail Federation report.

In the U.S., more than 15% of retailers start holiday promotions by October 1. If you haven’t set up your Shopify store for the holidays yet, here are some tips to get you started. Read More…