Shopify Editions —  Part 5: How Shopify Helps You Run Your Business
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Shopify Editions — Part 5: How Shopify Helps You Run Your Business

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As a store owner, you have a lot on your plate. You need to keep your shelves stocked, manage your inventory, handle customer inquiries, and much more.  Find out from our latest article what Shopify announced at Shopify Editions | Summer ‘22 to help you run your businesses more efficiently.

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This is article 5 of 6 in our series of "How Shopify Helps You..." In case you missed part 4, where we talked about how Shopify helps you build relationships, you can read it here.

As a business owner, you know that there are many moving parts to keep track of. It can be hard to manage everything on your own, especially when it comes to your ecommerce store. That's where Shopify comes in - they make it easy for you to run your business and focus on what's important. They offer a range of powerful features that help you sell more products and grow your business.

At the Shopify Editions | Summer '22 conference, Shopify demonstrated its commitment to helping merchants continue to run their businesses. They've released several new features and enhancements that will help you sell more products, connect with your customers, and streamline your operations.

Here's a look at some of the new features that Shopify has to offer:

Let's take a closer look at each one and see how Shopify is helping you run your business. Also, if you have a Shopify store and would like help taking advantage of these features, get in touch with us. We are Shopify experts and have been proud partners with Shopify for many years. We can help you get the most out of your store and reach your goals. Whether you are just opening your store or are looking to take it to the next level, we will work with you to reach your goals.

Admin Enhancements

Shopify is constantly working to make a better product for all merchants. Sometimes, this means significant new features and redesigns. Other times, it's smaller, more discreet improvements that can have a big impact on the overall experience and performance of the platform. For example, Shopify has launched dozens of features and redesigns that make it easier and faster to upload, edit, organize, and set up your shop.

Setting up a Shopify account is now easier than ever! Shopify has streamlined the sign-up process so you can get started making sales faster. In addition, they have added tailored guidance to help all get set up and running smoothly.

Now, with the ability to assign more than 10 different permissions to staff members, you can rest assured that those with the necessary permissions will have access to the features they need. This new level of control will help you to build a more efficient and effective team while maintaining the highest levels of security for your store.

The improved bulk editor tool in Shopify makes it easier than ever to manage and edit large numbers of records. With the new tool, you can edit up to 50 records at once directly in Shopify.

More enhancements are coming soon to the Shopify admin, so stay tuned!

Shopify Fulfillment Network

The Shopify Fulfillment Network is a game-changer for online businesses. With verified 2-day delivery, free storage for six months per item, and simplified returns, the Shopify Fulfillment Network takes the hassle out of fulfilment and shipping so you can focus on what you do best: building your business. 2-day delivery means more happy customers and more sales, while free storage helps to keep your upfront costs low. Simplified returns make it easy to maximize your inventory and keep your customers happy. The Shopify Fulfillment Network is the solution for online businesses looking to grow and scale their operations. Shipping and fulfilment are complex and time-consuming, but with the Shopify Fulfillment Network, you can outsource those problems to Shopify to focus on growing your business.

Shop Promise

Customers will only buy from businesses that they trust. The most effective approach to gain confidence with billions of consumers is via Shop Promise. Showing this badge in your store lets buyers know you are committed to providing them with the best possible experience. This badge will help you stand out from the competition and grow your sales. Moreover, it will help you get discovered by billions of buyers across platforms.

Order and Inventory Management

Fulfilling orders quickly and efficiently is essential for any business, but keeping track of inventory and automating the fulfilment process can be challenging. Shopify's order and inventory solutions allow you to work more quickly by bulk printing labels, automating time-consuming procedures, and accurately tracking stock. With these tools, you can fulfil orders faster and keep your customers happy. And because accurate inventory tracking is built in, you'll never have to worry about oversold products or stockouts again.

A central order fulfilment system can do wonders for your business. With a central order fulfilment system, you will save time and money, simplify your process and make it more efficient. As a result, a central order fulfilment system can help you improve your bottom line and grow your business.

In today's age of instant gratification, customers expect to be kept in the loop regarding the status of their orders. Fortunately, there are now several ways to stay connected with your customers and provide them with a cohesive experience that matches your brand. For example, live order tracking allows customers to see where their order is in real-time, and automatic email notifications can be customized to match your look and feel. By keeping your customers informed at every stage of the process, you can create a positive experience that will keep them coming back for more.

Shopify Shipping Goes Global

Shopify is always looking for ways to help merchants save time and money, and their latest addition is sure to be a hit with online retailers in the UK and France. With Shopify Shipping, merchants can now purchase shipping labels directly from Shopify, and the service is available in the UK and France. The service is easy to use, and the setup is simple so merchants can get started immediately. With Shopify Shipping, merchants in the UK and France can now enjoy the same benefits as those in other parts of the world.

Supplier to Buyer Logistics

Shopify is expanding its supply chain offering with the planned acquisition of Deliverr. Shopify and Flexport are working together to create a platform for faster, smarter, and more automated fulfilment. This will simplify controlling your supply chain and provide you with new growth avenues and technologies utilized by the top names in the business. With this expansion, Shopify will be able to provide you with the resources you need to grow your business and compete with the biggest brands in the world.

Shopify Flow

Shopify Flow is a new way to automate your workflows and help you succeed. Flow lets you build custom workflows to automate commerce-specific tasks, like inventory tracking, fraud detection, and email campaigns. And now, Flow is available to all merchants on the Shopify plan and above. With Shopify Flow, you can focus on what grows your business without worrying about the little things.

Flow is a task automation tool that allows users to create step-by-step workflows for repetitive tasks. Product out of stock? With Flow, you can hide them from your site until they are back. Running low on supplies? With Flow, you can automatically create a purchase order to replenish your inventory.

You can also use Flow to automate tasks like sending abandoned cart emails, monitoring for fraud, and more. And because Flow is built on Shopify's platform, it integrates seamlessly with all of Shopify's apps and features.

The holiday season is a busy time for businesses, and Flow was designed with that in mind. Flow is the perfect tool for handling huge sales like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Additionally, it manages the stress and anxiety that come with those sales and the minor manual tasks that are often overlooked or forgotten.

Closing Thoughts

There's no doubt that technology is changing the retail landscape, and Shopify is at the forefront of that change. By offering merchants new and innovative ways to save time and money while simplifying their process, Shopify is helping you run your business, grow, and succeed. If you're looking for a way to improve your bottom line and integrate all the new features announced at the Shopify Editions | Summer '22, then contact us to schedule a free consultation. We will be happy to help you take advantage of everything Shopify offers. Furthermore, our blog has a lot of information for Shopify store owners, so check it out if you want more actionable tips.

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