Sergii Shvets Interview: Gepard’s Integration Journey With Shopify to Drive eCommerce
According to eMarketer, global eCommerce sales will exceed $5 trillion for the first time, accounting for more than one-fifth of total retail sales. Despite slowing growth, total spending is expected to rise to more than $7 trillion by 2025. One of the most important decisions a seller looking to move business online needs to make is choosing the best eCommerce platform that is scalable and ensures long-term growth. Shopify is among the most popular, is easy to use, and has mobile-friendly designs.
This partnership, marked by the inclusion of Gepard PIM in the Shopify App Store, represents a strategic alignment of company goals and visions in the eCommerce landscape.
Carmen Broder, senior content manager at The Ecomm Manager, interviewed Gepard PIM’s CEO and Founder, Sergii Shvets, and this is what she managed to find out:
In this interview, she asked Sergii Shvets about the nuances of this collaboration, focusing on how it benefits Shopify merchants and transforms the retail ecosystem. Sergii provides thoughtful perspectives on the role of Gepard PIM in empowering businesses to navigate the evolving digital marketplaces. Hi highlights the importance of streamlined product information management and enhanced customer experiences.
Q: Can you share your impressions about this achievement and what it means for Gepard and its customers?
Sergii: This achievement is a collaborative effort that highlights our commitment to serving the Shopify community. By joining the Shopify App Store, we aim to simplify content management for our customers, enhancing their eCommerce experience. Our focus remains on understanding and addressing the unique needs of each Shopify merchant.
Q: Being listed on the Shopify App Store is a significant milestone. How does this partnership with Shopify align with Gepard PIM’s long-term goals and vision for helping eCommerce businesses?
Sergii: Partnering with Shopify aligns perfectly with our goal to empower eCommerce businesses with efficient product information management tools. The Shopify App Store listing enables us to provide these tools to a wider audience, thereby helping Shopify merchants streamline their operations and better meet customer expectations.
Q: Gepard PIM’s inclusion in the Shopify App Store implies that your solution is valuable to Shopify’s partner base. Could you share some key features or benefits of Gepard PIM that make it particularly attractive to Shopify merchants?
Sergii: Gepard PIM is designed to simplify and automate product data management for Shopify merchants. Our solution offers enhanced data quality, localization capabilities, and a centralized content management system. We tailor these features to meet the evolving needs of Shopify’s diverse merchant base.
Q: Integration and compatibility are critical for eCommerce businesses. How seamless is the integration of Gepard product data feeds with Shopify, and what can merchants expect when they choose to use your PIM solution?
Sergii: We have worked diligently to ensure that our integration with Shopify is seamless, providing users with a hassle-free experience. Merchants can expect a user-friendly experience with improved product data management and localization features, leading to more accurate and effective online stores.
Q: Can you provide some insights into the kinds of eCommerce businesses or scenarios that stand to benefit the most from this integration?
Sergii: Our versatile Shopify integration serves an array of eCommerce businesses. It’s especially helpful for those who need to maintain data quality across numerous industries, handle large product catalogs, and require multilingual support.
Our solution plays an important role in adding structure and efficiency to content management for every kind of business, from retail to manufacturing. Gepard helps users integrate with content providers like Icecat or 2BA and supports regulatory data pools like EPREL. Additionally, we help Shopify with product content format and validation.
Q: Are there specific use cases or industries where this partnership is especially advantageous?
Sergii: Absolutely. Our solution is exceptionally helpful for businesses dealing with large catalogs, complex taxonomies, and data integrations. They are often engaged in the retail, manufacturing, and distribution industries, as well as those in the consumer electronics sector, where sophisticated catalogs and multiple data integration points are common. Those will find our partnership with Shopify especially advantageous.
Q: Looking ahead, how do you think Shopify and PIM integration can help businesses handle challenges facing the eCommerce industry in the coming years?
Sergii: The partnership between Gepard PIM and Shopify marks a significant milestone in enhancing eCommerce operations for a diverse range of businesses. By integrating with Shopify, Gepard PIM provides an efficient, user-friendly solution for managing complex product information, particularly beneficial for sectors like retail, manufacturing, distribution, and consumer electronics.
If you are going to integrate your Shopify store with an easy-to-use PIM system and streamline eCommerce content operations, explore Gepard PIM – Shopify Connection Capabilities.
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