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Case Study: nopCommerce Market Place Website

Abstract

nopCommerce market place is a B2B & B2C site which users can sell and buy products, highly customized from nopCommerce 3.20. Like ebay, this website allows users to create a single selling or a store with bulk selling, the selling can be auction with a start price or with a fixed-price. Users can also put their advertisements on some pages of the website by purchasing an advertising space. Our client mainly got benefits from the sellers and the buyers will pay directly when placing an order.

Highlight of this case study

  • Online Auction Seller can create an auction selling with a start price, start time, end time, schedule time, reserved price etc., when the auction is live, buyer can place his bid and he can also see the currently highest bid. When the auction ends, the highest bidder will won the product and he will get an email with a link to purchase that product with that price.
  • Social Login User doesn’t have to register by inputting any fields in a form, he can login with his social account, like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Windows Live, Paypal and many more.
  • Open a store User can be a business account if he has many types of products to be sold, like open a store for selling cars. The user can create any categories or products of his own store. He can also select or customize his store’s template.
  • Import/Export Data Feed Business account will be able to import bulk products from an outside feed (xml or excel), also can export the data feed to other shopping engine, like google.
  • Advertising spaces/products Users can put their advertisements on some pages of the website by purchasing an advertising space with a start-time and end-time.

Requirements

  • General Auctions.
  • Payments (Eway Rapid gateway for B2B, Paypal multi-receivers payment for B2C).
  • Register a store or create a single selling.
  • Advertising & Management.
  • Notifications and Alerts.
  • Promotional Codes.
  • Search and Advanced Search.
  • Rating and Feedback for Sellers and Products.
  • Social Media and Import Contacts.

Solution

Technology Required

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System Architecture

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Why Nova and Benefit to Client

  • Rapid completion. We complete the whole job even if it has complex business logic. In order to let our client get the product as soon as possible, we take the agile approach to develop this website.
  • High quality. We sent daily report to let the customer know the process and what is going on. We also send weekly report to summarize the completed functions in that week and the detail plan of the next week. We deployed a site for testing, so that we can get feedbacks from customer quickly. And then we do some adjustments according to the feedbacks as soon as possible. The system is stable and easy to be extended and maintained. It gives the costumer the best experience.
  • Efficient. We separate relatively independent modules and convert them into user controls, which makes it easy to work out a specific page through quoting and is beneficial to modify and reuse.
  • Experienced. Everyone in our group is experienced in this field.
  • Protection. We are a company.
  • Economical. Comparing with local related development, the client saved some cost.