Shopify has partnered with Facebook to launch Facebook Shops. Facebook Shops will allow sellers to create customized online storefronts on Facebook and Instagram.
This partnership will help small businesses to operate and sell via one of the world’s largest social media platform. Facebook Shops will make it easy for users to find and buy your products in the Facebook app.
“Right now, many small businesses are struggling, and with stores closing, more are looking to bring their business online. Our goal is to make shopping seamless and empower anyone from a small business owner to a global brand to use our apps to connect with customers. That’s why we’re launching Facebook Shops and investing in features across our apps that inspire people to shop and make buying and selling online easier.” reads a briefing from Facebook.
This partnership will combine Facebook, which is one of the largest social media platforms with Shopify, which is one of the best e-commerce tools available in the market.
“Shopify powers more than one million businesses that are transforming the direct-to-consumer landscape and changing the way we shop. With Facebook Shops, we’re bringing the tech industry together to help entrepreneurs succeed at a critical time,” said Tobi Lütke, CEO of Shopify, in a press release.
Shopify has helped small businesses to sell online for years. Through Facebook Shops, your customers will be able to find and buy products through Facebook.
“Shopify offers tools that entrepreneurs need to start and run their businesses, and they’re helping a lot of companies move online. We’re excited to work with them to help small businesses prepare for the future,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, and CEO of Facebook.
This move will help small businesses to sell online during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Facebook Shops will be a massive lifeline for small businesses during this pandemic.
“This isn’t going to make up for all of the lost business,” said Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. “But it can help.”
Facebook Shops allows sellers to customize and merchandize for their storefronts inside Facebook. Sellers will be able to manage their products, inventory, orders, and fulfillment from Shopify. The checkout will be powered by Shopify.
Facebook Shops will be available for all the businesses across Facebook and Instagram over the coming months.