Shopify Launches A New Store-Building System Known As Shopify 2
E-commerce platform company Shopify has redesigned their store-building system, which is now known as Shopify 2. Shopify 2 has been in private beta since October 2012 and it is available for 50,000 online stores in public now. Shopify redesigned their e-commerce platform after users of user experience research and feedback. The new dashboard makes creating an online store much easier.
“Shopify 2 is our most ambitious project to date,” stated Shopify co-founder and CEO Tobias Lütke. “We have been working on Shopify 2 for years now, and we are very excited to finally release it to the world. We made substantial improvements across the entire platform. Shopify 2 is significantly more powerful, more intuitive, and will allow us to continue our rapid growth and expansion across all forms of commerce.”
Shopify currently has about 170 employees at their headquarters in Ottawa, Canada and they plan to expand to 260 employees by the end of 2013. Shopify 2 is available at a price of $14 per month with a 14-day trial.
Below are some examples of online stores that use Shopify: