Bigcommerce Releases Alibaba Wholesale App
Webstore platform Bigcommerce has launched an app that enables purchases from Alibaba suppliers within the Bigcommerce control panel.
At launch, the app provides limited access to Alibaba, with 30,000 products available from 300 wholesalers in the following categories: Apparel, Automobiles and motorcycles, Beauty and personal care, Consumer electronics, and Timepieces, jewelry, eyewear.
Only top-rated Alibaba Gold Suppliers are included, with shipping direct to the buyer, and payment by escrow.
"Competing and succeeding online starts with having a business plan and strategy for sourcing quality products," said Eddie Machaalani, co-founder and CEO of Bigcommerce. "For many of our merchants, Alibaba.com represents a tremendous opportunity to tap into the world's largest supplier network - whether to start selling or expand an existing business - without taking on unnecessary risk or sacrificing margins."