Ciao is a service for shoppers to find goods and compare prices since 1999. It offers regional web sites in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, USA.
Customers love using Ciao for its developed review system. Those who already purchased something on this platform can leave their review. The latter can be voted by other shoppers thus creating a useful content for future customers.
For merchants Ciao brings a feedback from real users on their purchases. This helps to increase the quality of the product catalog. Thousands of merchants joined to this platform to get the benefits from this idea.
Currently Ciao belongs to Kelkoo Group, which opens additional sales and promotional channels besides Ciao's web site.
Merchants can promote their products through a network of affiliate publishers. Sellers can connect their stores to other marketplaces owned by Kelkoo as well.
Ciao has several regional portals, which has different user engagements statistics. For example, ciao.com is visited by 95 000 users monthly. The Romanian portal ciao.ro is on another level with its 731 000 montly visitors.
Since Ciao is a part of a greater marketing group Kelkoo merchants can get additional benefits from joining it:
Merchants who sell locally can bring their product catalog to Ciao's regional web site.
In addition to direct sales on Ciao merchants can use Kelkoo's network of publishers for promoting goods.
Placing your products on Ciao is a simple thing - just contact the marketplace via the form on Kelkoo web site. Its marketing department will discuss with you how you can join the platform.
When you connect your store to Ciao your products will be promoted also on Google Shopping Ads in addition to KelkooAds platform.
As a merchant you will have to provide data on products you want to promote. Ciao offers several ways to display products. One of the easiest one is Feed Service, which uses a product feed to provide the product catalog from your store to this shopping engine.
Push all the products you want to sell via Ciao's shopping engine through a product feed file. Manually preparing such file that is fully compatible with the requirements may take hours. Use an app to simplify the feed generation. Mulwi will solve complex tasks of feed formatting for you:
Sort out the correct product attributes for each product category.
Send only products that you specifically pick for sale on Ciao.
Your feed should include only products that are immediately available for shipping.
Obtain a valid product feed using a dedicated app for generating the feed file.
Get a ready to use product feed in a few clicks. Easily generate it with our app for Shopify.
The feed will be created automatically is seconds with minimal to no attention required from you. It will be fully prepared for submission to Ciao.
The Mulwi app gives you several ways to access the feed file. The simplest is to use an URL to it, but you can also download the feed to disk. A ready to be pushed product feed can then by uploaded to your merchant business account on this online selling platform.
Upload the feed to Ciao in the most convenient way for you find suits you best.
Our application takes care of most technical issues, not to mention the immediate automated feed update on any change in your product catalog.
With our app you will have all the functionality to generate a feed file:
Products are exported automatically
The feed will always be updated to latest changes in your product catalog. New items, prices, stock availability, updated pictures, and so forth are automatically tracked and added.
You choose what to publish
Filter out the products you do not want to sell on the marketplace. Fill the feed with items you want to promote. For example, you can push products of a specific collection or brand.
Ready for foreign markets
Your product feed can be in seconds prepared for sales in other countries. Our app can translate the feed to a language for the region you sell.
Open to customizations
Any feed can be adjusted to your individual requirements. Customize a default feed template for a chosen marketplace in any way you need, including complex logic, liquid filters and variables.
A feed is a file with full information on products prepared to be sold on this marketplace. This file is a medium that provides data on products from Shopify to the Ciao.
The Ciao marketplace is used by millions of visitors combined. This a popular selling channel in several European countries, including United Kingdom, Romania, Netherlands.
Ciao has no limits on the number of products you may include in your feed.
A feed contains thousands of data entries. It is time-consuming to generate a feed file manually. The specialized app creates the feed in minutes without errors.
Our app imposes no limits on the product catalog size. It works perfectly with any number of products.
Our app constantly tracks all changes in the product catalog. The feed file is updated instantly. However, the feed is not pushed to Ciao at the same moment, typically it takes around 24 hours to be renewed.
In case of any problems, feel free to contact the Mulwi Shopping Feeds support team. Additionally, the app documentation may be helpful.
Our app provides all the main methods for feed uploading. Generate a feed file and paste the feed URL into your Ciao account. Refer to the app manual for more info.
Customize the feed as you need when using our app. Refer to Customize feed template documentation.
Mulwi Shopping Feeds lets you connect your Shopify store to multiple marketplaces simultaneously. See the full list.
Category mapping connects categories of your Shopify store to marketplace categories.
Refer to the Category Mapping documentation on how to make a category mapping.
Use the filtering functionality of the app.
Our app allows selecting the inventory location that hosts products included in the feed. See the Stock Location option details.