ShopAlike is a European shopping search engine for users who want to search and compare products from thousands of online shops.
It was available in 13 countries across Europe, including Germany, France, Italy, and Spain.
The platform was founded in 2009 by the German company Visual Meta GmbH, which also founded another online marketplace - Ladenzeile. Both were acquired by the Axel Springer online marketing company.
ShopAlike specializes in fashion, furniture and lifestyle and offers regional websites for every country it operates in. The platform offers 28 million products from 750 of connected stores and 28 000 brands..
French and Italian websites of ShopAlike are two most popular ones among other regional portals of this platform. The French website attracts roughly 700 thousand visitors monthly, while Italian portal is visited by 648 000 potential shoppers monthly.
ShopAlike provides a large potential customer base for Shopify stores to tap into. This online price comparison engine is capable to provide you with hundreds of potential shoppers daily from its pool of 85 000 visitors daily on average.
The platform specializes in fashion, furniture, and lifestyle, making it a perfect fit for Shopify stores in those niches.
ShopAlike also has a strong multi-channel presence, with its sites optimized for tablets and mobiles. iPhone and Android users can also shop via a dedicated app available for iOS and Android.
Additionally, ShopAlike reaches out to customers through its B2C newsletter and maintains a strong presence on social networks.
These factors combined make ShopAlike an attractive platform for Shopify stores looking to expand their reach and increase their sales.
Get more sales for your store by placing your goods on the ShopAlike marketplace.
The ShopAlike platform reports on increasing sales trends. Purchases of weights and fitness equipment have increased by 9349% from 2019 to 2020.
ShopAlike and Ladenzeile were the first price comparison who opened for selling second hand products.
Boost the online presence of your Shopify store and drive more traffic to it by integrating your product catalog with one of the most influential e-commerce channels.
Utilize ShopAlike as an excellent sales channel to showcase your product catalog and expand your business. With millions of users visiting ShopAlike every month, you can expose your products to a vast audience and attract more qualified traffic to your website, leading to business growth.
Start from registering your Shopify store on the ShopAlike partner page web page for merchants.
Next, create a product feed. Check if your feed meets all the ShopAlike requirements. All prices of items should be in euros and include VAT.
Your product feed catalog should include a minimal allowed number of items. This number depends on the regional ShopAlike site you chose. For example, shopalike.fr requires at least 1000 items, while shopalike.it requires minimum 150 products.
All product descriptions must localized accordingly to the chosen regional ShopAlike site. For example, shopalike.fr requires product feed in French, while shopalike.it requires Italian.
Boost your sales and profits by selling on ShopAlike through a product data feed file to promote your product catalog. The traffic quality you get from ShopAlike depends on the quality of the product feed, so ensure to provide a high-quality input feed to improve your chances of generating high-quality traffic and, consequently, increasing your sales.
To ensure your product feed is recognized by ShopAlike, it's essential to follow a specific configuration that includes mandatory fields for product information. Failure to do so may result in the platform not recognizing the feed. The process typically takes a few hours if done manually and involves the following tasks:
It's essential to keep your product catalog up-to-date on ShopAlike to increase your sales. Whenever you make changes to your product catalog, update your feed accordingly. ShopAlike depends on the updated feed to reflect any changes made to your catalog.
To make sure that ShopAlike recognizes your feed file, it's crucial to format your product information according to the platform's specific requirements.
To help potential customers find your products easily on ShopAlike, it's essential to list them under relevant product categories. ShopAlike offers hundreds of categories, so choose the ones that accurately describe your products. You can automate this task by using the category mapping feature.
Our Shopify app can help you generate a product feed that meets ShopAlike's requirements with ease, saving you time and effort. With this tool, you can create a high-quality data feed that ensures your products are recognized by ShopAlike, increasing your chances of generating quality traffic and ultimately boosting sales.
You can create a ShopAlike feed for your Shopify store quickly and easily with the Mulwi app, which is designed to be user-friendly. All you need to do is go to the admin panel of your store and click a few buttons to get started.
Our software tool simplifies the process of generating a product feed for ShopAlike by taking care of all the technical requirements of this platform.
Use our user-friendly Shopify app to create a submission-ready datafeed document effortlessly. The Mulwi tool allows you to make quick modifications to the feeds as needed.
To submit your product catalog to ShopAlike, use the feed generated by our application and copy its URL. Then, paste the URL into your ShopAlike merchant account to complete the submission.
The Mulwi tool automates the process of updating the feed for your product catalog on ShopAlike, so you don't need to worry about doing it manually. It automatically detects and syncs any changes made to your product catalog with ShopAlike.
Our Shopify application has all the features necessary to create a complete and high-quality datafeed that meets ShopAlike's criteria. With our user-friendly tool, you can effortlessly generate a submission-ready datafeed that includes essential features such as:
Automated feed update
The app automates the updating process of your ShopAlike product feed, removing the need for manual updates. This tool exports all your product information, including pricing, stock statuses, and product photos to ensure your feed is always up-to-date. The feed is continuously updated, and any new products you add to your store are automatically included in the feed.
Translate product descriptions
You can use our app's built-in translation feature to convert your product feed into any language of your choice. You have the flexibility to choose from Google Translate, Weglot, or Shopify translation app.
Feed can be customized as needed
Customize your ShopAlike product feed to meet your specific business requirements. Incorporate Shopify liquid filters and variables to add your own data fields to the feed.
Easy category mapping
You can easily map your store's categories to the ShopAlike product taxonomy using our tool. Our application simplifies the process of mapping Shopify categories to ShopAlike categories, making it a breeze.
Feed file hosting solved
To ensure that your ShopAlike product feed is always available for access by the platform, we offer a reliable hosting service for all feeds generated through our software tool. You can depend on us to host your feeds.
To market and sell your products on ShopAlike, you must upload a product feed file to your merchant account. This file should contain comprehensive information about the products, including their descriptions, images, and prices.
ShopAlike can potentially boost your sales and attract a large number of potential customers by showcasing your products to its visitors.
Producing a product feed file with a lot of entries manually can be time-consuming and prone to errors. However, using our specialized app, you can create and edit a higher quality product feed file with fewer errors in just a few minutes.
With the Mulwi app, you can generate a feed for product catalogs of any size, and there are no limitations on the number of items that can be included in the file.
To ensure that your product information on ShopAlike is always accurate, it is important to update the feed file whenever changes occur in your product catalog. ShopAlike requires up-to-date information in the feed, and usually updates it every 24 hours. With the Mulwi Shopify app, you do not need to worry about manually updating the feed file. The app automatically refreshes the feed, ensuring that your product information is always current on ShopAlike.
If you need any assistance or have any queries, please feel free to get in touch with our Mulwi Shopping Feeds support team. Additionally, you can also refer to the app documentation available at Mulwi documentation portal.
To submit your product catalog to ShopAlike, our Shopify software generates a feed file and gives a link to you. The feed file can be uploaded to ShopAlike using different methods, and our software supports several of them. It is advised to paste the URL of the feed file into the designated field in your ShopAlike merchant account to submit it to the marketplace.
You can customize the output of the feed to your liking by following the documentation on the Customize feed template page available on Mulwi website. This allows you to modify the way the feed appears to ShopAlike customers according to your preferences.
You can use Mulwi Shopping Feeds to sell your products on multiple marketplaces at the same time, expanding your store`s reach. A list of supported online sales channels is available at Mulwi Shopping Feeds page.
To ensure that your products are correctly categorized on ShopAlike, you can use the mapping feature of Mulwi Shopping Feeds. This allows you to match the categories in your Shopify store with the corresponding categories in the ShopAlike product taxonomy.
Check out the Category Mapping documentation on our website for detailed instructions on how to map your store`s categories to the ShopAlike product taxonomy.
You can utilize the filtering feature of our app by following the instructions provided in our filtering functionality documentation.
You can use the Mulwi Shopping Feeds app for your Shopify store to choose the specific inventory location from where you want to include products in the feed. You can find more information about this feature by referring to the Stock Location option details mentioned in the app`s documentation.