The eCommerce industry is growing and growing big. A trillion dollar industry at that. The world went from retail in physical stores to online shopping.
It’s no news that online stores have taken over brick and mortar stores in the last decade. E-commerce has grown with high and rising technological advancement according to Plytix.
Typically every business wants an online footprint and take the market authority in their space.
Everyone had a time they had to be held to walk, told how to walk before eventually, you could stand on your feet, alone.
Get inspired by these Shopify stores with resounding success stories that can help you in the course of running your store.
Here is a list of the top 10 Shopify stores that can inspire and motivate your online marketing walk.
BLK&Bold is a food and beverage brand. A brand created with the idea of uniting coffee and tea lovers across the world. One of their main interests is to invest in youth communities and disadvantaged kids. The store has its presence in over 6,000 retail locations.
BLK&Bold went from being a small coffee shop to a one-million-dollar business in 3years.
The coffee brand began by selling bags of home-roasted beans to Midwest-based coffee cafes and stores. Cezar and Johnson marketed their product mostly through social media, spending around $22,000 of their own money on things like establishing a website and visiting industry trade fairs to get their goods in front of shops.
Bebemoss is a toy shop that started with the simple idea of making handmade toys that inspire joy in kids.
The quality and type of material used in crocheting these toys are customer-centered. Bebemoss uses soft yarn, soft enough to be used by newborns, and the fillings are made from recycled water bottles.
The company has employed over 120 mothers-in-need, including women from impoverished nations.
Buying a toy from Bebemoss means providing for a soul.
Tofino Soap is a Canada-based company that produces handcrafted home and body care products using natural products.
These products are free from synthetic ingredients. Compared to most soaps we have in stores that are overloaded with chemicals that can be harmful to the skin, the skin absorbs 94% of what is applied to it.
Tofino ships across the continent as far as shipping to Africa
Suta is founded by Su-Sujata and Ta-Taniya in 2015. The idea started out as a childhood dream of making bags out of handkerchiefs. The brand centers on making a range of outfits with a touch of tradition. The web worth is about $72,314 with an estimated daily revenue of $183.
Tentree is a fashion brand that sells apparel produced with the most organic and environmentally friendly materials.
Tentree has a mission to create a sustainable environment future by planting trees. For every purchase made on Tentree, 10 trees are planted with the goal of planting about a billion trees by 2030. They have planted to date 77million trees.
Artisire is an art accessory store that sells stamps, seals, and other art items. Artisaire has reinvented an old tradition with bespoke wax stamps and prefabricated wax seals.
Terre Bleu is founded by Ian and Isabelle Baird from the love of lavender farm while vacating in Quebec. The enterprise is Ontario’s biggest lavender farm, with over 75,000 lavender plants and a variety of other herbs and flowers scattered across 200 acres.
Every summer, tens of thousands of people visit Terre Bleu to learn about how sustainable and organic farming can help the environment.
Chocolate Alchemy is a Shopify store that shares knowledge on how to create amazing, real, homemade chocolate from scratch, in a straightforward and friendly manner using cocoa beans.
Chocolate Alchemy is founded by John Nanci. When he was to start his business, he said ‘we were told when we started down this path that it was just not possible to make chocolate at home. A piece of equipment was designed in 2004 that allows you to refine and conch chocolate at home. The Alchemist Stone Chocolate Melanger
Made in Cookware is a kitchenware brand involved in supplies of cooking ware, baking ware, knives, tabletop, and accessories. Made in cookware is a family business that has been in operation for a century. Chip and Jake were inspired to start the business from the family’s history in kitchen supply and founded the company in 2017.
Made in cookware supplies top-rated hotels, and restaurants, and have received over 60,000 five-star reviews
Give me tap is a social enterprise with the mission to provide clean and usable water in less advantaged areas. The enterprise makes reusable bottles with the proceeds going into making clean water available, every bottle purchased gives support to 5 years of clean water supply.
With give me tap, you can create unique bottle designs to taste with a minimum order of 25 bottles per order. 20% of the company’s profit is given to provide clean water across Africa. Give me tap has funded 51,180 people with clean water spending over £321,975.
E-commerce is a fast-growing industry with sales reaching about $4.9trillion with a forecast to grow by 50% by 2025 according to Statista. This shows that the market will get bigger than it is in years to come. Converting your store from brick and mortar to an online store or integrating e-commerce into your business offers you a stronger business day ahead.