Retail Web Design - Brisbane & Gold Coast

Retail Web design is a specialist niche within the Web design industry. Retail web design involves a higher degree of user interface design knowledge to maximise sales effectiveness.

There are three major streams of retail web design; vendor retail, department retail and portal retail. Vendor retail websites are the equivalent of a retail shop. Department retail websites are the equivalent of Myers or David Jones. Portal retail sites are the equivalent of shopping centers.

Retail Type Online Examples Bricks & Mortar Examples
Vendor VideoPro, Quantronics JB HiFi, Dick Smith
Department Deals Direct, Only Online Myers & David Jones
Portal Yahoo, NineMSN Westfield shopping centres

Each type of retail web design has different characteristics. The resulting store-fronts of each type present a distinct interface to online shoppers. For example, vendor store-fronts are built for finding products very easily. On the other hand, portal websites are designed to expose the shopper to many other products and services before they find what they want in order to maximise sales that are profitable for the portal.

v2Media Services in Retail Web Design

web design brisbanev2Media offers vendor and department retail web design solutions primarily for Brisbane & Gold Coast companies. Portal retail isn't our strong suit; in fact we'd prefer to pass on requests for proposals for portal retail sites. Other web studios may welcome projects in this area. The first step towards taking advantage of all the Web has to offer in retail is to contact us for a shopping cart consultation.

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