AliExpress is the number one online retailer in Russia. It is the retail branch of the Alibaba umbrella. It is one of the top 10 websites that the Russians access. As per the survey report, in 2013, the Russian people spent an estimated three billion dollars in the Russian cross-border E-commerce market. It is the first Chinese e-retailer to open up the Chinese market for the people from all over the world. It functions like any other online e-commerce store and is where many factories sell their goods at market rate.
AliExpress Affiliate Program extension for Magento® 1, developed by CedCommerce enables the Magento® users to connect with AliExpress Affiliate program to advertise or offer its products on their website and earn commissions.
With the help of this extension, the store owner can easily setup different prices offered at AliExpress, such as Sale Price, Offer Price, or Regular Price. In case of product variations, this extension provides a flexibility to fetch all the variants of the products such as color, size, fabric, and so on.
Since, adding the products one by one makes a lengthy and difficult process; using this extension the store owner can easily import all the products in bulk. Adding the products to the cart from the Magento® 1 store redirects the product purchasing process to the AliExpress website and the store owners do not have to bother about the checkout and payment process.
Thus, the extension in accordance with Affiliate APIs of AliExpress enables the Magento® 1 store owners to perform all the activities that facilitate the fetching of the AliExpress product data to their websites, advertising the products, and then redirecting the purchase process back to the AliExpress website. Hence provides a very good opportunity to earn the commissions through the advertisements.
Key features are as follows:
- Imports items information such as description, images, and reviews.
- Enables fetching of Product variation data such as color, size, fabric, and so on.
- Enables products import in bulk from AliExpress.
- Synchronization of product price, image, description, and availability of products.
- Imports products based on Keywords and Product URL.
- Separate Cart for AliExpress and Magento® 1 Products.
- Though the front-end users are allowed to add items to the Shopping Cart on the Magento® 1 store, the checkout is processed on Amazon.