Hey all, I simply agreed to assist our favourite native shopkeeper arrange an ecommerce web site and will use some assist.

He and his household have been hit onerous by the covid disaster. He’s a primary technology immigrant from Nepal and has run an oriental-themed retailer, promoting jewellery, handcrafts, incense, clothes and so forth. for >10 years at this single location. However with none foot visitors, an unsympathetic landlord, and an unsure future, he has needed to shut up store by the top of this month. Tuesday.

I’ve a good quantity of expertise with and understanding of internet sites, however am considerably new to the distinctive challenges of ecommerce.

I’ve arrange a shopify retailer for him, however the greatest drawback I believe we’ll face is all of the fucking totally different varieties of things he has lol. Think about 1 thousand totally different sorts of rings, every with a singular form and gemstone, of many alternative sizes… and he would not have any barcodes on something.

I’ve finished a number of analysis about stock administration methods, but it surely’s all form of overwhelming, contemplating the scope of the issue. We actually wish to assist this man as a result of he’s a tremendous soul and a part of the group, however he is not very tech literate in any respect. He says he can outsource all of the menial work of taking photos and making SKUs and product descriptions, however I suppose my principal query is…

Can Shopify deal with this natively? Is there another system we’ll want?

TL;DR Candy aged Nepalese man wants assist migrating his 5000 distinctive gadgets on-line to keep away from going out of enterprise, can Shopify deal with this all natively? Is Shopify even the only option? Is there a greater platform for this case? Thanks a lot!!