A A small shopping center located in an elite area of Saint Petersburg needed a modern solution to expand its service functions: online ordering of goods and their delivery. Within one store, it was necessary to combine the sale of various goods from different sellers, two restaurants, as well as household services (ateliers, dry cleaning, Shoe repair).
The solution we had to offer had to meet the following requirements:
At the initial stage, we studied the experience of implementing such projects in Russia, and then switched to foreign projects. As a result of our analysis, we came up with the following concept: implement a pool of online stores with a shared shopping cart, personal account, and search. We conducted research on the market for food delivery and food-tech services.
We have proposed the following project architecture:
Expandable pool of online stores with a shared database, shopping cart, and online payment system module. Each online store has its own integration with the external data source. The project itself has two external data exchange modules-the API for the mobile app and CommerceML.