Ecommerce website development

Build a revenue generating monster

Managing an ecommerce operation presents a unique set of challenges. Key considerations include choosing the right platform that can handle high traffic volumes, effectively monitoring important KPIs for business health, and ensuring seamless customer experience even at scale. The focus isn't just maintaining operations, but also staying ahead in a dynamic and fiercely competitive environment.

When your ecommerce site is thoughtfully-designed and professionally optimized, you stand to outperform your competitors. That's where we come in. At Magnet, we specialize in providing custom ecommerce built on headless Shopify. We address the unique challenges faced by serious ecommerce businesses by merging superior design with intelligent UI/UX, thereby transforming your online sales.
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Ecommerce 101

Ecommerce website development that gets results

When it comes to building a stellar ecommerce website, the challenge lies in building an online storefront that blends cutting-edge technology with a human touch, ensuring a seamless shopping experience for customers.

Fusing beautiful UI and intelligent UX to showcase your products

Our approach at Magnet revolves around merging captivating visual design with intentional experiential design, ensuring that your ecommerce website not only looks impressive but also offers a user-friendly and satisfying experience for your customers.

By keeping the end-user in mind, we create websites that prioritize usability, responsiveness, and seamless navigation, leading to happier customers and increased conversions (which also means a happier you!).

Harnessing user behavior for continuous ecommerce improvement

If design is art, then analytics is science.

To guarantee the ongoing optimization and success of your ecommerce site, our team leverages data analytics to monitor not just inventory movement, but also user behavior on your website.

This invaluable insight enables us to make data-driven decisions and optimize various aspects of your online store, resulting in a continually improved customer experience and increased sales.

Data-Driven CRO

In the digital world, intuition is not enough. Our approach to ecommerce is backed by data-driven insights. We analyze market trends, customer behavior, and competitor strategies to build a shopping experience that not only looks good but also performs well in your specific market.

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The Magnet difference

Why our ecommerce services stand out

A human touch

We understand that behind every ecommerce transaction is a real person with unique needs and desires. Our approach to ecommerce combines human desires and intuition to craft a cohesive digital shopping experience that resonates with your target audience.

Solutions tailored to your unique needs

If you're throwing a generic solution at a unique problem, it's obviously not going to end well.

Magnet offers an extensive range of ecommerce website development services and solutions tailored to your unique requirements.

Elevate your customers’ engagement

Our team of ecommerce experts and data specialists ensure that each interaction your customers have with your site adds value to your business.

Partner with us, and we'll do our best to ensure you'll experience a surge in online sales, improved user and customer experience, and a significantly boosted online presence that makes your business outshine your competition.

Case studies

Examples of our work in ecommerce

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Our Approach to Ecommerce

Our 360-degree approach to ecommerce for optimized conversion and customer happiness

We pride ourselves on our expertise across all aspects of ecommerce store design and development, with a focus on executing every part of the production with care and precision. From strategy to creative to implementation and ongoing testing, we ensure your online store is fast, secure and optimized at every level for conversion and growth over time.


Our ecommerce agency believes an inclusive internet is the way forward. Accessibility is considered throughout our process and we can help your store achieve ADA or WCAG compliance.


We optimize your online store at every turn, ensuring that the code, content and all design decisions have a positive impact on performance, user experience and conversion rates.


We ensure the security of your store with encryption, multi-factor authentication, backup and restoration, regularly scheduled audits, updates and well-tested store code.


Our strategy is fueled by data. Using analytics, A/B testing, and market research, we craft custom software that truly connects with your audience and stays ahead of industry trends.


We meticulously fine-tune every aspect of your custom software for maximum impact and visibility. This ensures that your web application not only looks good but also exceeds expectations.


Our training, documentation and support provide peace of mind. We keep you on track with comprehensive online store monitoring and robust reporting.

Ecommerce Platforms & Technologies

Open source ecommerce tools that are carefully selected and meticulously perfected

We take pride in selecting and mastering the very best ecommerce technologies to build online stores and transaction-enabled websites that not only scale and perform seamlessly but also enjoy a strong support network from a thriving community, as well as some other key factors that help your online store grow into the future.

Website FAQs

Some common things asked about website design and development

Who typically comprises the target audience for various types of eCommerce websites?

The target audience for various types of eCommerce websites varies greatly and is defined by factors like the nature of the products or services offered, price points, geographical location, and demographic characteristics such as age, gender, income level, and lifestyle preferences. For instance, luxury brands may target affluent customers, while niche hobby sites focus on enthusiasts in that area. Understanding the specific audience is key to effective eCommerce strategy. Learn more about identifying eCommerce target audiences here.

What skills and qualifications define a proficient eCommerce developer?

A proficient eCommerce developer is characterized by a strong foundation in web development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), expertise in eCommerce platforms (like Shopify, Magento, WooCommerce), experience with database management, knowledge of SEO and digital marketing principles, skills in UX/UI design, and familiarity with payment gateway integration. Additionally, problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and staying updated with industry trends are crucial. Learn more about eCommerce developer skills here.

What are the most sought-after features customers want in an eCommerce site?

The most sought-after features in an eCommerce site include user-friendly navigation, mobile responsiveness, secure payment options, high-quality product images and descriptions, user reviews, easy checkout process, and personalized experiences. These features enhance the shopping experience, build trust, and encourage repeat business. Learn more about essential eCommerce features here.

How does eCommerce website development cater to the specific needs of different customer segments?

eCommerce website development caters to specific customer segments by creating tailored user experiences, personalized product recommendations, and optimized navigation paths. This approach enhances user engagement and conversion rates. Learn more about tailored eCommerce development here.

What is your experience in the industry?

We have been in the web industry since our inception in London in 2004, working with clients ranging from small start-ups to large multinational corporations. Our team consists of professionals who bring together a wealth of experience in digital strategy, web design, development, and support. We've handled projects across various sectors, which gives us a broad perspective and understanding of different market dynamics.

Ecommerce Insights

Tips and tactics about ecommerce

Every team member at Magnet web agency is passionate about learning, sharing, and continually improving their understanding of our digital world. Check out articles, written by our team, for thoughts about topics ranging from SEO to UI/UX, growth marketing, design concepts, AI, technology, the future of the web, and more.

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"Magnet is an exceptional partner. Our business is dependent on the technology behind it and Magnet has been there from the start to ensure our website and the operations related to it are seamless and effective."
Jack Carlino - Wanamakers

Jack Carlino
Wanamakers LLC