New StoreFront 6.0 Has More of the Features You Need
StoreFront 6.0 is Filled with Features to Help Both Developers
and Merchants Make More Money and Add to Shopper Satisfaction!!
With six generations of E-Business software under their belt, LaGarde
knows how to make life easier for the developer. LaGarde offers
features that cut way down on development and design time -- and
And they know that merchants need to sell more products and manage
on-line stores in less time. StoreFront and LaGarde can help you
make it happen.
New Features to 6.0
Built on .Net Technology
.Net is the newest web development language pioneered by Microsoft.
Building on-line stores in .Net will increase performance and provides
the framework for a more robust, extensible web application.
Bring customers back to the web store to track the status of their
order delivery. Get the same results returned from the shipping
carriers own web site while promoting repeat purchases.
Customer Address Book
Shoppers can store an unlimited number of addresses in their personal
address book. These addresses can be used when checking out to designate
where a product will be shipped.
Manage incoming orders with StoreFronts order fulfillment
tools. Keep track of which orders have been paid and/or shipped,
print packing slips, and enter shipping tracking numbers.
Customer Defined Attributes
Provide shoppers with a field to input product specific special
instructions or information. This is great for merchants that sell
Weight Sensitive Product Attributes
Control shipping costs with accurate rates based on the actual weight
of a product and its attributes. For example, a vendor who sells
coffee in 12 oz, 3 lb, and 5 lb sizes can specify the weight difference
for each size option, making his real-time shipping rates more precise.
Multiple Shipping Addresses
Just like it sounds. A customer may be doing Christmas shopping
and in a single order arrange shipping to multiple recipients.
Send html e-mails to customers. Add graphics and dynamic data to
e-mails for added impact.
Gift Wrap with Messages
Allow shoppers to have items gift wrapped. Include personalized
gift message for each gift wrapped item.
Provide a simple search utility to allow shoppers to easily search
for items from any page.
Running Cart Total
Keep customers informed about the items in their order with a cart
summary on every page.
Display related items on product detail pages for increased upsell.
Catalog and Product Page Templates
Take control over catalog and product page design by selecting from
a number of fully customizable templates without having to modify
Accept gift certificates as payment. Any unused gift certificate
amount is stored for later use.
3rd Tax Tier
Specify a local tax region based on the shoppers postal code
in addition to state/province and country tax.
Add products to your web store or complete batch updates by simply
importing data from an existing database or delimited file.
Enhanced support for address verification and the introduction of
support for CVV (security codes on the back of credit cards) help
merchants reduce fraud.
Real-Time e-Check Processing
Merchants customers can enter key information (e.g., bank
number, account number, check number and amount of check) and the
amount will be deducted from the customers bank account and
credited to the merchant real-time. This enhances methods of payment
for the merchant.
Publish Products to Auctions and Marketplaces
Automatically market your products on popular auctions sites like
eBay, yahoo!Auctions, Ubid, etc. and shopping portals like Dealtime.
Automated Drop Shipping*
Drop shipping means a manufacturer directly sends an ordered product
to a customer, rather than the merchant stocking and shipping it.
Automated drop shipping will allow the merchant to identify a unique
vendor with each product, so that when a customer orders, the vendor
will be automatically notified with the info needed to ship to the
customer without the merchant having to take action.
Integrated Download Delivery*
Automate the delivery of soft good, such as music, software, graphics,
etc. Specify when the download is made available and for how long.
Customer Specific Pricing*
Allows merchants to set up multiple tiered pricing specific to classes
of customers, allowing frequent shopper programs or
multi-level distribution systems.
Published interfaces for modules such as shipping, tax, inventory,
order tracking, etc. allow for full customization of the StoreFront
application, better supporting third party add-on development and
Visual Studio Project**
For developers who want full access to the StoreFront source code,
the Visual Studio project will be available. Access to the project
allows unlimited customization of the StoreFront application.
* AE Version Only
** XE Version Only
contains all the features of StoreFront
5.0 plus the new ones listed above. For
a complete list of StoreFront 5.0 features, click
For more information about StoreFront, please visit
the StoreFront web site at www.storefront.net.