Miva Merchant comes complete with a set of wizards to simplify the process of building your store. Then, the browser-based administration interface provides access to an array of more sophisticated tools to maintain your catalog and inventory, manage accounts, create comprehensive promotional campaigns, handle order fulfillment responsibilities, and generate detailed sales and website traffic reports.
Whether you are running a single store, or a "shopping mall", Miva Merchant allows you to have complete management control. You can create a store manager with full authority and multiple user accounts to handle the normal day-to-day operations of running your store. Also, customer accounts can be set up to provide frequent shopper programs, discounted pricing and special product availability.
Create categories, products, and attributes within Miva Merchant using wizards, the Miva Merchant administration interface, or the product import utility. Use the sorting capability to quickly organize your products for display. Create detailed product descriptions using text and HTML and attributes can be assigned to products to allow you to identify your products' characteristics more accurately to your customers.
Merchandising is key to success of all stores and Miva Merchant has the capability to implement a variety of programs to increase your sales. With Miva Merchant you can associate complimentary products to give shoppers the opportunity to purchase others that are similar . You can also create an upsale process when shoppers meet pre-defined criteria such as purchasing specific products, or exceeding specified dollar amounts.
Pricing groups can be used in combination with select shopper availability groups to qualify them for discounts on any or all products in the store.
Processing credit card payments is easy with Miva Merchant's pre-configured payment processing solutions from industry leaders. Miva Merchant also configures multiple sales tax methods and provides your customers with multiple shipping options. Checking order status is also simple with our instant order email confirmations that are sent to both the merchant and customer.
Miva Merchant is bundled with interfaces to the following list of payment gateways and, supports over 40 others:
Through Miva Merchant's modular architecture, many other payment processors can be integrated to a Miva Merchant storefront. Visit our Partners section for more details.
Miva Merchant is specifically designed so developers and aftermarket vendors can implement their own customized modules around a common API. Once a module is developed, push-button registration automatically integrates it into the main Miva Merchant system.
Modules can be developed for the following sub-systems:
E-merchants who have sites in HTML can hyperlink directly into a Miva Merchant e-catalog. Key e-catalog functions such as product lookup, category presentation, shopping basket, and order forms can be accessed as components of existing HTML-based web sites.
All sensitive data can be encrypted with SSL prior to transmission. This includes the customer ordering process and processing of orders. Multiple layers of login permissions give a centralized manager the ability to grant store-level permissions to different developers and merchants.
Context-sensitive help is available for each key field in the administrative interface within Miva Merchant. In addition, online documentation is available on Miva's web site. Support for Miva products is available through Miva's Incident Reporting System and user group forums.
Miva Merchant requires no daily management. Installation takes less than a minute on any Miva-enabled web server with several automated installation scripts provided free by Miva Corporation to hosting services and service providers.
- Affiliate Program
Build your own affiliate network and attract new customers to your storefront! You save time and money by managing your affiliate program at the same time you manage your store. This new features makes it easy to control commissions you pay to affiliates for both sales and click-thrus. Both you and your affiliates have access to payout reports and you can even choose to have your affiliates added automatically or with administrative approval.
- Inventory Tracking
Now you can track inventory levels for all the products in your store. Your customers will know exactly when a product is in stock or out of stock. This powerful new feature even sends email notifications about low and sold out items. You can manage inventory levels and notices for your entire store or for specific items. It's easy to administer and you'll eliminate orders for products that are no longer in stock.
- Simple Administration
It's never been easier to set up and administer your storefront. Now one wizard manages the complete storefront configuration and displays progress to completion so you know exactly where you are at each step of the way. You can revisit completed steps at any time and quickly switch between advanced and simple mode administrative interfaces.
- Attribute Templates
You'll save lots of time with the new attribute template feature. Now you can assign similar attributes to multiple products and easily change attributes globally by updating the template. Product attributes can still be modified without affecting the template. Plus, you can assign attribute templates in the Product Import.
- Site Traffic and Sales Statistics
Now you'll know exactly how many customers have visited your store and how much they have spent. This useful new feature makes it easy to track your store traffic and make smarter inventory and promotional decisions.
- Quick Selection
Easily select and deselect an entire range of products at once when administering your storefront.
- New Shipping Calculation
Now you can calculate shipping costs as a percentage of the total order.
Domain or Dedicated Domain
Because Miva Order runs in a Miva-enabled web site, it is ideal for either virtual domain or dedicated domain implementations.
Orders can be processed individually or placed into groups or batches. This enables users to mark selected orders for priority handling.
All application and database files used by Miva Order need no conversion to work with over seven different Unix platforms and Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT. Developers and merchants protect their investment if they switch to a different architecture.
Developers who have already built sites in HTML can simply hyperlink directly into the Miva Order system.
All sensitive data can be encrypted with SSL prior to transmission. This includes order information during the customer ordering process and during the order processing.
Context sensitive help is available for each key field in the administrative interface.
Miva Order requires no daily management or intervention from busy system administrators. Installation takes less than a minute on any Miva-enabled system.
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