An extensive retail network seems to be every entrepreneur dream and every webstore manager headache. How in this case determine the customer’s location and show him the nearest shop address if he requires such information? Specially for occasions such as these BelVG developed Store Locator module for PrestaShop-based webstores.
About Store Locator
This module was developed to detect customer’s location and show the closest store with the necessary product. It helps to save customer’s time because they will know exactly what shop to go to.
Besides showing the list with store addresses sorted by distance, it is also possible to mark the place on a Google Map by your logo or any other picture. The connection to Map is implemented via API with no key. The user’s location is determined automatically or entered manually.
The search function can also be used. It means that client can enter a product name and check its availability. Moreover, there is no need to remember the full name of a product, because a prompt text is suggested.
With this module, the product page will also include information about the availability in stores.
Features of the module
In addition to the above, the Store Locator software gives webstore owner some extra opportunities:
- to customize search radius;
- to upload CSV file;
- to display working hours and picture of the store.
How the module works
Visiting you online store for the first time, every customer will see a pop-up message with a permission to detect location. If approval is obtained, the customer’s current location will be loaded to the map and it will be possible to search for products.
This module is easy to install, customize, and personalize. Despite the simplicity, it will be very useful for your clients and shows your concern for them.