Shopify App : Rakuten Ichiba (JP)

Grow your brand in Japan by selling on Rakuten Ichiba.

About Rakuten Ichiba (JP)

Expand internationally : Grow your business internationally and increase sales by tapping into one of the largest e-commerce marketplaces in Japan

Sell more with minimal effort : Publish your products on Rakuten and manage your orders intuitively through the existing Shopify interface.

Simplify your operations : All product inventory will synchronize seamlessly across Rakuten and help ensure your product and prices are up to date.

Rakuten Ichiba

Selling with Shopify and Rakuten

Sell on one of Japan's largest marketplaces by publishing your Shopify products on the Rakuten Ichiba marketplace. Using this sales channel you can easily manage your inventory across the two platforms and fulfill your orders from the existing admin interface.

Here's what you can do when you sell with Shopify and Rakuten:

  • Easily create Rakuten listings for your Shopify products
  • Consolidate your inventory and order management
  • Grow your brand footprint by selling on a popular Japanese marketplace
  • Communicate with customers using the existing Shopify interface
  • Track your Rakuten sales using your overview and analytics page

Eligibility requirements

To use the Rakuten channel, you need:

  • Have a Rakuten account that's enabled with RMS API
  • Must be located in the United States or Japan

Rakuten eligibility requirements

To sign up as a merchant on Rakuten Ichiba you must:

  1. Be highly proficent in Japanese for store setup, customer support, page maintenance, order and returns management, marketing campaigns, navigating Rakuten Merchant Support (RMS)
  2. Have logistics to in order to ship products directly from the merchants to end users
  3. Assume Foreign Exchange risk, as products are sold in Japanese Yen
  4. Be incorporated and be able to provide a D-U-N-S Number
  5. Ensure all items sold are compliant with applicable Japanese laws
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Launch date
March 10, 2020
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Top features

Seamless workflow: use directly in Shopify admin

Speed tested: no impact to your online store

About the Author

Matej Kontros

Matej Kontros is an E-Commerce expert and app developer with over a decade of professional experience in IT.

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