Press Release, 21st December, 2015
m1 Order, India’s first Quick Response Code based marketplace, after the launch of their user-friendly application, announced the upgradation of the same with new and exciting features. Company’s revolutionary QR model has already created multiple avenues for mushrooming neighbourhood merchants to enable them to come at par with the large players on the virtual platform.
The new features to look out for the consumers, mark any of the listed store as favourite, to access them quickly under ‘My favourite’ section and now the consumers have an option to filter the stores based on the categories. On the contrary, for merchants you can create your own store on m1-Order and start promoting your products to your existing customers and prospects through social media like WhatsApp, Facebook and email. You can even get direct orders from your print campaigns like menus, product catalogues, and print advertisements in newspapers and magazines. m1-Order helps B2B ordering between wholesalers, distributors, dealers and retailers. Companies can create their private store and sell to their authorized network of buyers.
Merchants can create promocodes and distribute these promocodes to his customers. Customers when apply this promocode while buying from the merchant through m1-Order app will get the discount associated with that promocode. Introducing the concept of private stores in marketplace, which requires store owner’s permission to enter the store and view its products. Merchant can select if his store is private or public from dashboard settings. If he marks the store private the customer viewing his store on m1-order mobile app will have to request access. The merchant can view these requests from his customers on his dashboard, from where he can also manage all the users which can access his store. The merchant can allow or deny access to the mobile app user from his m1-Order dashboard.
The app breathes new life into the old-school printed product catalogue or menu by providing a call to action to customers for placing a direct order from the print. Thus, even retailers who advertise in newspapers and magazines can use this technology to increase their orders from their print campaigns.