Can I Buy Products on Shopify?

As a platform, Shopify is not a retailer and does not sell products directly to customers. However, many businesses use Shopify as their eCommerce platform to sell their products online.

When you visit an online store that uses Shopify as its platform, you can browse the products and add them to your cart. At checkout, you can pay for your order using one of the available payment methods, such as credit card, PayPal, or Apple Pay.

Shopify provides the tools for businesses to set up and manage their online stores, including product listings, inventory management, payment processing, and order fulfillment. However, the actual products being sold on a Shopify store are owned and managed by individual businesses, not by Shopify itself.

Having said that, you can install a dropshipping app that gives you access to thousands of products to sell.

The Takeaway

You cannot buy products on Shopify, but you can leverage the dropshipping business model in all its glory to avoid stocking inventory.

There are many Shopify dropshipping apps for you to choose from to get access to thousands of products, You just need to choose the business model that suits your lifestyle!

What next:

Additional Shopify Resources

With Shopify being one of the largest eCommerce platforms on the market means you’ll never be short of resources to learn how to build a profitable eCommerce business.

Kanteneo aims to be the best Shopify blog on the market, but you may require additional resources to help you on that journey. Below we’ve listed a top-selling Shopify book by Veronica Jeans to help you learn how to launch a profitable business.


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Terry Wingfield

A techy at heart, with over 10+ years of software engineering skills, and 5+ years experience in ecommerce, retention, and personalization.