Migrating from Magento to Shopify Plus

Why should I migrate from Magento?

With Magento 1’s end-of-life occurring back in June 2020, many merchants had no choice but to make the upgrade to Magento 2, but with it came excessive expenses, bundles of technical issues, poor reliability, and serious security concerns. This has led to a significant number of brands migrating to Shopify Plus. Take a look at some of the direct-to-consumer brands we’ve helped make the move from Magento to Shopify Plus.

Why should I migrate to Shopify Plus?

Here are 10 reasons ‌you should migrate to Shopify Plus:

  • Quicker to launch 
  • Lower cost of ownership 
  • Unquestionable security
  • Easy to use
  • Unrivalled app ecosystem 
  • Scalable 
  • 24/7 support
  • Powerful automation 
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Totally customisable

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How do I migrate from Magento to Shopify Plus?

There’s no denying the benefits of Shopify Plus, it’s why so many brands are upgrading from Magento. If you, too, are thinking about making the move to Shopify Plus, or simply know you want to leave Magento, then you need an agency partner you can trust.

At Velstar, we have years of experience replatforming brands from Magento to Shopify Plus, so know the process inside-out. From transferring data to protecting search performance, we have a proven track record of successful migrations. If you’d like to hear more about how we can help you, get in touch with our team of migration specialists today.

When should I migrate to Shopify Plus?

If you’re hitting over £1M in the annual revenue mark, then it’s the right time to migrate to Shopify Plus. The platform has been designed to help brands scale, not only that but it will also save you money in the long run.

How long does migration from Magento to Shopify Plus take?

Migration can take up to 3 months or less, depending on the number of products you have and how much data you’re transferring over. Speak to us and we’ll give you a transparent timescale of how long your project will take.

How much does it cost to migrate to Shopify Plus?

The cost depends on whether you want to use a basic theme or create something more bespoke. Reach out to our replatforming experts for a full price breakdown.

With a mobile-first approach, we seamlessly replatformed luxury eyewear brand, Linda Farrow, from Magento 2 to a bespoke Shopify Plus store that perfectly reflects the brand and their iconic products.


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“It's been fantastic working with the team at Velstar. They were incredibly helpful with our site migration from Magento 2 to Shopify Plus, delivering all elements on time and within budget. They're the go-to Shopify Plus agency, without a doubt.”

jennifer heath
head of ecommerce
at linda farrow

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