Cloud-based web-to-print solution
Nowadays, people expect that you can order anything online with a few clicks, and buying print is no exception. As a cloud-based web-to-print solution that enables customers to place orders online 24/7, Apogee StoreFront will help you expand your customer base and increase your revenue in no time.
A thriving business through customer-friendly online stores that enable your print buyers to place orders at the click of a mouse – that’s the promise of Apogee StoreFront. No need to invest in any additional technology or personnel: this software as a service (SaaS) streamlines your workflow automatically.
Offer customers a wide range of print applications, on demand or from stock. Apogee StoreFront’s integrated Online Editor makes it as easy as pie for print buyers to personalize their documents. Even non-print products such as pens and digital goods can be offered as part of your service.
Provide extra services to your customers
Expand your customer base by setting up intuitive mobile responsive online stores.
Allow your customers to easily customize their products themselves, without investing in a team of layout people.
Keep track of everything
Get instant feedback and information on the status of orders.
Smooth integration with Apogee Prepress: save time and increase productivity.
Apogee StoreFront has the advantage of offering a modern interface and deploying easy-to-use shops in the brand colors of our clients.Frédérik Le Corre, President - Grafik plus
Apogee StoreFront is a cloud-based solution, which means there’s no need to invest in servers, software, database applications or an expensive symmetrical internet connection. What’s more, it considerably speeds up your time to market.
Multiple easy-to-manage stores
Create multiple online shops, each targeting a specific customer or market, or offering a certain type of product. Get that competitive advantage by opting for the cost-effective solution that is Apogee StoreFront.
Managing your shops, maintaining an overview of your product offerings, keeping track of orders – with just one glance at Apogee StoreFront’s intuitive dashboard, you’ll be up to date. As it’s easy to work with, there are no extra staff investments needed.
Powerful Online Editor
Apogee StoreFront’s Online Editor enables print buyers to customize documents online. This comes in handy for business cards, data sheets and newsletters. And of course for entire brochures, catalogs and posters. Even non-print gadgets can be customized, such as a box of pens or t-shirts. While the occasional user only needs to fill in a form to personalize a business card or stationery, demanding buyers will be delighted by the advanced editing features for the creation of rich multi-page publications.
Approval options for companies
Offer organizations the possibility of reviewing all orders placed by their employees, both in terms of content and pricing. They will thank you for making it easy to verify their brand style and print budget. Larger companies can even appoint approvers per region or team. Furthermore, corporate customers have the option of exporting a detailed overview of all purchases to an Excel file.
Streamline your workflow
Online orders are automatically downloaded and processed by Apogee Prepress, for a perfectly streamlined and efficient data flow.
- Stores use a responsive design to work on phones as well as large monitors.
- Industry-standard file formats such as PDF and JDF for an optimal data flow.
- Support of multiple languages, currencies and online payment methods.
- Integrated preflight engine for the validation of uploaded files.
- Add a purchase and/or content approval step to the ordering process.
- Keep track of your stock through automatic notifications.
- Repurpose Adobe InDesign documents using a plugin.
- Optional variable data processing (VDP) module.
|Product types||Customizable products – printed documents that the buyer personalizes using the Online Editor|
|Variable data products – printed documents for which the buyer uploads an Excel file to personalize them (optional).|
|Uploadable products – printed documents for which the buyer needs to supply a file.|
|On demand products – documents that get printed as soon as the buyer orders them.|
|Stock products - Print or non-print products (pick-and-pack) for which the print service provider offers a warehousing service|
|Digital products – sell design templates, images, e-books or other files|
|Supported browsers for print buyers||Edge 114 or higher|
|FireFox 119 or higher|
|Chrome 114 or higher|
|Safari 16 or higher|
|System requirements for print buyers||Minimum bandwidth: 4 Mbit/s downstream & 1 Mbit/s upstream|
|A faster connection is recommended for working with large documents|
|Screen resolution: 1024×768 pixels or higher|
|Languages for print buyers||Europe: Czech, Danish, Dutch, English , Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish|
|NAFTA: English, Spanish|
|Oceania: British English|
|South America: Portuguese, Spanish|
|Supported payment methods||Bambora|
|PayPal Payments Pro Payflow Edition|
|PayPal Express Checkout|
|Payment by bank transfer or check|
|Supported currencies||Europe: British Pound, Czech Koruna, Danish Krone, Euro, Hungarian Forint, Norwegian Krone, Polish Zloty, Romanian Leu, Russian Ruble, Swedish Krona, Swiss Franc|
|South African Rand|
|NAFTA: American Dollar, Canadian Dollar|
|Oceania: Australian Dollar|
|South America: Argentine Peso, Brazilian Real, Chilean Peso, Columbian Peso, Mexican Peso|
|File formats||When buyers upload files, these can be PDF, JPG or TIFF files.|
|For creating customizable documents, the Apogee StoreFront Converter plug-in can be used to adapt existing Adobe InDesign CS6 or CC 2013 documents. The plug-in is available for both Mac and Windows.|
|For order data, PDF is used for the print data and JDF for the administrative data.|
|Shipment tracking||Canada Post|
|Real-time shipping quote||UPS|
Who is Apogee StoreFront for?
It is for Sharon
- Marcom Manager for SunDiver, a sportswear retail chain
- Apogee StoreFront makes it easy for SunDiver employees to order catalogs, displays, stationery and other product
Apogee StoreFront is ideally suited for B2B stores created for retail companies, manufacturers, service companies, large corporations and (non-)governmental organisations.
It is for Marc
- Sales Manager at Everprint, the print service provider of Sundiver
- Marc uses Apogee StoreFront to provide additional services, improve customer retention, and expand into new markets
By eliminating the involvement of your sales team in handling standard or repeat orders, they can focus on bringing in new customers and new business.
It is for Andy
- Prepress and IT Manager at Everprint
- Andy wants automation and uses his prepress workflow to process orders generated by Apogee StoreFront automatically
Apogee StoreFront uses standard file formats like PDF, XML and JDF. This simplifies integration and makes it easier to use off-the-shelf tools to automate processes.