HikaShop is a Joomla Extension released in 3 different editions: HikaShop Starter, HikaShop Essential and HikaShop Business.
What is Virtue Mart?
VirtueMart is Open Source eCommerce shopping cart plug-in compatible to Joomla CMS (Content Management System). It simply means that once you have installed Joomla, then VirtueMart can be installed automatically with just a few clicks. Even if you are not very technical-minded, just make use of most popular Joomla CMS, and adding Virtuemart is like plugging in a lightbulb. When compared to any of full-blown eCommerce platform, VirtueMart is intent to designed for medium size of online store and is very light weighted too.
VirtueMart is widely used as ecommerce platforms, it enable a user to develop an ecommerce site with high ease. Since VirtueMart 2 is been released, it is become the most demanded plugin. Almost all Joomla developers make use of it to develop an ecommerce site. VirtueMart is more popular in the Alexa Top One Million survey in comparison to osCommerce, PrestaShop, Volusion, Yahoo Stores, Ubercart etc. Another feature makes VirtueMart solution more convinient platform is its ability to work fine and smooth without performance or service problems even if you have more than 10,000 products to sell online in your store. Moreover, Virtuemart component is highly easy to install, and allow to design your own website very quickly.
Startling attributes of VirtueMart:
AJAX-based shopping cart for the best user experience
Countless number of products and categories
Auto-published product ratings and testimonials features
Approximate delivery date
Group customers for showing discounts
Basic Reporting Feature: sold Items, monthly/yearly Revenue.
Complete Catalog Management with Image and Attribute Manager.
Control panel with details of new customers, orders, and shop statistics
Secure, well managed and secure ecommerce with virtuemart