How to make an app like Flipkart? Create an app like Etsy, Walmart & eBay

Retail shops are no longer as popular as they used to be. With the retail industry moving online, it becomes imperative for a small retail chain to be ahead of their competition. Creating your own e-retail app is therefore essential to your business.
Thankfully, creating an e-retail app is extremely easy with Appy Pie. E-retail apps can be created on Appy Pie with the E-commerce feature. Create apps that work better than popular websites like eBay, Etsy & Flipkart etc. To learn more about creating an e-retail app, go to

To create your own app like Flipkart, Etsy, Walmart & eBay, follow these simple steps:

  1. Enter your retails app’s name in the Business Name section.
  2. Enter ‘retail’ in the App Purpose section.
  3. Add the E-Commerce feature.
  4. Click on Add Product to add products in your app.
  5. Drag n’ Drop other features you need and select your design.
  6. Test your app thoroughly.
  7. Publish it in the store of your choice.

Here is a step-by-step breakdown of how you can create your E-Retail/E-commerce app.

Step 1:  In your Dashboard, click on Create New App.


Step 2: Enter your e-retail app’s name and enter ‘retail’ as App Purpose. Click on Next.



Step 3: Add the E-commerce feature into your app.



Step 4: Click on Add Product to add a product to your new retail app.



Step 5: The menu will ask you to enter a category if you’re adding products for the first time. Add your first category. 

After this the normal interface window will appear. This window has several menus that will be used to manage your e-commerce app once its published. The first menu is the Product Catalog menu. Add the products that you’ll sell here.



First add product categories here. Each category of products will be available to the user to browse while shopping. Click on the settings buttons of a category and press Manage Products to add products, and Sub Categories to add a subcategory.



Once you’ve added all products, close the menu for now. The button will now show Manage instead of Add Product. You can use this section to manage and oversee transactions once your app is live.


Step 6: Once you’ve edited the retail section, go to the design section and customize your app’s look as required.


Step 7: Add more features to improve the app experience. Features like Coupons, Directory, Loyalty Card, Member’s Card are recommended for a retail app.

Step 8: Test your app thoroughly and post it to the store of your choice.


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