Why do you require this extension:
With mobile internet popularity rise it is a common practice when people check the nearest physical store location using their smartphone or tablet. What is the easiest way to deliver customer this information? Yellow Pages, Google Places, Yelp or some other online local directory? Definitely this is your webstore responsibility to keep the shoppers in the know. And as you manage this information you are able to deliver any changes in no time as well as post some additional information (see ‘Events’ below as a sample) to drive more customers into a physical store at the time when more and more people shop online.
How it works:
Physical Store Locator & Events Magento extension comes with a number of sleek features like search by zip and location. The closest store is displayed and comes with the map and an approximate distance to it.
Search results can deliver the custom backend entered information for each physical store you have entered in to the system. It is usually work hours, directions, contacts (e-mails, phones) and events (special promotions, sales, etc). Events are a feature introduced by most top e-commerce place. This is a technique to lure more shoppers into your store with some special activities, promotions available nowhere else including your online store.
The extension is AJAX driven and requires no page reloads to deliver the search results that releases the store platform from additional load.
Physical Store Locator & Events Magento extension comes with the handy options to e-mail or print the address.
The last, but not the least, it can be easily CSS customized when it comes to styling to be in line with your online store design.
Extension features include:
- Search by location and zip
- Search results come with a map
- Search results deliver work hours, contact info, map, events for each store
- AJAX driven search results, no page reloads
- Easy CSS customization to match your store design
- Easy localization with the language file
- Takes just two minutes to install
- 100% open source
- Meets Magento development best practices
- 6-month free updates
Back-end: http://demo.ikantam.com/admin/ Username: physicalstorelocator_admin Password: proverka123
Compatible with Magento Community 1.6., 1.6.1., 1.6.2., 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9.