Hopkins Sales, Inc.
Hopkins Sales is a party supply/paper products distributor in Easton, Maryland. They needed an e-commerce website for their thousands of products. The sheer volume of inventory required a backend control panel that could easily administer the plethora of different items.
- Using MySQL, Perl, and PHP, designed Hopkins Sales' shopping cart from scratch to suit their exact needs:
- User profiles
- Discounts (percentage or flat rate)
- Birthday reminders via email newsletter
- Ability to pay with corporate account or just get a quote as well as the traditional credit card payment
- Constructed a control panel to administer the cart quickly and efficiently
- Built a batch updater to take advantage of certain manufacturers' catalog CDs