Achetons plus ici (API) provides free services to local merchants and aims to facilitate collaboration between technology solution providers to improve the customer experience and increase local shopping. More than 215 merchants have been supported by all of the api circles in the context of digital orientations, Live shopping sessions, pop-up shopping areas and for referral to solutions.
Currently api circles are present in 3 branches: Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Laval and Montreal.
The services of api circles include the following activities:
A 100% Quebec toolkit
Concretely, the Cercle api allows merchants in Montreal, Laval and Vaudreuil-Soulanges to discover and learn about various Quebec technological solutions aimed at making profitable and improving all of their operations.
From traffic issues to delivery, the API toolkit includes innovative and accessible solutions that help :
On site, advisers offer personalized support to offer solutions tailored to their needs aimed at promoting their omnichannel sales.
A live shopping studio
Live shopping is like a live interactive advertisement broadcast on the companies’ web platform. This live video allows consumers to interact with each other as well as with a representative of the company. In Asia, live shopping is used from farmer to luxury brands! The Cercle api studio allows traders to receive training and support in broadcasting their first live shopping session.
A pop-up space
Merchants can reserve the space for a one-day pop-up free of charge. This is a pop-up store where they can sell their products.
Cercle api advisors offer merchants free digital orientation sessions to help them identify their digital needs and guide them towards concrete courses of action. It is possible for merchants to make an appointment online at: https://cercleapi.ca