Online shopping malls

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Online shopping malls are websites that enable a multi-vendor checkout system enabling retailers to sell in one portal and allow the consumer to check out with one single credit card transaction.

Collections of many traders with different offers directly on the same website are also sometimes known as online shopping malls or virtual shopping malls.

Notable online shopping malls include eCRATER,, Shopzilla, PriceGrabber, and An early business-to-business online shopping mall that launched in June 7, 1999[1] was, created by W. W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW). The site featured products from Lab Safety Supply, Grainger Industrial Supply, Corporate Express, Cintas, VWR Scientific Products, Avnet Electronics, Fastenal and Motion Industries. was sold to on June 12, 2000,[2] and was later folded into that site.


  1. ^ "Grainger® Launches". W.W. Grainger. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Grainger's and to Combine". W.W. Grainger. Retrieved 30 July 2016.