Workflow on WooCommerce Global Cart with shops using different currencies
Changing population demographics and preferences, rapidly evolving technologies, have created a switch in the consumer product industry. With an expanding transformation in retail production tendency, driven by technology and easy access to the internet, consumers are now accessing most shops through online platforms.
Setting up a WooCommerce MultiSite environment is a must for a top vendor, this helps to create individual shops focused on specific markets and languages. The WooCommerce Global Cart plugin is a powerful tool to maintains a single customer account across all those shops in the network, a single log-in point ( on any site ), a global cart functionality etc. The check-out process should be set to Each Store ( Split check-out ) to allow the customer to pay the currency of the products.
When targeting different markets worldwide, different currencies can be used for each of the shops to allow each customer to better accommodate their own local currency. The set-up is straightforward, through WooCommerce Settings > General interface:
Each of the shops can use its own currency, independently from other sites in the network. All prices will be outputted using the selected currency symbol:
When containing products from different shops using multiple currencies, the cart widget outputs each product using the appropriate coin:
Supporting multiple common currencies is always a good idea, products worldwide are sold mainly in the US Dollar and Euro. Regardless of this, making a thorough research on what location most of potential consumers comes from is a must for a business to grow fast.