Magento is an ecommerce platform built on open source technology which provides online merchants with a flexible shopping cart system, as well as control over the look, content and functionality of their online store. Magento offers powerful marketing, search engine optimization, and catalog-management tools.
Shopify is a complete commerce platform that lets you start, grow, and manage a business.
Create and customize an online store
Sell in multiple places, including web, mobile, social media, online marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops
Manage products, inventory, payments, and shipping
Shopify is completely cloud-based and hosted, which means you don’t have to worry about upgrading or maintaining software or web servers. This gives you the flexibility to access and run your business from anywhere with an internet connection.
PrestaShop is an immensely feature-rich, free, open-source e-commerce solution which you can use to run stores in the cloud or via self-hosting. It's currently used by 250,000 shops worldwide and is available in 65 different languages. Although it takes a bit of work to get a store launched, I'm impressed with what the platform offers.
PrestaShop's business model rests on selling services for commercial partners to its customer base, including optional add-on features and themes. This seems to allow it to offer a sophisticated e-commerce option for anyone interested in selling digital or physical goods online.
A free shopping cart system. OpenCart is an open source PHP-based online e-
The OpenCart marketplace features 13000+ modules and themes to jump-start, grow and expand your business. You can find beautiful themes for just about any sector, service integrations, payment providers, shipping methods, social media, marketing, accounting, reporting, sales as well as language packs.
BigCommerce is an online store builder (hosted shopping cart software) that powers tens of thousands of online stores in more than 150 countries. It allows you to do everything yourself, including add products, upload photos, process orders, create pages, create discount coupons, and more. You can also design your store with it, using drag and drop panels.
Founded in 2009, the company offers two plans for new or small to mid-size businesses, and two plans for large or high-volume businesses, each with various features ranging from fraud monitoring, abandoned cart saver, product ratings, and more.
It serves a wide range of industries including fashion, electronics, health products, gifts, jewelry and others, and it can be integrated with various shopping and comparison sites like eBay, Shopzilla, Nextag, and Shopping.com.