Tiktok announces a global partnership with a Canadian eCommerce platform – Shopify. TikTok says the new TikTok channel for Shopify merchants is available from Oct.27th 2020 in the U.S. It will roll out to other markets next year, including elsewhere in North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
On-spotlight short-form video app TikTok is also becoming a social commerce marketplace for buying stuff and providing more shoppable content formats to merchants and influencers. Meanwhile, this deal also makes it easier for Shopify’s over 1 million merchants to reach TikTok’s millennial & Gen Z and drive sales