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Best Chicago eCommerce Development Agency Rankings

Rankings updated: June 22, 2024
  • Digital Silk

    DesignRush Design Award Winner
    Growing Brands Online
    Digital Silk is an agency focused on Creating Superior Digital Experiences for their clients. They create cutting-edge brand strategies, websites, apps and results-driven marketing campaigns for  [... view the full profile of Digital Silk]
    Chicago, Illinois
    100 - 249 $150/hr Inquire
  • Design In DC

    A Digital Agency For The Future
    We create websites and apps that are fully customized, scalable, easy to manage, and have a creative twist. Everything we build for you at Design in DC is made with the future in mind. We are a  [... view the full profile of Design In DC]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $190/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • Wezom

    IT solutions for startups!
    Wezom offers web and mobile development services, providing solutions that address business challenges, meet market demands, enhance internal operations, and stay up-to-date with digital trends.  [... view the full profile of Wezom]
    Chicago, Illinois
    250 - 499 $49/hr $50,000 & Up
  • Trango Tech

    Driving Change Through Technology - Apps, Ecommerce, Staff Aug, BPO, Next Gen Tech and more!
    We are the nerds that every company wants in their tech division; experience, innovative and imaginative to the core!With more than 200 innovative software products and solution delivered, Trango  [... view the full profile of Trango Tech]
    Chicago, Illinois
    100 - 249 Inquire $1,000 - $10,000
  • Zazz

    The app creation specialists you need!
    Zazz is a leading American mobile app development company with a team of 275+ software engineers and designers dedicated to building and maintaining mobile and web applications and government apps.  [... view the full profile of Zazz]
    Chicago, Illinois
    250 - 499 $45/hr Inquire

    Focused on quality
    UPQODE is a real estate web design company that places customer satisfaction at the forefront of our work, consistently delivering top-notch results. Our reputation as an industry leader has been  [... view the full profile of UPQODE]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $75/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • Simpalm

    Promising customized mobile and web app solutions
    Discover excellence with Simpalm's digital solutions. We are more than an app development company; we are your partner in crafting exceptional mobile and web experiences.  [... view the full profile of Simpalm]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 Inquire $10,000 - $25,000
  • Brainvire Infotech

    Hybrid App Excellence For All Business Sizes
    As pioneers in hybrid app, Python Django and Google App Engine development, Brainvire Infotech is dedicated to bridging the gap between your business vision and a dynamic mobile presence.  [... view the full profile of Brainvire Infotech]
    Chicago, Illinois
    1000 & Up $25/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • TechAvidus

    Building Custom Software, web and mobile solutions
    Outsmart the competition with best-in-class Custom Software development, web & mobile app development & digital marketing services. Build digital products that let people do things differently.  [... view the full profile of TechAvidus]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $18/hr $1,000 - $10,000

    Customer-focused Quality-driven Digital Marketing & Web Design Agency
    Scale Your Business To The Next Level  [... view the full profile of]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $75/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Plego Technologies

    Shaping the Future of Technology
    Plego Technologies is an organization that offers customised services. Our areas of expertise include software development services, the creation of bespoke web applications as well as their design  [... view the full profile of Plego Technologies]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $95/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Codal

    A digital solutions partner with a data-driven approach
    Codal designs, develops, tests, and optimizes a wide range of digital solutions for clients, such as websites and mobile apps, eCommerce storefronts, B2C and B2B channels, customized dashboards, and  [... view the full profile of Codal]
    Chicago, Illinois
    250 - 499 $145/hr $50,000 & Up
  • CydoMedia

    Top Notch Web Design And Development Company
    Cydomedia is one of the leading web design and development agencies that has been operating since 2018 and is widely famous across the U.S.  [... view the full profile of CydoMedia]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $45/hr Inquire
  • Simform

    Your Digital Product Engineering & Gen AI Partner
    We are a digital product engineering and IT talent solutions company, specializing as a performance testing company, dedicated to tackling intricate software engineering challenges. Our track record  [... view the full profile of Simform]
    Chicago, Illinois
    1000 & Up $30/hr $25,000 - $50,000
  • Elit-Web

    Elit-Web — More than Digital Marketing
    Digital Marketing, SEM, SEO, PPC, SMO, SMM  [... view the full profile of Elit-Web]
    Chicago, Illinois
    100 - 249 $30/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Netalico Commerce

    Performance Focused Shopify Plus eCommerce Agency
    Netalico is a hands-on, performance-focused ecommerce development agency that helps Shopify, Magento, and BigCommerce merchants build, maintain, optimize, and grow their online stores. Our team has a  [... view the full profile of Netalico Commerce]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 Inquire Inquire
  • wcopilot

    Webflow management and development agency.
    Unlimited Webflow Development that Brings Your Project to The New Level!  [... view the full profile of Wcopilot]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $75/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • 97 Switch

    DesignRush Design Award Winner
    Strategy, design and marketing
    97 Switch is an award-winning Chicago and Portland digital marketing agency that specializes in marketing, web design and strategy.  [... view the full profile of 97 Switch]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $150/hr $25,000 - $50,000
  • eComStreet

    Transform your business digitally with us!
    At eComStreet, we specialize in propelling businesses forward with an array of comprehensive services, including mobile app development, specializing in Android app development, web development, UI/UX  [... view the full profile of EComStreet]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $25/hr Under $1,000
  • TXI

    Founded in 2002 and based in Chicago, TXI specializes in UX design and custom software development for a wide range of global clients.  [... view the full profile of TXI]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $195/hr $50,000 & Up
  • Hungry Marketers

    We Are Here To Make A Difference
    Hungry Marketers is a digital marketing agency in Andheri, Mumbai that provides every brand its 360 degrees of expertise - from SEO, PPC, Social Media Marketing, Full-fledged Digital Marketing to  [... view the full profile of Hungry Marketers]
    Chicago, Illinois
    100 - 249 $10/hr Under $1,000
  • Popart Studio

    Our work is the culmination of creative visions, brilliant ideas and full commitment.
    PopArt Studio offers an all-inclusive digital creative suite for your brand to thrive and stand out from the crowd.  [... view the full profile of Popart Studio]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $50/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Unico Connect

    Lets Connect & Collaborate
    At Unico Connect, we redefine software development by blending the power & speed of NoCode tools with our expertise in traditional technologies. As a forward-thinking development agency, we specialize  [... view the full profile of Unico Connect]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 Inquire $10,000 - $25,000
  • Valmax digital

    We are Valmax digital - a professional and enthusiastic digital agency. We make your ideas happen from branding & design concepts to final production & release. The creative digital agency that brings  [... view the full profile of Valmax Digital]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $25/hr Under $1,000
  • WebLitchi

    Boosting your business online.
    At WebLitchi, our expertise spans the creation, expansion, and maintenance of websites, ensuring optimal performance. We specialize in crafting websites that not only rank prominently in search  [... view the full profile of WebLitchi]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $150/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • A responsible digital marketing agency!
    Comrade Digital Marketing, an acclaimed digital marketing, SEO, and web development agency, is headquartered in Chicago. We thrive on resolving design, technology, and marketing challenges to propel  [... view the full profile of Comrade Digital Marketing]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $100/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • Tekglide

    We're Digital Agency From The Windy City
    Tekglide is an IT firm based in Chicago and Houston. We are one of the best web solutions company with a strong portfolio.  [... view the full profile of Tekglide]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $60/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Brightlab

    Designing bright for the hype
    Brightlab is an independent design & development studio that has one rule helping startups and big-scale enterprises build the most innovative online products in the market.  [... view the full profile of Brightlab]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 Inquire $10,000 - $25,000
  • Scalan Labs

    Engineered to Scale.
    Scalan Labs specializes in delivering cost-efficient tailor-made software solutions through our dedicated development team model, that is centered around trust, commitment and rich technical expertise  [... view the full profile of Scalan Labs]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $35/hr Inquire
  • ArtVersion

    We Design Experiences
    ArtVersion is a renowned creative agency based in Chicago, IL, and is celebrated worldwide for its exceptional UI/UX design expertise.  [... view the full profile of ArtVersion]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $200/hr Inquire
  • CodeBru

    Your trusted partner for digital design, development, & ongoing support
    From UX design to custom development and everything in between; CodeBru is your partner for digital growth.  [... view the full profile of CodeBru]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $105/hr $10,000 - $25,000

    Web Solutions That Build Businesses
    SITE IT NOW provides professional Website Designing & Development, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Mobile App development, and Secure Hosting Solutions.  [... view the full profile of SITE IT NOW]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $25/hr Under $1,000
  • SBO Buzz

    At SBO Buzz, we are focused on supporting small business owners. Our goal is to help businesses that don't have big budgets and want to maximize value and impact. We work with small businesses of all  [... view the full profile of SBO Buzz]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $100/hr Under $1,000
  • Golpik Inc

    Golpik Inc is a Chicago, Illinois based technology company that excels in providing custom software development, mobile app development, ecommerce and application support services. We have esteemed  [... view the full profile of Golpik Inc]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $30/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Zuci Systems

    Enabling User-centric Design with Innovative Mobile Apps.
    Zuci Systems is a technology company - a one-stop-shop for Digital Engineering, Quality Engineering, and Business Intelligence & Analytics initiatives. We are a team of passionate Zengineers who  [... view the full profile of Zuci Systems]
    Chicago, Illinois
    250 - 499 $50/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • End-to-End Marketing Solutions for Growing Organizations
    Catalyst is an integrated marketing agency purpose-built to help growing organization bridge the marketing gap.  [... view the full profile of Catalyst Marketing Agency]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $75/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • SeedCart

    eCommerce Web Development Is Our Strength
    SeedCart is a full-service eCommerce company that leverages remarkable 10+ years of eCommerce development and marketing experience to deliver creative and promising solutions for all your eCommerce  [... view the full profile of SeedCart]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $199/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Sereth Design

    Sereth Design is a strategic brand and web design agency for nonprofits.
    Branding and web design for brands who give a crap. We use storytelling, strategy, and design to help nonprofits touch lives and move mountains.  [... view the full profile of Sereth Design]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $100/hr Inquire
  • Developer Arena

    Grow your e-commerce business with experts !
    We are  Here to Push you in the right direction. We handle all technical work for your e-commerce business. We are a trusted, renowned Shopify development agency. Our skilled Shopify developers  [... view the full profile of Developer Arena]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $115/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Intellias

    Global Technology Partner
    Crafting technology excellence. For ideas that matter  [... view the full profile of Intellias]
    Chicago, Illinois
    1000 & Up $40/hr Inquire
  • The Marketing Plug

    The Digital Marketing Agency FOR REAL Results
    The Marketing Plug is an award-winning agency that works hard to level the playing field for every entrepreneur, dreamer, and small business owner by providing them with the tools to acquire  [... view the full profile of The Marketing Plug]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $95/hr Under $1,000
  • Atwix

    Magento Adobe Commerce Expertise. Unmatched.
    Atwix is a full-service Magento Adobe Commerce agency with a depth of Magento expertise that is simply unmatched.  [... view the full profile of Atwix]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $150/hr $50,000 & Up
  • Bold and smart solutions
    As a dynamic team of eCommerce consultants, we offer a comprehensive array of services designed to elevate your online presence.  [... view the full profile of Awesome Dynamic Tech Solutions]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 Inquire Inquire
  • Artoon Solutions

    Breathing Technology in your vision.
    Artoon solutions have provided excellent mobile app development, web app development and game app development services worldwide. We have a team of 150+ associates (UI/UX designers, full stack  [... view the full profile of Artoon Solutions]
    Chicago, Illinois
    100 - 249 $25/hr Inquire
  • COAX Software

    Your Shortcut From Idea To Product
    COAX transforms bold ideas into impactful products. We focus on your products success from concept to market. With domain knowledge, deep commitment, impressive speed, and vetted engineers, we can  [... view the full profile of COAX Software]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $40/hr $25,000 - $50,000
  • DreamCo Design

    Proficient automotive website design solutions!
    Since 2006, we, at DreamCo Design, have been dedicated to crafting professional websites and apps right here in America. Our services encompass a wide spectrum, ranging from web design, automotive  [... view the full profile of DreamCo Design]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $100/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Elevate Your Success with Website Design and Digital Marketing Services
    Operation Technology, Your Premier Wix website design company, specializes in small business website design, customer retention, lead generation, and sales enhancement. Our comprehensive services  [... view the full profile of Operation Technology]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $100/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Captivix

    Digital Business transformation Consulting and services
    With HR Tech, FoodTech, And Software Solutions, Captivix helps companies transform their business through advanced digital solutions. We provide the strategic insight, technical expertise, and  [... view the full profile of Captivix]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $80/hr $25,000 - $50,000
  • SEO Design

    Empower and Elevate
    SEO Design Chicago is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Chicago, offering expertise in SEO, on-page SEO, hospitality SEO, web design, paid media, analytics, and consulting services.  [... view the full profile of SEO Design]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $125/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Zima Media

    Smart Marketing For (Small) Businesses
    Zima Media is a modern ecommerce marketing agency founded in 2017.We are a fully remote company with talented and dedicated team members from all over the world.Our mission is to make smart  [... view the full profile of Zima Media]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $100/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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What Makes Chicago eCommerce Developers Unique?

Hosting Google, Salesforce, LinkedIn and other offices of the leading tech companies, Chicago has built a reputation of one of the major tech hubs worldwide. This is why many global brands and startups alike are turning to the city for development services.

And, while the top Chicago eCommerce developers are able to offer first-class services and results, they do so at a more affordable rate than their counterparts in New York or California.

The cost of living in the Windy City is 36.3% lower than in NYC which is how Chicago-based companies are able to achieve better rates for the same or similar service quality like the eCommerce development companies in New York provide.

Finally, what makes Chicago eCommerce developers stand out is also their experience in the locally dominant industries:

  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Healthcare

These companies have a unique insight into the local market and ecosystem which makes them one-of-a-kind and highly sought-after.

Chicago eCommerce development: view of the city Chicago, Illinois
Chicago eCommerce developers offer high-end services for lower rates than companies in other major cities in the US.

What Do Chicago eCommerce Developers Specialize In?

There are many aspects of eCommerce web development.

However, each location offers unique advantages. Such is the case with Chicago eCommerce development companies as well.

The city’s rich creative history has enabled them to always find the right custom solution for their clients.

Here is what these professional agencies are qualified at:

  • Creating online stores with the help of eCommerce software
  • Incorporating UX and UI design
  • Integrating third-party applications and platforms
  • Configuring a shopping cart and payment options
  • Migration
  • User training
  • And more

Although their responsibilities don’t make them any different than other eCommerce agencies, their deep knowledge in the locally dominant industries certainly makes them unique.

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What Are The Different Types Of Chicago eCommerce Development Companies?

We can divide Chicago eCommerce companies into three categories based on:

  • The types of businesses they work with: Some of these companies choose to work with startups and small businesses whereas others help well-established brands.
  • The platforms they use: Some developers are Shopify certified and others have experience in working with bigCommerce or Salesforce.
  • The industries they serve: Some Chicago eCommerce companies choose to serve particular industries while others have a deep understanding and work with businesses from various local industry backgrounds.

How Much Do Chicago eCommerce Developers Charge?

Typically, eCommerce development in Chicago costs between $100 and $200 per hour. It most often depends on the company’s size, experience and industry reputation.

Another payment option is paying per project.

In this case, the cost goes from $1,000 to over $50,000, based on:

  • The project’s complexity
  • The platform used
  • The number of developers engaged

Why Hire Chicago eCommerce Developers

Here are the top reasons to hire Chicago eCommerce developers:

Chicago is the #1 startup city in the entire Midwest.(Techcrunch)

The US Midwest is home to nearly 70 million people and Chicago dominates its startup scene.

The reasonable cost of living and the tech scene growing rapidly in recent years has stimulated the rise of new businesses.

With hands full of work, Chicago eCommerce companies are bound to stay on top of the latest technologies to meet the needs of their clients.

This is why they have shaped into some of the finest experts in the world who can build a cutting-edge online store and boost your profit.

Chicago is the #1 startup city in the entire Midwest

The net tech employment in the Chicago metro area is 344,146.(Cyberstates)

The sheer number of people working in Chicago’s tech industry commands respect.

Their experience in eCommerce and their knowledge of the local market makes these agencies a great choice for businesses that want to establish a local presence, but also for brands that want to expand internationally.

Thanks to their unique insight of your audience, competition and the locally dominant industries, these companies employ some of the best talents who push you a step ahead of your competitors and accelerate business growth.

Chicago metro area employs more than 1-3 million tech professionals

How To Find The Right Chicago eCommerce Development Agency For Your Business

Before you start your search for the right partner think about your needs and requirements firsts. It will help you understand which of the agencies can meet your goals and narrow the list of potential companies down.

Then, set interviews with each of them and pay attention to:

  • Portfolio: Find out what projects they have worked on, who their clients are and what is their main area of expertise. Then, choose the companies that meet your expectations.
  • Services: These companies can offer a full suite of eCommerce services or highly focused and specialized services. Identify the ones whose offering matches your business requirements.
  • Client reviews: Assess their references and other client reviews to develop deeper insight into the company’s business ethic and service quality.
  • Company culture: This is particularly important if you are looking for a long-term eCommerce partner to provide continuous maintenance, consultancy and/or marketing services. To make the most of your collaboration, it is ideal that your organizations function as one team, and to be able to achieve this, you have to ensure that you are compatible in terms of management style and corporate dynamics.
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10 Questions To Ask Chicago eCommerce Developers Before You Hire The Right One

When it comes to choosing the best Chicago eCommerce developers for your business, the selection process can be very challenging.

Setting interviews with potential candidates can help.

Here are a few questions that you should ask:

  1. Do you have any experience that is relevant to my business?
  2. Who are some of your past clients?
  3. What kind of projects have you done for them?
  4. How do you stay up-to-date with the latest eCommerce trends?
  5. Where can I see your portfolio?
  6. Where can I see reviews from your previous clients?
  7. Which eCommerce platforms do you have experience with?
  8. How many people will be working on my project?
  9. How will you determine which of your employees are best suited to handle my project?
  10. How much will this cost me?

Last Tips To Consider After You Hire A Chicago eCommerce Development Company To Ensure Your Project’s Success

Chicago-based eCommerce developers can be the right choice for your business because of their high-end tech skills for lower cost of services and their experience in the locally dominant industries.

Thanks to their high-end services, you can get an online store that will help you reach a wider audience, close more deals and increase your profit.

To get optimal results after your project starts, make sure you:

  • Be responsive: Collaboration is the key to success. So, ensure you always find time for your partner and never miss a meeting.
  • Follow trends: Stay up-to-date with eCommerce trends and pay attention to what your competition is doing. It will help you stay a step in front of them.
  • Track progress: Consider the reports your partner provides you with to understand how well your business is progressing, how your audience behaves and whether your agency’s strategies work.

Best of luck!

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