Sell tools online

Start, run, and grow your tool business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the tool business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell tools

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online tool store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your tool store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your tool business encounters.

Learn more about selling tools

  • To start selling tools online, try building your own Shopify store. You can get started quickly by selecting a theme to customize and make your own. Choose the Shopify apps that are relevant to your business goals to intergrate on the Shopify App Store. When you're ready to build your product catalog, make sure to leverage high-quality images and accompany them with detailed product descriptions.

  • Yes, you can definitely use Shopify to power your tool store.

  • According to Statista, in 2017 the global hand tool market had a $15.6 billion valuation. It's been projected to have a valuation of 22.3 billion by 2027. Selling tools as a business can definitely be a profitable business for the right merchant.

  • The best way to arrive at accurate prices is to examine the prices your competitors are charging. You should also consider your location and the present market value of the tools. Factor in logistics, shipping, and storage costs to ensure you’re not running at a loss. For an easy way to calculate all this, check out Shopify's pricing margin calculator.

  • Some of the best tools to sell are power tools, as they can be relatively small and easy to ship, while packing plenty of punch when it comes to profit margin. Larger tools used for agriculture can also be lucrative.

  • Having established their online store in 2013, Gray Tools have used Shopify and its third-party app integrations to reach more customers and increase brand awareness.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your tools with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your tools online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For tool businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month

Shopify

Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month