Case Study
Dec 14, 2023

Flight Club Multi-Vendor Marketplace Case Study And How to Start Your Own

Written by is a premier online marketplace specializing in rare and exclusive sneakers, offering a vast collection of sought-after footwear from leading brands. It's a top destination for sneaker enthusiasts and collectors worldwide. Planning to start your own online marketplace? Give Vendo a whirl.

Vendo super straightforward and affordable. In just a short time, like a few days, you can get your marketplace up and running. You'll be able to feature awesome products from domestic brands without the headache of juggling a dozen of inventory or shipping. Vendo handles the tough stuff, so you can have fun making your marketplace unique and really cool.


Vendo is a one-stop-shop for all your marketplace needs, providing you with a marketplace platform automating day-to-day operation, a catalog of brands to pick from or an ability to invite your own brands, merchandising and promotional tools, ability to sell through multiple channels (your existing website, emails & SMS, mobile app, social media), and ongoing daily support scaling your marketplace business. Soaring High in the Sneaker Marketplace with a Kickin' Affiliate Program The Sneakerhead's Dream Destination took off as a niche online marketplace for sneaker enthusiasts and quickly became a major player. They specialize in rare and exclusive sneakers, attracting millions of visitors every year. With an inventory boasting thousands of unique sneaker styles from top brands, has become the go-to place for sneakerheads around the world looking for that perfect pair.

A Sneaker Collection Like No Other

The secret to success? An unbeatable selection of sneakers. They've got everything from the latest releases to hard-to-find vintage gems. This wide variety ensures that whether you're a casual shopper or a hardcore collector, you'll find something that catches your eye.

More Than Just a Store

What sets apart is their community-focused approach. They're not just selling sneakers; they're fostering a culture. By hosting events and staying active in the sneaker community, they've built a loyal following and a brand that's synonymous with sneaker culture.

Step into Earnings: The Affiliate Program affiliate program is a sneaker lover's dream. Bloggers, influencers, and sneaker-focused content creators can earn commissions by promoting products. This program helps spread the word about their incredible sneaker collection while allowing affiliates to earn from their passion.

Lacing Up Your Own Marketplace Success

Want to replicate the success? Focus on a specific niche, like they did with sneakers. Offer a wide and unique range of products to attract a diverse customer base. Engage with your community and build a culture around your brand. Consider launching an affiliate program to increase your reach. Stick to these strategies, and you might just be the next big hit in the online marketplace arena.

Get started with a marketplace like FlightClub on Vendo!


  • Book a demo call: We’ll set up your demo marketplace and populate it with products
  • Customize your Storefront: We’ll help you craft a storefront that aligns with your brand identity, ensuring a cohesive and on-brand shopping experience for your customers.
  • Onboard Brands: Invite your favorite brands or choose brands from the Vendo brand catalog. We can also start reaching out to brands you’d like to sell on your behalf.
  • Select Products: Curate product collections manually or automate the process to efficiently manage your catalog and meet customer demand.
  • Embed products: Make your editorial content shoppable with products embedded right where your customers expect them to find. Simplify and streamline product discovery.
  • Start Selling Programmatically: Push products through multiple touch points: on your website, share it on social media, and include products in your newsletters.
  • Get Paid: Get paid as soon as products are shipped by the brands. No need to wait 30-60 days or worry about orders not attributable to your affiliate links.
  • Get Repeat Sales: Since you’re not linking out, your customers will keep coming back. We’ll help them with abandoned cart emails and promotional email blasts.


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