Realizing the need of store owners to get the exact location based data on the sales made on a website, SoftProdigy devised this extension to assist online retailers. The data depicts region-wise sales reporting from 12 countries on the world map. These countries include the high business countries like – Austria, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, and the USA. The extension is set to make a major contribution to increasing the sales and improving the marketing of products on an online store. A store owner is always on the lookout for accurate data that can show the sales of products in different parts of the country as this helps him ascertain how his products are being perceived in the market. This is turn helps him generate sales in various locations by making location based strategies that are more specific and customer-oriented. The statistics from the extension can give a formal knowledge of the sales figures that can be extrapolated to compile a complete figure.
The extension collects accurate data in a highly effective and quick manner and presents it in a manner that is easy to understand for store owners. The graphics are simple and straight-forward, and help a person understand the nuances of trade. The data collected by the extension is presented graphically with the help of a map, and is very easily converted into a grid that is exported in the form of a CSV file containing all the information that is easy to discern at a glance. The user is given the option to change the default map from world map to the map of any country.
Using highmaps library for graphical plotting of maps