Adobe Magento vs Shopify with Derric Haynie of

Adobe Magento vs Shopify with Derric Haynie of

Derric HaynieDerric Haynie is the Chief E-commerce Technologist for After seeing a disconnect between e-commerce teams and the tools they were using, Derric started his company to help these businesses find the right technology for them. He has years of experience in marketing, technology, and e-commerce and is a renowned expert in Shopify applications and tech.


Before starting, Derric held executive roles at a number of e-commerce and marketing companies, including Gorgias, BoxyCharm, and Vulpine Interactive. Outside of work, he volunteers for GrowthX Academy, where he mentors and advises students interested in becoming expert growth hackers.

Google Podcast

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Derric Haynie and Guillaume Le Tual discuss the benefits and drawbacks of Shopify versus Magento
  • The differences in infrastructure and uptime between the two platforms
  • Which platform is better for scaling your business?
  • Different payment processors and how they impact the checkout process
  • How to manage wholesale on Shopify and Magento
  • The available software tools, apps, and extensions for each platform
  • What size business is best for Shopify compared to Magento?
  • The customization options for both platforms
  • Derric and Guillaume talk about finding developers for your Shopify or Magento site
  • AI integration and how it’s improving the e-commerce industry

In this episode…

How do you choose the right platform for your e-commerce business? The answer may be more complex than you think. Your e-commerce platform significantly impacts your bottom line, ability to scale, and how much you can customize, among others. While each platform has its own pros and cons, finding the right one can make the difference between a thriving company and a struggling one.


Derric Haynie built his business,, around finding the right tools for e-commerce companies. He is an expert on Shopify, one of the leading platforms on the market. Now, he’s here to discuss the burning question: how exactly does Shopify compare to Magento, an e-commerce platform known for its ability to handle complex marketplaces? And, which of these two platforms is best for your business?


On this informative episode of the Ecommerce Wizards Podcast, Guillaume Le Tual sits down with Derric Haynie, the Chief E-commerce Technologist at, to discuss the benefits and limitations of Shopify versus Magento. Together, they talk about the target demographics for both platforms, the differences in customization, and the exciting impacts of AI integration. They also dive into which new extensions are going to help your e-commerce business thrive. Tune in for more!

Like what you see?

We'd love to hear from you! Contact us to get your Magento project started.

Resources Mentioned in this episode

Sponsor for this episode…

This episode is brought to you by MageMontreal.


MageMontreal is a Magento-certified ecommerce agency based in Montreal, Canada. MageMontreal specializes in and works exclusively with the Adobe Magento ecommerce platform, and is among only a handful of certified Adobe Magento companies in Canada.


Why Magento? Mage Montreal whole-heartedly believes that Magento is the best open source ecommerce platform on the market–whether you are looking to tweak your current website or build an entirely new website from scratch.


MageMontreal offers a wide range of services, including Magento website design and development, Magento maintenance and support, integration of Magento with third party softwares, and so much more! They have been creating and maintaining top-notch ecommerce stores for over a decade–so you know you can trust their robust expertise, involved support, and efficient methodology.


So, if your business wants to create a powerful ecommerce store that will boost sales, move dormant inventory to free up cash reserves, or automate business processes to gain efficiency and reduce human processing errors, MageMontreal is here to help!


What are you waiting for? Contact MageMontreal today! Visit or call 450.628.0690 to chat with the MageMontreal team about creating your dream ecommerce store and transforming your business.

Interested in our content?

Subscribe to our newsletter to get notified when we release a new podcast episode or new blog post.


Related Posts