Magento vs Shopware

Head-to-head platform review

Web Solution NYC has, for over a decade, built and maintained Magento sites – both M1 and M2. As the first US-based Shopware Premier Partner, we’ve dug in to see which platform is best for our clients. The answer – like many things in life – is not straightforward. That said, we can help you main the best decision for your business.

Shopware 6
Shopware Logo
Magento 2
Magento Logo
Open Source OptionYesYes
Paid VersionYesYes
License Fee StructureThree Tiers, Flat FeeBased on booked revenue
WSYWYG EditorAvailable at all levelsOnly available in paid versions
Name RecognitionIn the US, relatively unknown. Large installed base in Germany and Europe.Huge name recognition.
Multi-site SupportYesYes
Google & Bing Product FeedYes, out of the box.No, requires extension
Sell Through AmazonYes, out of the box.Yes, out of the box. Sale count toward license level.
PerformanceAverage Response Time: 197 ms
95% Response Time: 384 ms
Average Response Time: 364 ms
95% Response Time: 1087 ms
Admin InterfaceQuick, Vue.JS basedSlow, especially with large datasets
B2B FeaturesYes, available in Enterprise editionYes, available in the Adobe Commerce