Since opening their doors in 1985, Early Settler has grown to become a 54-strong network of stores operating throughout Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, Balance Internet commenced a partnership with Early Settler to initially develop a new eCommerce strategy and then to architect, design and develop a new fully integrated Magento 2 eCommerce platform.


  • User Experience Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Development
  • Integration
  • Support and maintenance

Technology Partners

  • Magento Commerce
  • Braintree



Early Settler’s Magento 2 Commerce stores for AU and NZ are fully integrated with the Retail Express POS and offer their full range of products online. The new platform supports an extensive suite of special promotions, product up sell and cross sell suggestions, ratings and reviews and provides information around product availability.

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