This Shopify store is for demonstration purposes. Read our guide to learn how to build your own.


Is Kinda Hot Sauce a real business?

Nope. But it could be. The Shopify content team wanted to create a demo store that not only shows off what Shopify is capable of as a platform, but also offers a realistic example to walk you through the dozens of decisions that go into turning a business idea into an online store. 

You can read our step-by-step guide to learn more about how this store was made.

Why medium hot sauce?

Many online businesses take advantage of "niching" to carve out their own small corner of a larger market. When you think about how you'll target new customers with your marketing, craft your brand identity, write your copy, and design your website, a clear focus makes nearly every decision easier to make.  

Learn more about finding and creating your own niche.

Where can I learn more about Shopify or get help building my own store?

Shopify isn't just a platform for building and running your own independent business. It's a community for entrepreneurs and a place to learn how to be the best independent business owner you can be—regardless of your background.

We've got your back every step of the way with tools and resources to lower the barriers to starting and growing your own business:

You can start your own Shopify store with a 14-day free trial—no credit card required.