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former Magento employee here...what you're describing is a TON of upfront technical investment for an e-commerce merchant who is just getting started. The platforms you've mentioned are ideal for merchants who are starting to hit $5M to $10M in annual revenue and need to innovate on their storefronts in order to continue achieving growth.

For someone at the beginning of their ecommerce journey, Shopify is the BEST way to start making money almost immediately.

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