( http://bit.ly/2n096Oj ) - Choose hosting provider which offers scalability without any trouble. No need for migration and resources get added without much hassle. Adding resources should be like adding numbers to the previous values. It should not mess with your existing business process. With shared hosting plans, limitations of bandwidth, web space and control arise, but on dedicated hosting plans, you don't have to worry about them. You can add plugins, apps, scripts and other software necessary for e-commerce portal. Sometimes there is need to configure the server, which is possible if you are running the website on the dedicated server. Dedicated Hosting is although expensive as compared to shared hosting, but provides you control over hosting resources. E-commerce portals mostly get traffic hikes, so to be on a dedicated server is a sound investment.