If you take a look at a few e-commerce sites you will mostly see minimalist designs with little or no creativity and a very old style of arranging the elements. If you are a person who doesn’t care about the design of a site that is OK, but if you usually take into consideration the design of a site in order to asses its seriousness, a lack of creativity and modernism in its design is not really good.
I am one of these people who like to see an online shop that takes care of its appearance, cause that means the owners are aware that their visitors’ opinions are very important and are very serious about satisfying the issues that these visitors encounter with their site. When you are seeing this, you want to be that site’s customer, knowing that you won’t have any problem with their services.
The ecommerce WordPress themes that I featured here for inspiration must be taken as example for people who want a modern ecommerce website. I gathered these in an article for inspiration, but considering that they offer a lot of interesting and useful features, you can even buy them if they suit your necessities.