No matter what platform you’re using (WordPress, Shopify, Wix, or something else) there’s really no excuse for not making your website accessible.
There are, however, all kinds of reasons to start thinking about web accessibility (or #a11y, if you’re into numeryms). In the US, having a Shopify website that isn’t accessible actually opens you up to legal risk. Read this article about Shopify website owners getting sued.
You’re probably rolling your eyes right now at the notion of having to fit in “extra” work like this when you’re already balancing so many tasks, never mind trying to achieve your ideal work-life balance. But part of what needs to change is that idea that this is “extra”. Instead, think of it as foundational to creating a site experience that is equally valuable for anyone. It