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Creating Personalized Commerce Experiences That Surprise + Delight

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, your birthday or even a non-holiday, most people like to be made to feel special. Many times this satisfaction comes from a simple and thoughtful gesture, when someone else knows exactly what will make you smile. In our always-on-the-go daily lives, how do you feel when your favorite brand or store […]

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What The Future Looks Like for B2B Commerce

Nearly two years ago, Forrester published a report that sent shockwaves through the B2B industry, forecasting that nearly 1 million B2B salespeople will lose their job to self-service eCommerce by 2020. Just this week on a webinar by Internet Retailer, I learned that Forrester is going to release an update to its 2015 report, “Death […]

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Crafting Well-Built Commerce for Jordan’s Furniture

The retail industry across the board understands the importance of delivering an omni-channel customer experience. Even the furniture industry is feeling the effects as pure-play eCommerce retailers like Wayfair and chip away at market share. However, most consumers want to be able to see finished products in a retail setting, especially when it comes […]

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Three Trends Impacting Your eCommerce Business in 2017

According to Internet Retailer, eCommerce sales in the U.S. continues to outpace brick-and-mortar stores – as of Q3 2016, digital commerce sales grew by 15.6%. It won’t be long before we know the final eCommerce growth numbers for 2016. Judging by reported sales from the 2016 holiday shopping season, eCommerce businesses finished strong. (Conservative estimates […]

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Look Before You Leap: Choosing Your Next Commerce Platform [Infographic]

Making the jump to a new commerce platform is a huge undertaking from evaluating technology options to implementation and maintenance. Think you’re alone in this endeavor? You’re not – in fact, you’re in good company. Most businesses re-platform every two to three years, according to Forrester. Before you make the leap, check out this infographic […]

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Platform Scalability + Hosting Environments: 3 Questions to Ask

As a savvy eCommerce business, you’re fully aware that website performance matters in the digitized, instant-gratification world in which we live. Improved web performance impacts an increase in pages viewed, products viewed, cart conversions, and revenue. Take a moment to consider this – 53% of mobile users abandon sites that take longer than 3 seconds […]

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Transforming a Holiday Tradition for the Digital Age

This holiday shopping season is anticipated to be one of the biggest yet for online sales – an anticipated 11% year-over-year growth that’s estimated to reach $96.1 billion. In fact, 66% of Americans did some last-minute shopping this past weekend – deemed Super Saturday because it’s the last full Saturday to shop before Christmas. What does all of […]

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5 Steps to Build a Business Case for Re-platforming: Part 5

When evaluating any technology solution for your business, the two biggest questions to address with the decision maker(s) are: “How much is this going to cost, and when will see a return on our investment?” As you build the business case for your eCommerce re-platforming project, you’ll need to look at the big picture to […]

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Integration: Why It’s a Top Priority for Commerce Re-platforming

If you’re making plans to re-platform your commerce business in 2017, you’re not alone. Fifty-four percent of eCommerce executives stated that re-platforming is a top priority over the next 12 months, according to Forrester. Choosing a feature-rich commerce platform that will help you achieve current and future business goals is important. However, you also need […]

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