Commerce Perspectives on Commerce Strategies, Key Drivers, and Tools

Why Make the Move to Magento 2?

If you’re contemplating an upgrade to Magento 2, you’re not alone. Moving to a major commerce platform release can be seen as a business growth strategy rather than risk-avoidance. It’s no secret that the competitive stakes are high when it comes to digital commerce. More than 11% of retail shopping happens online.1 While in B2B, 68% […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Roll-out Strategy for the New Order Management Solution

Implementing new order management system is always exciting for any company regardless of its size. Even after implementing one of the most mature systems, roll-out strategy can be very challenging because of the number of systems it interacts with. Though there is no clear answer because each organization has different business objectives, timelines and budget, […]

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How to Establish Digital Governance for Content & Commerce

Delivering contextually relevant digital commerce experiences requires changing the mindset of your organization. Translation: re-thinking the way you structure your organization is imperative to providing a truly blended content and commerce experience for your customers. Easier said than done, right? However, with the shift of empowered customers, they are no longer purchasing products – they […]

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Planning for a Successful Project Elaboration

Perficient has a team of consultants and strategy professionals that will help guide you through the journey of figuring our what you are really trying to achieve and what technology will get you there. After the platform or technology solution is selected, we usually plan for an Elaboration. An Elaboration is a phase of the […]

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Upgrading to Magento 2? Here are 4 Steps to Prepare for Your Move

Upgrading your digital commerce site from Magento 1.x to Magento 2 may seem like a daunting task. However, the many benefits of this platform, including optimized web pages, accelerated response times, increased efficiency for backend operations, and more database flexibility and scalability, outweigh any perceived hurdles of making the switch. For merchants considering this upgrade, […]

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Content & Commerce Dynamics: What You Need to Know

What’s the difference between a bounce and a conversion on your site? It all comes down to the quantity and quality of content that your customers find. In a related post, we explored the importance of blending content and commerce to enhance the customer experience. In fact, Gartner estimates that by 2020, 25% of leading […]

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5 Tips for Strong Partnerships During the Holidays for Omni-channel Retailers

‘Christmas in July’ isn’t just a promotional sales tactic in mid-July to boost customer engagement, or a 1940’s movie title. In my experience, it stands for the prime month to kickoff combined efforts of a retailer’s cross-functional teams in researching and strategizing an action plan to execute a more successful omni-channel holiday sales season. Brick-and-mortar […]

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Smarter Commerce Part 3 – Trusting Your Team

This is the third of a three-part blog post series based on a presentation Amanda Conway, Senior Project Manager, Commerce, at Perficient, gave at an Agile Camp in Milwaukee. (In case you missed them, here are Part 1 and Part 2.) The topic for today’s post may be one of the most challenging for Project Managers, […]

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Is eCommerce Actually Killing Off Brick-and-Mortar Stores?

Contrary to popular belief, digital commerce is NOT killing off the physical store. For the past decade, headlines have declared the demise of brick-and-mortar by the evil hands of eCommerce. And that story-line acceptance seemed to drive store closures and abandonment of malls due to growing online sales. However, that is not necessarily the case. […]

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