Commerce - Perspectives on Commerce Strategies, Key Drivers, and Tools

Commerce Perspectives on Commerce Strategies, Key Drivers, and Tools

How to Reduce Cart Abandonment: Be Quick, Flexible, & Predictable

Surprise costs related to shipping and taxes and a long, complicated checkout process are listed among the top reasons for shopping cart abandonment, and the problem only grows on smaller, mobile devices. So, how can consumer and B2B retailers reduce cart abandonment? Provide a simple, transparent checkout process that meets customers’ expectations without any unpleasant surprises. Enable […]

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Three Common Pitfalls of B2B Digital Transformations

If it happens once, it is an anomaly. If it happens twice, it is a coincidence. Three times, a curiosity. Four times, a pattern. This is how I have learned to observe businesses as they plan the digital transformation of their e-commerce in efforts to meet customer expectations. B2B businesses usually feel that their business […]

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Perficient Digital Wins Two B2B Excellence Awards

During last night’s Magento Imagine Excellence Awards, Perficient Digital – along with our clients Regis Corporation and Watsco, Inc. – received two awards for our performance in the B2B space. Along with Regis Corporation, we won the award for Best B2B Buyer Experience, for Regis’ recent replatform to Magento. The new site solved pain points […]

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Imagine What’s Next: Perficient Digital Heads to Magento Imagine

Magento Imagine is next week, bringing more than 3,000 eCommerce experts to share insights and best practices. We’ll be there at booth #311, discussing eCommerce pain points and solutions, and how we can help companies along their digital journeys. Innovation Meets Magento As part of the conference, our Magento practice director Kaushal Shah will take […]

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Are You Ready for Your IBM Commerce V9 Upgrade?

The buzz around IBM WebSphere Commerce V9 is here! IBM has introduced significant improvements to WebSphere Commerce by modernizing the platform to provide customers with increased flexibility and scalability while reducing the TCO of the implementation. IBM has modularized the architecture into loosely coupled components moving to a true platform of microservices. Gone are the […]

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Perficient Digital Named IBM WCE Partner of the Year for Commerce

Perficient Digital was just named IBM’s 2018 WCE Partner of the Year for Commerce. The IBM Excellence Award, announced yesterday during IBM’s PartnerWorld at Think 2018, recognizes our ongoing growth and relationships with key customers, and thought leadership around the IBM Watson Customer Engagement Commerce platform. In today’s businesses, the experience companies provide their customers […]

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Episerver Ascend 2018: Keynote Recap

Sometimes the famous words sung by Kris Kringle “Just put one foot in front of the other….” seem like our mantra. Commerce trends are constantly evolving making it necessary for us to continue pushing forward with new innovation and creativity. Episerver Ascend 2018 kicked off yesterday with a series of keynotes given by an impressive bunch […]

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A New Kind of E-Commerce SaaS: 3 Reasons IBM Digital Commerce is Different

Businesses have historically faced a difficult decision when choosing the right platform approach for their e-commerce initiatives. Should you bring an e-commerce platform on-premise? Should you have a hosting provider operate a dedicated platform for them? Should you look to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for your e-commerce plans? Bringing an e-commerce platform on premise allows full control […]

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Closing Home Furniture Sales Online and Offline

In my previous posts, I’ve talked about the micro-moments that lead home furnishings customers to visit retailers’ websites and stores, as well as the importance of providing a seamless experience between your online and offline brand presence. I also pointed out the value of websites providing accurate product information and visual configuration tools to drive more home […]

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Product Information and Visualization is Key for Furniture Retailers

In my last blog, I talked about the importance of capitalizing on your home furnishings customers’ micro-moments – those “I-want-to-know,” “I-want-to-go,” “I-want-to-do,” and “I-want-to-buy” moments that drive us to our smartphones. I also pointed out that, while many customers start interacting with your brand online, they expect to have a smooth, consistent experience at each interaction they […]

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