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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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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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Generating Barcodes in the IBM OMS Sterling Web Store

Today we’re going to go over how to generate barcodes in HTML-formatted store prints available in the IBM Sterling Web Store for Commerce (WSC) 9.4 and higher versions. Most of the big retailers are now using the Web Store for their In-Store Customer Pickup and Ship-From-Store business models. These store prints are used by the store associate (SA) for picking and packing operations. […]

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10 Tips from Walmart for Killing it in E-Commerce

I recently wrote “What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce Growth In 2017” for Forbes.com. Why? This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth, and then Walmart announced it will sharply scale back store openings to focus more acutely on E-Commerce. So I wanted to take a look at what tactics have helped to drive this […]

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Kohl’s and Amazon: Can They Really Be Friends?

These are challenging times for brick and mortar retailers. With malls struggling and bankruptcy victims piling up, where do retailers turn? Nine months into the year and just a few months out from Christmas, these are the stores that have filed for Chapter 11 so far: The Limited (January 17) Wet Seal (February 2) Eastern […]

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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 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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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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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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Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Poised to Dominate eCommerce Again with #PrimeDay 2017

Most e-retailers offer special discounts and specials on Cyber Monday (the Monday following Thanksgiving, which will be November 27th this year), but Amazon has now successfully created its own industry holiday with Prime Day. What is Prime Day? The Basics: Amazon has announced that July 11th will be Prime Day, 2017. In the spirit of […]

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