B2B industry expert, Brian Beck on why flexibility in an ecommerce platform is crucial to future-proofing business [video]

GetElastic

Industry expert and author, Brian Beck caught up with Get Elastic and shared his criteria for B2B organizations evaluating a commerce platform. It’s critical to center that on the customers’ needs.

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Zoey Review- High-End B2B Ecommerce Platform?

Ecommerce Platforms

I don’t mean to sound like a buzzkill to some, but let’s face it- the big money lies with B2B ecommerce. B2B ecommerce in 2017 had grown to a value of $7.7 Well, I’ve seen multiple businesses engage B2B on standard platforms that are otherwise developed for B2C.

The State of Ecommerce Platforms in 2018: Cloud Commerce, Open SaaS and The API Economy

BigCommerce

The truth of the matter is this: What makes your business successful is your dedication to customer experience, your market strategies, your operational efficiencies and the team of people you build. The selection of one of these four platforms is where you can truly unlock performance.

Bravissimo delivers customer experience boost with new ecommerce platform

Retail Technology Review

Lingerie retailer, Bravissimo, has underpinned its international omnichannel capabilities and enhanced customer experience with a new ecommerce platform in conjunction with Black Pepper Software, the agile software development provider

11 Best Open Source Ecommerce Platforms for 2017

Ecommerce Platforms

If you're looking for a cheap or free open source ecommerce platform, you've come to the right place. Well, technically, you could choose just about any ecommerce framework, since the majority of them are rather inexpensive as it is. WP eCommerce.

PrestaShop Review: Is It The Best Open Source Ecommerce Platform?

Ecommerce Platforms

Are you looking for a free open source ecommerce platform to launch your online store? PrestaShop is an ecommerce platform that uses the self-hosted or open source option. Store customization. To customize an online store, you will need two modules.

EKM Review: A UK-based Ecommerce Platform With All Features Built In

Ecommerce Platforms

If you've been looking for an affordable ecommerce platform with all of the needed features packed in, EKM might just be the system you want. One of the things that EKM has going for it is the fact that the users are given tons of ecommerce features after a simple setup.

10 Best Ecommerce Platforms Compared & Rated For 2019

eCommerce CEO

Our top ecommerce platforms are based on objective performance data, feature set and, value. Compare these top ecommerce website builders to find one that fits your needs. Here Are The Best Ecommerce Platforms. Top Ecommerce Platforms Compared. Compare these best ecommerce platforms. The last thing I want is for you to customize your ecommerce site and load up your products only to have it running super slow.

WooCommerce Review: Is It The Right Ecommerce Platform For You?

eCommerce CEO

I’m a huge advocate of WordPress, but WooCommerce has lagged behind true platforms like BigCommerce, Shopify, and Magento. Up until recently, it felt clunky for ecommerce sites, but they have come a long way. And now there’s enough sales oomph to make it a viable platform.

Emerging or Enterprise: Choosing Between Ecommerce Platforms

Blue Acorn

Invest in a custom solution or focus on simplicity? These are just a few of the questions retailers must answer before deciding not just what ecommerce platform to use now, but which one will be the best solution for them in the future. For custom designs, expect to pay more.

Smoolis Review: An Ecommerce Platform Built Around Multilingualism

Ecommerce Platforms

The customers are forced to use currencies or languages that they aren't used to. But with Smoolis , the entire ecommerce store is built around the concept of ensuring that you can connect with the entire world through multiple languages and currencies. Beautiful, Free Ecommerce Themes.

[Webinar Recap]: Live Demo of FastSping’s Full-Service Ecommerce Platform

FastSpring

Not only do these businesses have to deliver products that out-innovate their competition, but they must also design frictionless ecommerce experiences to match. Boost efficiency when you have access to the latest ecommerce innovations.

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WooCommerce Review: Is It The Right Ecommerce Platform For You?

eCommerce CEO

I’m a huge advocate of WordPress, but WooCommerce has lagged behind true platforms like BigCommerce, Shopify, and Magento. Up until recently, it felt clunky for ecommerce sites, but they have come a long way. And now there’s enough sales oomph to make it a viable platform.

How an HVACR supplier increased their speed to market and online sales with a modern ecommerce platform

GetElastic

Along with its broad product inventory, the company offers superior customer service, technical advice, and training seminars to contractors around the nation. Resulting in an ecommerce catalog of more than 100,000 products and a million SKUs, some of them locally sourced.

VirtoCommerce Review: A Highly Advanced Enterprise Ecommerce Platform For Serious Business

Ecommerce Platforms

With customers like HBO, Chevron, ProFlowers, Comcast Xfinity and Volvo, the VirtoCommerce is meant for making serious money with your business. In this VirtoCommerce review you'll learn about the primary ecommerce platform features, along with areas like support and pricing.

How to Know Whether An Open Source eCommerce Platform is Right for Your Brand

Scalefast

The rapid growth of eCommerce as a dedicated channel leaves many brands figuring out how to evolve. Hundreds of eCommerce solutions have popped up in recent years, ranging from WordPress plugins to dedicated SaaS platforms. The Drawbacks of Going Open Source for eCommerce.

Best eCommerce Platform for SEO: Don’t Just Choose a Platform, Make Sure It Fits Around Your Strategy

Inflow Insights

Would you switch to a new eCommerce platform if you knew it would throw off your entire fulfillment operation? Too often, companies are happy to migrate to a hosted eCommerce platform without any clue how it will affect the SEO strategy they’ve been using for years.

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Magento 2 eCommerce Platforms: Which One Is Right for You?

Demac Media

Magento is an open-source eCommerce platform. Customer Segments. enables your business to optimize marketing initiatives and dynamically display content and promotions to specific customers. Customer Attributes. Drive Loyalty and Retain Customers.

Voice Technology is Changing the Rules of Ecommerce and Customer Experience

GetElastic

Customers will talk to their devices, skipping the “tedious” process of typing or scrolling through information. It sounds like a scene from Star Trek, but voice recognition is already being used by some brands to transform the customer experience.

Checkout-less Shopping: Faster Payments, Smarter Customer Data

GetElastic

Surveys show that 70% of customers get irritated by slow or chatty cashiers, and 49% hate seeing closed lines at peak hours. Retail Customer Experience ). And no ecommerce technology comes closer does that better than checkout-less shopping.

Checkout-less Shopping: Faster Payments, Smarter Customer Data

GetElastic

Surveys show that 70% of customers get irritated by slow or chatty cashiers, and 49% hate seeing closed lines at peak hours. Retail Customer Experience ). And no ecommerce technology comes closer does that better than checkout-less shopping.

The 3 C’s of Commerce that Build Customer Delight and Loyalty

GetElastic

Experience-driven commerce is generated by engaging customers across different touchpoints in different ways and integrating your product into their daily routines. ” The 3 C’s of commerce (and the technology and platforms that enable it) create that moment of delight.

How E-Commerce Can Become Carriers’ ‘Secret Weapon’ to Unified Customer Experiences

GetElastic

Against the technical backdrop of increasing expectations for always-on internet and mobile services, many carriers are struggling on the frontend with customer experience. Fragmented Customer Experiences. It is not just customers who get frustrated.

5 Customer Experience Best Practices That Convert

Zmags

Online shopping is not just for large companies – with the latest ecommerce platforms and features, retailers big and small can easily set […]. The post 5 Customer Experience Best Practices That Convert appeared first on Zmags. Ecommerce Best Practices content & commerce customer experience

Customize Every Pixel: Custom Checkouts Now Available on BigCommerce

BigCommerce

BigCommerce is excited to announce the achievement of a major platform milestone: Our Checkout SDK is now generally available. The Checkout SDK is intended for partners, developers and brands who want to build a custom checkout front-end experience. Personalized customer support.

Shopping in Instagram stories now available for BigCommerce customers

Retail Technology Review

BigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, has announced that its customer will be able to upload ‘shoppable’ Instagram stories. Internet Retailing

Why is it so hard to monetize experience?

GetElastic

Today, customers use an average of 5 to 6 touchpoints when buying an item. [1] This is why customer experience is key to acquiring and retaining loyal customers. According to Forrester, as many as 72% of businesses name improving customer experience their top priority. [2].

11 Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins For An Amazing Store

eCommerce CEO

The number platforms to build an ecommerce store is mind numbing. When it comes to customizing and tuning to however you want, nothing beats a WordPress ecommerce site. With WordPress ecommerce, you got to give it a week. Why Start A WordPress Ecommerce Store?

6 Signs That You Should Integrate iQmetrix with Your eCommerce Platform

iQmetrix

You can’t keep up with incoming customer orders and inventory doesn’t stay up to date fast enough. The following is a guest contribution by nChannel Marketing Analyst Jillian Hufford. All growing merchants experience growing pains. Eventually, your manual processes cause more errors than you can keep up with. This is even harder to manage when you’re selling both in-store and online. Retail Operations POS Omnichannel Retail

Shopify vs Squarespace. Compare eCommerce Features, Pricing, Pros & Cons

TradeGecko

How does Squarespace compare with Shopify as an eCommerce platform? What you need is an eCommerce sales platform that is not only reliable but also tailored to yours and your customers’ needs. But how do you decide which eCommerce platform fits this bill?

The State of APIs: A Cheat-Sheet Infographic

GetElastic

recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. In commerce where delivering contextual and consistent customer experiences across multiple touchpoints at scale is top priority, which API is the best fit for your unique business needs?

Investment in BigCommerce, Our Customers and Our Partners

BigCommerce

The implications for our customers, partners, and industry will be profound, and our entire team is thrilled to partner with Goldman Sachs, a world-class firm and global financial services leader. Our dozens of Fortune 1000 customers use the same technology and platform as our SMBs.

Experience-Driven Commerce from Elastic Path and Adobe: making every moment shoppable

GetElastic

The products we engineer allow companies to embed commerce in any conceivable current or future customer experience. We focused on two critical capabilities for retailers: business agility and customer intimacy. Customer intimacy: draw customers closer no matter where they are.

Dynamic Pricing and the New Formula for Profit

GetElastic

Before the 19th century, customers haggled for discounts, and loyal patrons were often given a “friendly price.” Dynamic pricing can also be applied based on customer segments. Customers are interacting with brands in new ways, on more platforms.

Building a Digital Experience Platform for Modern Commerce: 5 Must-Have Pillars

GetElastic

Lessons learned back in the days of single-screen ecommerce did not adequately prepare us for selling in the age of mobile, augmented reality, conversational commerce, or “thing” commerce. Let’s look at this from the customer’s perspective.

WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which One Should You Go With?

eCommerce CEO

These two are ecommerce solution giants. If you want to set up an ecommerce store, it can be daunting to decide which is best; there are tons of reviews and customers comparing WooCommerce vs Shopify, and preaching either. So the platform handles web hosting and security.

Make Your eCommerce Data Shine: 4 Ways Analytics Help Identify and Engage Shoppers

Demac Media

Along that journey, one thing has proven true in every case: All customers are not created equal. A high-value, loyal customer can easily generate more than 10x the revenue of a typical buyer. Customer count?