There are many ways to ensure your customers have a good onsite experience, and one of the most talked-about factors in recent years is website performance, the speed at which a website loads. Studies by major sites have shown that slow page load times lead to increased abandonment rates, fewer product views, and poor user...

Integrating your web platform with your enterprise resource planning software can interconnect disparate parts of your business, improving data visibility and accuracy. Breaking data out of silos can lead to faster order processing, improved visibility into shipping requirements and better customer experiences. Achieving these goals is possible through a smooth ERP integration process that aligns...

It’s easy to sit back and convince yourself that the holiday season is too far away to worry about just yet, but the reality is that, for online retailers, it’s a lot nearer than you may think. According to eMarketer, US retail eCommerce sales are set to grow 15.8%, so now, more than ever, it's essential to ensure...

We all love the holidays, or do we? As a shipping technology partner, we’ve seen retailers of all sizes experience all sorts of pain when it comes to ‘joyful’ seasons such as the year-end holidays. In fact, research for the U.S. 2017 State of Shipping in Commerce report shows that 51% of retailers struggled with...

An increasing number of consumers are taking advantage of online promotions and the convenience offered by online shopping, causing U.S. eCommerce revenues to grow by 18% year-on-year during the fourth quarter of 2016. With the surge in sales during Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the rest of the holiday shopping season, competition among e-tailers for traffic...

Okay first things first: most readers of this blog post are probably already asking themselves, “What’s a PWA?” The buzz around PWAs or “Progressive Web Apps” has been building since designer Frances Berriman and Google Chrome engineer Alex Russell coined the term back in 2015. These mobile apps that progressively load and run in a web browser...

Uber may have disrupted the transit industry, but how is it impacting the world of digital commerce? In a recent MagentoLive UK session, Peter Sheldon, VP of Strategy at Magento Commerce, revealed how the ride-hailing service is effecting everyone’s business. Here are four important takeaways from Peter’s talk… 1. Effortless Buying The first thing Uber did was...

When the holiday season arrives, it’s all-out war. Merchants of varying sizes are vying for top-of-mind status to get shoppers to buy from them versus the other guy. It’s not just your direct competitors you have to worry about; any business that takes a chunk out of a buyer’s budget means money not going to...