As robots get more affordable and accessible for a wider range of companies, logistics providers are finding innovative new ways to incorporate them into their operations in order to help shippers run streamlined, industrial automated supply chains.
Having an effective on-site search strategy is more important than ever for today’s online retailers. According to a blog by Econsultancy, 30% of users on eCommerce sites will utilize the search bar and conversion rates through site search can be up to 50% higher than average.
Regardless of whether you engage in B2C or B2B eCommerce, today’s shoppers are savvy and have high expectations. It is important for every online seller to provide their customers with meaningful and satisfactory search experiences.
Here are five vital elements that every eCommerce on-site search tool should have in order to increase…
SMBs can now harness the power of business intelligence to make informed decisions that impact their customer experience and bottom line
Tips that Merchants who use Magento Commerce should consider employing to ensure a robust digital holiday season
When you’re ready to add eCommerce to your business mix—and you’re serious about growth—you need a best-in-class eCommerce platform. Use this 10-step checklist to start building your ERP integration strategy.
I have soft spot for “non traditionally successful people telling you how they were successful even if it might not have specific repeatable advice because the world is neither kind nor fair but god damn it you’ve got to be kind“ confessionals, so I was pleased to see Why All Of Our Games Look Like Crap come across my desk via Michael Tsai, as well as Jeff Vogel’s talk where he gives an oral history of his business, Spiderweb Software. Lots of great, non-specific but relatable advice to be had.
It’s hard to ignore React. Facebook and the adjacent React community have turned this open source project into one of the few UI Platforms that can address the entire market of browsers, computers, and mobile devices. You don’t need to use React, but if you ignore it you do so at your own peril. It’s an odd framework though, and reminds me a bit of the old Magento Layout XML system (the one I explain in No Frills Magento Layout) in that It’s a system, for software engineers, to render arbitrary trees of UI nodes, and whose metaphors don’t always […]
Harness the power of the Amazon Buy Box and turn your company into a selling machine with Magento's Amazon Sales Channel
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Pestle. Earlier posts include Pestle 1.1.1 Released, Pestle 1.1.2 Released, Magento 2 Setup Migration Scripts, Pestle 1.2.1 Released, Sending Text Messages with PHP, pestle, and Nexmo, Pestle 1.3 and AbstractModel UI Generation, Pestle 1.4.1 and the Merits of Inheritance, and Pestle 1.4.4 Released. Later posts include Pestle 1.4.2 Now Available. I’m happy to say the second phase of my project to get better documentation around pestle, my home rolled command-line-framework/Magento 2 code generation tool, is done. I’ll probably give everything a final read through and make some more minor edits, […]
With its rich history as an international trade hub, Amsterdam is the perfect place for our eCommerce event, MagentoLive Europe 2019, and there’s also a wealth of museums, restaurants, and nightspots to enjoy. Here are a few suggestions from our local community of partners, Magento developers, and employees.
Email is one of the most powerful tools in marketing. It can quickly become one of your top revenue generators and, if done right, provide you some of your highest eCommerce conversion rates.
Merchants wanting to get the most out of their email marketing lists need to be serious about using automation to send emails more often and with better targeting. Automated emails allow you to set emails up one time and then monitor and make small changes instead of creating many emails from scratch.
Automation emails build a form of marketing “equity” for your brand. While a typical marketing email is one-and-done, automation campaigns continue to yield results with little to no input.
While you can get pretty sophisticated with email automation, this…
The holiday season is the most wonderful—and the most challenging—time of the year for e-commerce sites. Amid the gift-buying frenzy, the high-traffic season sees intense competition from other merchants, increased instances of cybercrime, and overwhelmed, busy, distracted shoppers. Use these eCommerce strategies.
Featured extensions from the Magento Marketplace team
This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Pestle. Earlier posts include Pestle 1.1.1 Released, Pestle 1.1.2 Released, Magento 2 Setup Migration Scripts, Pestle 1.2.1 Released, Sending Text Messages with PHP, pestle, and Nexmo, Pestle 1.3 and AbstractModel UI Generation, and Pestle 1.4.1 and the Merits of Inheritance. Later posts include Pestle Docs Done (for now), and Pestle 1.4.2 Now Available. Just a quick note that Pestle 1.4.4 is live and in the world, and that you probably don’t need to upgrade, but you should. You can run $ pestle.phar selfupdate or just download the new .phar directly […]
How a move from Yahoo Stores helped build a $100 Million company
Tombow USA came to Classy Llama looking for help migrating their site from Magento 1 to Magento 2. With Magento 1’s end-of-life looming near, Tombow wanted to get ahead of the curve and move their site to the latest version of Magento. The mission was to make the move quickly and cost-effectively, then build the site up over time once it was moved.
The Tombow site needed to continue to support their significant dealer and retail channels. After spending years on Magento 1.7, Tombow saw that a migration to Magento 2.2 would expand their B2B capabilities. Specifically, setting minimum quantities for customer groups or stores, group pricing, and discount flexibility led the desire for Tombow to push into a migration to Magento 2.2.
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