Magento has become something of a platform pacemaker. And the latest in a series of game-changing launches came a couple of weeks ago, in the form of Magento Commerce Starter Edition. The younger sibling to Magento Commerce Professional Edition, the Starter Edition rounds out the platform’s Cloud offering.
Content and commerce: the power couple of the moment. It’s difficult to go more than minutes without someone reminding you of the importance of strong, engaging online content in winning the respect of your customers. And, sure, they’re right: an inspired visitor is more likely to become a loyal shopper. But really there’s no guarantee ...
Why do we pay so much for a cup of coffee? The actual cost of grinding coffee beans is pennies, and the labour time isn’t consuming. Yet Costa, Starbucks and Caffe Nero are crammed with customers happy to pay nearly three pounds for a brew. Why? Howard Shultz, CEO, described Starbucks as ‘the third place’ ...
Though much of shopping is still taking place in bricks and mortar stores, consumers are spending a substantial amount of time exploring and researching online. Luxury brand eCommerce websites continue to be important point of interaction for luxury shoppers.
Today grid-based design is, as ever, ubiquitous in our society. With a bunch of CSS-based grid frameworks available (see here), it has become much more efficient for designers to build and design beautiful responsive site layout with greatly reduced development time.
The ‘suit revolution’ has quietly been disrupting the traditional bricks and mortar stores, particularly those who have inherently relied on a high-end image. As the young male shoppers are turning to eCommerce for a quick and efficient solution to shop, online stores for custom tailored suits seem to fit right into their needs.
While some shoppers may simply prioritise price and delivery cost, his or her experience using and interacting with each online grocery store also determines the convenience and efficiency. My personal experience with online grocery shopping tells me that some specific UX features are exceptionally good while other sites can be slightly frustrating to use.
Amid all the global agendas being discussed at Davos was ‘the Fourth Industrial Revolution’ that academics and economists consistently and enthusiastically touched upon. ‘We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another.’, said the founder of World Economic Forum. But what does it really mean?
It is going to be a very good Christmas at Burberry, as the company is back on top spot, at least according to L2’s 7th annual Digital IQ Index®, which ‘benchmarks the digital performance of 83 luxury brands in the U.S. examining e-commerce, CRM, search marketing, and social media initiatives.’