Mobile Commerce (M-Commerce) Growth with Magento

Mobile Commerce (M-Commerce) Growth with Magento

The eCommerce giant Magento (magento.com) has been the platform of choice for more Internet Retailer Top 1000 merchants, more than any other platform in the business. For the third year in a row, the Internet Retailer B2B eCommerce guide has named Magento as the top eCommerce platform. In this article we look at mobile commerce (m-commerce) growth with Magento. Why is Magento so popular? Although it’s not the main focus...
Magento 2 Integration with Apple Pay and PayPal One Touch

Magento 2 Integration with Apple Pay and PayPal One Touch

Rise in popularity of Magento Following on from Magento 2 vs. Magento 1; What’s New?, this article investigates Magento 2 and its integration with Apple Pay and PayPal One Touch. Magento, now owned by Permira funds, a London based private equity investment group, is one of the world’s most popular open source software platforms developed for eCommerce. According to the internet retailers Top500 guide, Magento is among the top 1000 retailers...
Magento 2 vs. Magento 1; What’s New?

Magento 2 vs. Magento 1; What’s New?

In our previous article we covered whether now is the right time to move to Magento 2. This is the next article in our series. Magento 2 marks a huge improvement on its predecessor, Magento V1, and has come awash with plenty new features. Here we explore in more detail just what’s new with Magento 2: New structure The Magento 2 structure has been completely revamped; firstly everything is now placed under...
Is Now the Right Time to Move to Magento 2?

Is Now the Right Time to Move to Magento 2?

Magento 2, after initially being announced back in 2010, has now been released for over three months, promising to empower brands, retailers and businesses, offer enhanced performance and scalability, boost conversion rates and introduce unmatched levels of flexibility and innovation opportunities. There is no doubt that it offers improvements on Magento V1, but is now the right time to move to Magento 2? We explore this question below. Magento 2 vs...
How EMV is Going to Change Your Magento Implementation

How EMV is Going to Change Your Magento Implementation

In October this year, there will be significant changes to the payment networks, with the introduction of EMV in the US. For those that don’t know, EMV stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa.  EMV is the new worldwide standard for chip cards (technically called integrated circuit cards).These debit and credit cards are integrated with a chip that allows for the use of EMV protocol when used with an Integrated...
Magento 2 Merchant Beta is Now Available for Download

Magento 2 Merchant Beta is Now Available for Download

We’ve got some great news for you all – Magento 2 Merchant Beta is now available for download! You may remember our earlier post on Magento 2, where we predicted that the merchant beta version would be available in the third quarter of the year and it seems as though we were right. If all goes to plan, we believe that the General Availability (GA) version release for Magento...
5 Trends in eCommerce in 2015

5 Trends in eCommerce in 2015

We’re just over half way through 2015 and what a year it’s been so far! All sorts of new technologies and ideas have been developing in the world of eCommerce, so we thought we’d take a look at five of the top trends expected to dominate the rest of the year. 1)   Mobile commerce One of the biggest revelations of 2014 was that a third of eCommerce orders were...
eBay Enterprise named one of the top B2B commerce suite vendors

eBay Enterprise named one of the top B2B commerce suite vendors

This week it was announced that Forrester Research, has named eBay Enterprise as one of the top B2b commerce suite vendors. In the report ‘The Forrester Wave: B2B Commerce Suites, Q2 2015” they cited eBay Enterprise as a strong performer among the eight most significant vendors in B2B ecommerce. Magento – a comprehensive ecosystem eBay Enterprise is of course the owner of Magento – one of the world’s leading...
Magento Community Edition 1.92 Available From 7th July 2015

Magento Community Edition 1.92 Available From 7th July 2015

The latest version of Magento Community Edition 1.92 is now available to download. The new release promises a number of features and benefits that will make it easier than ever before to build and maintain a professional eCommerce store. Want to find out more about the latest update? See below for all the details! Community Edition 1.92: Technology updates Magento Community Edition 1.92 includes the latest version of the...
Luxury eCommerce transactions on the rise

Luxury eCommerce transactions on the rise

Traditionally luxury items like custom furniture, designer clothing and expensive cars have all been products that consumers purchase from local outlets. However it looks like times are changing! New sales forecasts revealed at the Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit indicate that eCommerce transactions could account for around 18% of all luxury sales by 2025. Yes, despite many people preferring to purchase luxury goods in person so they can...
Will the EU Enforce Multi-Language Translation of eCommerce Sites?

Will the EU Enforce Multi-Language Translation of eCommerce Sites?

Last month The European Commission announced that it was launching a competition law inquiry into eCommerce to ensure that practices aren’t preventing cross-border trade and limiting the single EU digital market. Will the EU enforce multi-language translation of eCommerce sites? The inquiry will look at manufacturers, retails, online content service providers and online platforms like marketplaces and price comparison websites. The European Commission believes that some companies who sell online...
Make Every Page a Landing Page – That’s the Key to Successful eCommerce SEO

Make Every Page a Landing Page – That’s the Key to Successful eCommerce SEO

The Key to Successful eCommerce SEO Whilst landing pages are typically associated with pay per click advertising, every page is essentially a landing page for organic search. Whether people make the next click deeper into your site or go on to buy your products all depends on the design of your pages and how well they’re optimised for SEO and customer experience. Every page is a landing page Keep...

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