According to Capgemini and Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG), the online retail sector recorded its strongest Q1 performance since 2011. E-commerce sales during the first three months grew 17% (19% excluding Travel) comparing to the same period last year and total online spending exceeded £23 billion. Continue reading
In order to improve the quality of extensions listed on Magento Connect Marketplace, Magento has added new requirements that the module (and its developers) must meet to be listed in the catalogue. These requirements include: Continue reading
While general statistics rarely tell the truth about the particular eCommerce website, it is always worth to analyse the overall numbers and see if some of the measures apply to your Magento store. Vouchercloud compiled some interesting stats in the infographic presented below. Some of the most important (at least from Magento merchant perspective) are listed below: Continue reading
Although not officially confirmed, eBay has laid off about 50 of employees in its Magento eCommerce software division. While Jimmy Duvall, head of product in Magento will depart, Ted Pietrzak will be replacing Musaab At-Taras as the interim head of engineering. The layoffs included cuts in Magento’s product and marketing departments in its San Jose office, it is not clear whether Magento’s other offices will be impacted. Continue reading
Running business in a competitive marketplace is not an easy task. Nowadays anyone can start eCommerce website, Magento already made it easy for over 200 thousands of merchants. To survive on the market you need to avoid making mistakes at all costs. To help you identify some, we list here 40 most common faults that eCommerce businesses commit. Continue reading
On the World Wide Web, transfer of the data between server and client is indirect. There are usually many servers between machine requesting a web page (client) and server hosting this page. Because HTTP is not encrypted, anyone in between have potential access to transferred data. Continue reading
Being a Magento retailer, you will always look for finding new techniques to attract clients in order to boost up the sales. The most common is driving more traffic to your website through outbound marketing like magazine advertisement, pay per click campaigns or SEO. However, when customer lands on your site the battle for his heart begins. Continue reading
Ease and simplicity are the keys, which are effectively converting shopping carts into deals. If the client meets an excess of unforeseen obstacles, then it is extremely uncertain he or she will finish the buy. It’s insufficient to simply attract visitors to your eCommerce site and then lose them due to various types of hurdles present in your website.
You can bring down your website’s shopping cart abandonment rate and raise your income using these tips: Continue reading
While Google Analytics is a great free tool that helps to understand overall trends on your website, it’s eCommerce functionality is quite limited. Although basic eCommerce analysis can be easily tracked with straightforward setup, it would require a lot of extra configuration to enable it for more advanced reports. There is however an alternative built specifically for eCommerce analysis. Continue reading
Since the inception, eCommerce has been transforming and disrupting the retail in a much bigger way. Though eCommerce is developing, brands and retailers are confronting new types of challenges and are searching for inventive approaches to develop their business and to work in a more efficient manner. Well, in order to achieve this, Private Event Retail became the most effective tool.
Private Event Retail (PER) has advanced past every flash deals and daily sales to empower new spots of income along with greater business effectiveness and increased trustworthiness. Many eCommerce leaders and retailers are building their own particular private events, which are really exceeding their main brand eCommerce organizations, acquainting them with truly new client Continue reading