The Pixel Blog

On 1 August Magento announced its acquisition of the cloud-based analytics solution RJMetrics. What is RJMetrics? It’s a powerful cloud-based analytics platform that measures all current data sources and centralises that data in one place, making it easy to understand and analyse for ecommerce merchants. ‘Quickly and easily consolidate data across a broad array of […]

The Consortium Shortlisted for Best B2B eCommerce Award

Posted on: Thursday, July 28, 2016 by Dan Marsh

We are very pleased to announce that our client The Consortium has been shortlisted for the Best B2B eCommerce website at the eCommerce Awards for Excellence 2016. Congratulations to The Consortium and all finalists at this year’s awards. With a fantastic number of high-quality entries this year, we’re very proud that one of our clients has made it […]

Content Marketing Trends 2016: Video

Posted on: Monday, July 18, 2016 by Dan Marsh

We’re just over halfway through the year making it a good opportunity to take stock of the latest content marketing trends 2016 that have dominated so far. One of the major trends in the last 6 months (and the last few years) has been the steady increase in the importance of video. So important in […]

Magento 2.1 Released

Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016 by Dan Marsh

Magento Enterprise Edition 2.1, the first new feature release on the Magento 2 platform, was made available yesterday (June 23 2016). The release is a key milestone for the platform, demonstrating the power of Magento 2 to support innovative new features and the needs of business users. Magento 2.1 Enterprise Edition sees the addition of […]

Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition: What’s in it for Merchants

Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2016 by Dan Marsh

The Flexibility of an Open Source Platform with less Limitation Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition, launched 12 April this year, is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment designed specifically for Magento 2.0 and runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It’s been built and designed to power innovative e-commerce websites. One of the main advantages of Cloud Edition is […]

The Common Struggle: Areas Where Ecommerce Businesses Fail

Posted on: Thursday, April 7, 2016 by Dan Marsh

The Pixel has been creating ecommerce websites for the last 15 years. Over those years we’ve learnt a fair bit about what does and doesn’t work in the world of selling online, and we’ve noticed some consistencies. Creating a site is (relatively!) easy; managing it, marketing it, developing it and adapting it to make money, […]

Case Study: Gill Marine Magento B2B Replatform

Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2016 by Stephen Leyton

The task at hand Our client, Gill Marine – making ultra-technical sailing clothing for a variety of sailing types – approached us at the end of 2014 to replatform their existing ecommerce businesses comprising of a B2C website servicing over 20 countries and a unique Magento B2B website offering direct sales to distributors and outlets […]

Award-winning Online Marketing

Posted on: Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Dan Marsh

We’re very pleased to announce that Heathcote & Ivory (one of our Online Marketing clients) were recently awarded Best Online Marketing at the Pure Beauty Awards 2015. The Pure Beauty Awards (in its 14th year) rewards innovation and creativity within the beauty industry and the most exciting beauty products launched within the past year. The […]

Magento Security Exploit

Posted on: Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Stephen Leyton

Recently, Magento issued a statement regarding a security exploit in the system that needed investigating on any site running their software, raising a number of issues in the process. Some are worried about their site’s security. Others are unsure whether they’re vulnerable to external and potentially dangerous threats such as hackers and malware? Thankfully there […]

Magento 2: What’s New and Should I Switch?

Posted on: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by Stephen Leyton

For more information on our Magento 2 services and to see how you can upgrade to Magento 2 please click here. Since it’s an announcement back in 2011, the software world has waited with bated breath for the release of Magento 2. But with all the time that has passed, not to mention the growing […]