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The Pixel Finalists in eCommerce Awards 2018

Posted on: Friday, August 10, 2018 by Dan Marsh

We’re very happy to announce that we’ve been shortlisted 7 times in the eCommerce Awards 2018 with our clients Science in Sport (SiS) and BULK POWDERS, both picking up 3 nominations each. This year the awards received a record number of entries, and so it is an especially great achievement to be finalists. The Pixel […]

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Results

Posted on: Friday, August 3, 2018 by Dan Marsh

This year’s Prime Day was the “biggest in history” according to Amazon. Prime members purchased more than 100 million products during this year’s event and there were more sign-ups for Prime on the day (July 16) than any previous day in the company’s history. Prime Day sales in the United States grew faster than last […]

Ecommerce Trends 2018: Augmented Reality

Posted on: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Most people started talking about Augmented Reality (AR) with the success of Pokémon Go back in 2016 – and the mobile game certainly highlighted the significance and potential of AR to capture the public’s imagination. Since then we’ve seen its adoption in the world of ecommerce from a variety of different brands and industries. What […]

The Pixel Win at RAR Digital Awards 2018

Posted on: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by Dan Marsh

RAR Digital Awards 2018 were held Tuesday night (19th) at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square. ‘We are extremely proud to win the category ‘Ecommerce Under 40 Staff’ for the second year in succession’ We were nominated in two categories this year, for ‘Web Development’ and ‘Ecommerce’ – an honour in itself. Fellow nominees for […]

Magento Improves Leader Position in Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant

Posted on: Thursday, June 14, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Magento for a second consecutive year has been named as a Leader by Gartner. The Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce evaluated 18 vendors and identified their ability to execute and completeness of vision. Over the last 5 years Magento has risen to Leader, moving ahead of IBM and up alongside the leading platforms […]

The Pixel Nominated in RAR Digital Awards 2018

Posted on: Thursday, May 24, 2018 by Stephen Leyton

We’re very proud to announce that we’ve been nominated in two categories at this year’s RAR Digital Awards 2018, for Ecommerce Under 40 & Web Development Under 40. ‘This is the second year in a row that we’ve been shortlisted for the Ecommerce award…a tremendous achievement’ These nominations mean a great deal to us; they’ve been voted […]

Adobe to Acquire Magento Commerce

Posted on: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Adobe has announced it is to acquire Magento Commerce for $1.68 billion. The addition of the Magento Commerce Cloud will mean the platforms can be integrated into the Adobe Experience Cloud, creating a single transactional platform to serve B2B and B2C customers alike. The acquisition will see Adobe and Magento combine forces to increase their […]

Magento Commerce 2.2.4 Released

Posted on: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Magento Commerce 2.2.4 has been released, and includes new tools and functionality that can be easily configured to fit your ecommerce website’s checkout, look and feel, as well as multiple fixes and enhancements. Here’s an overview… Amazon Pay Amazon Pay fits in to a branded checkout experience, and allows customers to use one familiar and […]

Client Science in Sport (SiS) featured in Yahoo Finance

Posted on: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by Dan Marsh

The Pixel client Science in Sport (SiS) has recently been featured in the Yahoo Finance article ‘2 promising small-cap growth stocks to stash in your ISA.’ The article focuses on the AIM-listed SiS, whose revenue has risen by 28% in 2017 to £15.6m – significantly outpacing forecasts for the sector – 27% of which came […]

The Pixel Wins Magento 2018 Spirit of Excellence Award

Posted on: Monday, April 23, 2018 by Stephen Leyton

We’re delighted to announce The Pixel has received the Spirit of Excellence Award at the 2018 Partner Awards that took place at Magento Imagine 2018. Magento Partner Awards were held at Imagine 2018 in Las Vegas to recognise technology partners that made significant impact to the industry in 2017. Companies considered have shown exceptional leadership […]