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A collection of posts covering the e-commerce industry, company updates and anything else we find interesting enough to post!

NEW Magento Certifications for The Pixel

Posted on: Thursday, November 29, 2018 by Dan Marsh

We’re constantly striving to make the very best Magento skills and expertise available to our clients, and with that comes an obligation to continue improving & training to expand our knowledge base and level of certification. It’s been a productive few months here at The Pixel HQ Bristol; we’re very happy to announce the latest […]

Google Smart Shopping integrated with Magento in 2019

Posted on: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Magento has announced that in early 2019 merchants will be able to launch Google Smart Shopping campaigns within the Magento control panel. What is Google Smart Shopping? Google Smart Shopping uses automated bidding and ad placement to appear across all Google Networks, including Google Search, Display Network, YouTube, and Gmail. Google’s Smart technology optimises for […]

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Are You Ready?

Posted on: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Dan Marsh

It’s on its way – whether you’re planning a full week of activity or just a day of discounts, there’s no escaping the increasing influence of the Black weekend. So batten down the hatches and get ready; here’s a few tips to help you prepare your website and e-tailing. Site Speed As Black Friday has […]

Magento 2.3 – What’s New?

Posted on: Thursday, October 25, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Announced at MagentoLive Europe 2018, Magento Commerce 2.3 will include a host of new tools and will incorporate significant community contributions. Here’s a look at what’s new. Page Builder Magento is upping its content game by incorporating Page Builder, which allows powerful content creation without the need for any technical or coding ability. The focus […]

MagentoLive Europe 2018 – As it Happened

Posted on: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Last week (9-10 October) Magento’s annual European gathering took place in Barcelona, Spain. MagentoLive 2018 saw the biggest ecommerce innovators and leaders come together for two days of networking, seminars, educational workshops, in order to learn about the roadmap ahead for Magento and what’s new on the ecommerce horizon. Key speakers this year were Shantanu […]

Science in Sport (SiS) & The Pixel Win at eCommerce Awards 2018

Posted on: Friday, September 28, 2018 by Dan Marsh

The eCommerce Awards 2018 took place Wednesday 26 September at London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. We were shortlisted multiple times, with both our clients BULK POWDERS & Science in Sport (SiS) picking up 3 nominations each (a great achievement given that this year the awards received a record number of entries). We’re very happy to […]

Magento 1 Support Announced to June 2020

Posted on: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by Dan Marsh

There’s been a lot of confusion as to the support lifespan and process for Magento 1 merchants over the last few years. This month Magento announced on their blog that Magento 1 support would continue until 2020. Joe Ayyoub, Director of Support Operations, Magento, announced in the Magento blog article: “We understand that many of […]

MagentoLive Europe 2018 – 9-10 October

Posted on: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by Dan Marsh

MagentoLive Europe is coming. We’ll be exhibiting at stand S1, 9-10 October, Barcelona. We would love to see as many of our customers there as possible, at what will be an opportunity to engage with the biggest ecommerce innovators and leaders in Europe. Join us in Barcelona and discover what’s new in the world of […]

Get Online Right: How to Deliver for Fashion Shoppers

Posted on: Friday, August 17, 2018 by Dan Marsh

What do fashion shoppers want? It’s a question that brands have been trying to solve for years. The tricky bit is that it’s always changing, and keeping one step ahead can be a time-consuming exercise for retailers in the fashion sector. Virtual reality mirrors and wearable tech might be dominating the headlines in in-store retail, […]

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 […]