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Introducing Magento Security Scan

Posted on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Magento has released its brand new security scan tool that allows merchants to scan their sites for known security risks, malware and unauthorised access. Merchants will be able to receive updates from the tool in regards to their website’s security status. It’s a free service that’s available to both Magento Commerce and Magento Open Source […]

Magento Commerce 2.2 Released

Posted on: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by Dan Marsh

October saw Magento announced the release of Magento Commerce 2.2 into general availability. It’s been a long awaited update to Magento 2, which has promised much in the way of improvements, functional fixes and enhancements. Magento Commerce 2.2 includes a wealth of new, exciting features and developments. Images from Magento webinar: Discover The Power Of […]

What does GDPR mean for Magento merchants?

Posted on: Friday, September 29, 2017 by Dan Marsh

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. The government has confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the GDPR. What is the GDPR? The GDPR is Europe’s new framework for data protection laws. The main objectives of GDPR is […]

Magento Named a Leader in B2B Commerce in Forrester Wave Report

Posted on: Monday, September 4, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Magento Commerce has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites For Midsize Organizations, Q3 2017 report. Forrester is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. The company’s unique insights are grounded in annual surveys of more than 675,000 consumers and business leaders worldwide. The report cited […]

Bloomberg TV Canada interview Magento CEO Mark Lavelle

Posted on: Thursday, August 24, 2017 by Dan Marsh

This month Bloomberg TV Canada interviewed Magento CEO Mark Lavelle about Magento’s status as one of the world’s largest e-commerce software platforms, powering $50 billion U.S. worth of transactions every year. In the interview on Bloomberg North, Mark Lavelle was questioned on a variety of topics relating to Magento’s success and competition from Amazon. The […]

Magento Rebranding & Record Growth in Europe

Posted on: Thursday, July 27, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Last month at MagentoLive UK 2017, Magento announced significant changes to the branding of its current product line. ‘Magento will be renaming its flagship platform Magento Enterprise Edition…to ‘Magento Commerce” The changes include the rebranding of its commerce suite, which will now be called the ‘Magento Cloud’. The renaming is designed to better align with […]

Converting more first-time visitors with mporium ENGAGE

Posted on: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by Richard Goemaat

Guest post: We’ve invited Richard Goemaat of mporium to educate us on the new era of ecommerce personalisation being provided by Magento extension, mporium ENGAGE… It’s a situation all eCommerce managers can relate to. You’ve got a thriving site with lots of visitors, but the number of high-value customers is relative static. The vast majority […]

Top Reasons to Upgrade to Magento 2 Video Series

Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 by Dan Marsh

If you’re in the process of planning an upgrade to Magento 2 and haven’t yet watched Magento’s Demo Series, it’s well worth taking the time to do so. The videos highlight the best and newest features of Magento 2, demonstrated by members of the Magento team. Below we’ve compiled them all for your convenience. Visual […]

The Pixel Win at RAR Digital Awards 2017

Posted on: Friday, June 16, 2017 by Dan Marsh

The RAR Digital Awards 2017 were held Wednesday night (14th) at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane hotel, Piccadilly, London. We were nominated in the category of ‘Ecommerce Under 40’, along with Addition+ , Attain Design Ltd, Best Response Media , ConversionWorks, Grit Digital Ltd, Rich Clicks, & SO Marketing. Congratulations to everyone nominated. We […]

Ecommerce Trends 2017: Selling with Social

Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 by Dan Marsh

The functionality available for social media selling has been on the increase for the last few years; with Facebook’s Shop Section and Pinterest’s Buyable Pins being introduced in 2015, and more recently Instagram’s Shop Now buttons coming out late 2016, it’s a good opportunity for brands to review their social selling options. Social selling doesn’t […]