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

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 Imagine Excellence Awards. We’re honoured to receive this highly prestigious award that demonstrates the company’s deep knowledge and commitment to the Magento platform, our success in adhering to Magento best practices, and achievements in customer satisfaction. The award also […]

Get Online Right: Go Alternative – Benefits of Offering More Payment Options

Posted on: Friday, April 20, 2018 by Klarna - Payment Solution Provider

Blog series – Klarna & The Pixel: we’ve invited payment solution provider Klarna to take us through their top tips to Get Online Right for Magento merchants. The online channel offers a level of convenience completely different to that of high street shopping, but consumer expectations are high. In a world where loyalty is decreasing, […]

Magento announces integration with Amazon Marketplace

Posted on: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by Dan Marsh

During last month’s MagentoLive Australia 2018, Magento announced its integration with Amazon Marketplace, to allow merchants to more simply and cost-effectively manage inventory directly from within the Magento Commerce admin. Amazon is the world’s most popular marketplace and continues to command a greater share of online sales. The addition of the new sales channel capability […]

Ecommerce Trends 2018: Progressive Web Apps

Posted on: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Championed by Google, Progressive Web Apps (PWA) are set to play a very prominent role in the world of the internet and ecommerce over the next few years. What are Progressive Web Apps? PWAs offer a near identical experience to a native app but are delivered by a standard web browser. Designed to make the […]

Magento Merchants: Are You Ready For GDPR?

Posted on: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Calling all Magento Merchants: are you ready for GDPR? We’re getting our files in order here at The Pixel HQ; giving our information a good sweep, blowing out the virtual data cobwebs. If you’re not that sure what the GDPR really is, have a read of our article ‘What does GDPR mean for Magento merchants?’ […]

Ecommerce Trends 2018: Voice Shopping

Posted on: Monday, February 26, 2018 by Dan Marsh

In 2017, 55% of teens and 40% of adults used voice search, and Google has stated that 20% of queries on its mobile app and on Android devices follow suit. 25% of 16-24s using voice search on mobile may be indicative of the shift in generational expectancy around the use of search. Despite the technology […]

Get Online Right: 3 Steps that put the Shopper First

Posted on: Thursday, January 25, 2018 by Klarna - Payment Solution Provider

Blog series – Klarna & The Pixel: we’ve invited payment solution provider Klarna to take us through their top tips to Get Online Right for Magento merchants. The past decade has fundamentally changed the way the UK shops, with the boom in the internet and smartphones turning shopping into a 24/7/365 activity. While the ‘always […]

Ecommerce Trends 2018: Mobile-First Indexing

Posted on: Friday, January 19, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Over 55% of web traffic comes from a mobile device – and counting. It’s not then surprising that Google has decided to look at mobile websites first when it comes to search engine indexing. That’s why in the not too distant future (and likely this year) Google will be rolling out mobile-first indexing. What is […]

Magento Commerce 2.2.2 – What’s New?

Posted on: Thursday, December 21, 2017 by Dan Marsh

This month (December 2017) Magento announced the release of Magento Commerce 2.2.2, which features new tools and numerous functional fixes and enhancements, including a new streamlined customer experience and greater insights for merchants into their online business. Streamlined Instant Purchase checkout Amazon’s patent of the one-click checkout process has now expired as of September 2017, […]