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The Pixel & SiS Win at UK Ecommerce Awards 2019

Posted on: Monday, March 11, 2019 by Dan Marsh

We did it! The Pixel & Science In Sport won Beauty, Health & Well Being Ecommerce Website of the Year and Sports, Leisure, Toys Ecommerce Website of the Year, at UK Ecommerce Awards 2019. It’s a great achievement and we’re proud to have triumphed. There were some fantastic websites and teams shortlisted – well done […]

Magento PWA Studio Now Available

Posted on: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Dan Marsh

Magento has announce the general release of Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Studio – a suite of inbuilt tools for building online stores with app-like experiences. PWA Studio PWA Studio provides merchants and developers with a new front-end architecture that allows them to leverage open web APIs to build “app-like’ experiences directly in the browser that […]

Customers are using more channels than ever before to communicate with each other and with brands. As a result, over the last few years there’s been a steady increase in brands adopting a multi-channel approach to contacting customers. Multi-channel messaging: what is it and why? Multi-channel messaging is set to become increasingly important in the […]

The Pixel Shortlisted in UK Ecommerce Awards 2019

Posted on: Thursday, January 31, 2019 by Dan Marsh

We’re very happy to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for 6 different categories at the UK Ecommerce Awards 2019, with our client Science in Sport (SiS) picking up four nominations, and The Pixel nominated for two, including UK Ecommerce Agency of the Year! It’s a great achievement and we’re proud to be finalists. Details below: […]

Ecommerce Trends 2019: Cryptocurrencies

Posted on: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by Dan Marsh

Cryptocurrency usage is on the rise around the world. It’s therefore not a surprise that those currencies are coming onto the radar of more and more ecommerce websites, and being adopted as a method of payment. With more traders now hopping on the crypto-bandwagon, what exactly are they, and what exactly do they offer? What […]

Get Online Right: What We Learned from the Festive Season

Posted on: Monday, January 28, 2019 by Dan Marsh

Payment solution provider Klarna take us through their top tips to Get Online Right for Magento merchants. With the busiest month in the retail calendar now behind us, now is the ideal time to evaluate what went well and where there’s room for improvement. Here are some key learnings to ensure shops and sites have the right […]

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 […]