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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]