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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Results

Posted on: Friday, August 3, 2018 by Dan Marsh

This year’s Prime Day was the “biggest in history” according to Amazon. Prime members purchased more than 100 million products during this year’s event and there were more sign-ups for Prime on the day (July 16) than any previous day in the company’s history. Prime Day sales in the United States grew faster than last […]

Ecommerce Trends 2018: Augmented Reality

Posted on: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Dan Marsh

Most people started talking about Augmented Reality (AR) with the success of Pokémon Go back in 2016 – and the mobile game certainly highlighted the significance and potential of AR to capture the public’s imagination. Since then we’ve seen its adoption in the world of ecommerce from a variety of different brands and industries. What […]

The Pixel Win at RAR Digital Awards 2018

Posted on: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by Dan Marsh

RAR Digital Awards 2018 were held Tuesday night (19th) at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square. ‘We are extremely proud to win the category ‘Ecommerce Under 40 Staff’ for the second year in succession’ We were nominated in two categories this year, for ‘Web Development’ and ‘Ecommerce’ – an honour in itself. Fellow nominees for […]

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 […]