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Amazon Prime Day: Do Discount Days Work?

Posted on: Friday, August 7, 2015 by Stephen Leyton

Article updated: 10-07-17 Within all the hype of Amazon Prime Day, we thought we’d explore what online retailers have to gain from discount days. We know that as retailers you need to take a hit in order to discount; the question that remains is how much of a hit, and what are you left with […]

Magento Shoplift Bug: Have You Been Affected?

Posted on: Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Dan Marsh

A recent Magento vulnerability known as Magento Shoplift, first reported to Magento in late January, allows attackers to obtain control over a store and its data using RCE (Remote Code Execution). Shoplift affects both Magento Enterprise Edition and Magento Community Edition. A security patch (SUPEE-5344) was released in February. If you’re unsure as to whether […]

“I Need Great Content!”…But Why?

Posted on: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by Dan Marsh

We’ve all heard that we need to produce great content; it’s the best way of driving traffic to your website and of improving search rankings. ‘Content is king’. Why? Google’s job is really quite simple: find the very best websites for its users. What makes a good website: its content. If you spend your time […]

Magento Go Coming To An End

Posted on: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 by Dan Marsh

Magento and eBay Inc. today announced that support will be officially dropped for the Magento Go and ProStores platforms, effective from February 1st 2015. Launched in February 2011, Magento Go offered a cloud-based eCommerce solution that was designed to support small businesses without the need for extensive development and provided hosting by Magento. Emphasising the use […]

Bristol: A great place to work; so we’re moving closer

Posted on: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by Stephen Leyton

Here at The Pixel we’ve always considered Bristol to be a fine place to do business; a view that seems to be shared by many if a recent report in the Bristol Media Barometer is anything to go by. Conducted on behalf of Bristol Media, one of the biggest creative networks in the UK, the […]

Lyco Now Live: Magento ERP Integration and More

Posted on: Thursday, February 7, 2013 by Stephen Leyton

Our latest Magento site Lyco.co.uk is now live. Lyco was established in 1995 and has grown to become the UK’s premier lighting company. Lyco focuses on providing the latest products from around the world at the very best prices, and they offer Next Day Delivery, dispatching 98% of all orders on the same day they […]

Imagine Conference – We’re Going!

Posted on: Friday, April 6, 2012 by Dan Marsh

For the second year in succession, The Pixel will be attending Magento’s annual Imagine Conference. Scheduled to run later this month from April 23rd-25th, the conference brings together Magento disciples from across the globe for a diverse range of keynote addresses and so-called ‘Breakout’ talks. Unlike the inaugural Imagine Conference last year, which was set […]

Sportfish Re-Design Complete!

Posted on: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 by Dan Marsh

We’ve just finished our Magento re-design for Sportfish (@sportfishuk), which we’ve been working on since the fly fishing specialists joined us as new clients at the start of the year. Last week was a hub of activity at the office as we debugged the final build of the re-design on a staging site that then […]

Magento Partners Program – We’re Going For Gold!

Posted on: Thursday, January 19, 2012 by Dan Marsh

Here at The Pixel, we’re currently finalising the process of obtaining our Magento Gold Partner license. Some of our regular visitors to the site and current clients will know that we’ve been a Silver Partner for the past two years or so – one thing we can assure you is that our high quality of […]

Letter from America – Wholesale Boutique becomes our latest new client

Posted on: Monday, January 9, 2012 by Dan Marsh

Our good fortune so far this New Year continued today as Wholesale Boutique became The Pixel’s latest new client. The US retailer of personalised bags and jewellery was in the market for a new web-based solution and sought us out to quarterback the project. We’ll be building a new Wholesale Boutique site around a Magento […]