How should businesses resource for a successful eCommerce project?

The great news is you’ve just been given the go-ahead for that big eCommerce project you’ve wanted to implement for months, so what next? Among organising everything else an eCommerce project entails, you’ll need to ensure that you resource the project sufficiently in order to deliver it on time and to budget while maintaining business…

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Multichannel Growth eBook: Part 4 – Business Operating Model

In our first three chapters we have examined how to expand customers, products and services and channels to deliver greater growth for your business. However, if the business operating model isn’t enabled or flexed to adapt to changes or growth initiatives within your business then all attempt to grow will fall flat. In this chapter we look at how best…

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The 5 most common mistakes that will derail an eCommerce project

The road to eCommerce success is rarely a straightforward one. Complications are par for the course, timelines are frequently stretched beyond all recognition and unexpected costs have a nasty habit of springing from nowhere. Keeping an eCommerce project on track is undoubtedly a challenge. Nonetheless, as with most projects, the potential for disruption can be…

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Greenlight Commerce launches hylight solution on SAP® Hybris® Commerce

Greenlight Commerce has launched hylight – a lower-cost enterprise commerce solution built on the market-leading SAP® Hybris® Commerce solution. hylight is designed to enable mid-market retailers to get a true enterprise and omnichannel-grade capability. Greenlight’s platform-as-a-service offering is emblematic of the new breed of pre-integrated, cloud-hosted and best-of-breed ecommerce solutions that allow retailers to quickly…

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Furniture Village launches new website with help of Greenlight Commerce

Greenlight Commerce today announced that Furniture Village, the UK’s number one independently-owned furniture retailer, has launched its new website as part of a £1million investment to enrich the digital and instore experience to meet its ongoing growth objectives With quality and service at the heart of the Furniture Village offering, the better-end furniture retailer has continually…

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Replatforming: The Good, The Bad & The Downright Ugly!

Even for the most seasoned eCommerce professional, undertaking a replatforming project is a daunting task which is usually fraught with complications. It’s a massive disruption to the business, something always goes wrong, each time is different and it invariably costs more and takes longer than expected. That’s why we have decided to combine insight from some of…

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Multichannel Growth eBook: Part 2 – Product & Services Growth

Greenlight Commerce has teamed up with Internet Retailing to create a six-part eBook focusing on six key strategies to deliver growth for your retail business. In the first chapter we looked at finding, attracting and converting customers to drive growth. But this means nothing if there isn’t the product innovation there to both satisfy customers’ needs and stimulate…

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Salesforce acquires Demandware…what does it mean? Thoughts from a Demandware Partner

Goodbye Demandware. Hello Salesforce Commerce Cloud. For those of us in the digital experience and commerce industry yesterday’s news that Salesforce had acquired Demandware came as a bolt from the blue in respect of the timing, the buyer and the price ($2.8b) – but I think it was expected that Demandware would be acquired at…

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