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eCommerce on the rise in Saudi Arabia

Global eCommerce sales are expected to increase over the next years and so will it in Saudi Arabia. Statista Digital Market Outlook has predicted that the compound annual growth of the regional eCommerce market in Saudi Arabia for the next four years (CAGR 21-25) will be 5% as compared to the global average of 16%. […]

eCommerce fraud for online retailers in the UK

The world of fraud authentications and approvals can seriously impact a business’s revenue. Cybercrime and online fraud are today a challenge for the entire eCommerce ecosystem. From fake sellers who do not ship the goods once the payment is received, to those who make purchases with stolen credit card numbers from their legitimate owners, online […]

Ecommerce For Wholesale Retailers

Marketing isn’t easy for all entrepreneurs, so sustaining and growing a business can be a struggle. Fortunately, by creating a wholesale channel you can pass on all the tension and responsibility to other businesses. Although most entrepreneurs start with B2C eCommerce by selling their products directly to consumers, wholesaling offers huge benefits making it worth considering. Basically, wholesalers don’t […]

Consumer Behaviour in the Ecommerce Space in 2022

The year 2020 has taught us all one thing, life can be unpredictable. With so much going on in the world around us, consumer behaviour was destined to change. The Covid-19 pandemic has redefined the way today’s consumers seek and achieve happiness, which in turn is driving new behaviour and expectations towards brands. Online consumer […]

What is Composable commerce?

Every business that focuses on speed, modernisation, flexibility, and scalability is now turning to a modern headless, microservices architecture based technology called Composable Commerce to fuel up their eCommerce platforms. Composable commerce is a development tactic of choosing best-of-breed commerce solutions and mechanisms like mach architecture and ‘composing’ them together into a customised application built […]

247 CloudHub Platform – Summary Features List

THE SMART MULTICHANNEL ECOMMERCE SOLUTION 247 CloudHub is a flexible multichannel ecommerce platform with a customisable framework which enables us to tailor ecommerce solutions to meet individual, often complex requirements. Designed for multichannel retailers and wholesalers, clients can scale up to expand into new geographies and marketplaces like Amazon and eBay as and when the […]

Social Media Marketing for Christmas Sales

And the most joyful time of the year is closely approaching.  Make way for Christmas! Ho! Ho.  Put on your thinking caps and make your brands shine on this major holiday of the year. Create a sense of urgency by providing good deals for your loyal customers. Reach out to new, old, and returning customers with […]

Save The Sale With an Endless Aisle a Must Have Technology For Retailers in 2022

If you are a retailer, you need to know about an endless aisle and its benefits A modern customer journey in 21st century, requires much more than a brick-and-mortar retailer. And to meet the needs of contemporary customers, brands need to create multiple digital touchpoints throughout their purchasing journeys and beyond. According to a study conducted […]

Rising Trend of Conversational Commerce in the World of Online Retailers

Every eCommerce business needs automation to flourish. Whether offline or online, customers expect their shopping needs to be met. That’s where conversational commerce comes into the picture.  Conversational commerce is the new trending way online retailers sell their products by way of social interactions on social platforms. Most conversations are driven by leveraging artificial intelligence […]

Tackling the Retail Challenges of 2023

For the eCommerce industry, the most fascinating change that took place in the 2020 pandemic is the shift to digital. When more and more people were forced to stay indoors, the number of Google searches multiplied and many started using online channels to buy products that were previously bought from physical retail stores.  However, the […]

Navigating the 2023 Challenges for Online Retailers

The most fascinating change taken place in the 2020 pandemic is the shift to digital. When more and more people were forced to stay indoors, the number of Google searches multiplied and many started using eCommerce to buy products that were previously bought from physical retail stores.  It is estimated that by 2040, 95% of purchases will […]

Your Comprehensive Guide to Adobe Commerce Re-platforming

The commerce of tomorrow has taken off. And to succeed in your commerce game, you need to shift to the eCommerce platform that can scale your business. Retailers have always faced endless challenges to succeed and grow both in-store and online. Demanding shoppers, uneven buying habits, continuous technology modifications, and ever-increasing competition— all these factors are […]

Re-commerce as the next rising trend in 2023

Even though Re-commerce is not a new concept, of late it is experiencing a transformation that fuels growth and accelerates environmental protection. According to a study, 78 % of consumers prefer to buy used goods online instead of in brick-and-mortar stores. Thus 2022 witnessed more specialised re-commerce platforms and brands that picked up on this trend. And […]

Quick Tips to Boost Sales on Amazon

Rewrite your Listings It may sound obvious, but it’s all too easy to lose a sale to sloppy copy. Take the time to proofread your text so that it’s free of grammatical and spelling errors, while ensuring the message is informative yet concise. There are other things often overlooked which you can do to improve […]

Powerful Impact of Visual Commerce in eCommerce

All online shoppers are visual creatures, given that the senses of touch, taste and smell are shelved in the online retail shopping experience, and shoppers have to rely only on the audio and visual cues to experience the product online. Visual commerce is one of the most rising trends in the eCommerce business and most […]

Organic Marketing for eCommerce stores

What is organic digital marketing? Organic marketing ideally refers to every marketing tactic outside of paid ads and strategies.  Getting Organic traffic is every eCommerce seller’s dream. It is acquired when your website’s visitors visit your site without entering your site address through any paid sources. Organic traffic thus can be earned and come from […]

Order Management System on Adobe Commerce and its advantages

Rapidly soaring eCommerce sales have brought the order management process, warehouse management, and order fulfilment process under increased pressure. What is an eCommerce Order Management System (OMS)? eCommerce order management is the software that helps you manage and automate your eCommerce store’s entire order fulfilment process right from the preliminary purchase transaction to the point […]

Meet the Target Hitters Nick and Gary the Friendliest Sales Team at 247 Commerce

Friday Interview #meettheteam series Hi both, tell us about yourselves ary: Hello, I’m Gary. Outside of work, my time is taken by entertaining my 3 years old son, with what little time I have left, I enjoy cooking/baking, eating, drinking and love coffee. Nick: Hi, I’m Nick. I like to read far too much news content […]

Everything About the Trending Online Retail Marketplaces

An online marketplace is an eCommerce store where many buyers can buy products or services from multiple sellers, brands and retailers all present at one website or app. Since the concept of the one-stop online shopping mall is a suitable option for most online shoppers, it has consequently been gaining popularity. With the ever-increasing popularity […]

Elevating e Commerce Upgrading Adobe Commerce Magento

In the fast-paced world of e-commerce, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustained success. This rings especially true for online merchants leveraging Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source platforms. Regular upgrades and patch releases are not merely technical tasks; they’re strategic moves that can give your online store a significant competitive edge. In this article, […]

Accelerating Digital Commerce 247 Commerce and Shopline Announce Partnership

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Shopline, a modern commerce platform. This strategic collaboration marks an exciting milestone in the digital commerce landscape, aimed at empowering innovative and ambitious online merchants. By combining our expertise and resources, we are committed to revolutionising the way businesses thrive in the digital world. Benefits for Innovative, […]

247 Commerce Partners Wish Twigpay to Drive Circular Economy Payments

At 247 Commerce we care about the green economy. And we believe that today is the time to rethink how we create and use things we need. In this way, we can create a better future for business, society, and the natural world. In that regard, we are proud to announce our partnership with Twig, the […]

247 Commerce Attains Solution Verification in Adobe Amplify Partner Solution Program

247 Commerce gains a Rapid Deployment badge in the Adobe Amplify Partner Solution Program. Which provides technical and market verification of industry-specific offerings built on Adobe products from trusted partners. Rapid Deployment badge stands for the approval and technical verification by Adobe experts and requires track record of multiple previous successful deployments. The badge provides […]

247 Commerce Makes Regional Debut in the Saudi Market

247 Commerce continues its journey for a global outreach and launches a new eCommerce hub in the Middle Eastern region, Saudi Arabia, in partnership with Al Khaleej group. Mr. Susant Patro, CEO of 247 Commerce, says: “Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East has reported exponential growth in the eCommerce activity in recent times. Our […]

Guide to building an online marketplace in 2023

Ever since the 2020 Global Coronavirus pandemic, we are living in a challenging time. The continuously growing digital transformation, the lockdown restrictions, the transition to cashless payments, and many other key factors made more and more people shift to shopping online instead of going to brick-and-mortar stores. Thus, moving your retail business online and building […]

Magento 2 Download

With so many versions of Magento available, and with many of them hidden within complex site-structures, it’s often hard to find the version you’re looking for. That’s why we’ve created this handy download resource. Here you can download all open source versions of Magento Community Edition 1.x and 2.x, all the way up to the […]

End of Support Alert: Magento Versions 2.4.0 to 2.4.3 as of 28th November 2022

  From 28 November 2022, Magento has ended all official support for any versions older than 2.4.3.  Though Magento sites using earlier versions of Magento i.e., 2.4.0 to 2.4.3 will continue to operate, Magento will no longer actively search for vulnerabilities within these versions and will not support any security and quality patches and stability issues.What can you expect after this change? […]

Boosting Digital Commerce: Announcing the 247 Commerce & Shopline Partnership

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Shopline, a modern commerce platform. This strategic collaboration marks an exciting milestone in the digital commerce landscape, aimed at empowering innovative and ambitious online merchants. By combining our expertise and resources, we are committed to revolutionising the way businesses thrive in the digital world. Benefits for Innovative, […]

Navigating the Future of E-Commerce: Embracing AI in Product Discovery

Introduction E-commerce is rapidly evolving, and one area witnessing significant transformation is product discovery. Integrating AI and machine learning into online retail platforms has become more than just a trend’s it’s a necessity for businesses aiming to stay ahead. The Role of AI in Enhancing E-Commerce The e-commerce landscape has witnessed a paradigm shift towards […]

Elevate Your E-Commerce: The Adobe Commerce (Magento) Upgrade Guide

In the fast-paced world of e-commerce, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustained success. This rings especially true for online merchants leveraging Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source platforms. Regular upgrades and patch releases are not merely technical tasks; they’re strategic moves that can give your online store a significant competitive edge. In this article, […]

B2B Ecommerce: Shaping the Future of Business Interactions

Business-to-business eCommerce, or B2B eCommerce, is the buying and selling of goods and services between businesses through online platforms or marketplaces. In recent years, B2B eCommerce has seen tremendous growth and is predicted to continue its upward trend in the years to come. This article will explore the reasons behind the popularity of B2B eCommerce […]

Navigating the Evolution of E-Commerce Tech: The Headless Commerce Journey

Introduction The e-commerce sector is witnessing a significant shift towards headless commerce, offering enhanced flexibility and customer experiences. This blog delves into the insights shared by Vita from Ascot and Jonathan from Made People, exploring the journey towards adopting a headless e-commerce technology stack. Embracing Headless Commerce: A Strategic Move Ascot, a direct-to-consumer brand, along […]

Mastering Customer Retention: Best Practices for 2023 Online Retailers

There’s no doubt and has been proven time and time again that instead of finding new customers, it’s always cheaper to get current customers to make repeat purchases. This is the science of customer retention where brands hunt for opportunities to re-engage customers to get them to come back.  Off late, there’s been enough talk […]

Re-commerce as the next rising trend in 2023

Even though Re-commerce is not a new concept, of late it is experiencing a transformation that fuels growth and accelerates environmental protection. According to a study, 78 % of consumers prefer to buy used goods online instead of in brick-and-mortar stores. Thus 2022 witnessed more specialised re-commerce platforms and brands that picked up on this trend. And […]

BigCommerce’s Strategic Evolution: Pioneering B2B and AI in E-Commerce

Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of e-commerce, platforms like BigCommerce have been at the forefront of innovation and strategic development. BigCommerce, known for its flexibility and robust features, has made significant strides, particularly in the realms of B2B commerce, multi-storefront capabilities, AI integration, and enhancements for developers. BigCommerce in the E-Commerce Market BigCommerce has firmly […]

Tackling the Retail Challenges of 2023

For the eCommerce industry, the most fascinating change that took place in the 2020 pandemic is the shift to digital. When more and more people were forced to stay indoors, the number of Google searches multiplied and many started using online channels to buy products that were previously bought from physical retail stores.  However, the […]

247 Commerce Announces CEO Transition

LONDON, UK  – 17th October 2023 – 247 Commerce, a leading Adobe Commerce Gold specialised Agency, BigCommerce Agency and BigCommerce Tech Partner focused on Payment Apps, today announced that Susant Patro, its current CEO, will be stepping down to focus on his eCommerce targeted SaaS company, SaaS Vortex. Patro will become the chairman of the board of 247 […]

The Transformative Power of Generative AI in Online Grocery Retail

Introduction The online grocery sector, often under-discussed in e-commerce podcasts, is witnessing a significant transformation. The introduction of generative AI is changing how grocers approach performance and profitability. With insights from industry experts Scott Miller and Prem, we delve into how AI is revolutionizing this space. The Evolution of Grocery Retail Scott Miller, with his […]

Embracing the Future of E-Commerce: Insights from Shopify’s Enterprise Summit

Introduction Recently, Shopify held an Enterprise Summit in Los Angeles, bringing together major partners and new entrants to the e-commerce ecosystem. The summit showcased Shopify’s ongoing commitment to the enterprise sector, emphasizing the need for partners to scale up their operations to meet the demands of larger retailers. Shopify’s Evolution in the Enterprise E-Commerce Space […]

Navigating the Shift from DTC to Wholesale B2B E-Commerce

Introduction The e-commerce landscape is evolving rapidly, and one of the significant shifts we’re observing is DTC brands expanding into the wholesale B2B arena. This transition, however, involves more than just a change in sales strategy; it requires a comprehensive understanding of the operational, functional, and technological nuances of B2B e-commerce. The Case for Diversifying […]

Leveraging Voyado’s Marketing Automation for Retail Excellence

Introduction The retail industry is rapidly embracing digital transformation, and marketing automation platforms like Voyado are at the forefront of this change. Voyado, a leading provider of customer experience platforms in the retail sector, offers comprehensive solutions to enhance customer engagement through multi-channel marketing, personalized promotions, and loyalty programs. Understanding Voyado’s Market Position Voyado is […]

Navigating the Evolving Landscape of E-commerce Technology

Introduction The world of e-commerce is rapidly changing, with new technologies and platforms emerging regularly. This blog post delves into the latest trends and shifts in e-commerce technology, offering insights and analysis on what businesses can expect in the current market. General Market Mood Recent months have shown a mixed bag in terms of e-commerce […]

Embracing Change: Why a Major Retailer Switched from Magento to Shopify

Introduction The eCommerce landscape is constantly evolving, and with it, the technology stacks that drive online retail businesses. This blog post delves into the journey of a major retailer who made a significant shift from Magento Open Source to Shopify SAS, exploring the reasons behind this transition and its impact on their business strategy and […]

Magento in Modern eCommerce: Adaptation and Advancements

Introduction Magento, now known as Adobe Commerce, has long been a cornerstone of the eCommerce platform market. This blog explores its evolution, current positioning in the industry, and the strategic considerations for businesses leveraging this platform. The Evolving Role of Magento Magento has traditionally been the go-to solution for complex B2C and B2B eCommerce scenarios, […]

Navigating the Future of eCommerce: A Deep Dive into Composable Commerce and Unplatforming Strategies

Introduction The world of eCommerce is witnessing a significant shift towards more flexible, adaptable, and scalable solutions. This blog post explores the latest trends in eCommerce platforms, particularly focusing on composable commerce and the emerging concept of ‘unplatforming’, as discussed in the recent Replatform podcast featuring Elastic Path’s Chief Experience Officer, Brian House. The Rise […]

Switching to a Leading SaaS eCommerce Platform: Key Considerations for Your Business

Introduction In the rapidly evolving world of eCommerce, businesses are continually seeking efficient and scalable solutions to enhance their online presence. A significant trend in this domain is the shift towards Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms, with Shopify and BigCommerce leading the pack. This blog delves into the critical aspects to consider when transitioning […]

Emerging Trends in eCommerce Integrations: Navigating the Current Digital Commerce Landscape

Introduction The eCommerce landscape is rapidly evolving, driven by technological advancements and changing consumer behaviors. In this insightful exploration, we delve into the latest trends in eCommerce technology, with a special focus on integrations, platforms, and the shift towards more accessible and efficient solutions. The Rise of Integration Platforms as a Service (iPaaS) Simplifying Integrations: […]

Unlocking Digital Potential: How eCommerce Experimentation Technology Enhances Customer Experience

Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of eCommerce, understanding and leveraging experimentation technology is pivotal for businesses aiming to enhance their digital customer experiences. This article delves into the insights shared by David Carlisle, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Optimizely, exploring the nuances and benefits of eCommerce experimentation. The Essence of eCommerce Experimentation Experimentation vs […]

Choosing the Right CMS for Your E-commerce Business: Insights from Crown Peak’s Andreas Kanor

Introduction In the dynamic world of e-commerce, selecting the right Content Management System (CMS) is crucial for the success and adaptability of your online business. This article delves into the essential considerations and insights provided by Andreas Kanor, Chief Product Officer at Crown Peak, on CMS models suitable for e-commerce platforms. Understanding CMS Models Integrated […]

Demystifying Headless and Composable Commerce: Accelerated Solutions for E-commerce Brands

Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of e-commerce, headless and composable commerce are buzzwords that often come up. But what do they truly mean for e-commerce businesses? This article explores the challenges, benefits, and business implications of adopting these technologies, particularly for SMEs looking to speed up their time to market. Understanding Headless and Composable Commerce […]