eCommerce Industry News (65)

News from the ecommerce and digital retail technology industry, from vendors, retailers and brands.

M Ryan

Magento Commerce renamed to Adobe Commerce

April 21st, 2021. Adobe, the software company behind Magento Commerce, its $1.68bn 2018 acquisition, is renaming the ecommerce platform Adobe Commerce. Adobe had already introduced a commercial offering of the Magento open source ecommerce platform plus its commercial content management system (Adobe Experience Manager) as…

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Episerver acquires customer data platform Zaius

Zaius Customer Segments Example

March 22nd, 2021. Episerver Optimizely, a member of our ecommerce platform shortlist, has announced it has acquired the customer data platform (CDP) software vendor Zaius┬ájust a few days after Episerver competitor Sitecore acquired CDP company Boxever. Zaius, a venture-backed company based in Boston with fewer…

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MAKRO has selected Spryker ecommerce platform

March 10th, 2021. Spryker, a member of our ecommerce platform shortlist in the regional category, has announced Belgian food retailer MAKRO Cash & Carry will be implementing Spryker Cloud Commerce OS for its upcoming ecommerce store. This is Spryker's first customer in Belgium. Peter de…

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Ucommerce releases v9.4, enhancing scalability, search

March 4th, 2021. Ucommerce, a member of our ecommerce platform shortlist in the "regional" category, has released version 9.4 of its software - a headless ecommerce platform with strong support for storefronts built using CMS solutions Sitecore, Sitefinity and Umbraco. Version 9.4 provides the management…

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Sitecore acquires Boxever and Four51

Boxever Product Lines

March 3rd, 2021. Sitecore, a member of our ecommerce platform shortlist, has announced it has acquired CDP company Boxever and B2B ecommerce platform company Four51. This follows the announcement of a $1.2bn investment in Sitecore, albeit from an unknown source. Boxever, based on the banks…

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