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M Ryan

Headless Commerce in 200 words & 1 diagram

What is Headless Commerce? Headless Commerce is an approach to implementing ecommerce software without dictating the screens through which the customer will interact with the store. A Headless Commerce application provides a library of ecommerce functionality through a set of APIs, which are called by…

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Benefits of Headless Commerce

The benefits of Headless Commerce My experience with retailers and consumer brand manufacturers with direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecommerce sales channels shows headless commerce provides the following benefits: There is consistency between ecommerce channels for customers (for example product data, price and promotions), since all channels use…

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Order Management for eCommerce explained

Order Management is how a business ensures orders placed online by customers are fulfilled accurately, cost-efficiently and on-time. A simple order management process passes an order placed on the website to a warehouse for fulfillment, and the order management system records each event that happens…

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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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Amazon Go stores open in UK

Amazon has just opened its first two checkoutless "Amazon Go" stores outside North America, in the UK, branded Amazon Fresh. Inevitably there is plenty of media attention, curious customers queuing round the block and speculation about the future of grocery shopping. By global standards, the…

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Episerver acquires customer data platform Zaius

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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