UK-based ecommerce software provider Actinic has today launched a new version of its ecommerce platform. The cloud-based solution has put even more effort in a mobile-optimized solution, so its 10,000 customers can generate more sales from mobile users.
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SaaS ecommerce platform Kooomo and French online payment solution HiPay have partnered, giving Kooomo’s ecommerce merchants access to the HiPay payment solution directly from the platform. HiPay offers over 220 local and international payments methods.
Software solutions provider ePages has announced a global partnership with cloud accounting software Sage. Now, online shop owners in the United Kingdom can use ePages and Sage One Software combined for their retail business. Further roll outs across Europe and in the US are planned for the coming months.
Shopware, the German provider of ecommerce software, has launched Shopware Connect. Now other ecommerce software systems and major suppliers can also access the system. In other words, it allows retailers to add products from other merchants, suppliers & manufacturers.
What’s the best software for retail businesses? IT research company Gartner tried to answer this question and came with an extensive report. It ranked ecommerce software provider Intershop third, behind the two retail software giants IBM and SAP. The German company is active for many years, but now it really seems on the rise, especially in mature ecommerce markets such as the Netherlands, Sweden and its home market Germany.
Shopware, said to be the largest shop system manufacturer of Germany, released version 5.2 of its ecommerce software. One of the biggest changes is the elimination of encryption software ionCube, thus making its software 100 percent open source.
Magento is the fastest growing and most widely used ecommerce platform in Europe. At least, that’s what Magento Commerce announced. The ecommerce solution currently has 53 clients on Internet Retailer’s list of Europe’s 500 biggest ecommerce companies, which is more than any other provider.
Ecommerce software provider ePages launched Pay with Amazon for its UK and German based online shop owners. This integration allows the merchants’ customers to check out with payment and shipping information stored in their Amazon account, while remaining within an ePages-powered shop throughout the checkout process.
Clerk.io, a Danish SaaS startup that helps online shops increase sales and retention, is expanding rapidly throughout Europe. The software company has already established itself in Europe, primarily in the UK, the Netherlands and Italy, but wants to expand to Germany and France as well.
BigCommerce and eBay have launched a strategic partnership, enabling retailers using the BigCommerce ecommerce platform to list their products and manage their inventory on the eBay marketplace. These retailers also have access and exposure to more than 162 million global active eBay buyers.
Customers from UK ecommerce company Shop Direct can now virtually compare the size of products they want to buy with a model in their own size or with items they already own. And this technology benefits the UK’s second largest pure-play online retailer as it contributed to a 10.3% increase in net revenue per visitor.
Zenstores, a British shipping platform for online sellers, has today launched an integration with WooCommerce, according to Builtwith the most popular ecommerce platform on the web. Ecommerce sellers with a WordPress site can now manage orders and dispatch items more easily.
Shopify has released a plugin for WordPress, which enables owners of websites built on this CMS to add a shopping function to their website. The plugin is free to download and adds a “add product” button to the content management system of the popular blogging platform.
On Demand Solutions, a UK company that already has ecommerce software for B2B retailers, has now launched an ecommerce software solution for B2C retailers. It focuses especially on small and medium-sized companies. The B2C version of ecommerce solution ODSnet has omni-channel functionality.
Shopgate, a popular mobile commerce platform from Germany, announced it has appointed former COO/CFO Marc Biel as its Chief Executive Officer to lead its expansion strategy into the American mobile market. Shopgate also moves its US headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin, where it will hire 50 new staff this year.