B2B Online Shop Migration: HDM Continues to Drive Internationalisation with Salesforce [Success Story]

As the printing industry’s technology leader, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (HDM) operates 36 international online shops in 22 different languages. Serving a global market in such an innovative industry requires the best possible software set-up. The previously used shop system from Magento was geared more towards B2C business. For this reason, HDM decided to gradually migrate … Continue reading "B2B Online Shop Migration: HDM Continues to Drive Internationalisation with Salesforce [Success Story]"

Integration of Software Solutions – Providers and Systems Compared [New White Paper]

Many of the words we use to describe digital innovations are actually thousands of years old. Integration platforms, for example, are a current tech trend that is becoming more and more important. Integratio, however, is a Latin term. It means something like merger or unification. In the field of information technology, integration describes how many … Continue reading "Integration of Software Solutions – Providers and Systems Compared [New White Paper]"

Connecting Online and Offline Retail: How to Combine the Benefits of Both Channels [5 Reading Tips]

Customers are channel hoppers. This makes it all the more important for brands, retailers and manufacturers to act in an omnichannel way. Concepts such as local inventory ads and ship from store bring the benefits of online shopping to brick-and-mortar retail. Showrooming and window shopping 2.0 decouple brick-and-mortar retail from actual transactions. The digitalisation of … Continue reading "Connecting Online and Offline Retail: How to Combine the Benefits of Both Channels [5 Reading Tips]"

Advising Customers in Online Shops: How to Generate More Sales with Digital Customer Service [5 Reading Tips]

Online shopping and individual consulting are no longer mutually exclusive. Live chats, video consulting, guided selling and the like support customers in selecting the right products. This leads to shop visitors actually completing their purchases and fewer orders being returned. One in five online shoppers has already made use of digital customer service offerings. Consulting … Continue reading "Advising Customers in Online Shops: How to Generate More Sales with Digital Customer Service [5 Reading Tips]"

A/B Testing – Achieving Higher Conversion Rates with Courage and Eagerness to Experiment [New White Paper]

Why is there a lot of traffic, but only a few conversions? Should the »Buy« button be white or turquoise? Should the download form be placed at the bottom or top of the page? Most marketers and graphic designers are probably familiar with these questions. It is always about optimising conversion rates. So why not … Continue reading "A/B Testing – Achieving Higher Conversion Rates with Courage and Eagerness to Experiment [New White Paper]"

Content Commerce for High-Revenue B2B Commerce: Angst+Pfister Opts for Multi-Stream Project with Adobe and Magnolia [Success Story]

»O-RING Finder« – this has nothing to do with an online dating site, but with modern industry. O-rings are made of plastic and are an important element of sealing technology. The Angst+Pfister Group is a global expert in sealing technology, engineering plastics technology, fluid handling technology and antivibration technology as well as mechanical drive technology, … Continue reading "Content Commerce for High-Revenue B2B Commerce: Angst+Pfister Opts for Multi-Stream Project with Adobe and Magnolia [Success Story]"

Avoiding Loss of Value: How Online Retailers Reduce Overstock [5 Reading Tips]

At the moment, the retail industry is struggling on many fronts at the same time. While some companies are unable to meet consumer demand due to a lack of raw materials and logistical problems, others are stuck with their goods. Higher prices and increasingly negative shopping experiences caused by delivery delays have curbed consumers’ desire … Continue reading "Avoiding Loss of Value: How Online Retailers Reduce Overstock [5 Reading Tips]"

Buy Now, Pay Later: How the Right Payment Method Increases the Willingness to Buy in B2B and B2C [5 Reading Tips]

20 per cent of all online orders are cancelled if the preferred payment method is not offered. This is true for both B2B and B2C customers. Employees who make purchases for a company want the same payment experience as they do when shopping online in their private lives. Purchasing on account with »buy now, pay … Continue reading "Buy Now, Pay Later: How the Right Payment Method Increases the Willingness to Buy in B2B and B2C [5 Reading Tips]"