Progressive Web Applications (PWAs) are the next big thing in eCommerce. This topic has been on everyone’s lips and under everyone’s fingertips from the initial conversations around Magento 2 frontend and the introduction of the headless concept.
If you are a merchant considering this new frontend concept, you may be wondering what the fuss is all about, whether it makes sense to invest in PWAs, and how big of an investment should you plan? Here is a quick rundown of the main questions and answers for anyone still on the fence about PWAs in Magento, from a merchant’s perspective.
What is the best eCommerce platform for selling aftermarket car parts? How to find the one that meets your needs? What is more important – time to market, ease of use, customizability?
How can you be sure you made a good decision? And why don’t you just use Amazon instead?
Read on to find out how to choose the best platform for your business.
One of the biggest UX challenges for automotive aftermarket businesses selling online is to show to their customers auto parts that will fit their vehicles.
With thousands of car models and millions of aftermarket and OEM parts out there, how can you create a slick eCommerce experience that will ease the path to purchase?
Read on to see the best practices and some solutions for the businesses in this industry.
The next wave of consumers is here. And they are on their way to becoming the biggest group of all. Maybe it’s enough to say that this group has never known a world without the internet or mobile phones.
Given only that, they will certainly make the world of eCommerce change its “old ways.” It is becoming crucial to reveal the habits and attitudes of your future customers – without understanding them, you are losing potential future revenue.
Traditional buyer journey was quite predictable. It used to have clear cuts which most customers followed – you could actually draw a linear line in between their needs and final conversions. From awareness stage, to consideration and final decision all they needed was information.
The rise of the internet completely transformed entire buyer journey, creating research driven individuals who have a completely non-linear and unpredictable path to you. Suddenly the fact that there are no information about your business or that your products can’t be ordered online makes much difference for a massive part of buyers – online shoppers. After everything we learned about how people interact with internet before finally making that buying decision, it’s almost business suicide for any retailer not to sell online.
One of the main challenges for merchants in the automotive aftermarket industry is handling large volumes of data. There are thousands of vehicles, and millions of replacement parts out there.
And you would think this information should all be standardized and easy to use, right? Well, guess again. Read on to find out what are ACES and PIES, and how merchants are solving the data problem in their businesses.
Ecommerce isn’t easy. Or, to be more precise, it isn’t easy if you want to do it right from the start. If you want a good, quality product, you must be ready to invest a lot of time and effort in research.
In this blog post, we have written down some of the most common questions intended for eCommerce clients to make things quicker and more fluid.
What’s the state of Automotive Aftermarket eCommerce in 2020? What are some of the common pain points of businesses in the aftermarket auto parts industry?
How are they solving challenges with large catalog handling, product fitments, and user experience? Are they making it easy for their customers to find exactly what they are looking for?
Read on to learn more about the trends and most common issues merchants are trying to solve.
From time to time we encounter a question that sounds something like this: “How many eCommerce sites out there are built on Magento?”
The answer to this question is not easy to give. This is because the data needed to give this answer is in a way both easy and hard to find.
But, we will try to give you some sense of the general number of the Magento eCommerce sites in this post.
If you’re running an online shop, you know how important it is to be present when your customers are researching the market to find their desired products. Since Google has just announced that Google Shopping opens up for free product listing ads, we’re bringing you a brief guide on setting up and optimizing your product feed through Magento and Google Merchant Center.
With the majority of small businesses being forced to shut down their operations globally as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, retail sales across many industries have plummeted.
Offline2On initiative, gathering over 1000 eCommerce professionals from all areas of the ecosystem (software solutions, agencies, developers, marketers, service providers) was started in a matter of days to help struggling small business owners get online fast or improve their existing eCommerce websites.
Learn more about what they are offering, what help you can get as a small business, and how you can offer help if you’re able and willing to.
When is the right time to talk about eCommerce project costs in communication with potential clients? How soon do you share your hourly rates? What to do when the only thing the client is interested in talking about is the price?
See how we handle project negotiations and let’s learn from each other’s experiences!
January 2020 was very eventful for Inchoo. A team of four went on a road trip to Germany with a few goals in mind. It was a healthy mix of business topics, plans for the future, and some exploration of the things to come in eCommerce in the next several years. Read on to see what we did and what we learned along the way.
The large majority of Magento stores globally are still running on an outdated and unsupported PHP version. If you are on anything below version 7.2, chances are you are missing out on some performance improvements. However, more importantly, you are exposing your store to an increased risk of potential exploits.
Why is this important? Why should you update the PHP version? How to do it with as little friction as possible? Read on!
Looking for the right website development agency can be very difficult. Although there are some handy tips when searching for the right eCommerce web development agency, one of the most underrated questions is: How to recognize an agency that wants to be a partner?