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Commerce Cheat Sheet: Add-ons and Secret Weapons to Increase Conversions

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As the Black Friday and Christmas shopping season quickly approaches, ensure your commerce store is ready for the peak season rush. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Headless (Plus when to use it for CMS and eCommerce)

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In a nutshell, Headless software refers to a set up where the back-end system can be separated from the front-end appearance of an application or website. There’s also such a thing as ‘de-coupled’ but we’ll come onto that later.

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3D Secure 2.0: How PSD2 will change eCommerce Payments

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Last Updated: 2nd September 2019

Online payments as we know them are changing. New EU legislation coming in on the 14th September 2019 tightens regulations and requirements around the handling of payments and card data. The new legislation will be known as PSD2.

The FCA, however, have announced the legislation will be delayed for 18 months in the UK only. The organisation announced they won't be taking enforcement actions from the 14th on businesses operating in Europe, so long as they have taken necessary steps towards compliance. It can be a daunting topic so our commerce experts have broken down everything you as a merchant need to know.

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2018 Year In Review

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In 2018 we reached the 15-year milestone, reclaimed our status as an independent agency, made leaps and bounds in eCommerce, and spoke at some of the world’s biggest conferences. It’s been a brilliant year and we’ve celebrated some momentous changes. So come take a trip down memory lane with us as we look back at 2018. 

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eCommerce Show North 2018: The Best Bits

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eCommerce Show North is an annual opportunity to celebrate the thriving digital and eCommerce industry outside of London. We always aim to stay at the cutting edge of industry practice, so we thoroughly enjoyed the chance to collate industry insights and share our successes at this year’s event.

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Magento Product Updates: September 2018

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On September 18th, Magento have released an extensive range of security updates and performance enhancements for Magento 1, 2.1 and 2.2. Amongst hundreds of updates here are the main highlights:

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Malware on Magento: What to Do & How to Stay Safe

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Malware (malicious software) that skims card details from customers has compromised thousands of unsecure Magento-based e-commerce businesses in 2018.

The breach was first noticed in late August, but is believed to have been impacting businesses for the last 6 months, with attackers planting skimmers on over 7000 stores to date.

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Magento 1 End of Life Announcement: Planning for the Future

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Today Magento have officially announced the end of life date for Magento 1After over a decade's worth of development, the Magento 1 platform will reach ‘End of Life’ in June 2020.

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London eCommerce Awards 3X Finalists!

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I'm delighted to announce we’re finalists at the 2018 London eCommerce Awards! This adds to our previous success at the Drum Search Awards, Big Chip Awards, and The Recommended Agency Register Awards in 2018, taking home 3 wins! 

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5 Speed Considerations for E-Commerce

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I took part in the panel for UK Fast’s “Speed in E-commerce” live webinar last week. Hosted (geddit?) by UK Fast’s Managing Director, Jonathan Bowers, we discussed the importance of website speed for e-commerce retailers and how they can overcome any issues. It was a fast-paced discussion with all the panelists keen to express their views in a really short space of time. As I wasn’t able to share all of my considerations, I thought I’d throw them together in a blog post, so at least I can be satisfied that I’ve finally got my point across!

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