SPPZ Unveils e-Commerce Platform Powered by Fusionex

Multi-award-winning AI and Big Data technology market leader Fusionex signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SPPZ (Pertubuhan Komuniti Sokong Peniaga Pembayar Zakat), an initiative under PPIM (Persatuan Pengguna Islam Malaysia), to develop and support their e-commerce marketplace platform. The introduction of this platform will help a multitude of Halal-compliant businesses to enter the online space and embrace the digital economy. Marketing Technology News: Five9 to Acquire Inference Solutions The MoU was…

Channable’s Cross-border E-commerce Powers U.S. Digital Marketing Agencies

Channable, a leading global e-commerce platform provider for digital marketers, brands, and online retailers, announced its North American expansion accelerating international e-commerce for U.S.-based clients and partners. A spike in international e-commerce fueled by the pandemic prompted Channable to focus on the U.S. market. Channable is already working with Philips, Maison MRKT, Upper Quadrant, Carbon and others internationally and in the U.S. Marketing Technology News: Stoneshot Offers Email Marketing Benchmarking…

JetSense.ai Launches Textchat, the Only E-commerce Sales Tool

JetSense.ai, a leader in live chat and AI-driven chatbots, announces the launch of TextChat, a new sales tool enabling Shopify merchants to receive live chats from their stores via text message. TextChat ensures merchants never miss a sale due to an unanswered live-chat inquiry, leading to much higher conversion rates and many more sales. 71 percent of consumers said they would be less likely to choose a brand if it did not have human customer service representatives available. Merchants equipped with TextChat easily…

Rokt Closes US$80 Million Series D Investment Round as COVID-19 Drives Significant Demand in E-Commerce

The tech leader sees a 42% increase in valuation in 2020, to more than US$450M Rokt, the global leader in e-commerce technology, announced an investment of US$80M. The capital will help accelerate research & development and support the expansion of its client base into new verticals and geographies as Rokt continues to make e-commerce smarter, faster, and better. The funding round was led by Rokt's largest institutional shareholder TDM Growth Partners, and supported by other existing investors including Square Peg.…

Embrace Automation or Get Left Behind, Urge E-Commerce Leaders

E-commerce leaders urge trend watchers to keep an eye on the recent innovations in automation and data science capabilities to meet growing demands in the omnichannel digital CX industry. In recent months, more and more businesses have embraced digital than ever before in an attempt to claw back some revenue from factors such as store closures and physical restrictions. And, as a result, an omnichannel approach has never been so important. This move has seen food establishments offer online ordering and delivery services,…

transcosmos Becomes a Certified “Lazada” Partner, ASEAN’s Leading E-Commerce Platform

With its bases in ASEAN, transcosmos helps clients succeed in cross-border e-commerce more than ever transcosmos inc. is proud to announce that the company has become a certified partner of "Lazada," a leading e-commerce platform in ASEAN. transcosmos delivers clients' superior products into the hands of ASEAN consumers by enhancing its cross-border e-commerce services building on its bases in ASEAN countries and its e-commerce and distribution network. Marketing Technology News: Really Simple Systems Launches New…

Bambuser Partners With Dept to Bring Interactive Live Stream E-Commerce Experiences

Partnership marks Bambuser's expansion into DACH and BENELUX Interactive live video shopping provider Bambuser and Dept, an award-winning international digital agency of experienced thinkers & makers, announce a partnership to bring interactive live video shopping to global consumer brands through integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud. This partnership marks Bambuser's expansion into DACH and BENELUX, closely following the opening of its new offices in London and New York. Dept has seen an increase in demand…

MarTech Startup, edrone, Secures Funding of USD 5.3 Million to Fuel Their Ambitions of Becoming One-Stop-Shop for E-Commerce

Polish marketing technology startup edrone has raised USD 5.3 million Series A funding to fuel their ambitions of building a marketing one-stop-shop for e-commerce. The capital came from two sources: a Hungarian VC, PortfoLion, in a Series A round, and an R&D grant for edrone's autonomous virtual assistant. It will be invested in research and business development for the CEE and LATAM regions. It’s their first funding after bootstrapping for four years. The product is aimed at medium and large e-commerce businesses…

Chatbot & Nano Influencer Service Launches to Help Amazon E-commerce Sellers

The recently launched The Chat Agency provides e-commerce sellers with Facebook Messenger chatbot and social media nano influencer marketing services. The company's services are designed to achieve online sellers' most important business objectives by increasing brand awareness, product sales, and rankings. The newly launched company was created to solve some important issues the founders had run into from their own experiences. "We noticed our listings were losing rank for competitive and valuable keywords. We knew we…

Equifax Launches Industry’s First I-9 Compliance Offering Specifically Designed for E-Commerce Environment

Equifax Inc.has announced the release of the industry's first I-9 management service designed specifically as an e-commerce platform, and with small and midsize business (SMB) owners in mind. For years, large enterprise businesses have put their trust in the market-leading I-9 Management solution from Equifax. Now with the e-commerce launch of its I-9 Starter and I-9 Standard packages, Equifax makes it easier than ever for businesses of any size to manage their Form I-9 requirements. A long-time provider of an…

ShipStation, Alibaba.com Launch Integration for B2B e-Commerce Merchants

Integration enables U.S.-based businesses to expand and streamline international operations ShipStation, the world’s leading e-commerce shipping solution, announced that it launched an integration with Alibaba.com, one of the world’s largest B2B e-commerce marketplaces and the original business unit of Alibaba Group. The launch of the integration makes ShipStation the first U.S. shipping solution to officially integrate with Alibaba.com to provide a seamless fulfillment process for U.S. merchants. Orders will sync between…

iAdvize Launches “Augmented Intelligence”: A Unique Collaboration Solution Between Human And AI For High-Impact Conversations And To…

iAdvize the leading conversational platform being used by major retailers and brands around the world today officially announced the launch of its Augmented Intelligence solution which combines Human and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into its messaging system so online retailers can understand and respond to their customer’s intention at every stage of the customer journey. Millions of messages are exchanged every month between brands and their customers on the iAdvize platform who have reported an 82% increase in online…

Shogun Raises $35 Million to Scale Rapidly Growing E-Commerce Experience Platform

Accel leads Series B; Sales driven by Shogun platform grew 182% YoY amid e-commerce explosion Shogun, the leading e-commerce experience platform (eXP), announced that it has raised a $35 million Series B round of funding led by Accel with participation from Initialized Capital, VMG Partners, and Y Combinator. Several prominent individual investors also participated in the round, including Bryant Chou (CTO at Webflow), Mark Lavelle and Mark Lenhard (former CEO and SVP of Strategy at Magento, respectively), Alex O'Byrne…

EPAM Helps Bacardi Accelerate Digital Marketing and E-Commerce Transformation

Newly revamped technology ecosystem uses AWS DevOps Automation to increase time-to-market and improve the consumer's online shopping experience What's the News: EPAM and Bacardi partner to revamp their digital marketing technology ecosystem, using DevOps automation—to improve brand consistency, speed up time-to-market and deliver significant operational cost savings. Why it's important: As consumer buying behaviors continue to shift online, Bacardi needed to put their customer at the heart of the commerce…

ModCloth Proves Great Tech is Always in Fashion with E-Commerce Makeover

commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, and Fluent Commerce, a cloud native software company providing distributed order management, are working with brand investment platform Go Global Retail to transform the e-commerce experience for popular indie brand ModCloth. With its new e-commerce solution in place, ModCloth can publish new products in real-time, bring unique experiences to its customers, and make shopping more convenient than ever. One year after purchasing ModCloth from Walmart, Go Global…

Personalized User Experience is the Future of E-Commerce

Customer experience is the essence that can either kill or save e-commerce shops. If the optimization of your site is done correctly, your e-commerce shop will thrive. On the contrary, if you fail to get it right, your e-commerce shop will have a limited future.  You need to understand your customers in order to provide an optimal site experience. You also need to understand what’s more important to them. Maybe they want premium or exclusive products? Or maybe they’re in constant search of good sales? Or maybe they prefer…

TVPage Brings Salespeople Into Shopify E-Commerce Stores

New integration enables businesses powered by Shopify to launch virtual ambassador storefronts that drive social selling and increase revenue TVPage, the company that powers virtual brand ambassador storefronts for e-commerce, is now available to all businesses powered by Shopify. The TVPage Ambassador Storefront app enables businesses using Shopify to establish ambassador and influencer programs directly through the platform to increase performance based marketing channels and drive new revenue. TVPage identified the…

Grapevine Village Launches Grapevine Shops, A Fully Digitally Integrated E-Commerce Marketplace

Grapevine Village, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ideanomics Inc., has launched Grapevine Shops, a fully digital e-commerce storefront which showcases boutique innovative consumer brands. Traditional brick and mortar stores are being displaced as more consumers take to shopping exclusively online via mobile devices, purchasing products promoted by their favorite creators on social media. Grapevine Shops allows consumers to seamlessly buy products featured in an influencer's promoted posts through their phones. Marketing…

Blue Hat Announces Favorable Results from Streaming E-Commerce Initiative

Blue Hat Interactive Entertainment Technology, a leading producer, developer, and operator of augmented reality ("AR") interactive entertainment games, toys, and educational materials in China, announced solid initial results from the Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) partnership with Xiamen Xing Meng Wei Lai Culture Media Co. LTD ("Xing Meng Wei Lai"), which was initially announced in June 2020 (Previously Announced Partnership with Leading Chinese Multi-Channel Network). Xing Meng Wei Lai is a leading Chinese multi-channel…

Supermetrics Connects Shopify to Google Data Studio, Google Sheets, and Microsoft Excel, and Enables Effortless Full-Funnel and Multi-Store…

The demand for accessible and easy-to-use e-commerce reporting has grown fast as retailers shift their businesses online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Now launching Shopify connector is one of the most requested connectors by Supermetrics customers For e-commerce marketers, it is all about the funnel. Now they can combine data from Shopify, Google Analytics, and all of their online marketing channels, and build customized and automated full-funnel reports in tools like Google Data Studio, Google Sheets and Microsoft…