Adobe Set to Acquire Magento Commerce for $1.68 Billion

Adobe Surges Ahead in Content Management and Digital Experience Race Adding Magento Commerce Platform to Adobe Experience Cloud MarTech 150 RADAR company for 2018, Adobe has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Magento Commerce. Magento Commerce is a market-leading commerce platform. The acquisition is set for $1.68 billion, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. The addition of the Magento Commerce Cloud will enable commerce to be seamlessly integrated into the Adobe Experience…

Nosto Honored with Magento Thought Leader Award at Imagine 2018

Nosto Also Secures Team “Excellence” Award with Its Agency Partner Guidance and Customer, Kate Somerville Skincare Nosto, a personalization platform for online retailers, received the Thought Leader award at the annual Magento Imagine conference. Renowned as one of the eCommerce industry’s top events, Imagine brings together leaders who are paving the way for the future of B2C and B2C commerce. The Magento Thought Leader award recognizes the leading solution and technology partners that have delivered the greatest impact…

AdRoll and Magento Commerce Announce Strategic Partnership to Help Online Stores Drive More Growth

AdRoll Launches Magento 1 & 2 Integration to Help Its 37,000 Customers Create Demand and Drive Revenue Through Personalized Marketing and Ads AdRoll, the e-commerce growth platform, announced the launch of a new integration with Magento Commerce, the worldwide leader in cloud digital commerce innovation. With this news comes a formalized strategic partnership, making it easier than ever for AdRoll customers using Magento to solve for cart abandonment and drive more sales through high-performing marketing and ad…

Boxx.ai Eyes Rapid Expansion via Magento Plugin

Boxx.ai - AI for e-commerce - has launched a Magento plugin to help its expanding user base in integrating quickly and effectively with its services. Using the plugin e-commerce, companies running on Magento can integrate with the Boxx.ai platform within a matter of few clicks. "Magento is one of the popular e-commerce platforms in India and abroad. With this plugin launch, we are targeting an addition of a 1000 new customers in next few months. Plugins for other popular platforms like Shopify and PrestaShop are on…

Bluecore Partners With Magento Commerce for Enhanced Personalized Customer Interactions

New Retail Intelligence Offering Will Activate Retailers’ Live Product Sets, Use Insights to Pair Products and Communications with Customers Bluecore, an AI-driven retail marketing platform, has announced its technology partnership with Magento Commerce. Together, Magento and Bluecore will equip merchants with new opportunities to interact with their customers through individualized communications deployed directly from the Magento platform. The new offering is now available on the Magento Marketplace. Bluecore…

Magento Raises $250 Million Funding from Hillhouse Capital; To Scale Omnichannel E-Commerce Operations in Asia

Open source e-commerce platform Magento secured $250 million funding from Chinese alternative investment firm Hillhouse Capital Group (“Hillhouse”). The latest round of funding will boost Magento’s global expansion plans, especially in Asia. The funding will help the omnichannel e-commerce solution provider focus on becoming an independent firm. The parties were not available for any comment on the stake Hillhouse holds in Magento following the investment. According to The Financial Times, the current Magento’s valuation…

Top 5 Adobe Marketo Updates for Every CRM Specialist

It was on 20 September 2018 when Adobe announced that it is acquiring a B2B martech company - Marketo. In the last eighteen months, numerous Adobe Marketo updates have transformed martech offerings to better match Adobe's larger vision of delivering unified, real-time, and hyper-personalized customer experience. The unique amalgamation of CRM expertise and data science sits right at the center of Adobe's industry-leading Experience Cloud. And, that's why we decided to take a magnified look into some of the recent Adobe…

BORN Group and Fluent Commerce Announce Global Partnership to Help Retailers Worldwide Manage Orders More Efficiently

Fluent Commerce’s Distributed Order Management Platform Will Be Integrated Into BORN’s Omnichannel Retail Solutions BORN Group, a leading digital agency with a focus on experience management and enterprise commerce solutions has announced a Global Partnership with leading order management platform Fluent Commerce. BORN Group and Fluent Commerce Announce Global Partnership to Help Retailers Worldwide Manage Orders More Efficiently Fluent Commerce is a cloud-native distributed order management platform that provides…

OpenMoves Ranked Leader in G2’s Winter 2020 Reports

OpenMoves announced today that G2.com has named its OM3 email marketing platform Momentum Leader, High Performer, Easiest Admin/Usability, and Easiest to do Business with, for Small and Mid-Market Businesses. G2 rankings are based on real, unbiased reviews and satisfaction ratings from OpenMoves customers and compared to similar products in the category. This marks the eighth consecutive quarter that OpenMoves has been recognized in multiple Email Marketing categories by G2. Marketing Technology News:  Newgen Enhances…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Amazon, TechTarget, Inc., ezbob, NWN and Xenon arc. Amazon wins at the 2020 Kellogg School Super Bowl Advertising Review Amazon is a big winner in strategic ad rankings with its “#BeforeAlexa” ad in the 16th consecutive Kellogg School Super Bowl Advertising Review. Other brands that earned top marks include Facebook, Cheetos, Hyundai, T-Mobile and Google. Not all advertisers had…

Xenon arc Enhances SMB Customer Experience Capabilities

Harnesses Power of Magento Commerce for xa-Direct Model Xenon arc, a leading data-driven marketing and sales organization, announced the launch of its enhanced B2B ecommerce offering powered by Magento Commerce. The new offering is an expansion of the company’s disruptive business model, xa-Direct, to further improve and simplify the service experience for small business buyers of product in the materials industry. “Go-to-market strategies must appreciate the unique needs of these often-underserved customers” Tweet…

Cardknox Announces Partnership with E-Commerce Solution Provider Wagento

The New Partnership Provides Wagento Clients With Access to Cardknox’s Seamless Payment Integration for the Magento Online Shopping Cart Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and leading omnichannel payment gateway solution, is happy to announce its latest partnership with Wagento, an e-commerce solution provider that has extensive experience with the Magento e-commerce platform. Through this partnership, Wagento customers will be able to enjoy robust payment processing capabilities that are fully built into their Magento…

Ansira Appoints Jay Dettling as Chief Executive Officer

Laurie MacLaren continues role as Chief Financial and Operating Officer Ansira has announced that Jay Dettling has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 3. Laurie MacLaren, who previously served as CEO, in addition to her role as Chief Financial and Operating Officer, will remain as CFO/COO on the Ansira executive team. “Jay has a proven track record of driving growth across many organizations as well as creating results for his clients. We are confident in Jay’s leadership and his ability…

ReadyCloud Welcomes Square as the Latest Addition to its Ecommerce CRM Suite

ReadyCloud, the CRM Suite built for ecommerce, now supports Square in its many forms. From Point of Sale (POS) to SquareUp stores, ReadyCloud cleanly manages the order data from multiple Square sources for the purposes of CRM, growth marketing, shipping and returns. It is a complete backend solution for Square merchants. "Our integration works with Square to go beyond the transaction," explains Michael Lazar, an Executive at ReadyCloud. "A merchant can run their entire business with a SquareUp store and ReadyCloud. We…

Weidenhammer Named BigCommerce Partner

Weidenhammer offers full-service BigCommerce implementations to help fast-growing businesses exceed expectations Weidenhammer announced it has been named a Certified BigCommerce Agency Partner. “Adding BigCommerce to our portfolio of partners strengthens our ability to be truly consultative with our customers,” said Aaron Sheehan, Weidenhammer’s Director of Commerce. “We believe our experience in digital commerce pairs well with BigCommerce’s robust SaaS platform and stellar global team.” Marketing Technology News:…

TechBytes with Brian Byer, Vice President, GM at Blue Fountain Media

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Blue Fountain Media. I am Vice President and General Manager of Blue Fountain Media (BFM). I oversee all agency activities from Revenue Generation to Expense Management. BFM has a strong history of growth through our technology partnerships. While we love Drupal on Acquia, we are also strong proponents of WP Engine, Sitecore and Adobe for CMS. On the commerce front, BigCommerce has a great product that’s growing very quickly ever since Adobe acquired…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Digital River, AtScale, Sidetrade, AppSheet and The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Digital River Partners With Magento to Create Powerful Combined Commerce Solution Built for Global Expansion Digital River, the most experienced global e-commerce enabler for established and fast-growing brands, announced a partnership with Magento, an Adobe company and leading provider of commerce…

ReadyReturns Hits New Milestone, Helping E-tailers Process More Than 10 Million Product Returns

ReadyReturns has set a new benchmark by helping streamline and automate the processing of more than 10 million ecommerce product returns ReadyReturns - the preferred online product returns system for thousands of ecommerce retailers - set a new benchmark by helping streamline and automate the processing of more than 10 million product returns. ReadyReturns is part of the ReadyCloud Suite—a platform of connected ecommerce software solutions and apps that helps retailers build better relationships via an orders-based…

WP Engine Appoints Ramadass Prabhakar Senior Vice President of Global Engineering

Veteran Leader From Adobe And Magento To Continue To Advance WP Engine’s Digital Experience Platform WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced the appointment of Ramadass Prabhakar as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Global Engineering overseeing its global engineering team. Prabhakar will report to Heather Brunner, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer. “His experience working with open-source software and growing global technology teams will help us evolve our…