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Incloud Announces Strategic Partnership With Mobizcorp

Incloud officially announces their partnership with Mobizcorp to combine their expertise and help expand B2C eCommerce within North America. For companies recognizing their need to accelerate the development of their eCommerce business, while maintaining their competitive edge, the Incloud-Mobizcorp partnership provides a unique blend of business acumen and technical expertise. Incloud's extensive retail expertise, understanding of cross-departmental implications and strategic approach, combined with Mobizcorp's…

PROS Holdings, Inc. Announces Appointment of Catherine A. Lesjak to Board of Directors

Industry Veteran with Global Finance and Operations Expertise Joins to Further Accelerate SaaS Go-to-Market and Scale Global Footprint PROS Holdings, Inc., a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy,  announced the appointment of Catherine A. Lesjak to its board of directors effective August 3, 2020. Lesjak joins the board as an independent director. Lesjak is a seasoned finance veteran in the tech industry, having built a 32-year career at HP, Inc. (NYSE: HPQ). Lesjak served in…

Mastercard Collaborates With Microsoft to Accelerate Innovation Across Digital Commerce

Collaboration will build pathways to financial security and provide tools for sustainable growth Mastercard and Microsoft Corp. announced a collaboration to shape the future of digital commerce, drive startup innovation and enable financial inclusion. The collaboration will accelerate Mastercard Labs' cloud native research and development activities, enabled by Azure and AI, to advance Mastercard Labs' mission to de-risk and commercialize emerging technologies and platforms for digital commerce. Through access to…

Adobe Named a Leader in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines

Adobe Recognized Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Adobe announced that Adobe has been named a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in the “Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines” (July 2020) research report for the third consecutive year since the report’s inception.1 13 vendors were evaluated across 15 criteria in the categories of completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to the report, Gartner defines personalization engines as “software that applies context about individual users to…

Avatria Releases Major Update to Avatria Convert

New Release Provides Advanced Functionality for Online Retailers Avatria, a digital commerce firm and developer of innovative eCommerce solutions, announces a major update of its flagship offering, Avatria Convert. Avatria Convert is designed to help online retailers increase their conversion rates, adding intelligence to category and search results pages in order to help customers find what they’re looking for. Marketing Technology News: Bidmath Brings First of Its Kind Advertising Technology and Data Consulting Hub New…

Mi9 Retail Launches ThryveAI

The Next Generation of Digital Commerce for Grocers Mi9 Retail (Mi9), the leading provider of omnichannel retail solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its new digital commerce brand, ThryveAI. Mi9, a pioneer in grocery e-commerce, helped grocers create their first digital storefronts when online grocery was a novelty. As the underlying technology became more sophisticated, consumers realized the convenience of shopping online and the adoption of grocery e-commerce steadily increased, albeit slowly. Mi9 was…

Scalefast Raises $22 Million Series B Round to Lead Future of Direct-to-Consumer eCommerce

Digital commerce solution raises Series B from investment partners Xplorer Capital, Stereo Capital, FJLabs, Benhamou Global Venture and Crédit Mutuel Equity Scalefast, a Los Angeles-based digital commerce solution that is changing the way brands do direct-to-consumer (DTC) eCommerce, has raised a $22 million Series B funding round. Scalefast plans to use this funding to expand its team, footprint and product offering to further support existing and new customers. Marketing Technology News: Veteran Retail Tech…

Productsup Recognized in Gartner’s June 2020 Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce

Productsup recognized in Gartner research designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services Productsup, the leading ecommerce data integration company, announced its recognition in Gartner's June 2020 Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce. Gartner named Productsup among three total vendors. “We strive to be a disruptor in the feed management and product content syndication space, and believe it’s an honor to be recognized by Gartner,” said Johannis Hatt, Co-Founder and CEO at Productsup. “At a…

Study Reveals Surge in Demand for Online B2B Purchases as COVID-19 Slows Direct Sales

Wunderman Thompson Commerce’s B2B Future Shopper report shows nearly half of all B2B purchases are now made online New research by Wunderman Thompson Commerce has revealed that almost half (46%) of all B2B purchases are now made via digital commerce channels, indicating a need for more robust online sales strategies in the wake of the pandemic. The B2B Future Shopper report 2020 – which surveyed over 200 B2B professionals in the UK on the current B2B commerce landscape – found that many businesses have moved away from…

CloudSense Appoints Jonathan English as Chief Executive Officer

CloudSense, a leading Commerce and Subscriber Management platform, today announced the appointment of Jonathan English, a distinguished executive with proven experience accelerating go-to-market efforts at high growth software businesses, as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. Rob Amen, a Managing Director at Vector Capital and a member of CloudSense's board of directors said, "Jonathan is a seasoned technology executive with a track record of expanding market share in high growth software businesses. Given…

Salsify Named a Cool Vendor in the June 2020 Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce Report by Gartner

Vendors recognized in the report are interesting, new and innovative Salsify, a product experience management (PXM) platform that helps brands win on the digital shelf, announced that they have been named a Cool Vendor in Gartner's June 2020 report Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce. The report states, "Whether your primary market is B2B or B2C, the digital world creates ever-increasing expectations for convenience and usability across myriad channels. Meeting customer expectations requires vigilance and powerful tools…

Informatica Showcases Industry’s First End-to-End 360-Degree View Across All Business Functions

Informatica to Highlight AI-Powered Business 360 Capabilities at Free Virtual Event on June 23 Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, will showcase the market-leading capabilities of the industry's first Business 360 solution on Tuesday, June 23, at its Intelligent Data Summit for Business 360, the third summit of Informatica Live, the company's free virtual summer event series.  Informatica's Business 360 solution enables enterprises to accelerate and strengthen digital commerce, minimize supply chain…

New Data Released by Avionos Reveals the Key to Consumers’ Hearts Lies in Fast Shipping (76%) and Streamlined Checkout (60%)

The report breaks down consumers’ demand for streamlined experiences, convenience, simplicity in online and in-store purchases, all of which have been amplified during COVID-19 Avionos, which designs and implements digital commerce and marketing solutions, releases its third annual B2C buyer report, “Who Wins Where: Lessons for Digital Brands and Traditional Retailers.” The report outlines consumers’ expectations for shopping with digitally native brands and traditional retailers, what each excel and can improve at, and…

Digital Media and Document Cloud Services are Adobe’s Strong Revenue Generation Centers

Adobe has announced its Q2 2020 revenue results. In the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 ending 29 May, the world’s leading digital media and most respected customer experience management company, Adobe has earned a quarterly revenue of $3.13 billion, out of which digital media made up for a lion share ($2.23 billion). Creative and Document Cloud segment continued to play their part as Adobe’s most preferred solutions, even as Digital Experience and Advertising Cloud have a good run in a very competitive territory. At…

Comscore Sees Signs of Recovery in Travel Industry

Visitation to Online Travel Agencies and Airline sites rose in May 2020 The latest insights from Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, show an increase in consumer interest across several travel categories, signaling the industry may be showing signs of recovery. According to data from Comscore Media Metrix, visits to travel sites during the five-week period between March 23, 2020 and April 26, 2020 were down as much as 70 percent versus early February 2020, as the…

Comscore Finds Increased Global Utilization of Mobile Payments in Digital Commerce

The latest research from Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, shows that as worldwide audiences continue to shift toward engaging more with mobile and multi-platform devices, mobile commerce (m-commerce) is gaining an increasing share of digital commerce. In the 2020 “Global Mobile Payments Outlook” whitepaper, Comscore examines the state of online mobile payments around the world to understand how the landscape is changing for payment networks, digital wallets,…

Mohawk Group Adds New SaaS Client

AIMEE Proprietary Software Platform to Assist Emerisque in Evaluating M&A Targets Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc. the tech-enabled, consumer-focused product company, announced it is providing its managed Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to Emerisque, a London U.K., based specialist private equity firm focused on global consumer and retail sectors. Marketing Technology News: VIOOH Completes Leadership Team With Senior Marketing and Product Hires The value creation thesis and core theme of Emerisque investments is to…

PROS Appoints Les Rechan as Chief Operating Officer

PROS®, a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, announced today that Les Rechan has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer – a new role to further enable the company to aggressively adapt and pursue market and customer opportunities as businesses accelerate adoption of AI-based digital selling solutions and redefine digital commerce initiatives in a post-COVID-19 era. In this new role reporting to Andres Reiner, PROS President and CEO, Rechan is now responsible for all…

Lucidworks Announces Smart Answers, a Question Answering System That Enhances Chatbots and Virtual Assistants to Deliver Personalized…

Smart Answers on Lucidworks Fusion Uses Deep Learning to Understand Natural Language Questions and Provide Users with Immediate and Contextual Answers Lucidworks, leader in AI-powered search, announces Smart Answers on Lucidworks Fusion. Smart Answers enhances the intelligence of chatbots and virtual assistants by using deep learning to understand natural language questions and quickly return the right answers. Customers and employees can now locate critical insights to help them move to their next best action, avoiding…

Unbxd Recognised by Gartner in The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide 2020

Unbxd Inc., a leading provider of AI-based Commerce Search and Product Discovery solution marks its entry into 2020 with recognition in the Gartner report titled "The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2020" (Subscription required). Unbxd is named as a Commerce Search and Personalization Engines vendor in the report. Marketing Technology News: Logicworks Named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant According to the report, "Best-of-breed commerce search products provide enhanced functionality, such as integrated…