The global B2B eCommerce market is more than five times larger than the B2C market, offering players significant revenue opportunities. Yet, to enter this segment, you need to understand your B2B buyers’ unique requirements. Breaking into B2B eCommerce, prepare for complex procurement processes, shipping constraints, and a greater focus on security and liability. The good news is that the right eCommerce platform for B2B can make your life much easier.
Establishing a wholesale eCommerce business comes with its challenges and concerns. Wholesalers struggle with limited reach and visibility, supply and demand imbalances, order fulfillment delays, product profitability management, and strained buyer relationships. Choosing a proper B2B wholesale eCommerce platform can help address these challenges and drive business growth.
Implementing B2B eCommerce for distributors is a way to transform business operations once and for all. With the constant growth of B2B sales expected to reach over 3 billion dollars by 2027, distributors have to face the new reality and take their operations online to stay competitive.
B2B eCommerce solutions can streamline and automate complex purchase cycles and order management processes, thereby maximizing efficiency and minimizing human errors. They will also enhance customer experience (CX), personalize pricing and product selection, and use data to draw strategic insights.
Magento 2 performance testing is crucial for ensuring a seamless online shopping experience, free from the hassles of queues and limitations of physical store hours. This testing becomes especially vital for both B2C and B2B merchants as they prepare for anticipated sales transactions. By proactively addressing performance issues, merchants can optimize their platforms, readying themselves for increased traffic and ensuring their websites can handle the demands of modern e-commerce efficiently.
Every year Gartner releases an updated version of the Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce. Atwix traditionally takes time to review not just the static ranking, but also the dynamic performance, helping to unpack and understand the trends behind this respected analysts report. Let’s take a dive into the August 2023 edition.
Headless commerce is a modern approach to eCommerce architecture that involves decoupling the front-end presentation layer from the back-end functionality. This means that the user interface and the backend system are developed and managed independently. Simply put, the frontend is separated from the backend, allowing businesses to provide a more personalized and seamless shopping experience across multiple channels.
With headless commerce, businesses can easily integrate with different touchpoints, such as mobile apps, social media platforms, and IoT devices.
This article will explore the use cases of headless setups where modern technology benefits businesses. If you are interested in the detailed difference between headless and headful architectures, you may refer to the MACH article.
As eCommerce grows and consumers become more tech-savvy, the 2023 eCommerce conferences, trade shows, and events are a great place for retailers to learn about the latest trends in the industry. eCommerce conventions are also a great venue to network with peers and industry experts and engage with top brands visiting the show floor.
In the U.S. alone, over 1,300 companies are involved in manufacturing parts for various automobiles.
As with most other industries, auto parts manufacturing slowed at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and customer behavior changed drastically. As lockdowns were ordered and the automotive supply chain was affected, clients turned to eCommerce stores for their auto parts.
Automotive eCommerce, which includes auto parts eCommerce, is here to stay and is only expected to grow in the future.
So, how do you build a competitive auto parts eCommerce platform?
DISCLAIMER: This blog is my personal reflection on Meet Magento New York 2022 and the Magento Open Source. It doesn’t represent an official point of view of any organization.
Those who tracked happenings of the Magento OS world, saw the MA’s Open Source task force creation a year ago. This was a foundational step bringing together key parties in an open and honest setting. Regular meetings have ensued. Shortly after the task force launched, Mage OS fork/association was founded, due to a slice of the Magento community feeling a better way forward existed to best ensure innovation.