Ecommerce Weekly Round Up (08/01-08/05)

Successful Launch – Curated Kravet

Source: Something Digital Blog

Curated Kravet, a trade home furnishing company who is nearing their 100 year anniversary has been a leader in their industry for many years. Established in 1918, Kravet distributes fabrics, furniture, wall coverings, trimmings, carpets and accessories. This project called for a complete rebuild of the Kravet online store onto Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.X.
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Magento Commerce buys RJMetrics

Source: Digital Commerce 360

The move is Magento’s first as an independent company. RJ Metrics will be folded into a new division that Magento plans to market as Magento Analytics. The acquisition aims to give retailers more tools that they can use to target promotions, improve their merchandising and bolster their inventory management.
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NomadMage Launches in the United States

Source: Something Digital Blog

Last week saw the launch of a brand new concept in the Magento Community – NomadMage. NomadMage is an online developer webinar that meets once per month. Developers wanting to learn more about Magento 1 or Magento 2 purchase tickets monthly.
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Amazon’s Alexa learns an Internet of Things skill

Source: Digital Commerce 360

Amazon.com Inc., No. 1 in the Internet Retailer 2016 Top 500 Guide, continues to expand its reach with new products and fulfillment centers. Here’s a roundup of Amazon’s latest moves.
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How Cloud-Based eCommerce can be a Game Changer for All SMBs

Source: Huffington Post

The advent of ecommerce has opened up a whole new world for businesses, especially the small and medium sized businesses. The Internet has been, in many ways, the great equalizer. What was once an arduous journey is now absolutely approachable. In other words, it is perfectly reasonable to have your local business go global and compete with MNCs, and still come ahead with winning revenues. All these because of ecommerce and now it is time to take your online business to the next level.
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10 Colors that increase Sales, and Why

Source: Business2Community

Marketers and graphic designers have long known that color plays a major role in the success of any marketing campaign. Specific colors tend to stir certain emotions in customers, thus creating brand relevance and motivating purchases. The following lists 10 colors that increase sales, along with the specific emotions they evoke.
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