How To Install Akeneo on Ubuntu 20.10

This is a step-by-step guide to installing Akeneo on a Linux-based host. The purpose of this tutorial is to give consolidated instructions on installing the Akeneos Community Edition PIM  on […]

Industrial & Distribution: Product Data is the Key to Online Selling

Like many do-it-yourself home improvement amateurs, I have the gift of stretching a two-hour job into a whole day – maybe a whole weekend sometimes. I get an idea (or, […]

11 Reasons to Investigate Akeneo PIM in 2021

In 2020, there were plenty of lessons learned.  Online strategies and operations were tested to the extreme.  Pivots were made, and holes were filled.  Enough said – – let’s move […]

Top eCommerce Trends for 2021

Every year, we identify over fifty mostly technical trends that are impacting eCommerce. After narrowing the list down and removing very obvious trends or those that have remained the same […]

OroCommerce, a B2B Focused eCommerce Platform

A decade ago, B2B eCommerce was an intimidating, risky, and expensive endeavor. Companies could expect a two-year development cycle and, at minimum, a seven-figure price tag.  Once implemented, the platform was […]

Marketing vs Finance: Settle the eCommerce/ERP debate with Akeneo

A couple of months ago, we wrote about the post-pandemic “new normal” in eCommerce.   One of the emerging trends we saw at that time was the need for tighter […]

Has Your Magento 1 Site Been Hacked?

This past weekend, a Magento 1 security breach, impacting more than 2,000 storefronts, was discovered.  This breach was described as the “largest campaign ever” against the M1 platform. The breach […]

Alpine Consulting and OroCommerce Announce Partnership to Enable eCommerce for Large B2B Businesses

AUSTIN, Texas, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alpine Consulting, Inc., a leader in eCommerce strategy, implementations, and services, and Oro, Inc., a leading B2B eCommerce product company, have announced a strategic partnership. […]

Creating a Custom Maintenance Page in Magento2

At some point, you’ve likely visited a website and were met with a generic “down for maintenance” message.  It’s not unusual, but it can be frustrating – and sometimes unsettling […]

B2B eCommerce: Is It Right for Your Business?

Let’s face it, doing business with businesses is much more complex than selling to consumers.  If you and I want to buy an item of clothing, we simply visit our […]