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Is your ecommerce business ready for the Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) implementation final deadline on December 31, 2020?

By 2022 European ecommerce is expected to grow to $1 trillion. This means an increase in online fraud, as well. According to the European Central Bank’s estimations, online fraud on European cards may amount to €1.3 billion a year.

In January 2018, the EU Payments Services Directive (PSD2) came into effect, bringing in new laws designed to protect its consumers.  Continue reading

Instagram feed on a Spree Commerce website

Instagram feed adds vibrancy to your homepage and increases time spent on site

Instagram, with over 1 billion monthly active users is the place to be for B2C brands especially from industries such as fashion, beauty, interior design, but also fitness, wellness, and even food. Simply by being on Instagram, brands can make a positive impression on potential customers. According to a Facebook survey, over 70% of people say they perceive brands on Instagram as popular, creative, entertaining, and relevant. Continue reading

A multi-million dollar Black Friday & Q4 success comes from all year’s work and preparation – an interview with Houtan Fanisalek, CTO of Felix Gray

How to survive the Q4 shopping spree and sell a lot of stuff according to a CTO of a successful online business? Let us introduce you to someone who does that for a living and on a significant scale. Houtan Fanisalek is the CTO of Felix Gray, a successful ecommerce eyewear company that is growing exponentially. The brand sells proprietary Blue Light glasses that mitigate the negative effects of looking at your screen. Those glasses are worn in the offices of companies like Apple, Spotify, and Google. Felix Gray uses Spree for its custom ecommerce platform that even handles orders for prescription glasses. Check out Felix Gray’s success story. We have asked Houtan about his ideas and tips on tackling the Holidays and the related shopping madness.  Continue reading

ElasticSearch and Spree Commerce

Optimize your ecommerce User Experience with ElasticSearch

ElasticSearch can be used to optimize ecommerce user experience in the areas of search, product listings, menus, and navigation by enabling blazing-fast data retrieval and creating new up-selling and cross-selling opportunities. If you have a growing ecommerce website, then you should be looking into integrating ElasticSearch to allow its further growth. 

The distinctive competitive advantages of integrating ElasticSearch with your ecommerce store are page load speed, cost-effectiveness, and scalability. But let’s start from the beginning. Continue reading

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7 successful subscription businesses using Spree Commerce as their ecommerce solution

Spree Commerce supports multiple ways to implement subscription ecommerce – either directly through payment processors such as Stripe, Braintree, or Adyen or by integrating with SaaS subscription platforms such as Chargify or Chargebee. Here are 7 success stories of subscription ecommerce businesses powered by Spree Commerce. Explore subscription ecommerce solutions for your business. Continue reading

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Google switches to mobile first indexing in 2020

Google announced that it will be switching to mobile-first indexing for all websites starting September 2020. “It’s great to see how the web has evolved from desktop to mobile” the announcement reads. Google now officially rewards not only good content and page load speed but also mobile-first responsive web design. Spree Commerce 4.1 delivers all three for E-Commerce projects.

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CBD E-Commerce marketplace compliant with FDA interstate regulations

FDA’s jurisdiction over interstate CBD sales could be possibly avoided with a CBD E-Commerce multi-vendor marketplace offering hemp products in each state separately. Customers living in a particular state could only purchase CBD products from merchants based in their own state. Spree Commerce can help to make that happen.

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Abandoned cart recovery with Mailchimp Ecommerce

Most online stores are losing revenue by leaving orders behind. When a customer adds products to the cart but doesn’t complete the checkout, that order is lost. Mailchimp Ecommerce automates sending out email reminders with the abandoned cart contents and tracks all recovered sales in a dashboard. It also comes with several other automations and email marketing tools. 

 TL;DR: It’s basically free money with hardly any dev work. Just install it and watch the recovered orders roll in.

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10 stylish fashion online stores built with Spree Commerce

There is no compromise on style as far as fashion stores are concerned, both online and offline. After all it is all about good looks and making an impression. However, a nice looking design is not enough if conversion is your priority. Excellent User Experience, website loading time, customer care and easy checkout are only a few parameters that you should take into consideration. Take a look at these inspiring examples of fashion brands doing it right in the eCommerce world with the help of Spree.

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Multi-vendor marketplace examples from Spree Commerce success stories

Multi-vendor marketplace examples from Spree Commerce success stories

A multi-vendor marketplace is considered one of the most versatile business models, regardless of the niche or the industry. There are multiple examples of how this business works and how it can be applied with Spree Commerce

According to data gathered by McFayden Digital, global ecommerce will be worth up to $4 trillion by 2020. The growth is driven by the increasingly important position of online marketplaces among all digital companies. In fact, many unicorns are marketplaces that operate in areas where there was previously no marketplace available. 

It’s a compelling option for a new business but can seem daunting. However, building your own marketplace is much easier with the proper tech stack. Spree Commerce is a versatile and modern tool to fulfill these needs.  Continue reading