Category: Ecommerce

Did your app survive the holidays? Or not? Either way, now is the time to reflect and begin planning for success next year.

Posted by on December 13, 2017 5:08pm
The holidays are a busy time for many companies. And while that brings an exciting window of opportunity, it can also mean also more challenges to be prepared for. More traffic on a website is good, but will your infrastructure be good enough for it? And your software? Is there a way to find it… Read more »


Holiday countdown – 5 things to do now to get your ecommerce site ready

Posted by on December 22, 2015 3:32am
This Thanksgiving we witnessed yet another round of spectacular crashes among online retailers. Neiman Marcus had a retailer’s worst nightmare: the Neiman Marcus site crashed on Black Friday and did not recover for the whole day. Cyber Monday saw major crashes impact Target, Victoria’s Secret, NewEgg and even PayPal. And these are only the big… Read more »

Why Black Friday is now Cyber Friday

Posted by on November 25, 2015 1:44pm
This year REI announced to the world that it would keep its 143 retail locations closed on Black Friday (and Thanksgiving day). Similarly, a growing number of stores, including Marshalls, Crate and Barrel, and many more are committing to remain closed on Thanksgiving day at a minimum. And while REI, for one, has oriented its #OptOutside… Read more »


Get Ready. Get Set. The holidays are rapidly approaching (Part two in a series)

Posted by on November 5, 2014 8:46pm
The five most common performance issues of ecommerce sites Second in a series looking at how well online stores are prepared for the holidays. See the first post here. Time is money, especially for online retailers. According to the Aberdeen Group, every one-second delay in page-load time leads to 11% fewer page views, a 16%… Read more »