Managing an online store is an arduous task by any measure, from attracting new customers to keeping existing ones. Ecommerce also requires extensive technical effort from any person or organisation that is maintaining an eCommerce platform, online sales and marketing, merchandising, logistics, and more.
On November 23rd, 2016, Vaimo UK, together with Digital Forming and Oban Digital, hosted an event all about product personalisation in an online shop. Visitors were able to explore different types of online product personalisation and production techniques. Examples of 3D printed items in different materials and how these can be created and customised through a very user-friendly interface with no coding required were showcased, along with open discussion concerning the effort required to deliver on Magento and the challenges of product personalisation in general.
A new year means new resolutions, ample holiday leftovers, renewed gym memberships, and for the eCommerce community, a fresh chance to analyze the results of the shopping season gone by. We connected with our Strategy Department to find out how our clients performed this past Black Friday compared to Black Friday 2015.
On January 4th, 2017th, Magento Commerce shared news that Hillhouse Capital will invest a notable $250 million into the world's leading digital commerce platform to drive Magento's global growth of marketing, sales, customer support, product development and acquisitions.
BAUHAUS and Vaimo have jointly developed a guide to help BAUHAUS customers purchase conservatories. The guide leads the customer through a number of choices that need to be considered in order to purchase the correct product.
It’s that time of year again - the time when we’re all busy running around in shops, or fervently scrolling through online stores, looking for great gifts to fill our Christmas stockings. We may be on a mission to find that one perfect present that we know will bring a smile to a certain loved one’s face, or we may be dashing through shops or clicking with wild abandon, hoping to find gifts that “speak” to us, only to end up near tears between crowded aisles.
On Monday, December 5th, 2016, Vaimo received the acclaimed Gazelle Award in Sweden for the 6th year in a row by Sweden's leading finance and business magazine, Dagens Industri. The Gasell Award recognises companies with the quickest progress in Sweden, and expressly those firms who have organically doubled their turnover and show steady and progressive financial growth for the previous 4 years. This year, 900 companies in Sweden qualified for the renowned award, including Vaimo.
The Drum is a global media platform that boasts the largest marketing platform in Europe and shares daily news from the marketing industry worldwide. The Drum also highlights innovative marketing in a fortnightly magazine publication, and publishes an annual Digital Census together with Results International and Merit, which summarises the achievements of over 150 digital agencies in the UK. We are pleased to share that The Drum has listed Vaimo UK as #3 in the Financial 26-50 category.
Vaimo Estonia’s Product Owner, Märt Aab, spoke at BCS Itera’s “Conference for Leaders: A Look at the Future from the Inspiring Perspective of Business and IT Leaders” on November 15th, 2016, about how ERP systems and eCommerce platforms can work together through the example of MS Dynamics NAV and Magento. The talk was aimed at merchants who already have an existing ERP system, and are either in the process of building, updating, or optimising an online store. The following is a short summary of the presentation.
We already shared the story of our adventures in Darfo Boario Terme, Brescia, Italy this year, that saw 210 Vaimoers come together from 14 offices in 11 countries: UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Ukraine, Japan, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates. We have one more surprise for you - short video of us living our core values in Italy together: Teamwork, Fun, Open, and Excellence!
On November 16th, 2016, we co-hosted a webinar with Magento, dotmailer, and Nosto about how merchants and retailers can turn their holiday shoppers into long-time customers. David Wise from Magento, Henrik Mebius from Vaimo, Skip Fidura from dotmailer, and Thomas Wapshott from Nosto all shared insights and tips about how to increase the loyalty of customers after the holiday season.