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High Resolution Storefront Graphics in Mozu

High Resolution Storefront Graphics in Mozu

By Brantley McMinn | October 24, 2015

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

I find the old adage "you eat with your eyes first" holds true in virtually every decision you make, especially when you shop around for the latest gizmo or hottest fashion item. In today's age of high resolution displays, quality product imagery is a strong sign of a professional e-commerce business. Your catalog is one of your most important marketing assets and deserves some serious consideration on how get the best presentation on mobile, tablet, and desktop devices; however this expectation of quality imagery usually comes at a cost of large file size and bandwidth constraints which leads to poor site performance and bad user experiences that can cost you sales. That is why you should really consider how the graphics on your site are visually and technically presented to your customers.

Tags: Images Hypr Retina Templates Developer

3 ways retailers can learn from the Agile movement — and get bolder and faster

3 ways retailers can learn from the Agile movement — and get bolder and faster

By Jason Wallis | October 20, 2015

Categories: Digital ExperienceOmnichannel RetailingPerformance MarketingRetail & Commerce Technology

The agile design and development movement has become a foundational principle for tech startups, and as those startups move into new markets, the philosophy and process has also spread to disrupt other industries in sometimes surprising ways. Although retailers have always been quick to recognize opportunities and innovate online, the same cannot be said for their internal processes in the development and deployment of software. This blind spot leaves some of the biggest retail brands vulnerable.

Working with Custom Schema in Mozu: Entities & Documents

Working with Custom Schema in Mozu: Entities & Documents

By Ben Cripps | October 14, 2015

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

The Mozu eCommerce platform provides built-in objects, such as products, customers, and orders to drive core commerce use cases. Retailers may extend these objects via attributes to tailor Mozu to their particular business needs. In addition, retailers may create completely custom schema to define new objects in the system. This blog post will discuss how and why to create and use custom schema with Mozu.

Tags: Developer

Migrations to Mozu: the isImport Field

Migrations to Mozu: the isImport Field

By Allen-Michael Grobelny | October 9, 2015

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

A large part of transitioning to a new platform is the potentially arduous task of migrating existing data. Often, you may need to massage the data into something that plays nicely with your shiny, new platform. Or, you may encounter headaches with datasets in various formats, with differing levels of completeness in your data, or with possible inconsistencies throughout the entire dataset. As a developer assisting with a migration, knowing the options around import can position you for a smoother ride.

Tags: Mozu Developer

6 Ways to Beef Up Your AOV (Average Order Value)

6 Ways to Beef Up Your AOV (Average Order Value)

By Adri Nowell | October 2, 2015

AOV (average order value) is a common key performance indicator (KPI). It’s kind of like a blood pressure monitor (or, “sphygmomanometer” if you’re feeling cheeky) for your eCommerce site. Measuring AOV clarifies how well you’re performing.

Tags: Mozu Retail Conversion optimization Merchandising

Best Practices for Handling Mozu Event Notifications

Best Practices for Handling Mozu Event Notifications

By Matthew Zimmerman | October 1, 2015

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

Mozu was built from the ground up to support any integration imaginable. Because every feature in the platform is accessible via the REST API, you have unfettered access to all the data in your site.

Tags: Developer

Use, Customize and Grow Mozu!

Use, Customize and Grow Mozu!

By Tiffany Wuthrich | September 30, 2015

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

At Mozu we strive to innovate constantly, we focus on technology and user experience to deliver a strong ecommerce experience to our customers and users.

Tags: Getting started

Huddle Up: How Mozu Empowered Boathouse Sports to Manage 1,500 Websites at Once

Huddle Up: How Mozu Empowered Boathouse Sports to Manage 1,500 Websites at Once

By Adri Nowell | September 30, 2015

Categories: Case StudiesDigital ExperienceOmnichannel Retailing

21st century commerce requires 21st century solutions.

Tags: Retail Sporting goods

OpenSaaS and the Brave New Enterprise World

OpenSaaS and the Brave New Enterprise World

By Jason Wallis | September 28, 2015

Categories: Retail & Commerce Technology

The software industry, by and large, has succeeded in the transition from on-premise software to SaaS as the prevailing choice. Both will continue to co-exist, but it’s time to start thinking about the next wave of change in the software industry.

Tags: SaaS

VentureBeat: Rethinking Retail’s Sacred KPIs

VentureBeat: Rethinking Retail’s Sacred KPIs

By Jason Wallis | September 11, 2015

Categories: Digital ExperienceOmnichannel RetailingRetail & Commerce Technology

The rise of advanced analytics has given ecommerce companies more insight than ever into the performance of their sites. And the analytics tools aren’t stopping there — text analytics tools alone are expected to be a $6.5 billion-dollar market by 2020 according to Allied Research.