Wednesday, May 23, 2012

MasterCard Mobile Point of Sale Best Practices

MasterCard has issued Best Practices for Mobile Practices, focusing on Mobile POS (MPOS) card reader accessory solutions. Click HERE to access this document.

GoECart: All-In-One eCommerce Suite

GoECart today announced the immediate availability of GoECart 360, the industry’s first Web-based, all-in-one eCommerce suite targeted at emerging brands and growing midsized retailers.

The new solution provides a single, integrated set of applications that combine an advanced eCommerce platform with multi-channel order management, inventory management, fulfillment, and CRM. The multichannel suite also automates selling on the leading comparison shopping engines and online marketplaces like and eBay for merchants.

Eight Problems GoECart 360 Solves:
  1. My current eCommerce systems are not (well) integrated.
  2. The features on my eCommerce storefront are not state-of-the-art.
  3. Getting our storefront and back office systems to sync up is difficult.
  4. My current solution is not multi-channel.
  5. My current system is out of date and very difficult to use.
  6. I am paying too much for multiple sub-par and disjointed systems.
  7. My systems are not "on-demand" and cannot handle spikes in Web traffic.
  8. I don't have key metrics to make timely business decisions.
GoECart delivers a unified eCommerce suite that enables online sellers to automate key business functions across all departments, including sales, marketing, customer service, inventory, order fulfillment, purchasing, and returns, and to obtain real-time data on demand for better decision-making.
The system was recently featured among leading eCommerce offerings targeted at small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in the Forrester Research 2012 Guide, Selecting Your eCommerce Solution Across North America And EMEA.

GoECart at Internet Retailer Conference & Expo 2012 in Chicago
From June 5-8, GoECart will be exhibiting at Booth 1720 Internet Retailer Conference & Expo 2012 in Chicago.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Celerant Has an mCommerce Module

Celerant Technology Corp. has developed a Mobile Commerce module that is worth looking into:
  • The mobile site will run in parallel to your regular E-Commerce site.
  • It is compatible with mainstream smart phones, tablets and iPads that support current standards for mobile devices.
  • It adheres to search engine common practice standards and algorithm guidelines, enabling the site to appear in more searches.
  • The mobile site runs against the same database as your E-Commerce site and does not require any additional hardware, hosting or human resources.
  • Uses jQuery programming to simplify and enhance development

Eaton PowerSource App: A Trendsetter in Appification

Although it's not exactly in "the sweet spot" for multichannel merchants, the PowerSource app from Eaton is a great example of a trend I believe will quickly overtake multichannel solutions. I call it "appification," which exposes multiple aspects of the item and order management process both inside and outside the company via mobile and tablet apps.

Take a look, and let me know what you think!

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