2 May 2012, 22:00
Outdoor Research (OR) is a Seattle-based company that creates, manufactures and sells equipment and clothing for mountain climbers, skiers, hikers, and other “human powered adventurers.” For close to 30 years, the brand has had a fanatical following among hardcore outdoor enthusiasts.
OR envisioned an eCommerce store that would allow them to appeal to a wider, more casual market. The company enlisted Magento Gold Solution Partner Gorilla to make it happen. Making use of Magento Enterprise’s [...]
27 Apr 2012, 04:00
Ben Marks, Magento course instructor, caught up with a few of his trainees from Magento U and found that they have been very busy…creating extensions, working at record pace and getting certified! Here is just a sampling of what he uncovered!
Paris FunDev student is now a Magento Certified Developer: https://twitter.com/#!/steven_vdp/status/187861972228915201
LA FunDev student has a custom Adminhtml tab: https://twitter.com/#!/mrinabh/status/187731586656124929
Mark Shust from FunDev [...]
26 Apr 2012, 14:43
Despite an incredible showing at the legendary Magento party last night, attendees still showed up today bright eyed and ready for this morning’s keynote and general session presentations. The morning began with a look at Good360.org, a Magento Enterprise customer that has donated more than $7billion to over 27,000 charities since their launch. The morning continued with a presentation from Roy Rubin about eBay today where he walked everyone through a fun example of how eBay’s 40 eCommerce [...]
25 Apr 2012, 12:29
If Day 1’s excitement level was at a 10, Day 2 was off the charts. There was a noticeable feeling of exhilaration in the air as the crowd entered the Pavillion this morning. With a DJ filled atmosphere, eye tantalizing graphics and thoughtful merchant quotes, everyone knew they were in for something good. This year’s theme centered around the question, ‘What’s Your Story?’ The theme brought to light just how much Magento has helped changed both the professional and personal lives of our [...]
25 Apr 2012, 02:32
We’re pleased to announce the latest Magento releases: Magento Enterprise 1.12 and Community 1.7. The recent enhancements to our powerful eCommerce offerings help merchants provide a more personalized shopping experience for their customers.
Benefits include easier order placement, mobile optimization and multiple wish lists. These enhancements give merchants greater potential to boost consumer engagement, increase conversions and transaction size, and foster brand loyalty.
All merchants, including [...]
24 Apr 2012, 13:53
Imagine eCommerce 2012 is officially off to a great start! Merchants, developers, partners and all members of the Magento ecosystem swarmed the M Resort today in Las Vegas, all eager and excited to see what we have in store over the next few days.
Today’s pre-event activities started off strong with Developer Certification and the Magento Technology Partner Program. While the partner event was taking place, we also held the Developer BarCamp & Networking Event up on the 16th floor of the hotel. [...]
24 Apr 2012, 10:44
Pre-event activities for the 2012 Imagine eCommerce conference have officially begun in sunny Las Vegas! Excitement is in the air as 1,300 attendees are mingling, meeting up with their friends and colleagues while soaking it all in. From Spain to Vietnam to Latvia, we have friends coming from all over the world, from 45 countries. The conference hotel, the M Resort, has been taken over and occupied by all things orange; it's now internally known as the "Magento Resort." Partners, developers [...]
24 Apr 2012, 07:26
1,300 Magento merchants, developers and solutions partners have gathered from around the world at the fabulous M Resort in sunny (and very hot) Las Vegas, NV for the Imagine 2012 conference.
Attendees are looking forward to three days of great content, incredible networking, and a whole lot of fun. Today’s event kicked-off developer BarCamp – a series of rapid-fire presentations on Magento and X.commerce, with all content driven by attendees. BarCamp is being held in the resort’s beautiful [...]
20 Apr 2012, 05:00
We are pleased to let you know that the final course in the series, Managing Your Magento Store - Part 3: Operations, is now available in the On-Demand, Video format. In this new one hour course, you are introduced to topics such as order management, fulfillment and customer service.
If you haven’t already taken advantage of the first two parts of our three part series on the Magento Admin panel to help optimize the management of your store, now is your chance to get the series in its [...]