NEWSLETTER

What’s Cooking at Ucommerce? (June Edition)

The first month of summer has been such a joy for team Ucommerce. Besides the warm rays of sunshine, we have released Ucommerce 9.1. At the same time, all sorts of other exciting things have happened around the office; we did a webinar on performance and scalability with one of our Powerhouse partners in collaboration with the association for Danish e-commerce, we have shared a cool success story about how Southampton Football Club’s new retail store was designed to create best in class customer experience for their fans worldwide, and much more.

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Digital business is moving fast and the market is constantly changing. For this reason, we would like to get to know the market better to operate most sufficiently. To do this, we would like to get some insights into how Ucommerce is used and how you see us. We have put together a short survey and your opinion will be greatly appreciated.

To thank you for spending a couple of minutes filling out the survey, we will draw a random winner among the respondents who will get a smartwatch - the latest generation, of course.

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New release:

Ucommerce is now compatible with Sitecore and Sitefinity

On the 3rd of June, we released Ucommerce 9.1. The top changes and features of this new version include:

  • Compatibility with Sitefinity 11 and 12
  • Compatibility with Sitecore 9.0, 9.1, and 9.2
  • Compatibility with Umbraco Cloud
  • Ability to edit product and variant prices
  • Ability to place products in categories
  • Various improvements of both BOLT and KONDO
  • And we fixed a bug that prevented going live with V9. With 9.1., you are good to go. 

Some of our partners have already started to build commerce solutions on V9, and, if you haven’t already, you can also download the new version by clicking below.

Even though we are very excited about the improvements made to the platform, we do not just rest on our laurels, but we are continuously striving to improve the core platform. Actually, the dev team entered a new sprint, and in the next release, Ucommerce V9.2, you can, among other things, look forward to Ucommerce compatibility with Sitefinity 13 and Sitecore 9.3.

If you want to dive into what has happened since we released V9, the biggest release since V1, and what is yet to come, take a look at the V9: Release Update blog post.

 

A Ucommerce and Sitecore solution for Southampton F.C.

The Premier League club, Southampton F.C., needed an extensive revamp of its online retail store to allow fans worldwide to browse and purchase merchandise and, specifically, since mobile traffic represents the majority of the traffic to the store, it needed to be optimized for mobile conversion.

With a solution built on Ucommerce 7.18 and Sitecore and integrated with Southampton’s back-office, the retail store has been designed to maximize fan spend, streamline the buyer journey, and create best in class customer experience. More specifically, the solution entails optimization for mobile conversion, removal of any potential barriers and drop-off points, implementation of easily configurable marketing features, and a brand new UI that enhances product presentation.

If you would like to dive further into the challenges they faced and the solution provided, then take a look at the blog post we dedicated to the matter. Delete Agency did an impeccable job!

Read more: A Success Story About Southampton FC

 

FDIH Webinar

On the 23rd of June, we did a live webinar with our Powerhouse partner, Novicell, in collaboration with FDIH, the association for Danish e-commerce.

As speed and performance affect your conversion rate, it is important to consider how to improve these elements if you want to strengthen your digital business. Therefore, in the webinar, we discussed how to sufficiently gear your commerce platform for performance and scalability and how to avoid classic performance traps. 

If you missed out on the webinar and if you want to take performance and scalability to the next level, feel free to reach out to us, and let’s have a talk about what you can do to improve performance and scalability to increase your conversion rate.

Contact us to hear more

  

Save the date for Ucommerce Partner Summit 2020

On the 22nd of October 2020, we have put a big mark on our calendars. Have you? If not, then make sure to do so because once again we are hosting a Partner Summit, and we encourage everyone, no matter if you are working within sales or development, to join us. 

The event will take place at Tivoli Friheden, Skovbrynet 5, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark, and you can look forward to entertaining, and interesting talks, great networking opportunities, roller coaster rides, and much more.

 

Meet the team behind Ucommerce

In the past six months, the Ucommerce team has grown a lot as we are constantly strengthening the team by employing talented people. Those of you who follow us on Linkedin have been introduced to quite a few new Ucommercians in the past months, however, it can be difficult to keep up. Therefore, we would like to give you a proper introduction to all the talented and friendly people who each dedicate a great amount of time to improving the core platform of Ucommerce in various different ways. Besides office duties, they are engaged in various different activities that you can enjoy having a look at in our blog post dedicated to introducing them. Check it out to get an overview of who to contact in each situation whether you need assistance, or have any questions or feedback.

Meet the new faces of Ucommerce

 

New Ucommercians

We continue to invest in talented people and at the beginning of this month, we welcomed a new colleague to the team. Please welcome:

Michael Beisner
Partner Sales Manager

 


 

So, as you can see, besides enjoying the warm rays of sunshine this month, we dedicate our time to creating best in class customer experiences, sharing thoughts on how to take performance and scalability to the next level, investing in talented people, and working hard to ensure the continuous improvement of the core platform.

As always, if you have any questions or comments, you are more than welcome to contact us by sending us a mail: [email protected] or giving us a call: +45 61 79 99 97.


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