What Adobe’s Acquisition of Magento Means For the Future of Ecommerce

Ok, admit it. You probably didn’t expect this one.

Through his Twitter account, Brad Rencher, the Executive VP of Adobe Digital Marketing, has made a rather surprising announcement. That Adobe is currently in the process of acquiring Magento.

Unless you moved out to Mars, you’ve definitely heard about the $1.68 billion acquisition deal. It’s all everyone has been talking about over the past few days.

I’d like to be in the same boat and say that this was entirely unforeseen. But for me, it wasn’t. Not at all.

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Global Ecommerce News from June 22 to July 10

QVC has bought the remaining shares in its rival Home Shopping Network (HSN) for $2.1 Billion to consolidate the TV shopping industry.  We believe that this is yet another reaction to Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market. We also analyze the impact on ecommerce after this record acquisition by Amazon.

A look around the ecommerce globe, with selected highlights:

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Global Ecommerce News from June 12 to June 21

Last Friday Amazon shocked the entire retail and ecommerce market in the US by announcing their pending acquisition of Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion. The impact was felt by other retail stocks that lost value for the remainder of the day. Walmart's acquisition of Bonobos was silenced as media buzzed with the Amazon – Whole Foods Market news.

A look around the ecommerce globe, with selected highlights:

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Must Read Articles From the Week of May 19th

The week is coming to an end, and that means it is time for me to have a look at some of the things that has happened in this past week. A lot of really good articles have been posted around the web throughout this past week, they cover topics what you need to do to avoid copyright infringement in product photos, why millennials are tired of targeted ads, how you should be planning your next website, and much more. Read on to see what other interesting articles were written.

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Must Read Articles from The Week of May 13 2016

The week is coming to an end, and that means it is time for me to have a look at some of the things that has happened in this past week. A lot of really good articles have been posted around the web throughout this past week, they cover topics such as what you need to do to capture your audience, how to chose the right CMS for your ecommerce store, then there was a great article about how Google is starting to rank websites based on their mobile friendliness. Read on to see what other interesting articles were written.

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Must Read Articles from The Week of May 5 2016

The week is coming to an end, and that means it is time for me to have a look at some of the things that has happened in this past week. A lot of really good articles have been posted around the web throughout this past week, they cover topics such as what you need to do to capture your audience, as well as social media marketing tools and their cost compared to what you receive, there was also a great article that covered why Meta descriptions still play a large role. Read on to see what other interesting articles were written.

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This Is What Happened at the Unite Conference

Over the past few days, hundreds of designers, developers, and marketers all went to the Unite conference in San Francisco, this conference is Shopify’s inaugural partner and developer conference. The purpose behind the event was to bring together the design community and hatch out a plan for shaping the future of commerce. 

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