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Monetizing 5G with headless commerce

5G adoption is slowly, but steadily rising; and will enable new innovative services and business models both for mass market and enterprises. To successfully sell new 5G-enabled offerings, service providers will need to find the right commerce platform to support several key requirements common across many 5G-enabled services and business models.

Why headless commerce matters for B2B apps [video]

In this short video, Linda Bustos discusses why headless commerce matters for B2B apps. She also goes into detail on how and why you would want to add an API strategy to your headless commerce environment. This allows you to get really creative by having multiple heads.

Crypto-commerce: banking on blockchain for B2B payments

35% of B2B buyers and suppliers are interested in blockchain-based payment networks and 26% believe blockchain is the “preeminent payment technology of the future.” What's driving this trend?

Microservices and payments: what you need to know

With their smaller, independent code bases and robust APIs, microservices allow you flexibility to extend commerce to new touchpoints and satisfy unique requirements. But should Payments be built as microservices?

Ecommerce & the subscription economy

The subscription model isn’t new, but companies now have powerful tools that can help them respond to customer needs in a much more dynamic and accurate way. It comes down to the right data, the right tools and the right ecommerce platform.

B2B Mobile Commerce Apps are Hot: Here’s Why

Mobile commerce apps for B2B are increasing, and with good reason. M-commerce influences 40% of B2B revenue, and 75% of B2B buyers prefer to self-serve than engage with sales reps. The case for dedicated mobile experiences is clear -- are you ready?

Searchandising: Using targeted content on search pages

From guided selling to promotions and value propositions, dive into the world of targeted content on search pages.

15 tools to help ecommerce practitioners scale and grow

The key to growing a successful ecommerce business is working hard and working smart. Luckily, there are some useful tools to help market, run, and analyze ecommerce platforms. Some of them are free and others come with a subscription fee (usually a free trial is offered to test first). The following 15 recommended ecommerce tools have been broken down into three categories: Marketing, Managing and Tracking.

Why commerce is the place to go headless

Making the switch to a headless-first commerce architecture isn't really making a switch to headless commerce, it is making the switch to a headless enterprise.

Searchandising: Do your autosuggestions help or harm?

80% of ecommerce sites using autosuggest, the search feature is as mainstream as U2. But many implementations are WORSE than no autosuggest at all. Make sure you read our dos and don'ts for autosuggest relevance and usability.

Searchandising: Site search hacks that drive revenue

Improving customer experience is top-of-mind for every digital business. Billions are spent each year on mobile apps, content, personalization and omnichannel capabilities. Yet CX plans often overlook a fundamental piece of the equation: site search performance. Our in-depth guide shows you how to optimize site search for relevance and personalization.

Microservices: why less is more

With microservices, development experiments are not dependent on modifications to both the frontend and backend code, and therefore less risky. This gives developers more experimental freedom to try new development methodologies and easily conduct A/B testing.

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