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Salesforce ventures into e-Commerce with $2.8bn acquisition

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Salesforce has taken another step towards the e-Commerce market after announcing it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Demandware for $2.8 billion.

Majestic Wine toasts to customer experience cloud

Majestic Wine is looking to bolster its omnichannel strategy with cloud

Majestic Wine has deployed a cloud-based customer experience platform to help personalise the online shopping experience and drive sales. Richard Weaver, e-commerce director at Majestic Wine said the platform also helps the company improve customer segmentation and deliver a more personal sales experience.

Visual big data, cloud reshaping relationships between e-retailers and brick & mortar shops

Zalando, an online retailer of high street brands piloting the shoe-finding technology said it is well-received among customers

Online clothing retailer Zalando announced Wednesday that the company it trialling a cloud-based visual search technology that connects customers with the pair of shoes they’re looking for, a technology it’s calling FindSimilar. Iain McCready, chief executive officer of Cortexica Visual Systems, the company that developed the technology, said cloud-based visual data analytics is transforming e-retail by giving customers a more curated shopping experience, helping customers find exactly what they want, quickly.

Alibaba to launch own mobile OS?

Chinese e-Commerce behemoth Alibaba is reported to be building its own mobile operating system for launch in the third quarter of this year. The OS is likely to be cloud-based – the group has had a dedicated “Alibaba Cloud Computing” unit since 2009, which is now reported to be working on the project.

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