Magento Extensions – The 13 Best Magento Plugins to Increase Sales

You’ve got the core functionality in place on your Magento store. Now you need to enhance your site to increase sales and optimize your customer experience. That’s where Magento extensions help. But there are thousands of Magento extensions to choose from in the Magento Marketplace. You can easily spend too much time figuring out what’s […]

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Improve E-commerce Conversion Rate with 5 Critical Enhancements

Your e-commerce business is full speed ahead. But that’s not good enough. You’ve been tasked with higher and higher growth expectations. And now you have even more at stake. You are likely spending more and more to drive traffic to your site. You can’t let that big investment in advertising fizzle with diminishing ROI. Good […]

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Retail Executive Brief: Customer Experience Trends for 2018

The pressure is on for retail businesses to deliver on big sales growth expectations. That’s in the face of slow consumer spending growth combined with the tectonic shift in traditional retail channels. You need to turn more shoppers into buyers. You can’t afford for your investment to bring more shoppers in the door or onto […]

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E-commerce Merchandising: The Ultimate Guide to the Newest Techniques

E-commerce merchandising has one goal in mind – connect shoppers with the right product so that they “Add to Cart” fast. Merchandise well and you’ll increase conversion rates and boost your average order values. But execution is always incredibly difficult. You have different visitors with different mindsets toward actually buying. Those shoppers are engaging with […]

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All Things Amazon and Personalization Prevail at SLI Connect NYC

Dozens of e-commerce companies, thought leaders and SLI partners convened this fall at Carnegie Hall in New York City for our third annual SLI Connect event. During packed presentations and breakout sessions the group tackled many issues and opportunities for online retailers today. Among the over-arching themes were strategies to compete with Amazon, ways to […]

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Harness the Power of Mobile for Higher Holiday Sales

Evidence from 2015 suggests that record-breaking numbers of holiday shoppers will make their 2016 purchases online. (Click here to Master 2015 Holiday Trends to Clinch 2016 Holiday Sales.) Trends show a steady shift from the majority of online purchases being made from a desktop to more purchases being made on mobile devices. While computers still […]

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Master 2015 Holiday Trends to Clinch 2016 Holiday Sales

Every year it seems like just as we start settling into the summer haze, holiday planning kicks into high gear! Since 31.5% of the $343 billion transacted online occurred in the fourth quarter last year (U.S Commerce Dept), smart retailers can’t afford to nap (for too long) in that beach chair. If those numbers don’t […]

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SLI Buyer Engine – The Heart of a Powerful E-commerce Suite

I have a confession. For more than a decade, SLI has been far too modest about our e-commerce innovations. Perhaps our engineering team has garnered so many patents that they haven’t stopped to reflect. It hit me when we learned of the latest SLI patent related to our auto complete algorithm. We began applying for […]

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SLI Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation

Everyone at SLI has heard the story of how this company started. In 2001, five of us bootstrapped SLI out of necessity and because we saw an opportunity. We had lost our jobs when NBCi collapsed in the dot-com crash (NBCi had bought our previous company GlobalBrain). But we knew there was an opportunity for the search technology we created. So on August 1, 2001, SLI was born with the aim of improving site search. In many ways, we were ahead of our […]

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Infographic: Why Site Search Matters

If you find yourself wondering what you can do to increase traffic, revenue and cart sizes for your online retail business, there’s plenty of research to show that the search box is the right place to start. The below infographic is based on the new report: “How 40 Retailers Transformed Their Businesses Using SLI Systems,” […]

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