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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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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Is Your Merchandising Working?

Just as in brick-and-mortar stores, the importance of designing your online site to sell most effectively can’t be overstated. Building online merchandising equivalents of in-store experiences promises that shoppers will not only find what they came to your site to find, but will discover products they didn’t even know they wanted, until you showed them. […]

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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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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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Perfecting E-commerce in the Beauty Industry

Those in search of the perfect foundation, the best anti-aging serum or the hottest shade of lipstick used to have to go from makeup counter to makeup counter, only to be disappointed by a limited selection of brands and information. In 2000, fresh-faced 21-year-old Kate Morris took this challenge into her own hands and launched […]

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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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Seamless Search Drives High Growth for Superette

When fashion brand Superette launched in 2002, it was purely a brick-and-mortar store. Almost 15 years on and the brand has cemented itself as one of Australasia’s leading online style destinations. On the road to success, Superette sought out the technology, expertise and support of SLI Systems to establish an outstanding online customer experience through […]

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