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De Beers Jewellery Website Refresh

Skywire took over the De Beers Jewellery Magento website when appointed the lead global web agency in 2016. We completed a website refresh at the end of last year including their navigation, homepage, store locator and appointment booking capabilities. The old website had an outdated design and usability issues, particularly with the appointment booking function. Our…

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Mobile Accounts for Half of UK eCommerce Transactions

Last week marketing tech firm Criteo released a report revealing mobile makes up nearly half (48.9%) of UK ecommerce sales. In addition to that, the fashion and luxury industry are the most advanced UK retail industry with 55 percent of all ecommerce transactions taking place on mobile. This data just scratches the surface in how smartphones…

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Magento 2

Magento 2

April 11, 2016 | Under Magento | Posted by | No Comments

Magento 2 – the emergence of the new Magento M2 platform – has been the question that all of our clients are asking about for 2016. Everyone wants to know what it is and when, or if, to transition to this platform. We answer your questions below. Magento 1.* EE will be officially supported until…

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Magento Imagine 2016 Excellence Awards Finalist

The Magento Imagine 2016 conference is less than 2 weeks away, which brings together 2,500+ eCommerce experts across 45+ countries. During this time, Magento announce the Imagine Excellence Award Winners and we are thrilled to see that we are Finalists for an Award. Our site Harry’s of London set an industry standard of excellence by enhancing the…

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Fashion goes digital

Business of Fashion wrote a article recently on how the fashion industry are adapting their marketing strategies for a ‘digital reality’ called The Digital Iceberg. As an agency who specialise in luxury and fashion marketing we found the article highly interesting. It would be a fashion followers dream to attend a Chanel or Burberry fashion show…

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Elemental Herbology Magento Rebuild

Skywire took over Elemental Herbology’s Magento website for 2016 with a complete overhaul and redesign. Their old website had an outdated design with many usability problems and out of date extensions. It was built using a Magento shop with Joomla managing the CMS pages. After our code review, we found a Magento re-build would be the best way to proceed, rather than painting over…

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Why Should You Build a Responsive Website?

Responsive websites are no longer a trend but are now an absolute must. Mobile usage has increased by 16% since 2010 and mobile ecommerce share is at 27% and these numbers are forecasted to continue on this incredible rise. These figures highlight the importance of having a responsive and mobile friendly website in today’s tech…

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Happy Holidays from all at Skywire

Thank you to all of our clients and partners that we worked with in 2015. We’ve helped to develop some amazing new brands’ online presence and launched very exciting projects. Looking forward to working with you in 2016!

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Checkout this Infographic

Are you wondering why customers are abandoning their carts on your checkout page and how you can improve these stats? According to a VWO eCommerce survey, 68% of all eCommerce visitors abandon their shopping cart. This could be for reasons including unexpected shipping costs, having to create a new user account, not ready to buy…

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