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E-commerce Platforms Buyer's Guide 2009

By Econsultancy,

There is a newer version of this report available: Ecommerce Platforms Buyer's Guide 2014


About this Guide

The guide is aimed at companies who are investigating the e-commerce platforms market, with profiles of 23 leading UK vendors. The guide also provides details on the various issues and trends affecting this sector, as well as plenty of advice about how to select the right platform. 


Author: Jake Hird and Richard Maven, Econsultancy
Pages: 162 pages
Structure: Market trends and issues, 23 vendor profiles 


Like all our buyer's guides, the report starts with a look at trends in the marketplace, as well as our analyst forecasts for the size and growth of the e-commerce technology market in 2009.

Trends within e-commerce include:

-) Offline world realises the importance of e-commerce
-) Site owners use data to optimise e-commerce performance
-) Retailers seek to differentiate, and embrace users
-) Multi-channel firms strive for an integrated approach

The 22 suppliers profiled are:

Actinic, BroadVision, BT Fresca, ChannelAdvisor, Design UK, Digivate, eCommera, e-inbusiness, Ekm Systems, ePages, eSellerPro, GSI Commerce, Hybris, Imano, Maginus, Moneyspyder, Motive, Pod1, Quicklive Commerce, Red Technology, Screen Pages, Snow Valley, Venda.

You can download the free sample to see the full list of contents.

Who Is This Guide For?

It is primariliy aimed at organisations who are looking for e-commerce platforms or reviewing their existing capability. It is also relevant for others, including vendors and analysts, who want to research this market.

Related Resources

We recommend that you also read our Online Transaction Processing Guide, our E-commerce: A Beginner's Guide and our E-commerce Request for Proposal Template for more information and guidance about this complex area.


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