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Mega menu design trends in ecommerce: 2011 vs. 2014

Way, way back in 2011 we published an article looking at how 26 commerce sites presented their mega menus.

This refers to the drop-down menus that are generally situated within the horizontal navigation at the top of a webpage.

Web trends and UX design have changed in the intervening years, in large part due to increasing consumer adoption of mobile and new technologies such as responsive design, so I thought it would be interesting to revisit those same sites to see how they’ve evolved.

Here they are…

10 things Lovehoney learned from setting up an e-commerce site

Lovehoney is a true online success story, growing from a three-man operation run out of a Pickford’s self-storage unit to a multimillion-pound business in less than 10 years.

In fact roughly one in three sex toys sold online in the UK now goes through Lovehoney.

At the E-commerce Expo this week co-founder Neal Slateford and e-commerce manager Matthew Curry gave a presentation about 10 things they have learned from setting up their own online business.

Here’s a run through of their 10 pearls of wisdom, and you can also hear Curry talk at Econsultancy’s JUMP event on October 10.