Increase the accessibility of your online shop: legal requirements and tips for implementing accessibility!

Inclusion is increasingly taking place on the internet. The legislature has already recognized the importance of accessible websites and already requires public entities to provide accessible and usable information for people with disabilities.
What many people do not know is that similar regulations will also apply to companies from 2025 onwards. However, there is also good news for you: implementing these requirements will be rewarded by search engines as well as by your customers. So, if you want to learn more about the legal requirements and how to comply with them, be sure to keep reading.

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Implementing Usability and CX properly in the Shop: How to Improve your Customer Experience

The customer experience is becoming increasingly important in online commerce. However, in meeting customer requirements, B2B e-commerce often lags behind the B2C sector. Yet, more and more business customers expect a similarly personalized and intuitive shopping experience that they are accustomed to as private buyers. In this article, we want to take a look at what the terms Usability and Customer Experience exactly describe and why it is worthwhile to improve the user experience of your B2B shop. We present effective measures that you can apply to your e-commerce.

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Managing Your Amazon Inventory: Accurate and Efficient Processes for Your Business

Online marketplaces such as Amazon are so popular with customers because, in addition to a large product selection, they offer a particularly convenient shopping experience: With just a few clicks, the desired item can be placed in a shopping cart and the ordering process completed. Shortly thereafter, sometimes the very next day, the customer receives their goods.

For retailers, constantly meeting these turnaround requirements presents a daily challenge for inventory management. Within a very short timeframe, the product has to be located in the warehouse, picked, packed, and shipped, making it difficult for companies to keep an eye on their stock. If you unintentionally sell something that is no longer available, you risk dissatisfied customers and potential damage to your company’s reputation.

In this article, we will show you how you can protect yourself from these problems through automation by integrating your Amazon Marketplace with Microsoft Dynamics.

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Implementing labelling regulations with the help of PIM systems

The implementation of labelling regulations poses challenges for companies in a wide range of sectors. In the food industry, for example, ingredients, allergens and nutritional information must be displayed.

PIM systems (PIM = Product Information Management) can help to implement legal requirements. In this article, we explain how this can be done.

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Manual processes as time wasters: Why you should automate your Amazon ordering process with Microsoft Dynamics

Worldwide, Amazon Marketplace counts over 2.1 billion views every month. This popularity holds enormous sales potential and makes the corporate giant attractive to retailers of almost all sectors and sizes. However, the theoretical order volume stands in stark contrast to what retailers can manually process in incoming orders in Microsoft Dynamics 365. For this reason, ESYON has developed the Amazon Marketplace Connector, which can be used to automate numerous standard processes in everyday business. We explain in this article which possibilities our solution offers and why you should automate your order processing on Amazon.

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Perfion 5.0: This changes with the new version

If you need to maintain a large amount of product data, it is advisable to use a product information management (PIM) system. One of the most sought-after systems of this kind is Perfion, which is now available in version 5.0. Perfion 5.0 offers a number of improvements, particularly in terms of user-friendliness. We present the most important innovations.

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OXID 6.4: Why you should definitely update to the new version

Shortly before Christmas, OXID eSales AG released the new version 6.4 of OXID eShop. If you haven’t updated your system to this yet, you should do so urgently. In this article we present the most important changes and show you an installation guide for your update to OXID 6.4.

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The technical basics of the product configurator

For some time now, we have been providing our customers with the ESYON product configurator, which enables the creation of products with many variants. In this article, we would like to take a look at the technical basis on which the product configurator was created. The ASP.NET software library SignalR and solvers for product configuration models form two essential cornerstones, which we will explain to you in this article.

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OXID Cloud: This is why scalable hosting for OXID eShop makes sense

OXID eShop is characterized by high process stability and is one of the most popular store systems within the DACH region, not least for this reason. If the platform is hosted in a scalable cloud, it can fully play out its strengths. In this article, we will therefore focus on the reasons that speak for cloud hosting with OXID eShop. With Microsoft Azure, we will also introduce you to an efficient cloud solution that you can use for your OXID store.

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GraphQL vs. REST: Which is better suited for interface development?

CMS and shop systems are not all-round solutions for the web presence that can do everything. In view of ever more new and complex requirements, this claim would be utopian. Rather, the systems are the foundation on which an individual website can be created. For some time now, this has been realized via interfaces that allow new systems and functions to be integrated. Representational State Transfer, or REST for short, has long been the dominant standard for web APIs. With GraphQL, this is now getting competition. In this blog post, we therefore look at the similarities and differences between the two principles and clarify the question of which one is more suitable for your project.

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