E-commerce Platforms Buyer's Guide 2007




Author: Linus Gregoriadis, E-consultancy
Pages: 173 pages
Structure: Market trends and issues, 20 vendor profiles

About this Guide

The guide is aimed at companies who are investigating the e-commerce platforms market, with profiles of 20 leading UK vendors.

The guide also provides detail on the issues and trends affecting this sector, as well as plenty of advice about how to select the right platform.


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 solutions market in 2007.

Trends within e-commerce include:- Major retailers drive e-commerce forward with new and re-vamped websites.
- Buyers seek marketing-led platforms and better user experience.
- Online retailers seek to bring together best-of-breed components.
- Multi-channel firms strive for integrated approach.
- Retailers tap into 'social commerce' to increase sales.

The 20 suppliers profiled are: Actinic, ATG, CommerceNow, e-InBusiness, Ekm Systems, Emojo, ePages, Fresca, hybris, IBM (WebSphere), LavaSuite, Magicalia, Maginus, Moneyspyder, Pindar Screen Pages, Shopcreator, Snow Valley, Summit Media, Truition and Venda.

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.