Endeca

The 2 Stages of B-to-B Mobile Marketing
October 10, 2012

Today's business buyers are increasingly using smartphones and tablets to research products and services. According to Endeca's 2011 survey of B-to-B e-commerce providers, the mobile Web is among the top three most influential channels. With so many new mobile buyers, do you have an integrated mobile strategy—one that is tailored to the unique needs and preferences of B-to-B customers? If your answer is no, you're not alone.

Oracle to Buy Endeca
October 19, 2011

Oracle announced plans to buy Endeca Technologies, a major provider of site search and online marketing technology to Top 500 online retailers. The acquisition puts Oracle into direct competition with IBM as a provider of comprehensive e-commerce technology systems, says Paula Rosenblum, managing partner with research and advisory firm Retail Systems Research LLC. 

Endeca Commerce Suite
April 2, 2009

Company: Endeca Technologies, a search applications company Product/Service: Endeca Commerce Suite, an e-commerce software tool What It Does: Enables site owners to create effective, profitable site search, navigation and merchandising. Includes a set of tools that provides continuous, targeted merchandising throughout the site.

Eliminating Dead Ends
September 1, 2008

For eBags, the Denver-based online retailer of purses, luggage, and other types of bags and accessories, on-site search is mission-critical to improving conversions. How do you narrow that down from 36,000 to five or 10 and eventually that one perfect bag that they fall in love with and will purchase? eBags has been working with the Cambridge, Mass.-based information access software firm Endeca to blend search technology with merchandising to leverage the best aspects of retail shopping with the power of the Web.

Endeca Launches Endeca Discovery Suite
September 20, 2007

Cambridge, Mass.-based enterprise information access software company Endeca Technologies Inc. (www.endeca.com) has unveiled the Endeca Discovery Suite, a new series of modules that will extend the capabilities of the Endeca Information Access Platform and accelerate the development of next-generation e-commerce storefronts and media Web sites.

Petco’s John Lazarchic On Web Site Improvement
March 20, 2007

In the Darwinian world of the Web site, you either adapt, or die. Strike that. Perhaps you don’t die, and hopefully your company doesn’t either, but you can certainly lose ground to your competitors within a few dozen mouse clicks. John Lazarchic, vice president of e-commerce for Petco, a multichannel marketer of pet food, supplies and services, was determined to avoid such a fate for Petco.com, which was originally launched in July 1999 under the name Petopia.com. With Endeca’s site search tool and Bazaarvoice’s customer review program, Lazarchic found the applications that have helped turn Petco.com into an industry leader by sorting products by

Always Room for Improvement
May 1, 2006

Problem: Office Depot’s Web site search tool, while strong, was one of the weaker links in its user experience. Solution: Wholesale change of the search tool. Result: Improved conversion, average order value and customer return rates. Most online retailers would have been thrilled with a Web site search tool as effective as Office Depot’s, converting sometimes at rates higher than 80 percent for certain keywords. According to Noah Maffitt, Office Depot’s director of e-commerce, the multichannel company even wondered how much it could actually “move the needle” with a redo of its site search functionality. But there’s always room for improvement, and after identifying a few

Web Strategies
Always Room for Improvement
May 1, 2006

By Tracy A. Gill Problem: Office Depot's Web site search tool, while strong, was one of the weaker links in its user experience. Solution: Wholesale change of the search tool. Result: Improved conversion, average order value and customer return rates. Most online retailers would have been thrilled with a Web site search tool as effective as Office Depot's, converting sometimes at rates higher than 80 percent for certain keywords. According to Noah Maffitt, Office Depot's director of e-commerce, the multichannel company even wondered how much it could actually "move the needle" with a redo of its site search functionality. But there's always room