|Goals:||To provide a reliable, scalable and future proof "Buy Now" eCommerce platform to compliment an existing auction site.|
When Faire contacted us, they were already operating a successful auction business and had identified an opportunity to expand into the “Buy Now” market. Due to technology limitations, their existing auction platform was unable to provide the functionality required.
Curata consulted with Faire and through our Requirements Workshop process (eCommerce Consultancy) we were able to ascertain the detailed business requirements and provide a solution on the Magento eCommerce platform.
The build is on Magento Community 1.9 and features a host of integrations, premium extensions and optimisations that enhance site functionality and performance, including:
- One Step Checkout for a frictionless checkout experience
- Blast search for enhanced search results
- SEO optimisation
- Site speed delivered through Curata hosting and various caching and server optimisations
- Shopping feeds to the major shopping feed sites
- eBay listing integration
- Remarkety automated email marketing
- LiveChat custom chat/ticket system to engage site visitors and provide customer service “live”
The project had a tight timeline (8 week end to end) to be completed pre Christmas peak 2014, and was delivered on schedule.
We had a great time building the site and it was a pleasant experience working with the responsive and dedicated team at Faire. Working with great clients really does make a difference to project outcomes.
I can’t say enough good things about Curata. They went above and beyond what was required. They care about your business as much as you do… They came in exactly on budget and have exceeded our expectations. Even though the website has been rebuilt and launched Curata is still a very important part of our business model moving forward. Their team understand project management and they have exactly the right balance of creative and technical knowledge to help many types of businesses… I would highly recommend Curata to any company with a digital presence or looking to have one.
Brian Greene - Director
Glad Lash Inc.
Thank you for your exceptional help throughout our project with the design and development of our Faire Buys and subsequent Faire site. As our business model is based almost 100% entirely online it was important that we have a sleek professional looking site that is easy for our customers of all computer competencies to use. […]