Exploring The Power Of Kibo Headless eCommerce

Headless eCommerce steadily marches on. Today, it’s poised to occupy prime position in technology discussions across the global eCommerce market and one of the most prominent names in the Headless eCommerce space is Kibo.

For those who are new to the concept, headless commerce refers to the development approach wherein the frontend, i.e., the storefront is decoupled from the backend operational and commercial engine. This allows businesses to drive major transformational changes on both front-end and back-end technology systems without creating interoperability issues and disruptions.

Before we go into the specifics of Kibo, it is important to know why headless eCommerce is becoming a major attraction for retailers worldwide.

The rise of eCommerce and online businesses had already been the talk of the town for the past decade. However, the COVID 19 pandemic brought about a paradigm shift in the way consumers perceived online business. When large parts of the world were shut down and mobility restricted by government authorities, nearly all major consumer spending avenues moved online. From shopping for groceries to healthcare and education, nearly every major consumer-oriented business and professional service went online to serve their customers. In 2022, studies estimate that eCommerce spending will surpass USD 5 trillion worldwide and account for over one-fifth of total retail spending.

Getting your business online is no longer just an attractive market proposition. The stakes are high and so is the competition. That’s the scenario in which all eCommerce brands are being pushed to adapt to ever-changing customer expectations. The online customer is dynamic and fickle. The customer experience imperative has created a massive demand for personalized online retail experiences by consumers. That means the customer-focused eCommerce brand must be agile and responsive.

To cater to the diverse needs of consumers, brands experiment with a lot of innovative technology that focuses on personalized selling, intuitive user experience, faster checkouts, and much more. However, when the eCommerce platform they depend on is an integrated system with limited front-end and back-end abstraction, it becomes harder to quickly offer disruptive features that help their business stand out.

These technical challenges in integrating new features may force businesses to abandon their efforts for changing the experience of the online store and this will ultimately result in loss of business to competitors who have more flexibility built into their eCommerce systems.

This is precisely where platforms like Kibo and the concept of headless commerce can create a huge impact. By empowering businesses to create dynamic storefronts representing their vision and the latest market trends, Kibo headless eCommerce offers them an opportunity to quickly adapt their business and drive customer loyalty with satisfying experiences.

Let us explore the key features of Kibo headless eCommerce that make it the best platform to build an online business today.

Highly modular architecture

Kibo offers an API-driven commerce platform having a microservices-oriented architecture. This allows it to flexibly integrate with a wide range of storefronts and 3rd party components. Besides Kibo offers a number of services and data that can be readily integrated with other Kibo products thereby offering a complete ecosystem that can be managed easily by the business.

Accelerator support

Kibo offers a range of accelerators for popular JavaScript frameworks. It enables businesses to roll out pre-packaged storefronts quickly and win customers faster than their competitors. They can offer custom features without worrying about interoperability and can truly scale up their eCommerce business in no time.

Ease of use

One of the biggest advantages of the Kibo headless eCommerce platform is its ability to provide even non-technical staff members the ability to drive customization and platform configuration efforts. There is no need for developers with specialized skills for a business to customize the platform according to their unique market propositions. The hybrid API platform is the underlying secret that allows your eCommerce solutions to be built even by non-technical team members.

Future proof technology

With the Kibo headless eCommerce platform, brands can future-proof their eCommerce venture as it offers a highly supportive technology architecture. By enabling seamless interoperability, flexible modular components, and a high degree of customization, Kibo offers businesses an innovative platform that can scale to meet the demands of dynamic market trends and diverse consumer preferences.

Building dynamic and omnichannel eCommerce experiences for customers with a focus on personalization and performance is the key to success today for businesses in internet commerce. To enable this, their technology ecosystem needs to be highly adaptable and capable of leveraging the latest innovations in user experience, payment infrastructure, security, and device diversity. That’s the way to become a truly loved brand by customers.  Getting to this stage is not easy if you are to build the entire ecosystem on your own from scratch. But with platforms like Kibo, the journey is made simple and fast. You only need to have the right guidance and implementation support to realize the full potential of platforms like Kibo headless eCommerce. This is where our experts can help you create a major competitive advantage. Get in touch with us to know more.

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Ignitiv, a leading eCommerce agency is proud to announce the addition of a new customer, United Hardware. Ignitiv will deliver to United Hardware, a state-of-the-art eCommerce solution powered by Kibo Commerce’s Unified Commerce platform. United Hardware aims to use eCommerce as a driver for, both, business growth and enhancement of customer experience. Once live in Q3 2021, the site will allow customers to get rich product information, check for availability in nearby stores and buy online to pick up in stores. Store managers will also get the flexibility to communicate their offers and promotions.

Doug Audette, CEO of United Hardware, said, “Building a modern personalized eCommerce site is a strategic push to enable our dealer stores to present a better omni-channel experience for our customers”.

Rajib Das, CEO of Ignitiv, added, “With our home improvement industry eCommerce solution built on Kibo, we are delivering, within budget and time the solution that enables United Hardware to execute on growth and customer experience”.

United Hardware Distributing Co. is a dealer-owned corporation based in Plymouth, Minnesota which provides distribution services for about 610 member-owned stores operating under the Hardware Hank trade name.

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Coastal Construction Products Partners With Ignitiv and Kibo to Jumpstart eCommerce Growth

“With this solution, we want to establish and sustain digital leadership in the construction industry." - Tim Lavinder, Director of Digital Strategy at Coastal

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA, US, May 28, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Ignitiv, a leading eCommerce agency, and Kibo, the leader in unified commerce, are announcing that Coastal Construction Products has selected Ignitiv and Kibo to jumpstart their B2B Commerce growth with Kibo’s Unified Commerce Platform. Coastal’s B2B Commerce solution will combine unified omnichannel B2C-like experiences with streamlined B2B processes. Coastal’s business customers will get personalized product information, rich associated content, real-time inventory updates, customer and job-specific pricing, and the ability to order quickly and in a streamlined manner – all leading to a superior experience.

Coastal will also benefit from a seamless integration between Kibo and Prophet21 ERP software using SimpleApps’ REST API.

Tim Lavinder, Director of Digital Strategy at Coastal, said, “With this solution, we want to establish and sustain digital leadership in the construction industry. Our goal is simple - deliver real and unique value to our customers through a tool that puts their needs first.”

“Coastal’s strategy to create unified ecommerce experiences for their customers is the best way forward in our omnichannel world, continually improving performance and process at across every customer touchpoint. We’re excited to partner with Ignitiv and Coastal as part of their integrated, data-driven approach,” said Brian Wilson, COO, Kibo.

“Great mobile-first design that optimizes the customer journey, a platform that combines Commerce, Order Management and Personalization, and comprehensive integration to ERP are the three levers we are using to build a platform for growth for Coastal Construction Products,” said Rajib Das, CEO of Ignitiv.

Coastal Construction Products is one of the largest independent distributors of caulking and sealants, waterproofing, concrete repair, and fire protection products in the United States. With roots going back 40 years, Coastal Construction Products has worked with its construction industry customers across the Southeast and the Caribbean, assisting them with quality materials and support.

About Ignitiv
Ignitiv is a full service agency that combines strategy, digital marketing, technology and customer analytics expertise to help craft integrated digital experiences that deliver more customers, more revenues and more profitability. Ignitv is the partner of choice for Home Hardware, Canada Post, United Hardware and Bi-Mart.

About Kibo Commerce

Kibo is the only extensible, unified commerce platform that delivers personalized, omnichannel experiences. The platform combines AI-driven personalization from industry leaders Monetate and Certona, omnichannel commerce for B2C and B2B models, enterprise-grade order management, and AI-driven point of sale. Global clients like Office Depot, Taco Bell, and Patagonia rely on Kibo's API-first, microservices-based architecture to support a wide range of commerce strategies, including headless commerce, that meet high growth goals and customer expectations at a manageable cost of ownership.

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Bi-Mart accelerate to omni-channel growth with Ignitiv and Kibo

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA, US, March 1, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Ignitiv, a leading eCommerce agency, and Kibo, the leader in unified commerce, are pleased to announce the successful implementation of “buy online, pick up in store” (BOPIS) at Bi-Mart.

Across its full brick-and-mortar presence, Bi-Mart can now sell its product assortment online, allowing member customers to pick up orders from either Bi-Mart or Cascade Farm and Outdoor stores. Customers may also place orders at CascadeFarmAndOutdoor.com and pick up from any Bi-Mart store they choose, adding value and convenience to their shopping experience.

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United Hardware to fuel eCommerce growth with Ignitiv and Kibo

Ignitiv, a leading eCommerce agency is proud to announce the addition of a new customer, United Hardware. Ignitiv will deliver to United Hardware, a state-of-the-art eCommerce solution powered by Kibo Commerce’s Unified Commerce platform. United Hardware aims to use eCommerce as a driver for, both, business growth and enhancement of customer experience. Once live in Q3 2021, the site will allow customers to get rich product information, check for availability in nearby stores and buy online to pick up in stores. Store managers will also get the flexibility to communicate their offers and promotions.

Doug Audette, CEO of United Hardware, said, “Building a modern personalized eCommerce site is a strategic push to enable our dealer stores to present a better omni-channel experience for our customers”.

Rajib Das, CEO of Ignitiv, added, “With our home improvement industry eCommerce solution built on Kibo, we are delivering, within budget and time the solution that enables United Hardware to execute on growth and customer experience”.

United Hardware Distributing Co. is a dealer-owned corporation based in Plymouth, Minnesota which provides distribution services for about 610 member-owned stores operating under the Hardware Hank trade name.

#unitedhardware #ecommerce #leadtheexperienceeconomy #ignitiv #kibocommerce