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Why Are Big Companies Like Yahoo Hungry For Commerce Startups Like Lexity?

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

I had a recent conversation on all the recent M&A activity around this increasingly interesting thing, “Commerce.”  The conversation was a familiar one – with most companies I speak with thinking that commerce is a “done” technology, the question at hand was what is going on with Yahoo’s recent acquisition of commerce company, Lexity.  One thing that we agreed upon during our conversation – Lexity’s acquisition illustrates the rapidly growing need across B2C and B2B companies to leverage the wealth of available customer data (commerce, social, loyalty, etc.), engage via compelling online / self-service experiences, and ultimately turn engagement into commerce-driven revenue. […]

Rethink Commerce – SAP to Acquire Hybris

Posted on June 6th, 2013 by

SAP to Acquire hybris to Deliver Next-Generation Customer Experience” – the recent consolidation is reflective of maturity in key software markets such as commerce, and the need for unified solutions to tap into eCommerce growth across the globe. We have seen companies like Oracle and Netsuite acquire commerce systems, and now, SAP with the acquisition of Hybris. We have a significant growth opportunity and it is time for us to rethink commerce. […]