Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) July 26, 2013
Grand River, Inc., a leading e-commerce developer, announced its partnership with hybris, the world’s fastest-growing commerce platform provider (http://www.hybris.com). The partnership expands Grand River’s e-commerce solution offerings.
Grand River’s services include e-commerce consulting, brand strategy, creative design, information architecture, usability expertise and system engineering. Their clients include several of Internet Retailer’s Top 500 firms and leading online merchants such as Gander Mountain, Zumiez, Steelcase, Pet Supplies Plus, Hickory Farms, Ford Direct and Lake Champlain Chocolates.
The highly flexible hybris platform enables organizations to synchronize commerce across multiple channels, brands, business models and geographies and to rapidly enter new markets, launch new channels and manage multiple brands on a single platform. It also provides a development framework based on open standards, on which Grand River can build custom applications or extensions to the platform or hybris applications.
"hybris is ranked as a leader in the major evaluations published by both principal technology analyst firms," said Scott Robertson, co-founder and chief executive officer of Grand River. "We’ll use their platform’s powerful open architecture to help retailers deliver a single, cohesive customer experience from every sales channel, at every point in the purchasing process."
The hybris partnership adds to Grand River’s engineering and platform knowledge, expanding its e-commerce consulting expertise which includes brand strategy and design, order management system integration, usability, technical development, managed hosting and post-launch marketing services.
"We’re excited about this partnership with Grand River," said Pat Finn, vice president of channels, Americas, at hybris. "They understand how shoppers interact with businesses across multiple channels and expect to have a consistent and seamless experience, regardless of which touch point they use. Grand River is leveraging our platform to build those engaging customer experiences."
hybris helps businesses on every continent sell more goods, services and digital content through every touchpoint, channel and device. hybris delivers "OmniCommerce™": state-of-the-art master data management and unified commerce processes that give a business a single view of its customers, products and orders, and its customers a single view of the business. hybris' omni-channel software is built on a single platform, based on open standards, that is agile to support limitless innovation, efficient to drive the best TCO, and scalable and extensible to be the last commerce platform companies will ever need. Both principal industry analyst firms rank hybris as a "leader" and list its commerce platform among the top two or three in the market. The same software is available on-premise, on-demand and managed hosted, giving merchants of all sizes maximum flexibility. Over 500 companies have chosen hybris, including global B2B sites W.W.Grainger, Rexel, General Electric, Thomson Reuters and 3M as well as consumer brands Toys“R”Us, Metro, Bridgestone, P&G, Levi's, Nikon, Galeries Lafayette, Migros, Nespresso and Lufthansa. hybris has operations in 15 countries around the globe. hybris is the future of commerce™. For more information, visit http://www.hybris.com.
About Grand River
Grand River is an industry leading e-commerce design and development company, specializing in solutions for Fortune 500 firms, as well as mid-market retailers and multichannel companies. The firm’s core expertise is in the leading enterprise e-commerce platforms, including Magento, Demandware and hybris. Clients include many of Internet Retailer’s Top 500 firms and leading online merchants such as Gander Mountain, Zumiez, Steelcase, Pet Supplies Plus, Ford Direct and Lake Champlain Chocolates. Founded in 2007, Grand River ranks as number 334 on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Call 734.913.8000 or visit http://www.thegrandriver.com to learn more.