(Credit image/EnterpriseTimes/Roy Edwards)Open SaaS platform and third-party integrations were key factors to Tottenham Hotspur choosing BigCommerce. Independent clothing brand Busby & Fox has signed up with Brightpearl to its their growing, multi-channel retail business. Digital River’s drop-in checkout reduces the upfront costs and manual work for brands looking to go live quickly and easily. The LambdaTest integration with Datadog will enable better monitoring and collaboration in the DevOps teams.

Tottenham hotspur partners with BigCommerce to modernise online store

BigCommerce announced Tottenham Hotspur selected BigCommerce’s platform to optimise its online store and drive its expansion into international markets. Launching on BigCommerce will enable Tottenham Hotspur to further improve eCommerce functionality including frictionless checkout and personalised shopping. In addition to a seamless experience across online and offline channels.

Tottenham Hotspur will leverage BigCommerce’s platform to further enhance its popular online store’s capabilities and fan experience not only in the UK. The company is also focusing on APAC and North America where the club has a significant and growing fanbase.
Tottenham Hotspur partnered with BigCommerce because of the platform’s internationalisation features such as multi-store front and price lists. Additionally, the platform’s flexibility and its integrated partnerships with payment and checkout solutions like Fast and Global-e.

BigCommerce adds Tottenham Hotspur to its roster of sports brands such as Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V. (Chivas) and Utah Jazz all of whom benefit from software-as-a-service capabilities to deal with peak traffic.

Digital River announces drop-in checkout, a turnkey solution to simplify global eCommerce growth

Digital River, has launched its new Drop-in Checkout offering, which allows brands to accept payments and ensure global compliance without extensive investment in development and resources. This new offering gives brands a streamlined solution for payment deployment, reducing the time, upfront costs, and technical work typically required for brands to launch or expand their global eCommerce operations.

Automatically updated and maintained by Digital River, Drop-in Checkout presents the latest in payments, compliance, and tax requirements. Brands now have the ability to enable new payment options with turn-key support for all checkout functions, including tax pricing management, tax exemption and dynamic shipping integrations. Drop-in Checkout also offers international transaction and data compliance, dynamic payment and language localisation, and easily customisable checkout styles with a single integration. Drop-in Checkout is offered at no additional cost and requires little to no coding to futureproof the entire checkout experience.

Drop-in Checkout joins a range of Digital River solutions allowing brands to control their customer experience with as much, or as little customisation as they want. Whether brands are looking for a turn-key, rapid deployment option or a more bespoke, hands-on integration. Digital River offers brands the flexibility to meet their needs.

Busby & Fox signs up with Brightpearl and goes live in 60 days

Independent clothing brand Busby & Fox has signed up with Brightpearl for its their growing, multi-channel retail business. The Devon-based company will now benefit from Brightpearl’s made-for-retail features. This includes its Automation Engine, advanced reporting functionality and popular Demand Planner tool. Brightpearl is expected to transform its entire operational framework. Busby & Fox employees can quit spending time on tedious manual tasks and be free to Grow Fearlessly.

Since opening its first store in 2016, ‘proudly independent’ Busby & Fox has seen sparkling success as a B2C clothing and lifestyle brand specialising in unique garments, jewellery, homeware and gifts. The company now operates via seven brick-and-mortar stores across Devon, Cornwall, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire. It also has online channels such as notonthehighstreet, Atterley and a Shopify-powered web store.

With ambitious plans to amplify its digital presence, the company chose Brightpearl to enhance its operations. The company wanted to streamline their extensive back office into one real-time, central hub.

Brightpearl’s Plug & Play integrations sync with BigCommerce and other key apps such as Shipstation. It tied together formerly siloed parts of the business into a streamlined and more sophisticated retail operation. Brightpearl was up and running for Busby & Fox in 60 days, while traditional ERPs can take over a year.

The team is set to save even more time with Brightpearl’s cutting-edge Automation Engine, which automates tedious manual processes such as ordering, inventory, warehouse, shipping and fulfilment so that key team players are freed up to focus their energy on growth.

An additional favourite for those with bricks-and-mortar outlets: Brightpearl’s fully-integrated POS system seamlessly syncs inventory, orders and customer information across all online and offline channels, so Busby & Fox will have real-time, at-a-glance insights into all seven of their stores – as well as their online channels – available in one place.

LambdaTest announces integration with Datadog

LambdaTest, a leading test execution platform, announced an integration with Datadog the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. This integration is now available in the Datadog Marketplace.

With the LambdaTest and Datadog integration, users can purchase a subscription to LambdaTest through the Datadog Marketplace. Once the LambdaTest account is set up (or existing customers of LambdaTest), users can now go to the integration tile to start sending data into Datadog. In addition, users can log bugs while performing cross-browser testing of websites (and web apps) from the LambdaTest platform to Datadog. LambdaTest will automatically include test run details like testing environment, browser version, OS, resolution, screenshots, as well as add custom comments.

LambdaTest offers automation testing on a scalable, secure, and reliable cloud grid. Users can test builds continuously on its cloud infrastructure for fast and comprehensive feedback. Users can cut commit-to-deploy time by 10x with parallel test execution and can even debug on the go.

Prytek invests over $100M in ThriveDx to accelerate expansion

Prytek has completed an investment in ThriveDx (formerly HackerU), a leader in digital skills training. The investment signals the closing of a significant round of funding. Prytek, a technology and investment corporation, has doubled down on its strategic investment in ThriveDX. This brings Prytek’s total investment in the company to over $100 million.

Prytek began supporting ThriveDx in early 2018, when it invested about $20 million to initiate the company’s global expansion especially to the US and since then has formed an integral part of the management of ThriveDX, supporting it in its M&A activities and in building scale.

This round of investment will allow ThriveDX to accelerate its expansion into the US, Europe and Asia bringing much-needed cybersecurity and digital skills training to help close the global digital talent gap.

ThriveDX partners with academic institutions and corporations worldwide to offer advanced, professional development programmes in digital technology. In collaboration with global Institutions, the company offers cutting edge skills training in the most in-demand digital career paths. This includes cyber and information security, digital marketing, software engineering, data science and analytics, UI / UX and more. More than 20 top tier global university institutions are partners including the University of Michigan, NYU, the University of Miami, San Diego State University, and the American University.

ThriveDX also operates a separate and unique, one of a kind SaaS platform. The ThriveDX SaaS division specialises in supplying end to end solutions to enterprises, encompassing all of its cybersecurity training needs in one all-inclusive cyber training SaaS platform.


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