Cognizant teams with Shopify and Google Cloud to transform enterprise retail

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Cognizant has formed a strategic alliance with Shopify and Google Cloud to drive digital transformation and platform modernisation for global retailers and brands.

The alliance is focused on bringing together the power of Shopify’s leading commerce platform, Google Cloud’s core cloud infrastructure, and client delivery of Cognizant’s retail industry advisory and technology implementation specialists.

The driving force behind this alliance is a need for retailers...

Shopify launches first AI commerce assistant

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Shopify, a provider of essential internet infrastructure for commerce, has made more than 100 updates as part of its Summer ‘23 Edition, the twice-annual showcase of its latest products and innovations.

These updates include Sidekick, a new first-of-its-kind AI-enabled commerce assistant for business owners on Shopify, and aim to allow its merchants to be more productive, creative, and powerful than ever before — ushering in a new era of commerce full of brand new...

Cloudinary App for Shopify automates media optimisation to boost conversions

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Cloudinary, the media experience cloud company that powers digital experiences for brands, has launched a new integration for leading multichannel e-commerce platform Shopify.

The new integration brings Cloudinary’s intelligent media optimisation and editing capabilities directly to Shopify merchants. With Cloudinary, merchants can reduce image weight by up to 50% and compress video files by up to 80%* – efficiencies that ensure faster load speeds and a better user experience,...

TikTok introduces Shopify Shop Tab for approved merchant profiles

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TikTok has unveiled an expanded partnership with Shopify and pilot testing TikTok Shopping among a select group of Shopify merchants in the US, UK, and Canada in the coming weeks. 

TikTok Shopping will bring new features that help Shopify merchants create engaging, organic content that sends consumers directly to their online store for checkout, making it easy for people to explore and buy the products they discover on TikTok.

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