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Every year holiday shopping kicks off with the Black Friday bang and winds down into a Cyber Monday finale, not to mention countless sales in the following days and weeks. It’s a weekend of unprecedented online shopping activity when customers depend on finding the perfect (heavily discounted) gifts for friends and family. Maybe a few unexpected splurges sneak into the cart. Who knows. Either way, it is THE time to finds the deals of the year. Deals that feel like...

Have you been interested in learning more about GroupBy? Are you ready to discuss ramping up your site search, personalization or product data? Curious to see how we combine Machine Learning with a team of human curators, to solve the most difficult B2C and B2B eCommerce search and data problems? Let's meet at The National Retail Federation's "The Big Show!" We will have our team onsite in New York City, from January 14th - 17th, ready to talk all things,...

3B Scientific, a global supplier of anatomical and biological teaching aids, makes its products easier to find by upgrading its 14 multilingual e-commerce sites with fast partial word search.  3B Scientific is making it easier for customers to find particular products among its inventory of 111,600 anatomical and biological teaching aids. A recent technology upgrade enables the global manufacturer to provide advanced site search, including partial keywords, in multiple languages across its 14 e-commerce sites. 3B’s products include models of human hearts...

Retailers that still don’t believe they have anything to learn from Singles Day may have a long road ahead if they want to stay competitive.  The 24-hour shopping extravaganza, held on Nov. 11, brought in $25.3 billion in sales (or gross merchandise value), up 39% compared to 2016. In addition to more than 140,000 Chinese brands and 60,000 international brands participating in this year’s Singles Day event, 225 countries and regions completed transactions throughout the day. In one day, this event eclipsed...

B2B eCommerce is fundamentally different than B2C in many ways. To date, the industry has been forced to adapt B2C search and navigation services to try to meet their needs. These solutions are lacking in many ways, and have not been designed from the ground up to accommodate the size, complexity and speed needed to create the next generation B2B Experience. GroupBy is revolutionizing B2B eCommerce Search. We are pleased to announce the launch of GroupBy B2B, the patent pending...

Thanksgiving is still two weeks away, but Black Friday has already begun — at least for some retailers. Best Buy on Wednesday began offering “Black Friday” discounts on hundreds of items, including big-screen TVs, Apple Watches and tablets. Walmart followed a day later, with $6 pajamas and $998 Samsung TVs. Amazon.com, meanwhile, started its “Countdown to Black Friday” on Nov. 1, offering dozens of new deals each day. (Jeffrey P. Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon, owns The Washington Post.) In an ever-frenzied race...

Search As You Type (SAYT) is our product that allows you to search as you are typing, meaning, we are returning results at each keystroke, often configured in as little as three keystrokes.  We can return both common searched for words, categories or even products while you are typing.  Recently, to improve the experience we made made some improvements to our SAYT product to improve our search term suggestions. Plural Search Terms We have enhanced our ability to handle plural search...

The approaching Holiday season is always stressful for retailers. Not only is it a time that can make or break a retailer financially, but it is also a time in which online traffic spikes, pushing infrastructure to the max.  Nothing is more gut wrenching than your website going down on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, whether it is because of your infrastructure or a partner’s infrastructure, it doesn’t really matter, you are down and that means lost sales and lost...

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GroupBy Inc., a leading provider of relevancy-focused eCommerce solutions and one of Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies, today announced it has opened its new U.S. head office in Austin, Texas and has nearly doubled the company’s global headquarter’s square footage in Toronto to support the company’s rapid growth and to leverage both cities’ diverse, high-tech talent pools. “Our decision to expand our presence in both Toronto and Austin is a by-product of aligning our growth plans with the incredible talent that...

Leading eCommerce Solution Provider Completes Arduous Review to Ensure Data Security for Rapidly Growing Client Base October 03, 2017 09:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GroupBy Inc., one of the retail industry’s leading providers of eCommerce software solutions and one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies, today announced that the company has achieved Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) compliance status in accordance with the Trust Services principles as established by CPA Canada. The newly achieved status verifies that GroupBy’s information systems,...