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Sitecore Commerce's strength is in the flexibility to infinitely customize and extend it to meet customer needs.

At XCentium, we lead the way in creating such extensions and customizations.

We have created an AvaTax plugin for version 9.1.0 of Sitecore Commerce.

The plugin can be found on GitHub at:

https://github.com/XCentium/SC-Plugin-Tax-Avalara/tree/SXC910


Sitecore commerce has its own set of indexes called the CatalogScope, OrderScope and CustomerScope. If we want to perform a search on these index, we can use some of the ootb commands. For example, if there is a need to lookup a sellable item entity id by display name, we can query the Solr documents in the CatalogScope index. This blog explains how to make calls to solr from a Sitecore Commerce pipeline block


In last week’s article on What is required to make chatbots succeed?,  I highlighted several implications and recommendations as crucial to how we create a solution that addresses these points. Now in this post I will describe how Sitecore and their ecosystem of partners can take chatbots to where they need to be.


Over a year ago, I wrote a piece on trends driving CPG Commerce Growth that I feel needs to be revisited. The catalyst for circling back on this topic comes from a recent report published by Jumpstart related to the “CPG eCommerce Landscape."  My primary theme in the original blogs was three-fold: sell direct, collaborate with retailers and sell via marketplaces. Those recommendations still hold, but Jumpstart’s report highlights through hard facts how CPG brands should optimize these recommendations. Bottomline, they highlighted CPG purchases online have grown 22% since 2017, but most of that growth occurred in 2018. Year-over-year growth in 2019 to date has slowed to around 3%. This pushes a strategy to balance CPG sales for D2C, through retailers, and marketplaces. Let’s give a little context first on what I recommended initially.


I started contemplating this after reading the article “After a First Date, Would Your B2B Website Get A Second?” by Laura Ramos, Principal B2B Analyst at Forrester. As a companion blog piece to the recent Forrester report, “B2B Websites Still Fail Our Customer Engagement Test,” she highlights that buyers and B2B Websites are just not finding the right match. In her article, she leverages common analogies between “first date” tips and B2B marketing best practices. This led me to take the same approach by looking at Reddit to see if I could find some additional “first date” synergies that would round this out to a “top ten” best practices list. 


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