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Avetti Commerce Features

  • Scalable Inventory - tested to 1 million items
  • Scalable categories, tested to 10 000 categories
  • Ability to adjust shipping rates on an item per item basis
  • High performance, capable of loading 280 pages per second on an AWS m1.large server (8GB, Linux, MySQL)
  • Automatic Scaling of Images with 4 standards sizes of images (large, item, thumbnail, small)
  • Upload multiple images per product
  • Auto Scaling of AWS server Cluster
  • SFTP access for managing images and items, as well as the ability to change order status, inventory, and pricing via CSV upload
  • Facebook, Twitter, and Google, Oauth2, SAML single sign-on options
  • Product image carousels capable of showing different sets of images per product
  • Product options can be defined via dropdown lists, radio buttons, and colour swatches
  • Using our powerful CommerceShopJS library, you can dynamically reconfigure product options and choose whether or not to hide out of stock products
  • Out of stock products can be shown with the option to request notification once they have been restocked
  • Item templates support multiple SKU ordering, for fast purchasing of multiple variants of the same product
  • Ability for administrators and CSRs to directly message customers in the site
  • Ability to Login as Customer to easily troubleshoot order or functionality questions
  • Upon placing an order, our solution automatically updates customer properties such as last item ordered and customer geolocation
  • Limit product availability per geolocation at the country and state/province level
  • Automatically calculate tax and shipping based on geolocation
  • Define customer segments by geolocation, and limit promotions and offers by these segments
  • Sales areas based on customer geolocation
  • Fraud detection alerts when customer location and billing address differ greatly
  • Support for multiple languages on administration pages and frontend store pages
  • New languages can be added by simply modifying property files
  • Spring Messages mean that text content can be retrieved quickly from the database, allowing multiple languages and multiple wordings per language on a single server without requiring code updates or downtime
  • Capable of creating detailed reports using Eclipse BIRT
  • Determine top movers based on inventory data changes
  • Create and build more than 28 reports based on the top movers, changes in the inventory, products often purchased with this product, products commonly purchased with the last product purchased, top sellers and categories
  • Configure your own custom reports in our administration module
  • Specifiable URLs, Page Titles, Meta Descriptions, Meta Keywords for All Catalog Pages
  • Auto Generation of URLs, Page Titles, Meta Tags
  • Auto Generation of Sitemaps
  • Seasonal Sets of Product Descriptions per Product
  • HTML
  • REST/AJAX
  • SOAP/XML
  • Any page can also be accessed in JSON format
  • Using Apache Velocity technology - A theme is a set of templates
  • Velocity allows you to use published templates from the database allowing high-speed access since they are published and stored in the Ram memory
  • Avetti's Object Transfer and Technology Catalog extract data from any Hibernate object (DB)
  • Auto-replenishment templates, make daily backups
  • Template library allows hundreds of stores to share common templates
  • 10 customizable design themes are included
  • 1 professional demonstration is included
  • Managing themes to copy some / all templates between themes
  • Themes can be associated with domain aliases, allowing different stores to have different appearances in different URLs, but share the same catalog
  • Content theme allows you to schedule promotional content, separate content by theme and make change at any time
  • Themes that use the same HTML and CSS only change the look
  • Customizable theme designs allow you to adjust to Tablets and Smartphone
  • POS themes are included and optimized for sales teams using barcode
  • Start with 1 server and auto scale as needed as load increases
  • Or start with a server cluster for high availability and automatically scale to handle high loads
  • Avetti Scripts to configure Cloudwatch auto scale alarms and policies
  • Avetti Scripts to increase and decrease the Cluster during code implementations
  • Integration included with S3 and the cloud
  • Quick script installation on AWS servers
  • Integration and automatic configuration of SES (simple email service)
  • Optional integration with Avetti disaster recovery to backup AWS offline instances
  • Integration to Elasticache (Memcache)
  • Integration with RDS or local MySQL with RDS Slave
  • Auto DNS to route 53 to minimize the need for elastic IP
  • Integration with ELBs
  • Experience with VPCs and advanced configurations

B2C Features

B2C Features Are Also Available For B2B Stores
  • Integrated Analytics
  • Integration To Google Analytics Commerce Reporting
  • Documentation To Configure Google Analytics And Adwords
  • Sell 1 Or More Digital Files With A Product
  • Securely Serve File From The Server Or From S3
  • Digital Locker In My Account Page
  • Cross Sell Upsell
  • Basket Upsell Related Items
  • Accessories
  • Unlimited Related Item Groups
  • Item Page Cross Sells
  • Auto Generated "You May Also Like Items"
  • Customer Segments Based On Shoppers Geolocation Or Billing Address And Customer Properties
  • Unique Content Or Pricing Per Customer Segment
  • Coupons - Global, Per Shopper Group, Uploaded From List, Single Use, Limited Use, Unlimited Use
  • Gift Certificates
  • Gift Cards
  • Data Feeds To Send Products To Other Websites
  • Viral Promotions
  • Group Buying
  • Use Of Reward Points To Drive Traffic To An Item
  • Discounts That Can Be Targeted Per Category Or Product
  • Merchandising Priority Settings Per Product To Globally And Per Category Boost Product Visibility And Rotation In Automated You May Also Like Feature
  • Private Sales And Flash Sales (Q1)
  • A/B Split Testing
  • Ad Manager Permits Selling Of Ad Space And Recording Results Over Hundreds Or Stores
  • Multiselect Faceted Search
  • Facets Can Be Based On Product Specifications And Product Multi Valued Properties, Product Options
  • Can Set Facets Per Category With Admin Page To Manage Them
  • Search Within A Result Set Of Facets
  • Facets Supported In Mobile Via Responsive Design
  • Separate Domains Per Retailer
  • Share Products In 1 Store Or Use Separate Stores
  • Unique Content PER Store (Local Sales, Promotions)
  • Limit Products Per Retailer
  • By In Stock First, High To Low Merchandising Priority, Then The Default Sort
  • Sort By Most Popular, Best Sellers, Price, Title
  • Easily Configurable Sorting Via Admin Pages To Make Solr Configuration Changes
  • Create Orders
  • Edit Orders
  • Modify Order Status
  • Email Customer Order Status
  • Integration To Payment Processors
  • Upload Via XLS Or Web Services Of Delivery Statuses
  • Upload Via XLS Or Web Services Shipping Statuses
  • Specify Messages Per Shopper Visible When They Return
  • Generate Gift Certificates For Customers That Received Damaged Shipments
  • View Orders, Gift Certificate Balances, Points Balances
  • View Customer Information
  • RMA Capability (Q1)
  • Login As Customer To Complete A Telephone Order
  • View Customers Orders
  • Earn Points Per Dollar Spent Or A Specified Amount Per Product
  • Spent Points On A Dedicated Linked Points Store
  • Login Using The Same User/Pass As The Main Store
  • Limit To Points Earned Or Configurable To Pay Via Credit Card On Insufficient Points
  • Allowance Stores / Employee Stores - Limit Orders To An Annual Or Monthly Limit
  • Modification Of All Content Via Admin Pages
  • Publishing Of Content To The Live Shop
  • Content Scheduling
  • Content Approval Workflow (Q1)

B2B Features

B2B Extends B2C Features And Are Available For Any Type Of Store
  • setup user accounts on a store where suppliers can enter products to a particular category
  • simpler user interface than the full store approach and a prefix is automatically prefixed to any product codes entered
  • uses 1 store only. Good approach for small vendors to have a supplier enter product data in a simpler way
  • setup hundreds of stores and have them replicate items to a common ‘Marketplace’ store.
  • stores can be used by suppliers to enter and update products.
  • or they can be individual live stores on unique domains and the Marketplace is the an aggregation of some or all products in these stores
  • If each store has different SKUs orders can be accepted on the marketplace store, billed and the ERP can then invoices customers separately
  • Suppliers can enter products in multiple categories and have more control of products and can specify payment and shipping options and order confirmation email contents
  • Will add Supplier Store Item code Prefixes to keep item code namespaces separate per supplier (Q2)
  • Changes to the basket to separate the checkout processes if a shopper orders from multiple suppliers (Q2)
  • Changes to the checkout to send invoices from the supplier store to the shopper for the items in the checkout the supplier sells. (Q2)
  • Will add Suppliers Simple Onboarding process to prompt for taxes, shipping cost per item, payment processor, order emails, (Q2)
  • Addition of reading from a CSV file URL daily to auto import products to the preview store. (Q2)
  • Avetti includes with the Enterprise License our ERP integration software that permits suppliers to update items, inventory, prices to their store in the commerce system in an automated way. This solution provides a way to automate integration from the ERP of a supplier or the merchant to the Commerce system.
  • Mode 1: Suppliers uploads an XLS of products and product properties and moves daily prices and inventory from tables in the ERP to local ERP integration tables near their ERP system in a simple MySQL DB. This gets prices, inventory to the commerce server and automates the download orders on the supplier store and updated order statuses
  • Mode 2: Suppliers uploads an XLS of products and product properties and the ERP integration software is given SQL to pull out the list and selling price and the inventory level from the ERP database directly which it then replicates to the commerce server. Orders made in the supplier store are downloaded and stored in the local ERP integration tables or in TXT or XML files
  • Mode 3: Suppliers moves product data, prices, inventory and product specifications, customers data, tax rates from their ERP to local Avetti ERP MySQL integration tables setup on their network. The Avetti ERP integration software then updates the Commerce server with items, prices, inventory and downloads orders (via Soap/XML calls) to local orders integration tables. The Supplier then moves the order data to the ERP and updates the order status and order item properties that can hold detailed shipping status and delivery status information the customer then can view.
  • Mode 4: in addition Real time integration for inventory to the ERP and real time retrieval of customer codes pulled from the ERP can be sent to the Commerce system. The ERP will need to accept a simple HTTP REST call.
  • pricing by date range, per shopper group, by offer code
  • pricing by priority and a default price to be used if no other prices match
  • pricing per currency
  • tiered pricing by range (5 tiers)
  • setup charges items that can add with the price
  • reward points that can be set to be earned
  • request to quote feature
  • List price (MRP in india), selling price.
  • simple percentage set per shopper group, shopper, globally, by product type, by product discount group, by customer type
  • auto set XX% off discount bubble over items if there is a discount
  • Configure options lists to show out of stock products or not
  • Notify on Restock feature shows if product is out of stock
  • Low Inventory Alert emails
  • Buffer Stock settings
  • Minimum Qty settings per sku or parent product.
  • Maximum Qty settings per sku or parent product
  • Inventory can be specified per Supplier
  • Both In stock and next ship qty and date settings
  • Partial, Complete and Drop shipping supported and optionally selectable by shopper
  • Required by Date can be specified by shopper
  • import from XLS
  • reviews approval
  • approval of orders
  • work flow statuses per product (new, content complete, images ready, approved for preview, approved for live shop, discontinued, hidden)
  • work flow statuses per template ( in progress, approved )
  • validation of catalog data ( checks 30 different conditions and auto corrects 10 possible errors)
  • approval of orders. order approval groups can be specified in tiers so higher valued orders are approved by higher managers
  • approval of content ( Q1 )
  • each product can have a unique shipping group which is a list of providers and shipping methods
  • integration to couriers: blue dart, fedex, ups, others
  • Flat rate shipping support shipping by qty, volume, weight, price, free shipping, 3rd party shipping
  • Multiple Warehouse support
  • Multiple Package support per qty of item shipped
  • Shipping web service can be called to have ERP supply shipping rates
  • A markup can be added to dynamically retrieved shipping costs from couriers
  • Services from Couriers can be limited to specific services
  • payment options can be for a payment processor or a user defined payment option such as pay at store, pay cash, pay on account, pay by purchase order
  • payment options can be limited to invoice able or non invoice able customers.
  • credit limits can be specified per customer for pay on account
  • payment options can be limited per country
  • payment options can limited by postal code (pin code), volume of order, order total
  • concept of personal and business orders are supported
  • separate rates for items and shipping
  • tax rates can change based on existence of a Tax ID
  • tax rates per offer code
  • handling charges can be excluded from tax
  • tax web service can be called to get tax from the ERP system
  • support for speed tax and other tax services