Ten Thousand Villages is one of the world’s largest fair trade organizations, providing a marketplace for artisans from all over the world.
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Ten Thousand Villages is one of the world’s largest Fair Trade organizations. With more than 70 retail outlets throughout the United States, this merchant provides a marketplace for artisans from all over the world. When Ten Thousand Villages decided to relaunch its site for the 2011 holiday shopping season, they selected Magento Enterprise as the platform and turned to Magento Solution Partner CorraTech to implement the new store.
“Using Magento as the platform for a multichannel solution was far and away less expensive and quicker to implement than any other option.”
Move an existing site to a more powerful platform while preserving solutions developed on the old site.
With the 2011 holiday shopping season approaching, Ten Thousand Villages was ready to make the jump to a new eCommerce platform, but they also wanted to retain and improve the successful email marketing solutions they’d already built. They worked with Magento gold solution partner CorraTech, who in turn worked with Listrak, a Magento industry partner who had helped develop the old site. The combined teams set out to:
A new face for the company
Taking advantage of Magento Enterprise’s powerful functionality and flexibility, the development teams quickly implemented information sites for more than 70 stores, while at the same time weaving the content tightly together, effectively inventing a new face for the entire company.
A better-integrated, more user-friendly site
The new Ten Thousand Villages site brings together a unified online presence for their many stores and alliance stores throughout the U.S. and Canada, with a coherent look and feel for their products, collections, and gift ideas, along with videos and life stories of the artisans. Benefits include: