Profile

Energise for Life is the world’s number 1 alkaline diet and health store. Rooted in the science of plant-based nutrition and longevity studies, Energise provides alkaline food products and lifestyle guidance to help people improve their health and wellbeing.

Industry: Health foods

Platform/ integration: Magento, Mamut, eBay, Amazon

Head Office: Northamptonshire

Challenge: Existing shopping cart platform had reached its limit and become restrictive – needed feature-rich alternative for a superior shopping experience.

Energise For life logo
Energise For Life responsive theme
B2C: Magento Internationalised eCommerce Solution

"Cohesion Digital have enabled us to launch a fantastic new website with some very technical requirements. They are always quick to respond, polite and efficient. You can also always rely on them in the case of an emergency. I have no hesitations in recommending Cohesion Digital to any future clients."

Callum Bridgeford, Owner

The challenge


Build an eCommerce site that integrates fully with back office operations

Energise for Life wanted an eCommerce site which expanded their market reach and provided a richer feature set. It had to deliver greater efficiency, have a fresh, modern look and synchronise with Amazon and eBay. Crucially, it also had to integrate seamlessly with all back office systems.

Analysis quickly established the existing Quick Cart Pro platform would not deliver on Energise’s needs. The recommendation? Magento – the most flexible and powerful eCommerce option.

Solution

Design market-expanding modules and facilitate international trade

The new Magento website incorporated Energise’s in-house graphics work, creating a sleek, modern site which reflected their healthy image.

In the days before Magento API plugins, Cohesion Digital created custom modules enabling integration with Amazon and eBay. The platform was also designed to incorporate telephone ordering. The new site’s omni-channel marketing was further developed by a custom module delivering multi-currency functionality which accounted for the varying exchange rates between banks. The Magento integration of Hitachi Finance also added flexibility and affordability to the purchasing process.

Working with a third party developer, Cohesion Digital helped facilitate the Magento integration with Mamut, unifying website and back office operations.

Results

Multi-currency, omni-channel efficiency delivers massive expansion of customer base

Cohesion Digital enabled Energise to break out from the restrictions of their previous shopping cart technology. The innovative new Magento site features numerous market-expanding features:

  • Site internationalised with extensive omni-channel functionality
  • Multi-currency systems extend the international reach
  • Hitachi Finance module increases consumer choice
  • Integrated telephone ordering creates further purchasing options and seamless customer service experience


Energise continues to grow its customer base and has reached exciting new markets. They certainly agree that in tune with their business, their website is now energised.

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