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An out-of-the box solution to help brands move into commerce

Katy White
Katy White
Principal Digital Consultant, Design & Technology
3 min read
4 May 2021

International digital agency DEPT® has teamed up with Salesforce to develop a quick-launch commerce solution that enables brands to be up and running with a fully-functioning e-commerce site in a matter of weeks.

Designed to help brands develop an effective and efficient commerce site, the solution can scale brands, grow their commerce offering and international footprint.  The solution enables brands to be future-ready, creating the potential to grow a 360 view of the customer by integrating marketing automation and Salesforce Service Cloud, as and when the business is ready.

The solution is a complete commerce toolkit, with all the functionality needed to fulfill orders online. With all essential apps, such as Adyen payment gateway, and managed services included, plus support in finding a logistics provider, it’s never been easier for companies to launch an owned commerce channel. 

The solution makes the most of the core features of Salesforce Commerce Cloud, with optimised Storefront Reference Architecture delivering best practice in site design, merchandising, and technical architecture. With a themeable storefront, including product listings and description pages, and fully customisable design assets, the sites may be out-of-the-box, but look fully on-brand and bespoke. Constructing the site is simple; the build and deployment process can be completed in just three clicks. 

Katy White, Client Partnership Director at DEPT®, said: “The solution DEPT® has created is an ideal fit for businesses looking to quickly launch an international commerce offering. The rapid time to market ensures brands can quickly open new revenue streams, and provides a solid foundation for future enhancements as the channel grows. Salesforce Commerce Cloud is the most robust commerce platform on the market; this quick launch solution is an affordable way to utilise this best-of-breed platform.”

Eva Heffernan, Vice-President Commerce Cloud Sales at Salesforce said: “In the current climate, it is imperative that businesses move quickly to capitalise on the rapid increase in online commerce and create digital experiences that resonate with their customers. This quick start solution enables brands to grow, while maintaining stability and performance on the world’s most trusted commerce platform. It is the building blocks for long term success. DEPT® is vastly experienced in developing Salesforce’s suite of solutions; the agency’s full service offering ensures brands can maximise the potential of their technology investment.”

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Principal Digital Consultant, Design & Technology

Katy White