COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Znode, a leading provider of ecommerce software, announced it has opened its UK headquarters office to drive sales, fuel growth and broaden its technology base. This strategic expansion is important for meeting additional demand for .NET ecommerce solutions for manufacturers, retailers and distributors throughout Europe.
According to statistics provided by Forrester, European ecommerce growth will remain fractionally higher than in the U.S. and is expected to reach €191 billion ($247.1 billion) by 2017, up from €128 billion ($165.6 billion) in 2013. Forrester goes on to indicate that the U.K. will lead ecommerce sales over the next five years.
"Znode is excited to expand internationally by opening its first satellite office in Reading, Berkshire, which will propel our growth in the UK and beyond," said Doug Myers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Znode. "As we prepare to forge ahead with our international operations, Znode's UK location will serve as our flagship office. Ecommerce growth in Europe, fueled by increased demand in the UK is paramount to our expansion strategy."
In addition to launching its new UK location in Reading, Znode will participate in two upcoming UK trade shows. The Internet Retailing Expo is March 20-21 in Birmingham at the National Exhibition Centre, while Internet World UK takes place in London April 23-25 at Earls Court. Znode will be demonstrating its ecommerce software platforms and technology integrations at both events.
"With our new UK headquarters, we should be in a great position to serve the needs of our customers in this region," said Doug Myers, "Znode will be in a prime position to bring industry leading ecommerce technology to an expanded audience, as well as, providing best-in-class integration and development support through our network of partners."
Znode, a hibu company, is an industry-leading ecommerce provider that enables clients to create highly relevant online experiences for shoppers. As one of the fastest growing ecommerce platforms, Znode is currently implemented in over hundreds of ecommerce sites worldwide and also provides the enterprise technology to hibu. For more information, please visit www.znode.com.
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