BigCommerce and Frontastic announce Technology Partnership
USA/ Germany September 16th, 2020 – Frontastic, the most innovative Frontend Management Platform for headless and API-first systems, and BigCommerce, one of the world’s leading open SaaS eCommerce platforms for established and rapidly-growing businesses, are proud to start working together as technology partners.
Headless Flexibility – Next Generation eCommerce
To build a fast growing agile digital business, you need a flexible headless eCommerce infrastructure. Through a new partnership, Frontastic and BigCommerce are helping customers take their business to the next level.
As it’s becoming more important to have a best-of-breed solution and a strong storefront that’s flexible, the partnership comes at a time when customers need it the most. The combination of BigCommerce’s feature-rich eCommerce solution and third-party App Marketplace for integrations with Frontastic’s best-of-breed Frontend-as-a-Service allows brands and retailers to create unbeatable user experiences.
Next to their relentless focus on a future proof technology stack and increase in headless projects, the two companies also already share a joint international ecosystem of Tech and Implementation partners and other third party software vendors, including technology heavyweights such as Attraqt, a search, recommendation and personalization tool; and implementation partners LiveArea (EU and US) and 64 labs (US).
Apart from being a great technology fit, Frontastic’s and BigCommerce’s company values, culture and shared passion for great eCommerce experiences make the two companies a great cultural fit, too.
The global partnership will focus initially on the UK, Benelux, France, DACH and the US.
BigCommerce EMEA General Manager Jim Herbert says, “As our retail economy continues to evolve digitally, retailers are constantly in search of ways to translate the engagement and personalization that customers expect to an online format, which is why we’re excited to welcome Frontastic as a BigCommerce partner. With its front-end management capabilities and our eCommerce back end, merchants will be better equipped to create industry-leading eCommerce experiences through headless.”
Frontastic’s CEO Thomas Gottheil says “We’re excited to partner up with BigCommerce as one of the most innovative headless eCommerce platforms. Together, we’ll empower brands and merchants to build up their eCommerce business – fast and flexible!”
BigCommerce (Nasdaq: BIGC) is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) eCommerce platform that empowers merchants of all sizes to build, innovate and grow their businesses online. As a leading open SaaS solution, BigCommerce provides merchants sophisticated enterprise-grade functionality, customization and performance with simplicity and ease-of-use. Tens of thousands of B2B and B2C companies across 120 countries and numerous industries use BigCommerce to create beautiful, engaging online stores, including Ben & Jerry’s, Molton Brown, S.C. Johnson, Skullcandy, Sony, Vodafone and Woolrich. Headquartered in Austin, BigCommerce has offices in San Francisco, Sydney and London.
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With its Frontend-as-a-Service, Frontastic is rethinking the digital customer experience. Truly based on mobile first, the solution enables ambitious online retailers, brands, marketplaces, or even agile start-ups to easily implement a customer centric digital experience with minimal IT effort. Within a short period of time, Frontastic has successfully established itself as the new standard frontend solution for the API economy.