Screen Pages 20th anniversary

Screen Pages 20th anniversary

Yes, it’s true. On the 30th of May, Screen Pages will have been in business for 20 years!

Here’s a quick overview of the things that have been keeping us busy:-

We have built 378 eCommerce websites

Trained ourselves in 3 different eCommerce platforms

Accommodated in the region of 12000 change requests for our clients

Drank at least 200,000 cups of coffee/tea

Worn our way through at least 100 office chairs

Swapped £20k of artwork as payment for a website

Introduced 18 Screen Pages babies to the world

Employed 148 members of staff

Participated in 1040 fire drills

The good news is that we are still here, doing what we do best!
Many happy returns!

Loake Shoes launch Magento 2 site

Loake Shoes launch Magento 2 site

Loake, the classic English shoemaker, recently launched a new responsive site on Magento 2.1. The site was designed and developed by Screen Pages, a leading Magento Enterprise Solution Partner based in the UK.

Loake has been making traditional English shoes since 1880. Today, five generations and more than 130 years later, Loake continues to design and produce fine, handmade shoes. The company exports to more than 50 countries and has become a favourite with discerning customers worldwide.

The new website’s capabilities include: 

  • Responsive Redesign on Magento 2.1
  • Improved checkout with Credit Card, Amazon & PayPal payment options
  • Two-factor authentication for security
  • GEO-IP location for customers outside the UK
  • Store locator
  • Migration of Magento 1 data to Magento 2
  • Rest of the World store with configurable e-commerce/account elements which can be enabled/disabled by Loake at the flick of a switch
  • Rich content managed block functionality for the home and other CMS pages including video, product, newsletter signup blocks
  • Comprehensively extended variant selection functionality to allow for backorder/out of stock handling
  • Product specific order confirmation email content
  • Integration with Prima ERP for stock, order & order status updates
  • Coming soon feature

Since Loake launched their Magento 2 responsive site on the 21st of December 2016, conversion rates on mobile have increased by 96.05%, and transactions have increased 81.82% compared to the same period last year. Overall, across all devices, conversion rates have increased by 44.60%.

The Project was completed in less than four and a half months.

“Loake wanted to build a long-term relationship with an ecommerce agency with a professional approach and a track record with premium brands such as ours. Screen Pages’ Management, Design and Technical Teams have been a pleasure to work with and we are very pleased with our new website.”

Andrew Loake, Managing Director at Loake

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This Works launches re-branded & upgraded website

This Works launches re-branded & upgraded website

This Works was created in 2003 by former Beauty Director of Vogue UK and International journalist, Kathy Phillips, as an antidote to modern life, its impact on skin and wellbeing. As both yoga teacher and beauty expert, Kathy understood the link between lifestyle and skin health, creating intelligent, targeted solutions that optimise skin performance 24 hours a day, based on the body clock.

Screen Pages has been managing This Works’ online shop since 2012. E-commerce revenues have more than doubled over that period.

The re-designed website’s main characteristics, developed in Magento, include:
  • A full responsive re-design and re-arrangement of the entire site catalogue & content structure whilst keeping the branding of the site consistent with the previous non-responsive site
  • Addition of subscription-based purchasing for products
  • Upgrade to the latest version of Magento
  • Creation of AJAX add to basket and category page loading functionality
  • Integration with a new back office system – Netsuite – concurrently with the re-design
  • Integration of Elastic search for categories, products and content pages
  • Addition of user generated social content tools within the site

 

“We have worked with Screen Pages since 2012 and earlier this year Screen Pages were tasked with delivering a significant set of upgrades to our Magento site. The chief rationale behind this project was to create the foundations on which we can continue to scale as a business. The Screen Pages team worked diligently to help us meet our very strict deadlines, whilst maintaining quality of delivery. We are encouraged by the early results of the upgrade”

– Joe Fletcher, E-commerce Director at This Works

 

“It’s been a great pleasure working with the team at This Works over the years and to watch its business thrive and expand.”

– Sarah Wilcocks, Screen Pages Director

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Christopher Ward launches re-branded & upgraded website

Christopher Ward launches re-branded & upgraded website

Leading British luxury watch designer & manufacturer Christopher Ward has recently updated its e-commerce website as part of a company-wide rebrand. The site runs on Magento and can be visited at https://www.christopherward.co.uk/.

Christopher Ward was founded in 2004 with the goal of bringing premium quality Swiss-made watches within the reach of as many people as possible, by selling direct to customers from its website.

Screen Pages has been managing Christopher Ward’s online shop since 2008. E-commerce revenues have grown steadily over that period by over 35% per annum. The website is integrated with MNP’s Order Active mail order fulfilment system.

The recently re-designed website’s main characteristics, developed in Magento, include:

  • A fully fluid and response design for small screen mobile phones up to widescreen desktop monitors
  • Dramatically improved customer journey & experience, reinforced with superb photography
  • Significant and very complex changes to the product setup allowing full business wide stock and pricing control
  • Improved search functionality allowing categories and products to be returned in a search drop-down
  • Implementation of Google Tag Manager
  • A set of content widgets that allow complex content/design elements to be controlled and embedded across the site by Christopher Ward
  • Complete overhaul of checkout flow with registration on the “thank you” page
  • Implementation of a shortlist/wishlist function
  • Changes to the shipping options to differentiate between personalised and non-personalised products

Christopher Ward, co-founder of the company, said: “We have worked with Screen Pages since 2008 and its staff has always provided insightful, helpful and reliable service and advice. As our business has grown and developed, we have always found that Screen Pages has been able to advise and support our activities.”

Roger Willcocks, director of Screen Pages, said: “It’s been a great pleasure working with Chris, Mike & Pete over the years and to watch its business thrive and expand.”

 

Crown Brush appoints Screen Pages to manage & support its Magento website

Crown Brush appoints Screen Pages to manage & support its Magento website

Crown Brush, one of the most established makeup brush companies in the world, has appointed Screen Pages to support, manage and further develop its website. The site can be visited at http://www.crownbrush.co.uk/

Crown Brush was founded in 1984, Crown Brush is one of the oldest and most established brush companies in the world. With over 30 years of brush making experience, Crown Brush manufactures and delivers products to over 80 countries worldwide. It has a manufacturing capacity of over 90,000 brushes per day and it continues to grow. Crown Brush is now recognized by the beauty industry as the global leader in cosmetic brushes.

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Crown Brush is a makeup brush and cosmetic manufacturer that offers the largest selection with the best quality at the best price. It is one of the largest and most trusted brands in the industry. Clients include everyone from individual artists to senior buyers for global retail chain stores. It is capable of turning a product from conception to completion faster than any other brush company. Whether the customer is looking for private label or customized products, Crown can deliver superior products at the best and lowest prices.

Crown Brush has distributors based in 6 different countries which enables it to service all corners of the world efficiently.

As Crown Brush has expanded online, the need for improved e-commerce guidance and support grew. Screen Pages successfully migrated its website in the spring of 2016 for ongoing hosting and support, backed by access to the resources, experience and structured support channels that Screen Pages as a Gold certified Magento partner offers, such as professional support and service for Magento, as well as long-term attention to a client’s needs for flexibility and ease of maintenance.

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Oliver Jones, director at Crown Brush, said: “Our business was expanding rapidly on Magento, but we needed access to greater e-commerce and Magento experience backed by professional development and a structured project and support team. We could see that Screen Pages – as a Gold Magento partner – could provide us this. We have been exceptionally pleased with the results so far: the sites are running smoothly, quickly and we can see positive results already.”

Roger Willcocks, director at Screen Pages said, “Crown Brush is successful, trusted, global brand that has thrived over many years. It’s very exciting to work with its management to develop and extend this success via e-commerce.”

Specialist Crafts appoints Screen Pages to manage & support its Magento website

Specialist Crafts appoints Screen Pages to manage & support its Magento website

Specialist Crafts, UK’s largest supplier of Art, Craft and Design Materials, has appointed Screen Pages to support, manage and further develop its websites. The site can be visited at http://www.specialistcrafts.co.uk/


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Specialist Crafts are the biggest supplier of quality Art, Crafts and Design materials to the education sector in the UK and Ireland, with recent expansion into the UAE. It carries over 16,000 products in stock and has an unrivalled level of technical expertise, working closely with renowned artists in specialist workshops to educate and inspire art teachers. The business has expanded to cater for the home consumer market by the acquisition of www.Homecrafts.co.uk, www.CraftSuperstore.co.uk and www.CraftyComputerPaper.co.uk

As Specialist Crafts has expanded online, the need for improved e-commerce guidance and support grew. Screen Pages successfully migrated its website in late 2015 for ongoing support and development, backed by access to the resources, experience and structured support channels that Screen Pages as a Gold certified Magento partner offers, such as professional support and service for Magento, as well as long-term attention to a client’s needs for flexibility and ease of maintenance.

Ann McClure, Head of Marketing of Specialist Crafts, said: “Our business was expanding rapidly on Magento, but we needed access to greater e-commerce and Magento experience backed by professional development and a structured project and support team. We could see that Screen Pages – as a Gold Magento partner – could provide us this. We have been exceptionally pleased with the results so far: the sites are running smoothly, quickly and we can see positive results already.”

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Roger Willcocks, director at Screen Pages said, “Specialist Crafts is a great example of a successful family business that has grown over the years, developing globally with a loyal customer base. It’s exciting to work with Specialist Crafts’ e-commerce team to provide the right level of advice, technical resource and management to support its ambitions.

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