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Habitat Launches Click & Collect Service to over 2,300 Locations


Maginus customer, Habitat has gone live with Click & Collect at over 2,300 locations - making the buying experience more convenient than ever before.

Watch Retail Week's Interview with Clare Askem, Managing Director at Habitat, to hear more about the initiative.


Truckman Drives 25% YOY Growth with Maginus


Being an omnichannel, multi-brand company, Truckman required real-time visibility of inventory in multiple warehouses and sales across all channels.

Since going live with Maginus in 2008, their business has grown 5-fold and continues to grow at an average rate of 25% year-on-year.


ERA Everywhere: Why B2B eCommerce is the Future


ERA Home Security recently launched ERA Everywhere, their B2B eCommerce site, using Episerver from Maginus.

Since go-live they have seen a significant uptake amongst its customer base. Watch our video to hear why B2B eCommerce is the future for ERA.

About ERA

Maginus Customer Insight


At the cornerstone of the UK’s hardware sector, ERA continues to drive the innovation that underpins home security.

With over 175 years of manufacturing, design and innovation, they have been firmly at the heart of securing Britain’s homes since 1838.

About Truckman

Maginus Customer Insight


Maginus Customer, Auto Styling UK Limited was founded in 2002. They are a specialist supplier of 4x4 accessories and have a wealth of market and technical knowledge.

Autostyling Truckman's mission is to develop their position as the fastest growing UK quality supplier of after market 4x4 Pick Up & SUV accessories.

Magento CEO: Amazon is a Great Partner

Former eBay division Magento boasts one of the largest eCommerce software platforms in the world powering $50 billion U.S worth of transactions every year. In this interview, Magento CEO, Mark Lavelle, discusses the competitive threat of Amazon (source: Bloomberg).  


Magento from Maginus

The Royal Mint:
Working with Maginus

 Simon Day, Business Systems Manager at The Royal Mint shares his experience of working with Maginus at our recent user conference, Future Focus 2017.

The Royal Mint:
iCore Integration

Simon Day, Business Systems Manager at The Royal Mint shares his experience of implementing our Systems Integration solution (iCore) with Maginus.

The Royal Mint: A Brief History

Simon Day, Business Systems Manager at The Royal Mint, gives a brief overview of The Royal Mint's history at Maginus' premier user event Future Focus 2017.

Personalisation: What can it really deliver?

Personalisation is a ‘must have’ in 2017. What is it? How can it be implemented? What will it deliver? Reya Rajendran, Customer Success Manager at Peerius, an Episerver Company, shares her experiences in this sector, explaining what needs to be considered and the benefits that can be achieved.

Future Focus 2017: Highlights

Take a look at the highlights from some of the fantastic customer presentations at our recent User Conference, “Future Focus 2017”.

RSPB: Maginus from a New Customer Perspective

Roy Roddy from RSPB gives an overview of the RSPB and the decision behind the need to change to an omnichannel platform, why they chose Maginus and their plans for the future.

ERA Home Security: ERA Everywhere

Great to hear that ERA had a fantastic 3 day event at the NEC promoting the ERA Everywhere eCommerce platform, powered by Maginus. For many of ERA’s customers ordering components used to be an arduous admin task – with – it’s quick, easy and simple for customers to buy online. If you’ve not seen it yet, discover ERA Everywhere, visit:


What’s the difference between Multichannel and Omnichannel?

At first glance, it may appear that the two approaches merely aim to interact with consumers across a number of channels. However, an Omnichannel approach puts the customer at the heart of every interaction to create a seamless, friction-free and consistent customer experience. Friend or Foe?

Amazon's impact on online retail (and soon to be) B2B sectors is greater now than ever before. For many businesses, Amazon is simultaneously a sales channel, a partner, and a competitive threat. In this video, Mark Thornton explores whether Amazon is a friend, foe or both?

1 Minute Intro into Microsoft Dynamics 365

With intelligent business applications across CRM and ERP, Microsoft Dynamics 365 gives you choice. Start with just what you need to run your business—and delight your customers. And then add apps as your needs change.


UKWA: The Changing Face of Logistics

At a recent User Conference Peter Ward, CEO of the UKWA, took a closer look at the demographics, consumer habits, and their effect on logistics industry and discussed whether these present a risk or opportunity.


How to Compete with Amazon

Amazon is one of the largest and most diverse online businesses in the world. In this video Mark Thornton discusses how you can play to your omnichannel strengths in order to compete with the online giant that is Amazon.


Maginus User Conference: Future Focus 2016

Last month we held a User Conference that combined thought-provoking speakers, some interesting announcements and insight into our future product direction. Watch our video to hear what our customers had to say.  

Think Integration Doesn’t Matter. Think Again!

Integration is crucial within today’s retail (and distribution) landscape. If done well, integration can provide your business with the flexibility to adapt and change as it grows - done badly and it will become a major barrier to growth.


Systems Integration

Tips for a Successful Implementation

We understand that implementing a new system is one of the most time-consuming, complex and expensive tasks a company will undertake. Watch this video to find out 3 pieces of advice to make sure your new implementation goes as smoothly as possible.


Implementation Approach

Justerini & Brooks on Business Intelligence

How do you tackle complex reporting requirements with data coming from a myriad of different sources? David Brown, Data Manager at Justerini & Brooks, outlines their approach, benefits and advice on implementing BI.

Christmas & the Consumer 2015

Retailers will need to ensure their online offering and fulfilment services are second to none to compete for consumer spend this year.

Strategic Delivery Alliances

With ever-increasing demands caused by online giants such as Amazon, how can retailers improve their delivery performance and fulfil customer expectations?

What Retailers Need from a Modern Point of Sale (POS)

Watch our video to find out what retailers need from a modern Point of Sale (POS) and the common challenges retailers find when implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX POS.

Digital Transformation with eConsultancy

Companies are increasingly embarking on digital transformation projects in an effort to remain competitive. Sean Donnelly, Senior Research Analyst at eConsultancy outlines the role that customer experience plays in encouraging technology and business change.  

IRX 2016: Is Your Business Too Complex to Go Online?

Gavin Masters presents, “Is Your Business Too Complex to Go Online?”. Watch our video to find out how you can overcome the challenge of digital transformation, and migrate your B2B business online, one-step-at-a-time.


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MetaPack: Improving the Delivery Experience

Drawing on research conducted by MetaPack, Vidya discusses how you can focus on improving your delivery experience for your customers by addressing key issues. This video features case studies showing how different companies have resolved these issues.


Amazon are Coming to B2B

Amazon quietly launched AmazonSupply back in 2012, the eCommerce giant is now turning their hand to the lucrative world of B2B wholesale with the recent launch of Amazon Business Marketplace. Mark Thornton warns of the potential impact this could have on the wholesale and distribution market in the UK.

3 Minutes with EPiServer

See how EPiServer software can help you understand the customer journey and deliver rewarding online experiences for the connected consumer.


Find out more about EPiServer

Watch Our Corporate Video

We believe that Maginus is the only UK organisation able to deliver enterprise-level, omnichannel solutions from a single team of people. Watch our corporate video to find out more.

IT Moving Forward

The role of CIOs, and the IT department they direct, is changing. Simon Weeks, CEO at Maginus, discusses how over the past decade, the majority of companies view their CIOs as critical members of company structure, and expect that role to develop in the future.

Is your business too complex to go online?

Watch our video to find out how you can overcome the challenge of digital transformation, and migrate your B2B business online, one-step-at-a-time.


Black Friday: Planning for Peak

Gain insights into consumer plans for the peak season for retail, including their views on Black Friday. For more information download the full guide.


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Why IT is as Important as Keeping the Lights On

One of the impacts of modern technology is that there has been an explosion in the amount of data inside and outside organisations. As a result getting to ‘one version of the truth’ has become increasingly difficult to achieve. Will O'Brien explains why "IT is as important as keeping the lights on".

B2B eCommerce: Perceptions & Reality

Being online can, and does, make the difference between success and failure as a wholesaler in todays’ omnichannel world. However, there is often a perception of the wholesale sector has been relatively unaffected. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth.

Microsoft for Retail - Are You Ready for What's Next?

The retail industry has undergone one of the biggest changes in the past 20 years as retailers make the transition from multichannel to omnichannel. Watch this video to get a glance into the future of retail.

How Can 3PLs Help Retailers Compete with Amazon

Amazon has once again raised the bar by bringing its ‘Prime Now’ one-hour delivery service to London. With many retailers struggling to manage even same day delivery, this probably feels like a kick in the teeth. Find out how you can compete.

EPiServer 7 CMS

With EPiServer 7 CMS you edit directly on the page and see updates in real time. Working with digital assets is simple: drag and drop your image from the assets pane and it will automatically adjust to the layout across devices.

Mobile First eCommerce and Fast Merchandising

Create, edit and preview directly on mobile and your content will be enabled and optimised on any devices from PC to tablet.

Let your website optimise itself for greater conversions!

With EPiServer's self-optimising blocks, you can spend your time doing high-value tasks like better understanding the real impacts on conversions, rather than spending time setting up tests, monitoring and interpreting results.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Teaser

Watch this video to get a sneak preview of how Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 enables organizations to engage with customers, run simplified operations and expand into new markets.


How to Win in a Mobile-First World - Internet Retailing Expo

Our very own Gavin Masters, Head of Product Consultancy at Maginus and Mark Kelly, Technical Pre-Sales Consultant from EPiServer present, "How to Win in a Mobile First World".

FAF, Inc Uncover New Strategies with ZAP BI for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Watch this video to hear how ZAP BI has helped FAF Inc uncover new strategies, empowering employees to create reports, dashboards, KPIs, scorecards, and advanced analyses.

Microsoft Dynamics AX Clienteling Retail

Clienteling is an integral element of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail, providing staff on the shop floor with a powerful single view of the customer - recent purchases, orders, and insights into the behaviour of the individual customer.

Greenfield Industries Speeds Up Reporting

Primarily using Microsoft SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services,) Excel, and Pivot tables, Greenfield found that their month-end reporting was extremely time consuming and were looking to reduce the time spent generating reports, and take their reporting to the next level.

The Benefits of SaaS (Software as a Service)

Watch our video for a brief overview of the benefits of SaaS, or ‘Software as a Service’ to give it its full title. To find out more about the benefits and FAQs then download our Executive Guide to SaaS.


Executive Guide to SAAS