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Top 10 Brands Using Magento

Magento is widely regarded as the most flexible e-commerce website development solutions available. Many big brands such as Samsung and Ford Motors prefer Magento over other e-commerce platforms because Magento offers valuable add-ons that extend the functionality of a website in many ways.

For example, store owners can fine tune aspects of their website ranging from the general look, how content is displayed, security options, payment gateway integrations, etc. The countless features Magento provides makes for an enhanced, dynamic website for any e-commerce website.

Below is a list of the top 10 brands that use Magento for their online stores or their entire website,

Northface: one of the leading outdoor/adventure brands today. The Northface website is using Magento for their online shopping and have created an exciting, modern layout that creates a pleasant online shopping experience as you move from page to page. The user has the ability to move in and out of categories and subcategories without becoming overwhelmed with the amount of content on the website, plus the amount of filters available to shoppers is impressive. http://www.thenorthface.com
Behr: This top brand of residential paint uses Magento to create a very interactive website. They give you options to start a project, explore tons of colors & shades of paint, and different design ideas for those choosing paint for their homes. It’s a different type of e-commerce website compared to other typical e-commerce sites, as the focus is less on immediate purchase, but more on figuring the logistics of your unique painting project. There is, in addition, the option to purchase samples of paint directly from the website, with a link to Store Locators once you have selected your shades of paint for your project. http://www.behr.com
Ford: Magento is used in the Ford online accessories website. Their website is a joy to browse and features are accessible to the most novice web user. Technically-speaking, the site uses PHP framework, Shockwave Flash embed, and Fancybox Javascript. They make their subcategories appear like magic if you put your cursor over the category icons, which is very much appreciated. http://accessories.ford.com
Fiji Water: The renowned brand of mineral water uses Magento in its website. They use javascript library and web apps like Quantcast Measurement for Analytics and E-mail Tracking reporting. The website also offers options like Promotions, Products, Autoship/Delivery Plans, and Accessories. Very clean structure and requires a low level of difficulty to browse their store. http://store.fijiwater.com
Vizio: One of the largest electronics brands in the U.S. that offers a full line of Home Audio, TVs, Accessories, etc. They use Magento and have developed a very modern theme that fits well with customized drop-down menus. The product pages include a wealth of information about each and every feature. Use of attributes is obvious to the shopper and did I see “Free Shipping”? Yes. http://store.vizio.com
Samsung: As one of the leading brands in electronics worldwide, Samsung uses Magento for their online shopping. Their website is easy to browse, well-organized, and offers a design-savvy appearance with many enhanced features for online shoppers seeking information about desired products. http://www.samsung.com/us
Bloom: A community and e-commerce store, where real women and beauty pros share visually inspiring beauty trends. Bloom uses a pleasant theme that invites the user to shop. They make the connection between offering real-life product reviews with the option to buy available. This website could very well be every woman’s dream. The site also offers plug-ins to social media like Facebook and Twitter. http://www.bloom.com
Papyrus: A stationary/greeting card company that maintains its elegance through a symmetrical, clean design concept that fully breeds with the Magento platform’s structured approach. They know how to highlight what is important and the site makes you feel very secure and that this company is lead by pros. http://www.papyrusonline.com
Olympus: A huge player in the digital camera market, Olympus is runs on Magento and has a traditional structure making the site easy to shop on if you were searching for even very specific camera parts, accessories, and lenses. They also enforce the “Wish List” and ‘My Cart’ options so you can keep track of specific items, and your bill, while you shop. http://www.olympusamerica.com
Dockers: This pioneer brand of khaki apparel and accessories by Levi Strauss features business-casual attire quite presentably in their Magento store. They begin with a pop-up subscribe box with a promise to be kept in the loop for any sale, promos, or new products. They have kept their design very traditional and you have the ability to view many different angles of their products along with a detailed size chart. They have made great use of “Customer Reviews” and have them available under every detailed product page. Dockers is to-the-point and their website speed and ease of navigation keeps you stress-free. http://us.dockers.com

These are some excellent representations of the different ways you can mold the Magento platform to fit the needs of your brand and online store. All of these websites have the same thing in common: a secure feel, an organized structure, a clean design concept, and the accessibility of product reviews and buy buttons with “% off” listed somewhere close. Each storefront exercises strong SEO attributes given the SEO-friendly features Magento offers plus easy-to-install add-on extensions.

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