Strumpf Boutique

Swiss online store with women’s clothes and accessories

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Magento migration for Strumpf Boutique
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The issue
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Our solution
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Solution in details
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Realisation in numbers
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The results
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Technologies
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The issue

why did we establish cooperation?

Strumpf Boutique requested us to lead the migration process of their previous Magento 1-based e-commerce to the latest Magento 2 version. Issues with easy and transparent Magento 1 back-end administration were among the main reasons the brand has decided on the migration process. Moreover, Magento 1 usage, which is no longer officially supported by Adobe, puts the online store in real danger of potential security breaches. For instance, the online shop has not received any substantial security patches since the end of Magento 1 support.

Products in Strumpf Boutique

Our solution

which strategy did we apply?

Our team was responsible for the Magento migration to the latest Magento 2 version according to the arrangements. We transferred all the essential data from the previous platform during the migration process, among others, customer data, order details, or products and categories content. Moreover, we migrated the configuration data, such as the tax information or languages versions configuration.

We coded several customized modules and prepared the refreshed graphic design for a new Strumpf’s shop. Additionally, we implemented a few enhancements that boosted the functionality of the online store. You can find more information about them in „Solution in details.”

Solution in details

which areas were crucial?
Mobile version of Strumpf online store

1. Integration with PostFinance

Strumpf Boutique leads sales primarily in Switzerland. Thus, we integrated the online store with one of the most popular payment systems in this country – PostFinance. As a result, users can quickly finalize the transactions using the most convenient payment method.

2. Integration with Intrum API

Integration with Intrum allows checking if the user, who wants to finalize the transaction, is in a debtors’ ledger. Based on the given personal data, the tool verifies the user. It sets him an appropriate status. Depending on the verification outcome, the payment methods available for this user display, e.g., deferred payment. Module’s modification to suit the One Step Checkout option was the main challenge for our development team.

3. One Step Checkout

To maximally shorten and ease the purchase process, we implemented the One Step Checkout. All the steps are visible within one page. As a result, the user can see the entire process and knows whether he filled in all the obligatory data or not.

4. The invoice system

We implemented the invoices system, which generates different invoices depending on the chosen payment method. Then, the program automatically sends it to the customer.

Realisation in numbers

project’s statistics
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5 specialists worked on the project development – 3 Magento Developers, Project Manager, and Graphic Designer.

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We developed +10 customized modules.

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We implemented 2 language versions – German and English.

The results

benefits for our Client
  1. The latest, fully-supported Magento 2 version.
  2. Maintenance of all essential data from the previous Magento 1 online store.
  3. Intuitive and transparent administration panel.
  4. New graphic layout in line with the brand’s visual identification.
  5. Front-end builder, which eases the home page management.
  6. One Step Checkout adjusted to the Swiss e-commerce market conditions.

Technologies

which were used
Elasticsearch

Search engine, which perfectly works with Magento.

Varnish

Technology that boosts Magento using reverse proxy.

Redis

Well-known caching system used in Magento.

Our Customers

check out their opinions
Łukasz Filut
Director of IT / WSB

The partnership approach of Smartbees makes our cooperation an effective and pleasant one. That is why we do not hesitate to contract out new assignments to them.

Mateusz Tomczak
Marketing specialist / VELO

They are good at establishing a strong business relationship with customers.

Tomasz Zbierski
Director of IT / TAI

Smartbees performed a giant experience in Drupal CMS system and helped us to modernize our tender service.

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