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Gorilla is now positioned to offer their clients an even broader range of options for transforming their e-commerce channels.
Chicago, IL – Gorilla, an award-winning, full-service ecommerce solutions provider, has announced they have become a Demandware Solution Partner. In adding the innovative Demandware Commerce platform to their solution mix, Gorilla is now positioned to offer their clients an even broader range of options for transforming their ecommerce channels.
“By partnering with Demandware, we’ve added a versatile ecommerce solution designed specifically to serve the direct-to-consumer channel for retailers and brands of all sizes,” said Brian Grady, Principal at Gorilla. “This gives our clients the flexibility to select the most efficient ecommerce platform for their business needs.”
“We’re excited to have Gorilla join Demandware as a solution partner”, said Tom Griffin, Demandware Vice President of Business Development. “Gorilla has a track record of building sustainable, value-driven ecommerce solutions and a unique capability to provide on-going site improvements that support the evolution of their clients’ ecommerce needs.”
As an on-demand platform, Demandware delivers an enterprise-class ecommerce solution that removes much of the IT burden associated with website infrastructure. At the same time, Demandware provides an integrated development environment that allows for customization of the look, feel and functionality of the site.
This aspect of Demandware plays directly to the strengths of Gorilla. In building their in-house ecommerce practice, Gorilla made the strategic decision to assemble on-shore design and development teams devoted to the ecommerce space. This, in addition to an innovative strategy team and strong project management practice, positions Gorilla to offer complete ecommerce solutions that directly lead to their client’s cross-channel success. And to support the evolution of their clients ecommerce needs, Gorilla offers a unique enhanced managed support service, GEMS, which enables on-going site customizations and enhancements to keep sites sustainable and competitive well after launch.
With over a dozen years of ecommerce experience, Gorilla has a wealth of expertise in creating unique digital experiences. This includes delivering dozens of successful site launches for clients across the luxury, apparel, outdoor and lifestyle industries, including such notable brands as Frette, Custo Barcelona, Bonobos, Outdoor Research and PrAna.
Gorilla is excited about this new alliance, and looks forward to evolving its ecommerce solutions through its relationship with Demandware.
Demandware is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecommerce solutions that enable companies to easily design, implement and manage their own customized ecommerce sites, including websites, mobile applications and other digital storefronts. Customers use our highly scalable and integrated Demandware Commerce platform to more easily launch and manage multiple ecommerce sites, initiate marketing campaigns more quickly, and improve ecommerce traffic.
Gorilla is Chicago’s leading ecommerce agency. We help clients realize increased revenue and profit margins by delivering world-class service, outstanding design focused on the user experience, ecommerce development and implementation and creating measurable, customized marketing strategies. Our expertise in understanding the differing needs of B2B and B2C companies, allows us to implement best practices for multichannel retailers and brand manufacturers to produce more sales through the online channel.