BigCommerce Named a Leader in Inaugural Headless Digital Commerce Applications in IDC MarketScape Evaluation
In the report’s evaluation of
“As commerce moves online, many innovative businesses seek to pair a customized and differentiated web experience with a world-class commerce backend - this is headless,” said
“The proliferation of channels and devices where commerce happens, as well as customers’ heightened expectations for frictionless experiences on these channels, has driven a substantial interest in headless digital commerce in the past couple of years. As a result, the headless digital commerce applications market has seen rapid growth,” Jewell said. “But there is also a lot of misinformation and confusion about what headless – or API first – digital commerce is and which merchants it is a good fit for. The top headless digital commerce vendors must provide merchants with full API support, a wide array of developer tools and have a large partner ecosystem devoted to headless digital commerce in order to enable great commerce experiences while nailing the fundamentals for an ecommerce store.”
To download a complimentary copy of IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Headless Digital Commerce Applications 2020-2021 Vendor Assessment, visit www.bigcommerce.com/headless-IDC-report.
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