8select was founded in 2013 in Regensburg/Germany as one of the first Curated Shopping platforms in Germany. From the beginning on, a high-performance and fully automated strategie was pursued to create personalized product recommendations for end customers. Together with Peek&Cloppenburg, 8select has started to develop the 8select Curated Shopping Engine (CSE) in 2016. Today more than 30 employees are working on online shopping as a human experience. 1.2. Mio. customers are using the 8select product recommendations in up to 100 online shops every month. 8select.CSE offers online retailers high performance cross-selling by generating sales-boosting, dynamic product sets (e. g. outfits) which are displayed in your online shop at the desired places (e. g. product detail page, add to cart layer or blog). Online retailers achieve in average 35% larger shopping carts with customers using CSE widgets, as well as up to 8% increase in sales based on total sales. Thanks to the unique content-based plug and play solution you will receive especially for your shop created product sets with minimum expenditure of time: No need for the collection of historical data or minimum traffic - full performance directly after installation! The customers of 8select includes leading online retailers and brands like Peek&Cloppenburg, Otto Group, Vaude, Betty Barclay and Popken Fashion Group.
First steps are registration, choosing the right 8select service package on the 8select website and activating the 8select Management Console user account with some backend features such as product set manager, widget manager and performance manager. Thanks to the integrated dashboard, you have a real-time overview of the performance of your product sets. This includes KPIs such as the increase in sales achieved with 8select, additional items sold and the increase in average order values. We also determine which product sets, brands and categories perform best in your shop. For installing the 8select.CSE plugin downloading the 8select plugin from the Salesforce Marketplace is required as well as inserting the registration keys (API ID and Feed ID) and activating the configuration. More steps are defining size relevant attribute groups for the product data feed and start processing your full product export. You can check if your installation was successful through the default preview mode of the 8select.CSE plugin. Thanks to the unique content-based plug and play solution you will receive especially for your shop created product sets with minimum expenditure of time: No need for the collection of historical data or minimum traffic - full performance directly after installation!