GroupBy and IWD Announce Preferred Partnership

IWD built the GroupBy extension for Magento; will be the go-to
partner for Magento and GroupBy eCommerce implementations

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GroupBy
Inc.
, a leading provider of relevancy-focused eCommerce solutions,
and IWD,
an eCommerce agency specializing in Magento development, today announced
a formal partnership. As part of this partnership, retail customers that
are leveraging Magento’s eCommerce platform and looking to upgrade their
search capabilities can benefit from IWD’s expertise with GroupBy. As
well, GroupBy customers utilizing Magento can take advantage of IWD’s
knowledge of both platforms for external development.

As a result of GroupBy and IWD’s joint work with their mutual customer QC
Supply
– a leading livestock, farm, and industrial supplies,
workwear and clothing distributor – IWD has built and productized a
seamless integration between GroupBy and Magento. By easily
consolidating data from a retailer’s product catalog in Magento to
GroupBy, future customers will be able to rapidly adopt the GroupBy
platform.

“IWD is a trusted development partner of QC Supply. They have expanded
their knowledge of the GroupBy platform, and proven to be quite adept at
driving an optimal site search experience utilizing GroupBy’s
industry-leading search solution,” said Bevin Baker, IT Manager, QC
Supply.

GroupBy is the first data-driven individualization platform that engages
the consumer on a one-to-one basis while allowing the retailer to
influence its shoppers in a non-intrusive or obvious way. GroupBy powers
highly relevant and personalized search, recommendations, and SEO tools
to help retailers and brands solve some of the toughest user experience
pain points in the eCommerce market.

IWD brings over 15 years of eCommerce experience to the partnership,
with more than 300 Magento stores built and 30,000 extension customers
worldwide. The agency specializes in creating Magento sites that produce
a world-class user experience, B2B optimization, performance
optimization, SEO marketing, store migration, and ongoing support and
maintenance. IWD’s in-house eCommerce designers are experts in creating
eCommerce sites that not only impress, but that stays true to its
customers’ tastes and values.

“Our experience working with GroupBy has been outstanding. IWD
clients utilizing GroupBy have seen a substantial lift in their
conversions and have reported to us that the platform has helped them
separate themselves from their competition. We have developed our
skillset around GroupBy’s technology and are proud to be the company’s
go-to partner for retail customers leveraging Magento,” said Kevin
Schneider, director of business development, IWD.

“Given IWD’s strong reputation in the Magento community and their
experience and knowledge base of the GroupBy platform, it was an easy
decision to partner with them as our go-to agency for Magento
implementations. We look forward to working with the IWD team on future
projects and know they will bring an added value that our mutual clients
will benefit from,” said Roland Gossage, CEO, GroupBy.

About IWD

IWD is an eCommerce agency located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Specializing in Magento development, our expert team of eCommerce
specialists provides quality eCommerce, B2B, and marketing solutions for
brands looking to expand their online presence. Since 2001, we have been
building our reputation by creating superior returns on investment for
our clients. For more information, please visit https://www.iwdagency.com/.

About GroupBy Inc.

GroupBy Inc. transforms the way retailers interact with their consumers
online through data-driven commerce, media, and knowledge management
software solutions. The company supports the online retail efforts of
many of the world’s leading online retailers by driving more targeted
site traffic and increases in revenue through its platform
Searchandiser. GroupBy’s solutions provide industry-leading features for
data enrichment, search, navigation, merchandising, search engine
optimization (SEO) and search as you type (SAYT). Founded in 2014,
GroupBy is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has offices around the
world. For more information, please visit www.groupbyinc.com.

Contacts

Mikaela Cannizzo
Ketner Group Communications (for GroupBy)
mikaela@ketnergroup.com
512-794-8876