BigCommerce Partners with FedEx and Magnolia CMS

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BigCommerce has been building strategic partnerships recently. It aims to give its users more options and improve their selling experience. Not long ago, the eCommerce hosting provider entered an alliance with Trustpilot.

More recently, BigCommerce has joined forces with FedEx and Magnolia CMS. The world is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic. So most people are relying on home deliveries to order items they’d usually buy at a physical location. Hence, Sellers need better shipping options to serve their buyers.

Great eCommerce experiences should be paired with equally better shipping options.

Russell Klein, Chief Commercial Officer, BigCommerce

BigCommerce’s New Partners: FedEx and Magnolia

It’s evident that a lot of businesses are moving online, and eCommerce is growing. Hence, the need for logistics and systems that buyers and sellers can trust.

Increase Delivery Options for SMEs

BigCommerce and FedEx are helping businesses access FedEx’s portfolio of eCommerce solutions. This development is a direct response to a study in 2019.

In that study, 77 percent of participants they abandoned their carts because of unsatisfactory shipping options. Based on the promises of this partnership, small store owners will access enterprise shipping capabilities.

Merchants that signup for the service get several business advantages including,

  • Seven-days-a-week home delivery,
  • FedEx account numbers, and
  • 40 to 50 percent discounts.

FedEx would deliver packages to nearby pharmacies and grocery stores. BigCommerce merchants can use their FedEx account number with any shipping solution. Users can also contact the service directly for pickups or if they have any billing questions.

Additionally, new BigCommerce merchants will enjoy their first four months on the platform for free.

Deliver Omnichannel eCommerce Solutions

Meanwhile, BigCommerce’s Magnolia partnership marketers and sellers offer their users seamless eCommerce experiences.

This partnership is BigCommerce’s effort at delivering complete omnichannel solutions to users. This partnership helps BigCommerce avail tools for marketers to improve their user experience.

BigCommerce merchants can access tools to create, personalize, and manage their stores efficiently. Concurrently, Magnolia’s users will enjoy eCommerce features like

  1. Checkout customization,
  2. Product promotions,
  3. Digital wallets, and more.

Magnolia’s CEO, Tim Brown, wants to empower brands to create stores without worrying about back-office integrations. This partnership is a win for everyone. BigCommerce’s general manager says they’d help brands focus on their businesses squarely.

Is Your eCommerce Host Helping Your Business Grow?

Choosing the right eCommerce host could make or break your business. You don’t want to settle for a hosting service based on its name and credentials alone. You want a platform that multiplies your growth potential.

HostScore gathers actual eCommerce hosting services’ server data and analyzes them. So you’d enjoy unbiased reviews to help you make untainted business decisions.

A great place to start, if you’re considering hosting your business on BigCommerce, is this HostScore’s BigCommerce review.

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About the Companies


BigCommerce is one of the leading SaaS eCommerce hosts. Both small and big businesses rely on this platform to create beautiful and engaging online stores. The hosting service also supports B2B stores to improve their business prospects.

About FedEx

FedEx offers customers worldwide a vast portfolio of transportation and eCommerce services. The company features integrated business solutions across industries under the FedEx brand. FedEx provides shipping services that match various business needs.

About Magnolia

Magnolia is a leading CMS and software solution that helps businesses get an edge over their competition. It enables its users to offer flexible and seamless customer experiences. Magnolia provides renowned brands with rapid project implementation and excellent omnichannel experiences.

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Article by Nicholas Godwin

Nicholas Godwin tells profitable brand stories that tech buyers and businesses love. He is a digital marketing consultant and technology researcher and regularly works on projects for Fortune 500 companies, global tech corporations, and top consulting firms, from Bloomberg Beta, Accenture, PwC, and Deloitte to HP, Shell, and AT&T. Catch him on Twitter @Donglitzie
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