PARTNER PROFILE: ECHIDNA
Wednesday, October 7, 2015Global Administrator
We’re excited to announce that another amazing team of digital experts has joined forces with eBridge Connections to deliver premium integrated eCommerce solutions.
Based out of Minnesota, this team of eCommerce experts specialize in building their clients fabulous stores on the Magento, Mozu, and Oracle ATG platforms. Get to know them better with the interview notes below.
1. What is your specialty (which eCommerce platform do you work with)?
Mozu, Four51, Magento, Oracle Commerce Cloud
2. Why did you select that as your specialty? Why do you believe in this platform?
We prefer to work with platforms that enable our client to benefit from a combination of TCO, functional flexibility, and prompt time-to-market implementations. Our selected suite of platforms satisfies all three criteria, while their respective feature sets align directly with highly requested eCommerce needs.
3. How long have you been doing what you’re doing?
Echidna has been providing professional services since early 2010. We’ve been laser focused on providing value to eCommerce clients across the globe, from start-ups to to Fortune companies.
4. Who are some of your notable clients?
Jelly Belly, Sigma Beauty, Kohl’s, Michael Kors, Toys ‘r Us, Deluxe, Chubb Insurance, and several funded start-ups.
5. Tell us something interesting about your company that makes you different?
Echidna’s principals each have well over a decade of experience either operating a P&L for a large retailer, or providing professional services to the largest online retailers in the world. Having been clients before, we understand the pain points clients live through on a daily basis. This, along with the ability to synthesize complex systems and omnichannel integrations into a focused and comprehensive solution, has empowered us to create an agency that is designed to close those gaps and make life easier for our clients.
6. Why did you choose to work with eBridge Connections?
Accounting is a functional requirement of every retailer we partner with, and eBridge allows us to consistently respond “yes, we can help”. The eBridge solution provides answers to the spectrum of unique and challenging accounting-based situations our team will encounter.
7. Provide a quote on eCommerce, the digital world, or just what you do overall.
“When profits are high, your team receives a reward or a project finishes early, people celebrate and euphoria overwhelms the team mentality. In this environment, you need to keep people grounded and focused. Remind the team that it’s a slippery slope and that they should use this time not to celebrate, but rather to plan and prepare. Now is the time to secure critical parts of your business, plan for bold strategic decisions and parlay this success into more success.”