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October 18, 2011

Ai Tablet Commerce Report Featured in ReadWriteWeb

Ai’s 2011 Tablet Commerce Evaluation of Top Retailers & Best Practices has been featured on The report gives Ai’s take on the best conventions and practices in t-commerce. ReadWriteWeb is one of the industry’s most popular technology blogs and has been covering technology trends and products since 2003. The site is well known for providing insightful analysis of the internet industry on a day-to-day basis.

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October 10, 2011

Ai Launches Mobile to Reach Expanding Mobile Audience

With over 100,000 mobile views for 2011

Alexander Interactive (Ai), an award-winning e-commerce and web design agency, launched a mobile version of (IR) today. The mobile site caters to the company’s growing mobile audience and provides users full access to IR’s content inventory, including its high value packages and its 24/7 newsfeed. The new site is e-commerce enabled, allowing Internet Retailer to sell its conference materials, CDs and popular guides, like the IR Top500 Guide, the most comprehensive and authoritative analysis of North America's 500 largest e-retailers. is a company owned by Vertical Web Media (VWM), and has established ...

September 19, 2011

Schmelkin and Wertheimer to Speak at IRWD 2012

Our very own President Alex Schmelkin and Canopy Commerce CEO David Wertheimer will be speakers at the 2012 Internet Retailer Web Design and Usability Conference. This years’ conference will focus on the effects mobile devices have had on consumer behavior and website design.

Schmelkin’s hot topic will be “How to Get Your IT Department to Support Your User Experience Initiatives.” The session will focus on how to bridge the gap between your design team’s vision and your tech team’s needs to harmoniously produce sites with seamless user interface.

In his presentation “How Does Your Site Stack Up ...

September 16, 2011

Ai sites win IMA, WMA WebAward and American Graphic Design Awards

Summer Awards Roundup

Ai is very pleased to add 6 more e-commerce design awards to its trophy case.

The Interactive Media Awards (IMAs) honored Ai with a Best in Class for Consumer Services for its CTProComply redesign with a score of 488/500.

Ai won the Web Marketing Association (WMA) WebAward for Best Professional Services Website for its own company site. Ai also received the WMA WebAward for Magazine Standard of Excellence for its work on Internet Retailer's site.

Graphic Design USA gave Ai three American Graphic Design Awards - for, and

Congratulations to our client partners ...

September 08, 2011

Alex Schmelkin Talks Mobile with Folio

Schmelkin Highlights T-Commerce Strategy

Ai President Alex Schmelkin is featured in a recent Folio article on the importance of optimizing e-commerce sites for tablet interfaces. Schmelkin is quoted heavily as the article highlights some of his top strategies to keep in mind when designing for “t-commerce. "

Some of the solutions he discusses include working with “the fold," responsive layouts, minimizing hover states, and insights into future success through t-commerce. The full story can be found here:

This is the second publication Schmelkin has been featured in this summer on this topic. In July, Schmelkin authored an article entitled ...

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