June 24, 2014

Ai and United Stationers Featured on Internet Retailer

This week’s top story on Internet Retailer B2B site is a feature on Alex Schmelkin and Girisha Chandraraj's presentation at IRCE 2014. Speaking on the topic Smart B2B Design: Strategy and experience principles boost sales , Girisha Chandraraj, vice president of e-commerce at wholesaler United Stationers, and Alex Schmelkin, CEO of web site design firm Alexander Interactive, told attendees that having a business strategy in mind is the first step in prudent planning for a business e-commerce site. “Site strategy is a function of your commercial strategy,” Chandraraj said.

Read the full article: "Good B2B Site Design Begins and ...

May 15, 2014

Ai to Redesign and Replatform Catbird Website

Alexander Interactive (Ai), an award-winning design and development agency, has been selected by Catbird to redesign and replatform the company’s website.

Sugoi With nearly ten years in business, Catbird has become an icon, the ultimate destination in Brooklyn for gifts and jewelry. Located on Bedford Avenue, in the heart of thriving Williamsburg, Catbird is a mecca for an international cast of shoppers who come to visit the brick and mortar store of their beloved website. Both their store and website are filled with a carefully curated selection from New York’s most exciting designers, including their in-house line of jewelry ...

December 17, 2013

Introducing Ai’s New Vice Presidents

Ai promotes both Phil Cotty and David Ow to Vice President

Alexander Interactive (Ai) , the New York Based ecommerce agency, is pleased to announce the promotions of Philip Cotty and David Ow from directors to VP, Technology and VP, Project Management, respectively.

"David and Philip are integral parts of our leadership team," said Alex Schmelkin, founder and CEO of Ai. "They own Ai's technology and project management disciplines, and lead and mentor teams that deliver the highest quality solutions for our clients. We are proud to call Philip and David our first vice presidents."

As VP of Technology, Philip works with clients to establish practical technical strategies and solutions they ...

December 13, 2013

Ai Discusses HTML5 with Internet Retailer

Nick Angilillo contributes his expertise to IR’s Top Story:Top Mobile Retails Reap Rewards Using Magical HTML5

“A common problem in the past has been that JavaScript files in a page are not loaded asynchronously—by design, they must be downloaded in the order they appear in the HTML document and they block the loading and rendering of additional elements on the page until the JavaScript files are finished downloading, which can hurt page load time,” says Nick Angiolillo, an HTML5 expert and senior front-end developer at web design firm Alexander Interactive. “HTML5’s async attribute can be added ...

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