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January 04, 2012

Schmelkin Featured on Mashable

Ai President Alex Schmelkin was featured by Mashable in Erica Swallow’s article “How Will Digital Change Small Business in 2012?” Alex discusses the growing use of the iPad, and the need for retailers to make sure their websites are optimized for tablet usage.

The full story can be found here.

November 22, 2011

How to Get the I.T. Department to Support Web Design Efforts?

Ai President Alex Schmelkin was featured by Internet Retailer in the article "How to get the I.T. department to support web design efforts". Alex discusses the importance of cooperation between I.T. staff and designers, to produce the most innovative and user-friendly of e-commerce sites.

The full story can be found here:

Alex will be speaking more on the subject at the Internet Retailer 2012 Web Design and Usability Conference in Orlando Florida on Feb. 15, 2012.

Online registration for the IRWD Conference can be found here: ...

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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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 ...

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