We’ve talked about catch phrases like Life Experience and designing for more than just the user experience but let’s step back now and talk about what the user experience means in the online shopping world. When we design an e-commerce website, we often look at factors such as stickiness, drop out rates, conversion to sale ratios and many other factors. Designing a solid online experience is no small feat and designing an enjoyable one is even more challenging.
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