Hancocks launches new e-commerce site

Hancocks Confectionery, the specialist wholesaler, has launched a new and improved ecommerce website for trade customers, built with Magento Enterprise.

The wholesaler says the site signals “another exciting new chapter for the business”. 

Executive chairman Mark Watson said: “2014 was our best year yet with company-wide sales grown by 13.4% to £129m. Our ecommerce venture has seen remarkable growth across both 2014 and 2015 with sales up more than 60% on previous years.

Our continued investment in our web presence and online marketing efforts reflect our serious commitment to the digital channel. Our customers appreciate that we are working hard to offer them more choice, more convenience and better service at every touch-point of our business.

“The latest evolution of our ecommerce site, is a combination of the need to improve overall site performance to cope with the increase in demand and the complexities of our fulfilment operation.  We’ve also taken on board our customer’s feedback over the past 18 months and used this as an opportunity to improve the design and functionality in order to continue delivering a fantastic online buying experience for our customers.”

The new refreshed website design offers a new “mega menu” for easy browsing and a full screen experience for web visitors, with bigger images and more products per row to enable busy trade buyers to buy in bulk efficiently and quickly.

To see the new website go to www.hancocks.co.uk.

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