We're experts in the art and science of commerce. Our team of senior digital leaders can help you develop digital commerce platforms and operations that will future-proof your business.
Digital disruption has changed the game for every business. Omnichannel is no longer a buzzword and eCommerce is no longer a tactical add-on. The long-term success of your business depends on your ability to attract, engage, transact and retain customers across an array of digital touchpoints.
Our digital commerce team consists of senior leaders who are experts in the art and science of commerce.
We have a proven track record of leading some of the most successful digital transformations in the industry and creating digital and omnichannel commerce platforms that drive exponential business growth.
We conduct a comprehensive process that combines our strategy, design and technology capabilities to help you plan, develop and scale digital commerce platforms and operations that future-proof your business and accelerate growth.
What we do
Digital & eCommerce Audit
We conduct a comprehensive review of your digital and eCommerce experience, platforms, programs and operations to evaluate your current performance, assess your capabilities, and identify key opportunities for improvement.
Digital & eCommerce Strategy
We help you identify where the best digital and eCommerce opportunities exist for your business, define your digital and eCommerce strategy, and develop detailed platform roadmaps to help you plan your way forward.
We help you define your business requirements, develop your technology strategy, select the best technologies to use, and design a platform architecture that is tailored to the specific needs, capabilities and goals of your business.
UX & UI Design
We design flawless user experiences across every touchpoint in your digital ecosystem. Our design team specializes in creating rich experiences that both elevate your brand and optimize performance to drive sales.
Digital Marketing Strategy
We develop integrated digital marketing strategies that combine search (SEO and SEM), social media, CRM (email / push), display ads, and content marketing to help you continuously drive awareness, engagement, traffic and sales.
Digital Content Strategy
We assess your digital content needs and capabilities, develop your digital content strategy, and create tactical content plans that will enable you to reach and continuously engage your customers across digital channels.
Digital Merchandising Strategy
We help you develop strategies and tactics to optimize the organization, presentation and promotion of your merchandise across digital channels to optimize conversion and drive incremental sales.
We help you plan, develop and execute marketplace strategies that enable you to rapidly expand your eCommerce footprint, increase market share and drive incremental sales and revenue for your business.
Direct to Consumer Strategy
We help define and plan your Digital Transformation, from setting the strategy and selecting technologies, to leading the development and implementation of your digital commerce platform.
Our technology team offers full-stack development capabilities to help you build, integrate, deploy and manage next-generation digital and eCommerce platforms that leverage a variety of industry-leading technologies.
Measurement & Analytics
We help you develop robust analytics and BI platforms to track, measure and learn from every interaction with your brand across channels. We also help you plan and execute testing programs to continuously optimize performance.
In addition to planning, designing, developing and launching your digital commerce platform, we can help you manage your entire digital channel, including IT, sales and marketing operations.
rooted in first-hand
The collective insight, experience and proven track record of our digital commerce team is second to none.
We’ve been there. Every member of our team has worked as senior leaders in digital and marketing roles for major national and global retailers and consumer brands.
We have first-hand experience leading digital transformations, delivering digital commerce platforms, and developing digital operations that have driven exponential business growth.
This makes us uniquely positioned to provide practical advice and ongoing support to companies with evolving business models, that are looking to harness the power of digital commerce to unlock their next wave of growth.
Ascendis was engaged to lead CCM through a major digital transformation, including the planning, development and launch of CCM’s new DTC channel and eCommerce website. We also helped CCM gain a better understand their customers and envision their future customer experience.
Ascendis worked closely with DAVIDsTEA to plan, deliver and operationalize a new eCommerce platform and digital market programs that have driven significant growth for the business. We were also engaged to envision and design the future mobile experience for DAVIDsTEA.
Ascendis helped Ardene define the role of eCommerce and determine the path to create a flagship experience that drove growth for both stores and online sales. We also assessed the current state of customer insights and the experience of online and in store in order to deliver an elevated Omni Channel Experience.
I worked with Ascendis on our rebranding strategy at Solotech. From research and positioning strategy, to ideation and visual creation, our journey culminated with the launch of a renewed and dynamic brand. Ascendis was "simply spectacular", to use the slogan that now accompanies Solotech around the world.
VP Marketing & Communications, Solotech
We had the privilege of working with Ascendis on a strategic plan for Mondou. Their rigorous approach helped our management team identify our priorities and engage our people. Ascendis also helped us set up a joint venture and define our vertical integration strategy. Both projects were very successful.
CEO, Groupe Legault
Ascendis helped us create a new brand strategy and develop a shared vision of our customer experience. Their team is experienced, efficient and a pleasure to work with. Today, our brand is taking shape and our company is even more of a winner as a result of our collaboration with Ascendis.
VP, Marketing & Digital Strategy, Bestar
Ascendis support has enabled us to improve important issues by establishing easy and efficient processes to manage change within our team. They have a professional and dynamic team whose priority is customer satisfaction. Listening and adaptability are their great strengths and I highly recommend them.
General Manager, Trans-Herbe