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E-Commerce

Web scraping: what it is, and why it doesn't work

Web scraping is one of the most inefficient technologies in e-commerce today. We explain what it is, why it's broken, and how to fix it.

Web scraping: what it is, and why it doesn't work
In the Community

Investor Spotlight: AVG Basecamp

Violet talks with investor Matt Scott of AVG Basecamp about changing consumer expectations, legacy infrastructure, and what he looks for in early-stage founders

Investor Spotlight: AVG Basecamp
In the Community

Shop Talk Takeaways 2022

A quick low-down on Shop Talk 2022, written by Violet's own Brandon Schulz

Shop Talk Takeaways 2022
Product Annoucement

What is SOC 2? (and why you should do it)

The ins and outs of our SOC 2 Type 2 report: what it is, why we did it, and our top takeaways for other SaaS companies looking to start

What is SOC 2? (and why you should do it)
In the Community

Investor Spotlight: Sugar Capital

Violet sits down with Brian Sugar of Sugar Capital to talk about the technologies and investment strategies that are advancing e-commerce

Investor Spotlight: Sugar Capital
Emerging Channels

The Experience-Driven Marketplace

A look at online marketplaces, and how Violet's API is helping support a new generation of contextually rich, relevant, and engaging ones.

The Experience-Driven Marketplace
E-Commerce

E-Commerce Integrations: Part One

An introduction to e-commerce integrations, with key terms, definitions, and an e-commerce integration checklist.

E-Commerce Integrations: Part One
In the Community

Investor Spotlight: Red Sea Ventures

Violet sits down with Red Sea Ventures investor Paul Strachman to talk about the future of e-commerce infrastructure

Investor Spotlight: Red Sea Ventures
E-Commerce

Market Movers 2022

The three biggest trends shaping e-commerce in 2022

Market Movers 2022
Emerging Channels

The End of Manual Re-Ordering

Solving one of e-commerce's biggest backend headaches

The End of Manual Re-Ordering
Emerging Channels

Channels vs. Merchants

A guide to the two biggest players in e-commerce: channels and merchants

Channels vs. Merchants
Violet Explained

Violet's E-Commerce Glossary

Your complete guide to the terms and ideas that will define the future of e-commerce

Violet's E-Commerce Glossary
News

Klarna Invests in Violet

Violet Raises $10M Series A lead by Klarna

Klarna Invests in Violet
E-Commerce

Checkout on Instagram with Violet

We're pleased to be one of the official partners Instagram is using to bring native checkout to their users.

Checkout on Instagram with Violet
E-Commerce

The Two Sided Marketplace

Merchants have products but limited eyeballs. Channels have eyeballs but no products. We’re here to break down the walls between the two.

The Two Sided Marketplace

The Commerce Graph

Welcome to the first unified API to connect Merchant and Channels seamlessly. But how do these two things connect, and why is important?

The Commerce Graph
E-Commerce

#noclickout: Buy What You See

Have you ever been deep in your social media feed when suddenly a really well targeted ad pops up and you swipe or tap to “buy”? We take issue with those three

#noclickout: Buy What You See