LaGarde Expands Global Operations, Establishes UK Office.
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LAWRENCE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 26, 2001
LaGarde, a premier global provider of e-commerce e-commerce, commerce conducted over the Internet, most often via the World Wide Web. E-commerce can apply to purchases made through the Web or to business-to-business activities such as inventory transfers. software, has expanded operations to include a UK office located in Birmingham, England.
In addition to opening the Birmingham office, LaGarde is in discussions with UK-based investors regarding plans to significantly enhance LaGarde's position in serving the e-commerce needs of European businesses.
LaGarde will establish a level-one customer service operation in the Birmingham office. Additional plans call for a full-scale European sales office, which will service web hosting Making a Web site available on the Internet. Many ISPs host a few personal Web pages for an individual at no additional cost above the monthly service fee, but the address is subordinate to the ISP; for example, www.friendlyisp.com/pat_smith. partners, the retail software channel, and direct customer sales.
LaGarde has been working to extend its reach into global markets since its inception and now has a customer base of more than 20,000 StoreFront web stores in over 70 countries, with 13 percent of all sales coming from international customers. LaGarde is also a finalist for the 2001 Kansas Governor's Exporter of the Year Award, which recognizes a Kansas company that has demonstrated marketing prowess PROWESS Infectious disease A clinical trial–Recombinant Human Activated Protein C [Zovant™] Worldwide Evaluation in Severe Sepsis outside the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .
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b. a niche for itself in the global marketplace, LaGarde has focused on the development of e-commerce solutions that meet the varied needs of international merchants. Support for all windows-supported languages and currency types, foreign currency conversion, varied payment methods and two-tier tax systems Two-tier tax system
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LaGarde has formed strategic partnerships with Barclays and Planet Payment to integrate support into the StoreFront platform for real-time credit card processing for foreign merchants. A recent partnership with UK-based ezeehelp, Limited allowed LaGarde to incorporate support for the ezeehelp CRM (Customer Relationship Management) An integrated information system that is used to plan, schedule and control the presales and postsales activities in an organization. solution into the StoreFront platform. LaGarde also has several European business partners, including XHost and Netcetera, which provide its international customer base access to local StoreFront-related hosting and development services.
"Several key European markets are poised for extremely rapid growth in the e-commerce sector over the next two years," said Bob LaGarde, founder and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of LaGarde. "We are looking forward to being in place to accommodate these growing markets with our StoreFront e-commerce software solutions."
LaGarde's new Birmingham office is located at:
LaGarde (UK) 1st Floor Waterlinks House Richard Street Aston Birmingham UK B7 4AA Phone: +44 (0)121 333 1184
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See : Massacre . Its focus is to provide business applications software for the Internet, and its StoreFront suite of e-commerce solutions has been providing web merchants and developers with powerful e-commerce tools since 1998. With a rapidly growing customer base of more than 20,000 StoreFront web stores in over 70 countries, LaGarde is leading the field of Microsoft FrontPage Microsoft FrontPage (later full name Microsoft Office FrontPage) was a WYSIWYG HTML editor and web site administration tool from Microsoft for the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems. It was part of Microsoft Office application suite from 1997 to 2003. e-commerce software providers. LaGarde recently extended its international scope, establishing an office presence in the United Kingdom last month. The recent release of StoreFront 5.0 has further expanded its reach by adding advanced product management, discounting, customer service, design, sales reporting and marketing features to the proven StoreFront line.