Rhéo Thompson Candies

Payment and shipping API integration. Customers order products on any device, anywhere, anytime.

Client Background

Rhéo Thompson Candies Ltd. has been making chocolates and candies since 1969. Their signature product is the chocolate Mint Smoothie which is famous in South-western Ontario. The factory store has been featured on the Food Network and the CBC. Customers are not only loyal – they are strong advocates for the brand.

Solution

Soulfx redeveloped the e-commerce platform in WooCommerce and integrated it into third-party payment gateway and shipping APIs. The site uses a number of plugins including predictive search, product photo galleries and customer reviews.

Site e-commerce application is hosted on the Amazon WS cloud with back-ups to Amazon S3 cloud storage.

Finally, the site uses a new responsive design to address the massive increase in mobile traffic.

Results

The integration into third-party payment gateway and shipping APIs dramatically improved order turn-around times, reduced management time and increased customer satisfaction levels. In addition, the application includes a customer account and shipping notification system that reduces follow-up calls to the customer service department.

The new responsive design showcases products beautifully on large-screen monitors and across mobile and tablet devices. Customers easily order Rhéo Thompson products on any device, anywhere, anytime.

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