EFI Digital StoreFront
EFI Digital StoreFront is the award-winning flexible eCommerce solution that offers the industry-leading print buyer experience designed to win new business, acquire new customers and grow your existing business.
Best-in-class products delivered as a Suite - Learn how the Productivity Suite represents the next step in the evolution of the EFI product portfolio, expanding the integration-quotient of existing offerings with a focus on efficiency, profitability and building new revenue streams.
Digital StoreFront is the award winning Web-to-Print solution from EFI™, the printing industry’s leading technology company.
Digital StoreFront® offers
- eCommerce sites that can be branded for a specific client, company or department with custom colours, logos and products
- Streamlined job submission designed to integrate with an EFI MIS system to provide end-to-end business integration
- Powerful integration with EFI MarketDirect Cross Media Marketing
- Multi-language, currency, company and plant support
- Industry-specific software development, training and support
- Buyers can order and reorder at their convenience 24/7 from any location worldwide
- Increase productivity and volume without increasing staff or costs
- Improved client retention and satisfaction
New! SmartCanvas – A revolution in online VDP ToolsEFI SmartCanvas powered by MarketDirect is a web-based product design tool that enables administrators within Digital StoreFront to create templates for a variety of products such as greeting cards, flyers, business cards, brochures, stationery, and banners. SmartCanvas is 100% HTML5 compatible, ensuring it works across the widest range of browsers making it easier than ever for your clients to submit customised print orders online.
Clients can use the design tools to personalise products by selecting images from galleries and adding their own text, images, QR codes, and shapes, all while retaining the original branding control of the template.
- Multiple levels of undo (and redo)
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Right-click context menus
- Data tools – form fields, variables, and switches
- Custom-defined spot colours and official Pantone spot colour definitions, including metallic and fluorescent colours
- Real-time preview of product customisation
Introducing hands-free Cross Media Campaigns
Publish multi-channel marketing campaigns from EFI MarketDirect to EFI Digital StoreFront ®
- Buyers can personalise and execute high impact campaigns directly from their eCommerce site
- Campaign results and analytics can be tracked from the Campaign Dashboard
Best-in-class job submission workflow and job management tool
- EFI Digital StoreFront® delivers the best online job submission workflow to allow customers to take in more work, produce it more effectively and increase their profitability
- Digital StoreFront provides an end-to-end workflow solution for job submission and tracking, including the tools necessary for fast, accurate submission and processing of new jobs
- Digital StoreFront is one of the few products on the market capable of ad hoc job submission. Visual Product Builder allows customers to upload their files, select print options, and preview their selections and receive a quote all on a single page – making online ordering easy
- With Digital StoreFront, customers can manage quotes, submit jobs, check production status, pay invoices, and re-order via a customised website designed to make the acquisition of business graphics and related products fast, easy and economical
Flexible, scalable and future-proof investment
With proven scalability, Digital StoreFront is designed to fit your business today and evolve with your business.
- Transactions: Digital StoreFront is designed to scale in transaction volume from 100s to 1,000,000s of orders per month
- Locations: With customers ranging from small commercial printers (1 location) to retail organisations (over 1,500 locations) to in-plants (over 190 facilities), Digital StoreFront has the architecture to adapt to the scale of your company
- Architecture: As part of EFI’s Productivity Software Suite, we can tailor a solution that fits your needs. The architecture allows you to expand your footprint with award-winning EFI solutions such as MIS products as well as Fiery® servers and controllers
Automated Integrated Workflows
EFI Digital StoreFront helps you grow your business by providing a complete eCommerce toolset that will enable you to increase sales and provides the integration to MIS and ERP solutions to increase productivity and reduce labour costs through automation.
- Digital StoreFront integrates with EFI Print MIS and ERP solutions
- Integration eliminates repetitive tasks and reduces manual touchpoints while maximising your productivity and profitability
- Real-time status updates are bidirectional, which allows for immediate communication to both operators and customers alike
Hosting options to fit your business needs
- Cloud: A cloud-based (SaaS) deployment model hosted by EFI is a compelling option with a convenient pay-as-you-go model. The EFI experts will continuously monitor performance and keep your site running 24/7. The team also takes care of maintaining the server, installing upgrades and upscaling when needed
- Self-Hosted: If you want to incorporate Digital StoreFront into your existing IT architecture, the self-hosted deployment option (on site) enables you retain full control of your Web application on your network, behind the firewall
EFI Digital StoreFront receives recognition as a market leader offering the best Web-to-Print and cross media marketing solutions. See below for some of our awards showcasing Digital StoreFronts recent successes and accomplishments:
Wide-Format Imaging Readers Choice Awards
EFI's Digital StoreFront is the award-winning flexible eCommerce solution that offers the industry-leading print buyer experience designed to grow your business. Through the SmartStore functionality, it offers the best-in-class toolset for configuring and managing this Web-to-Print platform. With SmartStore Builder and Visual Product Builder, EFI™ Digital StoreFront® streamlines workflows for both print-buyers and administrators. Digital StoreFront is customizable to fit the needs of any print shop and can be used to enhance the user’s experience. By using the latest technologies (such as HTML5, CSS3 and responsive design) it guarantees a smooth transition from desktop to tablet and mobile devices.
Create an unlimited number of custom storefronts complete with specific brand colors and logos.
- The new generation of storefront designs feature contemporary web design themes with over a dozen templates you can customize
- SmartStore Builder’s advanced customization tools provide administration access to edit the SmartStore sites’ HTML and CSS
- SmartStores use the latest responsive technologies (HTML5 and CSS3) to allow storefronts to scale smoothly from desktop to tablet and mobile devices.
EFI MarketDirect Cross Media Campaign Integration
Create campaigns using EFI MarketDirect's ® award winning solutions and publish them to your Web-to-Print shop
- Design and create powerful multi-channel marketing campaigns for your customers – maintaining branding control and ensuring production quality
- Quickly and easily add the campaign/s to their personalized Web-to-Print Storefront
- Buyers can select the campaign, personalize elements, attach data and purchase the campaign directly online!
Variable Data Processing
Create highly customized data-driven VDP campaigns.
- From business cards to postcards and more, VDP software includes advanced features such
as the ability to customize products based on rules-driven personalization
- Whether you are looking to integrate EFI VDP powered by MarketDirect into your current mailing workflow, or utilize the Direct Mail Automation feature powered by AccuZIP, our technology has you covered for all of your mailing needs
Visual Product Builder
Create ad hoc products, obtain quotes and
- With the Visual Product Builder, buyers can upload a file, select the print and binding options, add, delete and rearrange pages, obtain a quote, proof their job and submit their order all in one intuitive online interface
Online job submission and management
- Order creation: Digital StoreFront provides an end-to-end workflow solution from order creation and the checkout process through order tracking
- Order animation: Automated production to Fiery and integration to MIS for planning, scheduling, costing and production
- Order management: Buyers can create orders, check production status and reorder products in one location
Shopping cart, payment methods and approvals
- Shopping cart: Digital StoreFront makes it easy for users to order products through the storefront with an intuitive checkout process
- Payment methods: Digital StoreFront provides the option to pay by Cost Center, purchase order, custom accounting codes as well as credit card transaction processing
- Approvals: You can set up workflows with multiple levels of approval at the dollar amount and product level to automatically notify the designated person of pending orders requiring approval
EFI Digital StoreFront helps you grow your business by providing a complete eCommerce toolset that will enable you to increase sales and provides the integration to MIS and ERP solutions to increase productivity and reduce labor costs through automation.The following tools add additional integrated value to Digital StoreFront: