January 16, 2017

eCommerce Growth Fuels Success for LYONSCG

by Anna Walsh

Leading global commerce service provider caps 2016 with record number of new client acquisitions, eCommerce deployments and expanded operations in the US and Europe

Chicago, IL – January 16, 2017 – Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), a leading global commerce service provider, today announced outstanding growth and performance in 2016, driven by strong eCommerce market momentum. 2016 was a banner year for LYONSCG, marked by a record number of successful eCommerce implementations, new client acquisition and industry awards. In addition, the company expanded operations in the U.S. and Europe to support its rapidly growing client base.

LYONSCG continues to see increasing demand for its premium global commerce services, which include strategy and consulting, design and marketing, eCommerce implementation and managed services. A trusted partner to hundreds of retailers and brands, LYONSCG is committed to the success of every client.

New Client Acquisition and eCommerce Implementations

In 2016, LYONSCG signed more than 50 new brands across fashion and footwear, sporting goods, consumer goods, health and beauty, industrials and other categories. LYONSCG completed 76 eCommerce deployments across Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Magento and SAP Hybris platforms. Leveraging its industry-leading project delivery model, more than 86% of projects were delivered on-time and on-budget, nearly twice the industry standard (source: Standish Group 2015 CHAOS Summary). Engagements included eCommerce site strategy, design, development and marketing; integrations with third party technologies; and hosting and support.

Expanded Global Operations

LYONSCG increased its footprint across the US and Europe, with new offices in New York and Dallas, and expanded offices in London. The company added 63 new employees in 2016, increasing headcount across all functions, including development, project management, digital marketing, experience design and support. In addition, the company achieved 81 technical certifications across security, platform technologies and operating systems.

Industry Recognition

LYONSCG received 46 design accolades in 2016, including awards from Interactive Media, Horizon Interactive, Communicator, WebAwards and W3. It was also the recipient of the 2016 Salesforce Commerce Cloud (formerly Demandware) Global Sales Partner of the Year award, adding to its Delivery Partner of the Year award. Other industry recognition includes Inc. 5000, Crain’s Fast Fifty, Consulting’s Fastest Growing Firms, Consulting’s List of Seven Small Jewels and the 101 Best & Brightest to Work For. In addition, Rich Lyons, President and CEO, was named a Top 25 Consultant for Excellence in Leadership by Consulting Magazine.

“We had a phenomenal 2016 as continued market momentum for eCommerce and unified commerce led more retailers and brands to engage with us to help them realize their goals,” said Rich Lyons, President and CEO of LYONSCG.  “Our continued success speaks to the strength of our service offerings and, importantly, the strategic value that we provide. At LYONSCG, we work with our clients to continually enhance brand value, drive growth and help them reach full potential in every way. We look forward to even greater momentum in 2017.”

LYONSCG is exhibiting at the 2017 NRF Annual Convention and EXPO in New York City, booth 4505.