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Shopatron & Magento integration

At the moment I'm in in the middle of integrating a Magento installation with the Shopatron fulfilment and ordering system. Shopatron - so far I've decided that it sounds either like; Megatron's high maintenance Transformer mistress (who he wines and dines whilst poor old Mumatron is at home minding the Kidatrons). Magento vs Shopatron - that was Wrestlemania 7, right? Some kind of unscary android baddie from a cheap eighties Sci-Fi show, that maybe looks a bit like Metal Mickey or the aliens from the Smash adverts. Anyway, it's quite an interesting concept - basically it's a system which allows manufacturers to start selling online without cannibalising the sales in their distribution chain, pissing off off the retailer clients who they are ... Read more

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