Isobar Named as a Leader among Commerce Specialist Service Providers

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global digital agency, Isobar,
announced today that Forrester has named it a Leader in its recent
report “The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Specialist Service Providers, Q4
2018.” The report evaluates the eight most significant specialist
commerce providers, with Isobar scoring highest in the current offering
category, recognising “Isobar’s services excel in fusing creative and

Forrester use a 24-criteria evaluation process to evaluate eight top
commerce specialist service providers, with the aim of helping digital
business strategy professionals choose the right partner. The Forrester
Wave™ notes that “Isobar is a good fit for firms that are looking for
a strategic partner that has a global reach and the ability to support
initiatives beyond commerce, especially in strategy, experience design
and technology services.”

We believe our placement on the Wave underlines our
commitment to Commerce
,” said Shawn Mishra, Senior
Vice-President, Global Managing Partner, Isobar Commerce Practice
. “In
2018, we focused on further expanding the capabilities of our Commerce
Practice and we’re grateful to have been recognised for our efforts. We
believe our global reach and technological capabilities, coupled with
our strong foundation of creativity and innovation, puts us in a unique
position to provide brands with an unmatched digital capability to help
them succeed in their experience-led transformation journeys.

In the past three years, Isobar has acquired two commerce service
providers, strategically elevating its offering to deliver end-to-end
solutions for clients that leverage Commerce as a high value, high
growth sector. These teams have joined Isobar’s global Commerce
practice, a group of more than 1,000 commerce specialists across
Isobar’s network of 45 markets and centres of excellence. Isobar is a
Global Alliance Solution Partner for Adobe, a Salesforce Platinum Cloud
Alliance Partner, a Sitecore Platinum Implementation partner, and an
Enterprise Magento Partner, winning Regional and Global Commercial
Partner of the year in 2018.

Jean Lin, Global CEO, Isobar, added, “Forrester Research is
one of the most respected firms in the industry and we are proud to have
been named a Leader for Commerce Specialist Service Providers in the
latest Forrester Wave
™ report. Reinventing the last mile,
bringing compelling brand experience and commerce closer together, has
become one of the most important transformation tasks for business and
brands in today’s digital economy. At Isobar, our aim is to provide this
for our clients to enable transformation and drive growth.”

The agency has hired industry veterans to help drive the practice and
the agency’s broader set of services to support experience-led
transformation for clients. Shawn
was named Senior Vice-President, Global Managing Partner,
Isobar Commerce Practice, and Ronald
was hired as Global Chief Creative Officer earlier this year.

The report can be previewed and downloaded here.


About Isobar:

Isobar is a global digital agency of 6,500 people across 45
markets, united by our mission to transform businesses, brands and
people’s lives with the creative use of digital. Informed by our
consultancy practice, we deliver digital transformation, solving complex
business challenges through our marketing, ecosystems and products
services offering. Isobar has won over 300 awards in 2017 including
Asia-Pacific Digital Network of the Year. Key clients include Coca-Cola,
adidas, Enterprise, PG, Philips and Huawei. Isobar is part of the
Dentsu Aegis Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dentsu Inc.