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    We helped Bridgeport-based apparel company Cricket Hosiery take their wholesale graphic socks business online to make it easier for retailers to order products as well as raise awareness among potential new clients of the company’s flagship brand Tic Tac Toe. Given the need to handle multiple “stores” and securely integrate with an existing inventory system, we went with a customized Magento ecommerce solution.

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    By now you have probably seen this Apple ad for the iPod Shuffle. Apple has a pretty good track record for inspired TV commercials.

    You may have seen this spoofed on Whitest Kids U’ Know, a sketch comedy troupe on Fuse TV who are reminiscent of The Kids in the Hall who are reminiscent of Second City who are reminiscent of Monty Python… should I keep going… who are reminiscent of Your Show of Shows

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    Cycles On Call is a novel idea in bike repair and maintenance: they come to you! Schedule a repair or tune-up online, Cycles On Call comes by to pick-up your bike or bikes, and have it back to you in 24 to 48 hours. Now that’s convenience and quality service at affordable rates. Cycles On Call is strictly a repair shop so there is no overhead of a retail storefront.

    Lou Kozar, the mastermind behind Cycles On Call, approached answerYES in late February to see if we could get all the application development done in time for the cycling season. This was a unique project requiring custom code and a database design that would support online and offline sales. We had to double-time it but within two and half weeks the application was fully functional and the website ready to take orders.

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    Celebrated author, speaker, lawyer, and talk show host, Cliff Ennico came to answerYES looking for a website to promote his line of business books, including the granddaddy of all eBay books The eBay Marketing Bible. I particularly had fun hand-crafting the masthead illustration and Flash animation of the hand holding out a business card.

    The Center for Addiction Studies and Research launches its new ecommerce website to provide distance learning courses for those seeking certification and recertification in the chemical dependency field.

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