57%

Online revenue growth

65%

Increased engagement with kit customiser

The Remarkable Difference: How Direct Soccer Achieved 57% Sales Growth in Two Years


The Solution
  • Migration to customised platform delivered in weeks.
  • An intuitive, drag and drop CMS enables efficiency and agility.
  • Individual team storefronts feature custom content pages.
  • Bespoke personalisation module – the kit customiser – drives engagement.
  • Integration with team kit builder, Trustpilot, Microsoft Dynamics Nav (Navision) and Mailchimp
  • Custom supplier feeds.
  • Bespoke token module.
The Results
  • 57% online revenue growth in two years.
  • 65% increase in kit customiser engagement.
  • 250,000 more visitors per year via organic search.
  • Headless architecture and native microservices support enable Direct Soccer to innovate and adapt at pace.
Visit DirectSoccer.co.uk

“The team at Remarkable was fantastic to work with. Our site was quite complex, but they approached all our requests with a ‘can do’ attitude. Terrific job.”

Joyce Gibson, Director, Direct Soccer Ltd

Direct Soccer The Challenge

Direct Soccer had been with a web agency for a number of years, with its website built on the Visualsoft platform.

However, a lack of flexibility was harming online sales performance, while the team was becoming increasingly frustrated by periods of downtime along with and poor service and support.

It needed to rebuild from the ground up, on a new agile platform backed by responsive support – but also need to deliver the project on an accelerated timescale.



Direct Soccer The Solution

The team at Direct Soccer selected Remarkable Commerce to fulfil both requirements – building a new, high-performance ecommerce site on the Remarkable Commerce Platform, while providing both developer skills and ongoing support.

Direct Soccer’s new site went live weeks later, complete with advanced commerce functionality and a bespoke personalisation system embedded within the primary customer journey.

  • As series of integrations – from a team kit builder to Trustpilot, Microsoft Dynamics Nav and Mailchimp – as well as native drag and drop CMS and more, gave Direct Soccer the ideal, joined-up commerce environment.

Headless architecture, support for microservices and easy access to developer resources allows the brand to innovate at pace.



Direct Soccer Spotlight Feature

The Remarkable developer team worked with Direct Soccer to build a bespoke, visual custom kit builder, which allows customers to select a wide range of different football kit items and add their own

Direct Soccer The Results

  • 57% online revenue growth in two years.
  • 65% increase in kit customiser engagement.
  • 250,000 more visitors per year via organic search.
  • Headless architecture and native microservices support enable Direct Soccer to innovate and adapt at pace.

Direct Soccer The Tech Stack

About Direct Soccer


Direct Soccer has been supplying sportswear since 1997 in particular football kits and equipment from the likes of Nike, Stanno, Mitre and many more.

Visit DirectSoccer.co.uk

In Summary – A digital reboot for an iconic menswear brand. The rapid migration to a customised commerce platform has enabled consistent online growth.

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