Case: Zizzi

Optimal UX increases conversion with 33%

 Zizzi's new webshop on mobile

Zizzi, The Nordic countries' largest chain within curvy fashion with more than 110 shops, has with an ambitious online strategy set the bar high; the webshop has to be market leading as Zizzi's physical shops are today.

To accommodate Zizzi’s objectives, Hesehus has integrated optimal user-friendliness in all aspects of the shop in design as well as in the development - an optimal user-friendliness will optimize the sales and thereby increase the conversion. As a result, the webshop is developed in a responsive design allowing the customers who visit the webshop from, e.g. tablets or smartphones, to be met by the same high level of user-friendliness. The members of the customer club Club Zizzi can also log in with their club login and have the same advantages in the webshop as in the physical shops.

Explore Zizzi's webshop

Unique insights through user surveys

Two years after the launch of Zizzi's international webshop it was time for a redesign of the solution in order to also get the visual expression up-to-date and use the entire width of the larger screens which most users have today. A redesign which, of course, is created in Bizzkit CMS and that is based on the e-commerce platform Bizzkit developed by Hesehus.

To identify the functional and converting features and find design elements with the opportunity to improve, Zizzi and Hesehus’s UX Design team decided to involve the target group directly through user tests of the former webshop. Through qualitative user tests in which Hesehus’s UX experts observed the navigation of the test persons round the site and listened to the thoughts behind their actions, Hesehus and Zizzi have obtained an even better insight into how the customers act and have therefore been able to optimise the webshop accordingly.

The results from the user test have been divided into three categories – high, average and low – based on the importance of improved user experience and all significant design and feature changes are, of course, split tested before final implementation.

Redesign increases mobile conversion by 33%

The changes to the redesign have resulted in an optimal user experience on the mobile and the customers have certainly repaid it by an increased conversion rate of nothing less than 33.14%.

Another finding which the user test clearly indicated was that the test persons did not receive what they expected from the webshop’s sorting options. An example is that several of the test persons commented on the standard sorting where they could choose the sorting option 'Zizzi recommends'. Here it was expected to become inspired and tempted by products which Zizzi considered to be hot fashion wise and not, as was the case, basis products.

Zizzi has now changed this in connection with the redesign by optimising the standard sorting with new options which meet the customers’ expectations which on average has provided a conversion improvement of 2.1% and a conversion boost of up to 20% dependent on the specific content.

Zizzi curvy fashion

Malene, blogger on Piece of my mind  

“I think that  it is much easier to navigate the webshop now– especially from my smartphone. It is so easy to take a quick look to see if there are some new, exciting products. That is often the case so of course it is quite tempting to 'just take a look”

Video about the Bizzkit-Raptor personalization module


Webshop, PIM, DAM and CMS

Functions & features

Responsive design, stringent product structure, sophisticated search and Bizzkit-Raptor personalisation module


Denmark, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Austria, France, Belgium and Germany

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Lars Hedal, CEO at Hesehus
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