Evolution of e-commerce platforms was always tightly connected to CMS. Recently most of the world leading CMS companies acquired e-commerce component or developed one themselves. It seemed natural to have a CMS driven e-commerce site and most of the marketing/design agencies preferred using a known CMS platform.
But the world is changing, it is striving for simplicity, a so called NO-CMS approach. With Omnichannel - marketplaces, social networks, mobile platforms become preferred places to purchase online. So what is the best strategy for integration of e-commerce platform with CMS? CMS is important as a lot of businesses around them but it is not essential for e-commerce sites.
Checkout a first hand experience of "Development Seed" and how they decided to switch from Drupal to no-cms approach for all there new projects. Our product is structured around enabling this approach.