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Algolia Case Study



This case study of Luminary is based on an October 2021 survey of Algolia customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Integrating sales data with Algolia to help with search results has been extremely valuable.”

“Algolia is a transformational tool and the team love it!”


The challenges they were trying to overcome when implementing Algolia:

  • A slow and irrelevant search experience
  • Time consuming manual process of merchandising or curating content
  • Lack of insight into customer site search
  • Cumbersome and time consuming iteration on search

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Algolia that the surveyed company uses:

  • Business type/industry:
    • Retail e-commerce
    • B2B e-commerce
    • Big content sites for Fintech, super, and NFPs
  • Vendors or solutions they evaluated or replaced prior to selecting Algolia:
    • SolR
  • Parts of their website/app that are powered by Algolia:
    • Site search
    • Category landing pages
    • Product listing pages
  • How their organization leveraged Algolia:
    • Crawler
    • Rules
    • Custom ranking


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Algolia:

The following benefits they’ve realized since implementing Algolia:

  • Fast and more relevant search
  • Reactive and engaging category or product pages
  • Faster time to market
  • Increased pace of innovation

Key results since implementing Algolia:

  • Because of Algolia, the business team is able to self-serve more often without bringing in the developer team.
  • Algolia is a reliable software solution, provides outstanding customer service, and is a partner in achieving our goals.
  • Algolia integrates seamlessly with the tools that they already work with.
  • Because of Algolia, time-to-market and iterations are quick, easy, and seamless.

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Algolia by TechValidate.

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