To add a new header and footer in email templates, it’s not necessary to create a new module. You can use Transactional Emails. Navigate to System -> Transactional emails.
The February 2012 eCommerce survey tested Alexa top 1 Million websites and Alexa top 100K busiest sites for the use of 40 different eCommerce platforms and revealed the following trend – Magento leadership is dominant and indisputable. 20% share of eCommerce stores belongs entirely to Magento.
Its closest competitors in top 1 Million websites category, Zen Cart along with VirtueMart, are long way behind Magento back and only together make up 20% of the market.
Magento again is the most spread platform among top 100K websites. Traditional Enterprise products IBM WebSphereand Oracle’s ATG are twice less popular than Magento Enterprise edition.
Observe the complete present-day picture of eCommerce platforms popularity and infographics, visiting the website of Tom Robertshaw, UK Magento Developer.