What Businesses Most Often Get Wrong During the Holidays

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The holidays are here, which means sellers are promoting their holiday sales and customers are eagerly waiting for their orders to arrive. With so much going on during the holidays, eCommerce sellers are more likely than ever to make mistakes.  Fortunately, this article has everything you need to avoid costly … Read More

Preparing for E-Commerce Black Friday 2020 in Advance

E-Commerce Black Friday

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way consumers buy and shop online, leading many e-commerce retailers to change their Black Friday and Cyber Monday strategies. With no precedent for online shopping during a pandemic, the question on everyone’s mind is “How do I prepare for Black Friday E-Commerce in 2020?” Fortunately, … Read More

What is a SKU and How are They Used in Retail


It doesn’t matter if you’re a veteran retailer or just now preparing to launch your eCommerce store, you need a reliable way to track your inventory. That’s where SKU numbers come in to play. But what are SKU numbers, and why are they so important? This article has everything you need … Read More

How to Expand to New Distribution Channels


You have the product and now it’s time to sell it. You have to get it to the customer, but there’s only one problem, your customers are not only spread across the country, but they buy on different online marketplaces. Fortunately, there are ways to sell on multiple platforms; expand to … Read More

How to Scale Growth: Overcoming Supply Chain Complexities


Your e-commerce business is growing, congratulations! It’s no small feat to grow a successful business these days and you should be proud of your success. We’d tell you to take a vacation to celebrate but that is the last thing you should do. With e-commerce growth comes new supply chain complexities … Read More

How To Avoid Stockouts And Overstocking


For most retailers, stockouts are a worst case scenario. You can’t make any money if you run out of inventory to sell, but holding too much inventory can eat away at profitability. You have to strike the right balance between out-of-stock and overstock.   In this article you’ll learn the basics … Read More

Ecommerce Fulfillment 201: Fulfillment Planning Strategy

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Ecommerce is an extremely competitive business. To succeed you need ambition, ingenuity, and the willingness to learn. That last bit is important, because without the willingness to learn, you have a diminished chance of understanding this industry well enough to survive it. Fortunately, this installment of the eCommerce Fulfillment Learning Series by … Read More

A Path to Loyalty: How Reliable Fulfillment Drives Customer Loyalty


Prior to the events of COVID-19, e-commerce was a convenience for consumers and revenue stream for retailers. Now, e-commerce is an essential lifeline for customers and retailers alike. In a world of stay-at-home orders and social-distancing rules, you’re likely never going to meet your customer. You have to rely on … Read More

Step by Step Guide to Starting Your Own E-Commerce Business


Starting an e-commerce business isn’t easy. It requires hard work, dedication, and a comprehensive blueprint to navigate the complex world of E-Commerce, marketing, business development, and supply chain. We created a step by step guide to help you start your own e-commerce business. Step One: Learn the Basics of E-Commerce … Read More