Distributed order management can be a competitive advantage for organizations that understand how to do it right. But, it’s also a complicated initiative to take on.
In this post, we’ll dive into what distributed order management is, what it means to your business, and how you can get start using it as a competitive advantage.
Shopify vs Etsy is less a battle of platforms and more a battle of methods. Shopify is a webstore. Etsy is a marketplace. These are two fundamentally different ways to sell. I wouldn’t say it’s like comparing apples to oranges, but it’s kind of like comparing showers to baths. Yes, they both get you clean, but do so in different ways.
In terms of which one is a better way to sell, I don’t have a one easy answer. There may not be a right or wrong answer. You have to decide which one aligns better with your business goals.
At the end of the day, if you still can’t figure out which platform you want to use, there’s one possible answer. Just use both. That’s the beauty of them being different, you can profit from both, at the same time.
Nonetheless, we’ll compare Shopify vs Etsy in this blog post to help you make the best decision for your business.
There’s been some big news lately for online marketplaces. Jet.com, claiming to be an Amazon killer, has launched. Amazon started a new shopping holiday. And, other niche marketplaces are joining the eCommerce fray. This week we’re reading all about it.
As August quickly approaches, back-to-school shopping is fully underway. As the second largest spending season, retailers both big and small can participate – and should. To take full advantage of this season or next, you need to know the top 2015 back-to-school shopping trends.
National Retail Federation (NRF) make this possible. In mid-July, they released their annual Back-to-School Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. In this post, we’ll look at the survey results and what we think it means for retailers like you. (more…)
Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is not a new concept, but it’s one that many merchants still do not adopt as part of their business strategy. Yet, when executed correctly, a vendor-managed inventory strategy can bring huge benefits to your business.
In this post, we’ll summarize what exactly VMI is. Then, we’ll discuss vendor-managed inventory benefits you can expect to experience with a well-run program.
The goal is for you to understand what your business can be with VMI and what you have to do next.