We spend a lot of time focusing on the future of retail, the future omnichannel, the future of eCommerce, etc. But, there’s a lot of value in looking backwards, too!
There’s wisdom in the past. There’s experience. There are stories from which you can learn. This week we’re reading about the past, and how it can help you in the future.
If you’re responsible for merchandising, your job is really complicated these days. You’re facing a retail environment unlike any we’ve ever seen. It’s exciting, but it can also be overwhelming.
Retail brands are expected to sell through multiple channels. They are expected to provide a consistent experience across them. But, this puts a heavy burden on the merchandisers who are responsible for architecting that experience.
This article will summarize today’s merchandising challenges and provide tips for overcoming them.
Whether you’re a distributor, wholesaler, or manufacturer, you rely on your master catalog of product data. It’s your lifeline. It’s how you communicate and work with your partners, both resellers and retailers.
But do you currently manage your master catalog the best that you can? Is your data quality where you want it to be?
It’s probably not. You know you need to improve it. In this post, we’ll discuss how a Product Information Management (PIM) system can significantly improve your master catalog and help you seize new selling opportunities. (more…)
There’s been a lot in the news about new innovations in shipping & fulfillment. Buying online used to mean waiting days or even weeks for your package to arrive. The buyer had no visibility–just a promise of an eventual package. The merchant had little accountability. But, now the tables have turned!
Largely fueled by Amazon Prime’s free two-day shipping policy, customer expectations have gone much higher. This week, we’re sharing some articles that shine light on new innovations for getting orders to customers.
There are many reasons you could be looking for other sites like eBay. Perhaps you’re already selling there and want to expand. Maybe you’re sick of eBay and want to move shop. This post will help anyone looking for eBay alternatives other than buyers. If you are looking for other websites to shop on, this may not be the post for you.
While some people think Amazon is winning the eBay vs Amazon war, eBay is still one of the biggest names in eCommerce. eBay has over 157M active users and has over 700M items listed. If you’re already selling on eBay successfully, don’t move shop just because some bad press. Just be open to expanding to new marketplaces.
This post will cover the top 7 other sites like eBay for sellers. These eBay selling alternatives may not be a great fit for every merchant, however I guarantee at least one could be a profitable expansion for your business.