The retail industry was doing fantastic before 2020. But then the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe, forcing many brick-and-mortar shops to close down, disrupting supply chains and hindering sales. Suddenly, businesses faced enormous challenges regarding the safety of their employees and customers. And guess who managed to thrive during the crisis? Companies that embraced blockchain technology. E-commerce giants like Walmart and Amazon took the lead and demonstrated how blockchain technology uses have a lot to offer to retail businesses. Its innovative nature can help with data storage, contracts, payments, supply chain management, etc. So if you want to digitize and grow your retail business during these uncertain times, it’s time to start integrating blockchain into your systems. And you can start by checking out this guide, where we’ll cover all the essentials of using blockchain in retail. Sounds good? Here we go.(more…)
Ready to invest in the growth of your Shopify store? Whether you’re going to invest in inventory, a new product, a marketing campaign, or a new warehouse, you’ll likely need financing to help cover the costs. The good news is, there are a lot of financing options to choose from. The tricky part is finding the right one. To help you make that decision, here are 5 top funding options for Shopify stores:(more…)
Do you know what the single best way to reach your target audience is?
Unless you’ve done enormous amounts of market research, chances are you don’t know for certain which platform or channel can reach the largest segment of your audience. And even if you have done that research, your best customers are likely separated across multiple different communication channels and social platforms.
So what’s the best way to reach all of them? For most businesses, your best bet is to have a well-thought-out social media multichannel strategy.(more…)
Financial technology — or FinTech — is an industry that continues to evolve, helping consumers and businesses alike streamline their finances. In the last 10+ years, FinTech solutions have helped eCommerce businesses invest in growth, advance sales, manage business banking, and more.
To help you find the right FinTech solutions for your eCommerce business, we put together the following FinTech guide. It outlines what FinTech is, why it’s helpful, and how you can leverage it to take your online business to the next level.(more…)
(This post was last published on May 17, 2019. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
Shopify sellers shouldn’t feel limited to selling through one storefront. Instead, you can use multiple storefronts to diversify your brand.
However, managing multiple Shopify stores comes with its own set of challenges. To some merchants, the idea of managing two unique stores sounds overwhelming and difficult.
We don’t want you to feel that way! It shouldn’t keep you from expanding your business.
In this post, we’ll explain why you should sell on multiple stores, the challenges of doing so, and best practices to be successful.(more…)