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(This post was originally posted on August 10th, 2017. It has been updated for accuracy and completeness.)
Merchants should always be looking for ways to grow their business by selling more products to more customers. One way B2B merchants are doing this is by selling on online marketplaces.
For many B2B sellers, online marketplaces are an untapped opportunity as they provide easy access to large new audiences. In this article, learn what some of the top B2B marketplaces are and how you can successfully sell on them. (more…)
The faux holiday National Returns Day came earlier this season than previous years. UPS estimated that they would process and ship 1.5 M returned packages on December 19th and expected another wave of 1.3M packages to hit on January 3rd. It’s unusual to see a spike in returns before Christmas. Experts, however, contribute this new trend to major holiday deals happening even before Black Friday. No matter when “National Returns Day” happens though, returns are an inevitable part of holiday selling or retail in general. And how you handle returns can have a major impact on both your profitability and customer satisfaction.
So, were you ready to handle returns this year? If you weren’t, here’s our latest tips and advice on why you should improve returns in 2019 and how to do so. (more…)
(This post was originally published on June 12, 2014. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
At nChannel, we’re always doing research for our clients. Recently people have been asking, “What’s the best company to host a Magento store?” Unfortunately, the information available is sparse. It seems every guide out there is either poorly written or written by the hosting company itself.
We wanted to alleviate the burden of researching every company for you. So, we’ve compiled a list of all the essential information you need to know when choosing a Magento hosting provider. This top provider list has recently changed since Magento started heavily promoting their Cloud product and we’ve seen some companies stop advertising Magento hosting offerings.
(This is a guest post from our friends over at JetRails, a fully-managed white-glove eCommerce hosting service.)
Most merchants still using Magento 1 have been delaying replatforming to a newer and better eCommerce platform like Magento 2 in order to keep their total cost of ownership for their website down. It certainly makes sense to get the most out of your investment in any software platform. However, that logic only applies as long as it’s safe to use and doesn’t become a “money pit.”
So when will Magento 1 become a money pit for eCommerce merchants? Here are a few dates to keep in mind: (more…)
At the end of 2015, Magento released their new platform Magento 2, leaving many merchants facing the decision whether to move from Magento 1 to the new platform. Some merchants immediately replatformed to Magento 2 or another option like BigCommerce or Shopify Plus. However, fast forward a few years and many merchants are still trying to decide what to do.
With an End of Life deadline of June 2020 now quickly approaching, this article will help merchants understand the benefits of migrating to Magento 2 and why you should consider the move off of Magento 1 sooner than later! (more…)