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Drop shipping has become the foundation of many successful merchants’ businesses. It doesn’t matter if you’re a merchant just starting out, or you’re a big box retailer trying to expand your product line, drop shipping can be leveraged as your fulfillment process. It’s a model that more merchants should consider and take advantage of.
But, drop shipping is complicated. There’s a lot of factors that go into using it to successfully grow your business. One of the most important factors is finding the right drop shipping suppliers to work with.
That’s easier said than done. So in this post, we’re going to give you all the tips you need to find drop ship suppliers that are right for your business. (more…)
If you said yes to any of these, you’ll need to invest in new, or more inventory. But, procuring inventory takes a lot of resources including money, time, and proper management.
This can be a big risk for your business. It might be worth it if you didn’t have to buy your inventory upfront and only pay for what you sell. But, is that even possible?
Actually, it is! It’s called drop shipping. In this post, we’ll introduce you to drop shipping 101. Our introductory drop shipping guide shows you what drop shipping is and how merchants can use it. (more…)
Enter Magento drop shipping.
Drop shipping is a fulfillment process in which you sell items from your Magento storefront that are then shipped to your customer by a 3rd party, usually a wholesaler or manufacturer who stores the inventory. Drop shipping can be a great way to expand your product line, streamline your order and inventory management processes, or kick-start your new online business.
Drop shipping for Magento, however, can be a confusing and tricky process. In this post we’ll discuss the pros and cons of drop shipping. We’ll then give you examples of a few different drop ship solutions that you can use for your Magento webstore. (more…)
As we enter the “last mile” of the holiday season, we decided to take a look at some of the ways you can optimize the “last mile” of your customer experience. This is one of the more complicated parts of running a retail business. It’s also where an effective multichannel retailer can beat out online-only retailers and traditional, brick-and-mortar retailers (no matter how large they are).
Drop shipping products can really improve your eCommerce business. You can expand product lines more quickly. You can reduce your investment in inventory. You can streamline how you get customers’ orders into customers’ hands. But, realizing the benefits of drop ship is not as simple as checking the “drop ship” box in your eCommerce system (despite what the system may suggest).
Drop ship done well can transform your business, but done wrong, it can have a significant negative impact.