Are You Ready for Direct-to-Consumer Fulfillment?

By
Steve Norris
February 18, 2021 -
With each passing year, eCommerce captures a larger portion of total retail. While big-name brands continue to dominate, smaller brands and even manufacturers are now jumping into the ring. And for those manufacturers that are ready to take the...

11 Valentine's eCommerce Tips for Food and Gift Brands

By
Craig Ross
January 6, 2021 -
Valentine’s Day isn’t just for chocolate and flowers. People buy all kinds of gifts and goodies for their loved ones. It’s also not just for brick-and-mortar stores since more people are turning to online sources to find the perfect gift. In 2020, 32...

What Manufacturers Need to Know About Drop Shipping

By
Ryan Tierney
December 16, 2020 -
One of the most conspicuous traits of today’s business landscape is that customer expectations seem to reach new heights with every passing month—and this is especially true when it comes to shipping speed. Amazon has set the bar high for online...

Tips for Selling Perishable Products Online

By
Shauna Pannone
November 23, 2020 -
In the wake of COVID-19, food eCommerce has been growing rapidly, increasing 42% in revenue year over year this September as millions of consumers turn to online sources for their favorite snacks, drinks, and kitchen staples. Selling any product...

Ron’s Thoughts: Managing the Customer Experience

By
Ron Sellers
November 4, 2020 -
In today’s world, what happens after “checkout” is just as important as the initial buying process. Supply chain disruptions and delays continue to cause fulfillment issues for vendors. Product availability is still a top concern, but other pieces of...

Ron’s Thoughts: Preparing for the Holiday Season

By
Ron Sellers
October 12, 2020 -
For furniture retailers, the holiday season represents the biggest quarter of the year. While this year may look a bit different, we’ve seen solid indicators that consumers plan to buy just as much this holiday season as they have in years past. That...

Cyber Monday: Promise and Challenges

By
Yegor Kuznetsov
October 9, 2020 -
Cyber Monday is big. From what was an amusing oddity at the Internet’s dawn, it has evolved into the most important online retail event of the year. Total sales hit $9.4 billion in 2019—up nearly 19% from a $7.9 billion haul the previous year...