Brick and Mortar’s On-Demand Capabilities Could Beat Amazon

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Trends always have a way of coming back around and the retail industry is no exception. eCommerce is still getting its bearings as more consumers hop online to fuel its rapid growth, but instant gratification is keeping online retailers from really taking over. That’s where physical stores come in. Multichannel retailers with brick and mortar stores have a distinct advantage because they are able to fulfill orders faster than ever. With Amazon’s Prime Now, UberRUSH, and more running the on-demand…

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6 Steps Online Retailers Can’t Afford to Ignore

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Shoppers don’t want a mediocre, dated experience, they want one that will excite them and keep them coming back. This means you have to be on top of your game throughout the entire sales process. eCommerce can be divided into three categories: grabbing the consumer’s attention, convincing them to check out, and getting them to return to your store. These categories are made up of six simple steps to succeed in online retail. The steps revolve around data mining to…

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How Online Retailers Can Pick the Right Fulfillment Model

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The following is a guest post from Harrison Dromgoole, a Content Creator at Ordoro Fulfillment may be anything but the most ‘fulfilling’ aspect to running a business for many online retailers, but it’s an essential part that can’t be taken lightly. Most merchants’ fulfillment models fall in three slots; in-house, outsourced, and dropshipping. Like Goldilocks and the three bears, let’s jump straight in and go about figuring out which strategy is just right for your business. Fulfillment in the House If you…

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This Week in Retail – Episode 30

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The holiday season is synonymous with profits and success for retailers. Unfortunately, that success can be often paired with stress. This is largely in part to last minute purchases online. When everyone is trying to ship a product, post offices and shipping centers get packed. Luckily, UPS and FedEx are planning to hire 150,000 new full time and temporary employees to meet the spike on holiday demand. UPS will also hold an unspecified surcharge for its high volume customers. Not…

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How Online Retailers Can Set The Pace this Holiday Season

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Are you ready for the holiday season? If not, you should start now. eCommerce is projected to be a $334 billion industry by the end of the year, so it’s time to maximize your profits this holiday season. To help you do so, this infographic is a compilation of tips that can help you prepare for the busiest time of the retail year. In retail, pricing can be the golden brick road to success. It goes without saying that pricing…

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