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Topic: America

The Current State of e-Commerce in the US

e-Commerce has taken the world by storm in recent years, with an ever-increasing amount of American businesses adopting e-commerce platforms to pitch and sell their products. While physical stores are still common, online retail stores are proliferating the retail landscape and American consumers are turning to online shopping. In fact, current ret ... Read More

  July 3, 2018     

Combining Digital with Brick-and-Mortar Stores

The shopping habits of consumers has changed significantly over the past 10 years and will continue to change over the next decade too. The use of smart phones and the radical increase of online stores has been an industry game changer for traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores. With the ability to purchase at the buyer’s convenience [&he ... Read More

  June 29, 2018     

5 things you need to know about integrating Amazon and Unleashed Software

You can now integrate your Amazon stores to your Unleashed account for a seamless experience. Here are five things you need to know about integrating your stores. You can create one Amazon store per country in Unleashed When you integrate Amazon to your Unleashed account, you’ll have the option to set up multiple stores. If […] ... Read More

  May 15, 2018     

Machine Learning Changes Inventory Management

There is an increasing trend of companies turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to try to gain an edge in a highly competitive world. In the inventory management field, industry leaders have been hard at work developing new AI and machine learning technologies for the last 10 years. Major companies are now using […] ... Read More

  May 3, 2018     

Unleashed Software Moving Up On FrontRunner

It was great to receive the news that Unleashed Software has again been recognised as a Leader on the March 2018 Inventory Management FrontRunners Quadrant. How Did Unleashed Do? With great results across the board, Unleashed has moved further into the leaders quadrant. As leaders, we are an all-around strong product, offering the highest value [&h ... Read More

  April 3, 2018     

Why Some Businesses Fail to Grow

There are over 28 million small businesses in the United States – unfortunately, only 50% of these businesses will survive. This article looks at why some businesses fail to grow, while others are more successful. Failure to Plan One of the biggest reasons why businesses fail to grow comes down to a lack of short-term […] ... Read More

  March 22, 2018     

Reduce Your Environmental Impact with Inventory Management Software

The food manufacturing sector in the United States encompasses a massive range of small and large businesses, employing millions and pumping billions of dollars into the economy. Despite this, food manufacturing presents an equally large challenge to the welfare of the environment. The process of manufacturing food involves toxic chemicals, which c ... Read More

  March 10, 2018     

We’re Attending SaaStr Annual 2018

Unleashed Software is going to be at SaaStr Annual in San Francisco this year! For those not in the know, SaaStr Annual is a great event that gathers like-minded people who can share their experiences in a start-up and learn from each other. This year boasts over 250 speakers and 20,000 SaaS founders, executives and […] ... Read More

  February 2, 2018     

Thanks to Millennials, Coffee Demand is Growing

Many people hear “millennials” and think “fresh graduates”. But today, millennials are aged 18-39 (the median age in the U.S. is 37) and millennials are driving the coffee industry in the U.S. to historic records. Because the United States is the biggest consumer of coffee, world demand is growing as well. Decaf most popular among [… ... Read More

  January 20, 2018     

An Optimistic Outlook for SMEs in the US

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) dominate businesses in the United States, and contribute significantly to employment rates. Fortunately, according to the inaugural American Express Global SME Pulse, American SMEs are feeling optimistic about business prospects in 2017 and beyond. This article examines current trends for SMEs in America, a ... Read More

  December 27, 2017     

Keeping Pace? The State of US Small Businesses in 2017

Small businesses are a crucial part of the US economy; with almost 30 million small businesses operating in America today, small businesses are at the heart of America’s economy. Small businesses comprise over 90% of all employer firms, employ almost half of this country’s workforce and create roughly 60% of all new private sector jobs. [&h ... Read More

  November 10, 2017     

Coffee Crazed Consumers: Recent Trends in the Coffee Industry

Growth in the coffee industry is showing no signs of slowing in the United States and beyond. Consumption of the beverage is at and all time high according to recent research, and youths are the main force behind this growth. From cold coffee beverages to gourmet coffee, millennials are shaping coffee trends and pushing growth […] ... Read More

  November 9, 2017     

Who is Driving the Demand for Coffee?

Millennials are consuming coffee at a rate like no other demographic in the United States. As a consequence, demand for coffee has surged in recent years, and new trends are emerging. From decaf coffee to cold coffee beverages, millennials are shaping coffee trends across the country and beyond. This article examines just how much influence [&helli ... Read More

  November 8, 2017     

Millennials Changing the Landscape of the Alcoholic Beverage Industry

Millennials have a significant influence in consumer trends in a wide range of industries. The alcoholic beverage industry, for example, is becoming increasingly conditioned by trends among millennial consumers. This article examines key trends that characterise millennials’ consumption of alcohol, and looks at the repercussions for businesses in ... Read More

  November 7, 2017     

Survival 101: Grocery Price War

Globally, we are seeing an all-out war develop between grocery companies. In New Zealand, we are largely sheltered from this, as we are small and only have a handful of local supermarkets. In the United States and the UK however, it is a different story. Grocery chains fight, sometimes unwillingly, in this war simply to […] ... Read More

  October 16, 2017     

The Problem With Seasonal Inventory On Inventory Control

Seasonal Challenges to Stock and Inventory Seasonal inventory is stock which is in high demand during particular times of the year, such as during Christmas or Halloween. These periods of time often coincide with the different seasons, and managers need to be proactive in preparing for the waxing and waning of demand during these key […] ... Read More

  October 6, 2017     

Encourage teamwork in the workplace to enhance stock control

In any business, large or small, good teamwork is essential for morale, productivity and efficiency. In particular, working in a warehouse environment can prove challenging, involving many demanding and often painstaking jobs. In this article, we assess some primary ways to encourage good teamwork which can help make stock control and work life eas ... Read More

  September 28, 2017     

How To Set Adequate Prices

Balancing Pricing with Ordering Costs Pricing strategy is an extremely important factor that contributes to a business’ overall revenue potential. Implementing prices that are considerably low may attract the customers interest, but it may also fail to offset behind-the-scenes expenses attracted by manufacturing costs, machinery costs and orderin ... Read More

  September 27, 2017     

Boost Inventory Control and Sales with Product Bundling

Product bundling is a pricing strategy that has become increasingly popular in recent times, as companies seek means to offset the costs of acquisition. Here, a company will sell multiple items as a bundle at a price lower than the cost of buying them individually. For example, many electronics retailers use product bundling to sell […] ... Read More

  September 26, 2017     

Designer and manufacturer The Pillow Collection embraces efficient cloud-based inventory management system with Unleashed

Now into its fifth year, The Pillow Collection designs and manufactures designer throw pillows for sale through online channels all over the world. Karl Tager, one of the owners of The Pillow Collection, comes from a background of interior design. Karl and his team saw a void in the marketplace. This challenged them to take […] ... Read More

  July 11, 2017