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Emerging eCommerce Trends in Australia

The Asia-Pacific region has seen an online boom over the past decade, particularly in eCommerce. This part of the world has the largest online market globally and high levels of growth in the Australian eCommerce market have had a lot to do with this. With global eCommerce sales set to reach $4.5 trillion by 2021, […] ... Read More

  July 6, 2018     

3 Inventory Management Best Practices E-Tailers Shouldn’t Ignore

Having sound inventory management practices is crucial to any online business that deals with goods. Tracking, measuring and forecasting inventory stock should be a primary focus. It can be challenging to fulfill orders on time if your inventory stock is disorganised or difficult to track, which can result in lost profits. Having too little of [&he ... Read More

  July 6, 2018     

What does eCommerce Mean for Distributors?

The rise in multi-channel fulfilment adds an ever-increasing complexity throughout the distribution supply chain with the emergence of digital commerce a disruptive force for both manufacturing inventory wholesalers and distribution companies. Traditionally, distribution companies are known for their great customer service, and industrial wholesale ... Read More

  July 5, 2018     

Why Inventory Management is Important for eCommerce

Inventory management is how a company keeps track of their inventory. It allows them to plan and determine how much inventory stock they should have on hand at any given time. With integrative platforms and shifts in technology, online inventory management has become more commonplace. Using Online Inventory Management With online inventory manageme ... Read More

  July 4, 2018     

How To Select the Right eCommerce Platform

eCommerce is undeniably gaining more traction with every passing year; brick-and-mortar stores are struggling to keep up. eCommerce is a powerful platform that can yield large benefits for online merchants. eCommerce sales have reached over $1.5 trillion and is projected to grow. If you are looking to join the eCommerce world it’s important to fi ... Read More

  July 3, 2018     

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     

The Benefits of e-Commerce for Manufacturers

The proliferation of e-commerce has been a game changer in the world of retail, and if adopted correctly can be hugely beneficial for manufacturers too. Increased sales are obviously a major benefit for manufacturers using e-commerce, but this is only one perk. A successful e-commerce platform will also enable digital marketing efforts, integrate w ... Read More

  July 2, 2018     

Keeping Up with e-Commerce Trends in New Zealand

The world of retail e-commerce can be volatile and unpredictable. The way retailers are pitching, pricing and selling their products to consumers is always changing, and retailers must keep an eye on these trends to survive. Consumers have always loved the option to “layby” products in store. Especially in the build up to peak periods [… ... Read More

  July 2, 2018     

How eCommerce is Changing the Game for Manufacturers and Distributors

We all know that the online store has transformed the retail space forever. Customers have changed their entire shopping habits whilst businesses have discovered hundreds of potential touch points and channels to engage with their customers. This is all in the mature B2C eCommerce industry whilst in comparison, the B2B space is relatively young. Th ... Read More

  July 2, 2018     

What e-Commerce Trends Australian Businesses Need to Know

Global e-commerce, surging from high to high, continues to outpace most Australian businesses. Intelligent online inventory management is the trick to help ensure your business is a success and taps into the benefits of the next decade. Get online and take orders Australians firms typically have a low online presence compared to online peers in [&h ... Read More

  June 30, 2018     

Leveraging the Cloud for Inventory Mastery

As an e-commerce operator, the lack of physical shop space can lead companies to believe their stock doesn’t need to be managed at such a high level. In reality, inventory management is more important for businesses in the highly contested e-commerce space than brick and mortar stores. Effectively managing inventory can identify the errors in [&h ... Read More

  June 25, 2018     

UK E-commerce Needs to Prepare for the M-commerce Movement

Ranked by the World Bank as the 9th richest country per capita, the United Kingdom (UK) is home to 65.64 million people. Of this population, there are currently 45.36 million e-commerce users, and this figure is expected to increase with an additional 4.06 million consumers shopping online during the next four years. A significant amount […] ... Read More

  June 25, 2018     

Inventory Management Tips for E-tailers

Inventory management has long been something retailers worry about. However, it is not just brick-and-mortar stores who must have their inventory in check. Likewise, it’s not something that keeps business owners up at night because with the right support and inventory management software, inventory control and a tidy warehouse are very achiev ... Read More

  June 23, 2018     

The 7 P’s of E-commerce Software

Delving into the e-commerce world is an exciting adventure albeit somewhat daunting. You need a ‘shopfront’ – somewhere you can show off your wares to customers. Here we review some points to consider when choosing your cloud-based e-commerce software. Price The price of the product you are signing up for is obviously extremely important, ... Read More

  June 22, 2018     

4 Top Tips to Selecting E-Commerce Software

Selecting best-in-class e-commerce software for your business can be a daunting task. There are many factors to be considered, such as pricing, plugin support, SEO capability, mobile suitability and customer support. Here are four top tips to help you evaluate your options. List out business requirements As tempting as it is to begin searching imme ... Read More

  June 21, 2018     

Powerful Integrations to Efficiently Manage Your E-commerce Inventory

In today’s digitally connected world, e-commerce activities are growing at an astounding rate. It is estimated that worldwide e-commerce sales will jump to US$4.5 trillion in 2021, up from US$1.3 trillion in 2014. In America US$340 billion worth of online sales were transacted last year, with e-commerce growing to account for 7.5% of the total [& ... Read More

  May 24, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #30

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! How Facebook and Starbucks manage crises Both Facebook and Starbucks have had their share in the media spotlight lately, the former under fire for breaching data privacy and the latter receiving the heat for […] ... Read More

  May 2, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #29

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Adapting to the New Normal What’s in store for the future of businesses? Olivier Klein, head of emerging technologies at Amazon Web Services, says machine learning will be an integral part of the business […] ... Read More

  April 18, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #28

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Innocent’s Meteoric Success London-based smoothie company, Innocent, didn’t have the smoothest start. The three founders launched their smoothie business relying on their savings and maxed out credit cards; even investors did ... Read More

  April 11, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #27

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Taking the Art Industry Online Buying art pieces has been considered a form of investment, both in money and time. However, technology is changing the way we interact with, buy, and sell art. Online […] ... Read More

  March 28, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #26

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! 4 Things You Need to Know About Robots Maybe robots won’t completely steal your job but we might be working side-by-side sooner than you think. According to a McKinsey report, they suggest that 5% […] ... Read More

  March 21, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #25

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Is a Dream Job Possible? There’s a lot of pressure for people to find work they will love and be passionate about. Is the idea of a dream job possible? This article by the […] ... Read More

  March 14, 2018