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Topic: eCommerce

3 Ways eCommerce Can Boost Your SME Business

eCommerce allows for the trading and marketing of products or services using the internet, as opposed to a physical store limited by geographical boundaries. In this article, we outline some key benefits of eCommerce for your SME and provide useful tips on how to get there. International exposure One of the hardest tasks for a […] ... Read More

  August 9, 2018     

Tips for SMEs Pursuing an eCommerce Strategy

SMEs are realising the benefits of adopting an eCommerce strategy, from international brand exposure to increased customer satisfaction and retention. While eCommerce is an easy and affordable way to sell and advertise, SME owners must ensure they regularly review and update their eCommerce strategy if they are to make the most of it. In this [&hel ... Read More

  August 9, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #44

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 retailers can learn from Apple Apple is now a trillion dollar company, a status that no other US company has ever achieved. Although Apple is predominantly in the headlines for their tech, […] ... Read More

  August 8, 2018     

B2B eCommerce Portals a Game Changer for Businesses

eCommerce has taken the business-to-business (B2B) world by storm. Initially, B2B buyers and suppliers thought eCommerce was a trend that wouldn’t last. They didn’t envision it in their future, nor did many B2B companies invest in it. However, the future has arrived and eCommerce is here to stay. Online portals Online portals have become a [&he ... Read More

  August 8, 2018     

The Importance of Inventory Control for an eCommerce Business

Has a customer ever abandoned your eCommerce store because that widget they wanted was out of stock? Have you ever had to sell off products at drastically reduced prices to clear-out dated inventory? If you answered yes to either or both these questions, then there is a good chance you are underestimating the importance of […] ... Read More

  August 7, 2018     

Defining the B2B eCommerce Model

Online transactions are commonplace these days. People use them to buy clothes, electronics and even order their groceries. These types of transactions are considered business-to-consumer, or B2C. This type of eCommerce caters directly to the end-consumer and the transaction is between the company and the consumer. The other division of eCommerce i ... Read More

  August 7, 2018     

5 Benefits of eCommerce for Start-ups and SMEs

Making up around 12% of the global goods trade, eCommerce is on the rise and it positions start-ups and SMEs on a more equal footing with larger companies than ever before. Here are the five benefits of eCommerce for SMEs. 1. Global reach eCommerce provides an opportunity to break free of the limitation that physical […] ... Read More

  August 6, 2018     

The Strengths and Pitfalls of Fulfilment by Amazon

Amazon provides a service, Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA), where they act as your warehouse – they help you store your product, pick it, pack it and send it on its way. The service removes much of the headache of storing and inventory while giving small, fledgling businesses the opportunity to reach a larger market with […] ... Read More

  August 6, 2018     

Starting Your B2B eCommerce Journey

The world of eCommerce and retail digitisation is being adopted in increasing numbers by the business community. Businesses trading to customers (B2C) have long-since led the way in eCommerce with reported success, however now it is being adopted by businesses who trade with other businesses (B2B). So, if your business is contemplating joining the ... Read More

  August 6, 2018     

5 Effective Ways of Managing eCommerce Inventory

Managing inventory stock for an eCommerce business can be a difficult task to master, but it’s increasingly important to do so. Inefficient use of warehousing space costs money, and having too much inventory stock can run the risk of products becoming obsolete or damaged. If you get your inventory stock levels right, you will save […] ... Read More

  August 4, 2018     

4 eCommerce Hacks for Small to Medium Enterprises

The continuous upward trend in eCommerce has made it increasingly attractive to start an online business; selling online has many advantages. Although eCommerce can be desirable there is a lot more competition. Giants like Amazon have set the bar for shipping and customer service extremely high, it may feel impossible to envision how a SME [&hellip ... Read More

  August 3, 2018     

Improving Workflows Throughout Your B2C eCommerce Enterprise

Optimal workflow is an essential part of any business as it means the least amount of time and resources are wasted, the more dollar savings and increased return on investment for any product. However, with a complex network of tasks and departments involved in retail, it can be very difficult to coordinate everyone for the […] ... Read More

  August 2, 2018     

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Fulfilment by Amazon

Imagine not having to worry about day-to-day warehouse operations and limiting your costs when it comes to physical space in your business. Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) promises to take the hassle out of many factors affecting inventory management such as storing inventory stock and processing and shipping orders to customers. In addition, they offer ... Read More

  August 2, 2018     

Efficient eCommerce: Here’s Why You Should Invest in Inventory Management

As the eCommerce industry grows, customers demand faster deliveries, wider product range, and better quality. To keep up with this, eCommerce retailers need to keep on top of the game through better organisation and stock control. While many eCommerce businesses downplay the importance of real-time inventory management, here are some key reasons fo ... Read More

  August 1, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #43

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! How does Ikea expand globally while others struggle? Many Western-based companies struggle to successfully expand on an international level. American giants like Walmart, and European incumbents Carrefour and Marks & Spencer ... Read More

  August 1, 2018     

Unleashed Software launches B2B eCommerce platform

New offering enables clients to sell products seamlessly online through their inventory management platform Bristol, UK Unleashed Software, a leading provider of inventory management software, has launched a brand new B2B eCommerce platform. It enables clients to establish an online store within their inventory management platform, cutting out the ... Read More

  July 31, 2018     

Why eCommerce is a Must for SMEs

eCommerce is transforming trade. Currently, eCommerce comprises around 12% of the world goods trade and it’s increasing annually. There is powerful growth potential in some populations segments. In India, only 15% of residents have internet access. Customer access will grow as telecommunication availability expands. Online business platforms ... Read More

  July 31, 2018     

Get Your Business Set Up for eCommerce

In our increasingly digitised world, consumers are spending more time shopping for products online. This makes it important for businesses to accommodate the growing trend for digitalised shopping. By following these steps, you’ll have a streamlined, accessible and efficient eCommerce platform in no time, giving you greater access to more mar ... Read More

  July 30, 2018     

It’s Time to Reap the Benefits of a B2B Portal

Online selling has become a way to grow revenue and drive new customer acquisitions. So, whether you are just starting off, already selling, or still considering online B2B selling, you probably already have an idea of the a difference an online B2B portal can make. But are you aware of just how much a personalised […] ... Read More

  July 30, 2018     

5 Things You Need to Know about the B2B eCommerce Industry in 2018

Investments in B2B eCommerce platforms have not been top priority for B2B companies, but this is changing. Although many B2B companies have some sort of online portal, many are behind and market leaders are starting to recognise that their competitive advantage does not come from merely having a B2B online portal presence. It comes from […] ... Read More

  July 30, 2018     

Tweaking Workflows for eCommerce Success

The eCommerce environment is rapidly changing and attaining eCommerce success might cause some businesses grief. One of the best ways to succeed in this setting is having intelligent systems or ways of working so that your business will be better set up to meet the changing requirements of customers, markets, and technology. To achieve eCommerce [& ... Read More

  July 28, 2018     

Unleashed employees in NZ and UK celebrate the launch of the B2B eCommerce store

The release of the Unleashed B2B eCommerce store isn’t just a significant win for our users, it’s the culmination of several months of hard work from everyone who works here. At Unleashed, we believe in celebrating major company milestones. Successfully launching our brand new B2B eCommerce store — empowering Unleashed clients to sell product ... Read More

  July 27, 2018