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Topic: retail

What Does the Future Hold for Brick-and-Mortar Retail?

Retail is changing rapidly. The future is uncertain as online shopping has had a sweeping presence that has changed the playing field dramatically. There has been a shift in buying behaviour. Consumers are trending towards digital buying platforms. Meanwhile, brick-and-mortar retailers are battling to compete. With ecommerce giants like Amazon, com ... Read More

  March 7, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #24

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Blockchain for Retailers Unlike their larger counterparts, small businesses haven’t fully gotten on board with Point of Sale scanners, real-time inventory tracking software or RFID tags because they don’t have the means to us ... Read More

  March 7, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #23

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Non-Alcoholic Brews: The Next Big Thing? Non-alcoholic brews are niche segment, but one that big brewers are keen to get into. Consumers demand health-conscious products, prompting drinkers to turn to beers without the adverse [& ... Read More

  February 14, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #22

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Retail Game Changers There’s been a revolution going on in the retail industry. Behind the flashy drone delivery headlines, there has been a quiet change in the way technology is improving the existing systems […] ... Read More

  February 7, 2018     

Can Physical Retailers Compete with Online Stores?

Even with the likes of Amazon and other online superstars, which have created new challenges for offline retailers, it does not necessarily mean brick and mortar stores cannot compete with these online giants. With the right sales force, marketing strategies and products in your stores, you can find that going up against these ecommerce stores [&he ... Read More

  January 30, 2018     

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     

Why eCommerce is the future for wholesalers

B2B eCommerce is short for business-to-business, electronic commerce, where it is selling products or services between businesses via an online sales portal. In general, it is used to improve efficiency for companies. Why is this important? Numerous industry reports suggest that B2B eCommerce sales will top 1 trillion by 2020. This is because a gro ... Read More

  October 7, 2017     

Cloud Inventory Management Benefits Retailers

Learning how to manage your inventory in retail is vital as it can make or break your business. Spreadsheets are no longer the way of the forward -thinking retailing business. These are prone to human error, are time consuming and can often lead to inaccuracies. We look at what retailers need to know about cloud […] ... Read More

  September 23, 2017     

Contrasting Trade and Cash Discounts

Most businesses will use discounts and price reductions at some point in their business journey. For a growing business, discounts can be a way to attract business, clear excess inventory, differentiate between market segments or encourage prompt payment of invoices. Discounts are often thought to be the exclusive preserve of retail businesses. In ... Read More

  August 9, 2017     

Helping Retailers with Cloud Inventory Management

When running a retail business, one of the most important skills you need is great customer service. Another key ability, is the ability to track merchandise and efficiently control your inventory which in turn helps to facilitate great customer service. It therefore stands to reason that having the right inventory software is worth the investment, ... Read More

  August 3, 2017     

Gourmet Gadgetry brings back time efficiency for their retailing business

Gourmet Gadgetry designs the next generation of cookware, gourmet gadgets and chocolate fountains for the home. With their unique machines on shelves, it’s sure to tempt any budding home baker. Playing with your food In 2011, co-founder Lisa Scott saw a gap in the market for good quality kitchen appliances that you could have fun […] ... Read More

  June 13, 2017     

Multiple Shopify stores integration, multiple warehouses, – one integrated solution

Unlocking the power of Unleashed for Shopify multi-store Whether you are a well-established business with a hundred employees spread out across several countries or a one-man band growing your fledgling business from your living room, ensuring your e-commerce business operates efficiently and profitably is all about seamless and effective systems i ... Read More

  February 13, 2017     

Client Spotlight: Arid Zone

We are excited to be working with Arid Zone, an innovative promotional merchandise retail company in Australia. ... Read More

  October 26, 2016