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Operational Bliss for SMEs Adopting Cloud-Based Software

The cloud is the overarching, new way of doing things in business and can be especially useful for small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). There are so many benefits to using a cloud-based software to manage everything from inventory to accounting. Despite this, a staggering 43% of businesses in the US in 2017 either did not track […] ... Read More

  November 10, 2018     

Unleashed is an Inventory Management FrontRunner Again

As one of the top 15 inventory management products, Unleashed Software is proud to once again be a FrontRunner on Software Advice’s FrontRunners Quadrant. What is the Inventory Management FrontRunners Quadrant? Software Advice identifies inventory management software that offer the best capability and value for small businesses. To create this re ... Read More

  October 2, 2018     

Do you need multiple channels for your eCommerce business?

Consumers and businesses alike are turning to the internet to research their products before buying. Online purchases have become a fundamental part of business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) industries. So, we’ve established that an online presence is imperative, but is one channel enough? As an online retailer, it’s importan ... Read More

  July 16, 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     

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     

Millennials Demanding More from Coffee

It is an understatement to say millennials are into their coffee. Millennials represent the demographic between ages 18 to 35 and they are consistently driving coffee consumption. The United States is the biggest consumer of coffee on a global scale. Within the United States, millennials consume over 44% of that coffee. They’ve learned to love [& ... Read More

  January 30, 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     

Millennials and The Alcoholic Beverage Industry

Industry data shows that millennials are not only drinking less alcohol than older generations, but that they are more likely to reject beer in favour of wines and spirits. Brewers however, shouldn’t panic about brewery inventory sitting idle on the shelf. Craft beer continues to dominate the category with global studies showing the craft beer [& ... Read More

  January 13, 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     

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 Effect Of 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     

How the Grocery Price Wars May Affect Your Business

Prices of supermarket products declined by 1.3% last year in the U.S., the first annual decline in these products since 1967. This has obvious benefits for customers, but it can greatly hinder the profitability of businesses in the food industry. Increasingly lowering the cost to the consumer has had a snowball effect, so that almost […] ... Read More

  October 5, 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