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Why Online Retailers Must Offer Date-Certain Shipping This Holiday Season

This holiday season, ecommerce merchants will face the toughest retail environment they’ve ever encountered, with Amazon poised to capture nearly 50% of U.S. online sales. Date certain shipping is one of Amazon’s key differentiators. FedEx, UPS, and even the US Postal Service, provide their customers with real-time shipment updates. Now is the time for other retailers to offer the same feature on their websites, or risk falling further behind.

BigCommerce Enterprise Order & Inventory Management Software

As BigCommerce merchants grow, some processes that worked well at $5mm in revenue break down as they approach $10mm. Order fulfillment and inventory management are hit hard by growth, significantly impacting customer satisfaction and profitability. Find out four ways Order & Inventory Management software transforms these challenges into growth opportunities.

The 9 Deadly Sins of a Light Order Management System

Many retailers learn the hard way that a “light” order management system can be growth’s enemy #1. It’s not that a light OMS does anything bad. It’s just that there are too many important tasks it will refuse to do. What crimes against your bottom line does the lite OMS commit? Read on to learn 9 ways a Light OMS hurts retail profits.

Omnichannel Insights: 3 Retailers Who Are Getting it Right

Multichannel commerce reached an epic milestone in 1925 -- when Sears opened it’s first store, 40 years after launching its mail order catalog. Today, retailers struggle to delight customers as their shopping journeys skip from online, to stores to mobile devices. See how REI, Oasis Fashions, and Crate & Barrel are getting omnichannel retail right.

The Essential Order Management System (OMS) Primer

Multichannel retailers are selling through more channels and fulfilling through more complex supply chains than ever. Meanwhile, customers expect consistent experiences across channels. Learn how a modern Order Management System (OMS) orchestrates orders and fulfillment across channels, and see why, without a modern OMS, retailers can’t scale and thrive.

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