“The last mile” is now the Holy Grail of ecommerce shipping. A merchant can do an amazing job of selling and provide an outstanding shopping experience, yet if the package is late or damaged, a customer may complain on social media, even if the carrier is to blame. Here are a few ways that merchants can provide an outstanding delivery experience and produce a positive brand impression.
One of the most important and potentially expensive decisions that an online retailer can make is whether or not to offer free shipping. Few decisions can increase conversions as much. And fewer still can increase expenses as much either. Find out how online retailers can transform free shipping from a money loser into a profit center.
The probability of selling to an existing customer is 60 percent to 70 percent, compared with the 5 percent to 20 percent chance of selling to a new customer, according to the White House Office of Consumer Affairs. With that in mind, we recently shared important marketing tips on how to engage post-purchase customers to drive higher sales and CLTV.
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.
Magento Open Source Ecommerce Platform is an important player in today’s Amazon versus everyone ecommerce battlefield. Magento has a strong ecosystem of certified partners for back-office software, including Pulse Commerce. Read on to see how Distributed Order & Inventory Management software helps Magento powered ecommerce businesses scale and grow profitably.
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.
Order fulfillment and inventory management are important drivers of customer satisfaction and profitability – and both are stress tested heavily by growth. Processes that are problem free at $5mm in revenue are busting at the seams at $10mm. Find out 4 ways Shopify Order & Inventory Management software transforms these challenges into growth opportunities.
Every merchant wants to convert first time shoppers into loyal customers, and the most direct way to gain repeat business is for customers to subscribe to ongoing purchases. Continue reading to learn the benefits of subscribe and save options for merchants and to find out how to rollout a successful continuity program and product subscription capability.
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.
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.
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