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Inventory management – terms, formulas, and more

  What is Inventory Management? Inventory management is basically the process of ordering, handling, storing, and using a company’s non-capitalized assets – its inventory. Some businesses deal with raw materials and components, while others may only deal with finished products that are ready for sale. The key takeaways are that inventory management comes down to […]

Fulfillment by Amazon – Do the benefits outweigh the fees?

Fulfilled by Amazon is one of the most popular services offered by Amazon, and it is being used by businesses of all sizes. We’ve seen this service grow in popularity over the past few years, and due to the current circumstances, many businesses have adopted this FBA model. There are many factors that you need […]

The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on eCommerce

Each big global crisis event leaves its footprint on our behavior, and the coronavirus is no different.  Thanks to global lockdowns, physical stores had to adapt and go online in order to survive. During the pandemic, we have seen a lot of online stores opening and competition is fiercer than ever. In this blog, we […]

How to manage inventory over this holiday season

With the holiday season right around the corner, if you haven’t yet prepared for the ramp-up in business, now is the time. With COVID-19 having disrupted many lives, it’s fair to say that a lot of people are looking to this holiday period with a great deal of anticipation. Some companies usually do up to […]

Products that have seen a decline in popularity during the Coronavirus pandemic

As we are getting used to the coronavirus playing a vital part in our daily life, healthcare, and social behavior, it also heavily impacts our shopping habits. For a fact, some product categories are more popular than ever and other product categories are declining at alarming rates. While this might be a temporary decline, it […]

Why is branding important when it comes to packaging

The work of building your own brand doesn’t stop when a customer clicks on the “Buy it Now ” button. Once a purchase has been made, there’s the business of getting your products to your customers safely and intact- while trying to exceed customer expectations. If done properly, your shipping experience can boost your brand’s […]

Alibaba Alternatives

Since the Coronavirus pandemic has hit China’s manufacturing hub, as a retailer there’s already a good chance that you are already feeling the effects of the production standstill. And unfortunately for all retailers, with China being the largest export market worldwide, the ability to source products will become increasingly difficult, no matter your location. As […]

Finding the right supplier for your online business

Finding a good supplier is essential to almost every business. Without any raw materials to make what you sell or manufacturers to provide the products that you resell, you will have a tough time growing your business. Suppliers and vendors have a much more important role than you can imagine, besides the fact that they […]

How large does your warehouse need to be?

There is no universal warehouse-size that fits all businesses. If you have too little warehouse capacity it can restrict the number of SKUs that you can ship – inhibiting revenue and service levels. In contrast to this, having too much warehouse space inflates your overhead expenditures and ties up working capital. So how should you […]

eBay is launching its own warehousing and delivery services in 2020

eBay has announced it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site. This is a new strategy that aims to attract more sellers to the eCommerce platform. The programme is currently in trial in the US and Germany and is similar to Amazon’s Fulfillment By Amazon service, or FBA. Amazon’s […]