Technology has taken over the world, and the retail industry can’t escape. As stores follow new customer trends, the first thing retailers need to do is to be more organized. That’s where the quest for a retail POS system starts. Here we break down for you the five things you need to look for in a retail POS.
Launching an e-commerce business isn’t for the faint of heart. Even if you have the most brilliant idea for a product or service, you still have lots of competition to face and some tough challenges to overcome. What's more, with all the other e-commerce businesses and entrepreneurs already out there nowadays, it can be downright impossible to stand out and carve a niche for yourself. However, it’s still possible to launch a successful e-commerce business. You just need to do it right. Here’s what you need to know.
Imagine that after a long day of running your business, you go into your kitchen to find your refrigerator making strange sounds. What's more, a large, unsightly puddle spreads out from under it over your kitchen floor. You check to see what’s wrong. You unplug it and make a casserole with the perishable foods. Then you try to turn into a smart shopper with what's left of your day. You start looking for a replacement.
So you’re looking to take your first tentative steps into the world of online business? Or perhaps you’re already selling in a physical store and want to make the switch to ecommerce instead? From industry growth to payment gateways, this article looks at the most recent trends of 2017 and predicts how you can stay ahead of the pack in the industry this coming year.
Are you thinking of foraying into the world of online business? Then it’s likely you’re contemplating which e-commerce platforms to go with. This is obviously one of the first thresholds to starting an online store. It’s been some time since e-commerce platforms first hit the market. Since then a lot has evolved. It’s interesting to see which of the current e-commerce platforms will serve your needs well. Here are some you can consider.
If you haven’t noticed, ecommerce is taking the world by storm, and with for good reason. The industry is well established, but it also continues to be quite innovative. For example, there are a handful of big players like Amazon and eBay. However, there is still plenty of room for small business startups. The bottom line? It’s a good time to invest in ecommerce.
It's essential for shipped products to be appealing. After all, they’re the only tangible interaction your e-commerce store has with a customer. Therefore, you need to find ways to pamper that customer. And when you're an e-commerce entrepreneur, you have to do that pampering with great packaging. Packaging is your first and only in-person impression. If you want to acquire regular customers, that impression must be a good one.
When you're running an online business, there are a few mistakes you must avoid, whether you're a rookie or an expert. However, the subject of this article is a mistake that many online entrepreneurs make, even if they've been around a while. And what is that mistake? It is a failure to follow up with customers who placed an item in the cart but didn’t complete the purchase.
When it comes to launching an online store, many entrepreneurs choose the dropshipping model and use AliExpress as their supplying platform. There are plenty of reasons for that. Would you, too, like to learn how to dropship from Aliexpress? Read on to find out more.
You are only a few clicks away from starting your own successful ecommerce dynasty with a focus on CBD products. As an entrepreneur, you’ve been waiting for an opportunity just like this one.
Planning to tap into the e-commerce sector? For anyone starting out, Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) is one of the best places to kick off your career on the Internet. It is by far the easiest way to start an e-commerce business.
WordPress was first released 15 years ago as a free and open-source content management platform. At the time, it was targeted mainly to bloggers. These days, though, it is almost perfect for every kind of website. However, do WordPress and e-commerce work well together? Let's take a look and find out.
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If you’ve never built an ecommerce website before, then there’s a lot that you need to learn before taking the leap. The difference between an average site and an excellent site can mean millions of dollars per year. But do you know which factors matter? The answers may surprise you.
Would you like to create your dream lifestyle? Well, you're not the only one. Most of us want to find a way to live the life of our dreams. For many of us, it's that we want to be able to work from anywhere. Others dream of having an 8-figure dream lifestyle. But how does someone get to that dream lifestyle when they're caught up in the daily drudgery of a full-time job they have outgrown? If you want to leave your commute behind and get out of the corporate grind, then you need to start researching what’s available. Here are some ideas to get you started.
What were the best-selling items in your online store this holiday season? Did you pick some winners? Did you have—ahem—a couple of losers as well? While no one can predict the future, perhaps you can learn from the past to prepare for future holiday sales. So in that vein, let's take a look at what sold well for the holidays in 2018. By reviewing this list, you might be able to make some better guesstimates about what products to offer in your online store for the 2019 holiday season.