Shipping

Top Considerations When Shopping for an eCommerce Fulfillment Partner

Guest Blog written by Jake Rheude – Director of Business Development & Marketing at Red Stag Fulfillment , a US-based e-commerce fulfillment provider focused primarily on serving ecommerce businesses shipping heavy, large, or valuable products to customers all around the world. Jake can be reached at 800-815-7824, by email at jake@redstagfulfillment.com or visit the website…

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Challenges Across the Pond

  Welcome back to The Retailbound Blog! Hopefully you enjoyed our interview with James Yu of SimplyGlobo Inc. this past Tuesday. Throughout the summer, I will be conducting various interviews with other knowledgeable business professionals, so be sure to keep reading our blog as to not miss out on what we anticipate to be extremely…

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Winning Negotiations: 4 Tips for Suppliers

The average retailer is focused on their bottom line, and when it comes to suppliers, retailers will seek to maximize their profit margin and minimize workload and costs. As Tim Potter, a small business marketing expert based out of London, says, “A retailer is a bit like having a salesman who demands the highest bonuses,…

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Tips for Liquidating Inventory

Inevitably, every retailer has faced this classic dilemma: you bought too much stock of an item, a new model came out for merchandise you still have a significant amount of, you didn’t sell your entire holiday inventory, or maybe a product just isn’t moving as quickly as you’d like. Matt Konkle, President of Fifth Gear,…

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Improving the Online Shopping Experience

In 2012, more than 90,000 U.S. retailers had an online presence – raking in combined revenue of roughly $197 billion. And though online sales have continued to grow, small retailers have struggled to compete with ecommerce giants like Amazon and big-box retailers like Walmart and Target, who have invested heavily in the online shopping experience.…

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Choosing a Distribution Model: Drop Shipping vs Traditional Inventory

Welcome back, retail enthusiasts! One of the topics that consistently comes up in the retail world is the logistics of shipping. From the manufacturers, to the distributors, to your retail store – there are many factors and unexpected costs to consider during the shipping process that can be often overlooked. As Robert Gilbreath, VP of…

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