Miva CEO on Thriving in an Amazon-dominant Economy

The development of Amazon has prompted some observers to suggest independent ecommerce merchants are endangered. Rick Wilson, CEO of Miva, the ecommerce platform, disagrees. He states independent ecommerce is robust. His new book”Dragon Proof Ecommerce,” provides a roadmap for continued expansion. I recently spoke with him about the book, Amazon, and the prognosis for independentContinue reading “Miva CEO on Thriving in an Amazon-dominant Economy”

Is it time to reassess importing products from China?

Like most online retailers, My Event Décor imports goods from China. President Donald Trump’s current swathe of tariffs on imported Chinese-manufactured goods, in addition to the continuing and increasingly violent street protests in Hong Kong over perceived Chinese interference, makes me nervous. To my understanding, our Australian government has not introduced tariffs into the breadthContinue reading “Is it time to reassess importing products from China?”

DuckDuckGo Attracts Privacy-conscious Shoppers

DuckDuckGo is a general-purpose search engine that shows results from its index and about 400 reliable sources. It doesn’t collect or share users’ personal information. This single fact could make it popular with tech-savvy, privacy-conscious consumers. To some, the outcomes it provides might not be as personalized or relevant as Google or Bing. But, DuckDuckGoContinue reading “DuckDuckGo Attracts Privacy-conscious Shoppers”

Physical Store Closures Hit a New High in 2019

    2019 was not a fantastic year for brick-and-mortar shops. As of November 1, U.S. retail store closures attained 9,302, a 59 percent increase over 2018 based on Coresight Research. The largest contributor was Payless ShoeSource, which declared bankruptcy and shut all its 2,100 stores. In “Is Experiential Retail Working? ,” my April 2019Continue reading “Physical Store Closures Hit a New High in 2019”

Mobile Payments Streamline Brick-and-mortar Checkout

The checkout counter at brick-and-mortar shops can have long lines, which create tension and frustration for shoppers. However, it does not have to be like that. Mobile devices can streamline the payment procedure. Mobile payment approval means that physical-store merchants can process credit and debit card transactions from anywhere and not necessarily at a counter.Continue reading “Mobile Payments Streamline Brick-and-mortar Checkout”

Revenue Report: 2019 Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Adverse weather conditions in several areas and the ease of ordering through mobile devices led to record-setting U.S. digital sales for the 2019 Thanksgiving weekend. This is my fifth annual”Sales Report” for Thanksgiving Day during Cyber Monday, after installments from 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015. Alright, see our merchandise: free magento 2 pos extension PosContinue reading “Revenue Report: 2019 Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday”

What Is the Best B2B Ecommerce Platform?

Some estimates suggest the worldwide business-to-business ecommerce marketplace will be more than two times as big as retail ecommerce in 2020. Regardless of the market’s size, many B2B sellers lag behind B2C in ecommerce technologies, features, and functionality. The earnings are there. Worldwide, B2B ecommerce revenues are expected to reach $6.6 trillion in 2020, comparedContinue reading “What Is the Best B2B Ecommerce Platform?”

The Complete Cost of a Direct-to-consumer Merchandise

Deciding if your direct-to-consumer product could be rewarding is more than subtracting the product’s unit cost in the projected selling price. It requires estimating the complete cost of bringing the product to market, selling it, and delivering it. Direct-to-consumer ecommerce is a fast-growing section of the retail sector. It features traditional producers that sell theirContinue reading “The Complete Cost of a Direct-to-consumer Merchandise”

How to Prosper as a B2B Distributor

Being in the center is dangerous. Distributors are easily replaced in the electronic landscape. How do you, a distributor, remain relevant? Focus on what makes your business unique. Your uniqueness is not your products. With a couple of exceptions, the products that you offer are available in different places. See our products: Magento pos bigcommerceContinue reading “How to Prosper as a B2B Distributor”

Obtaining B2B Sales Teams to Embrace Ecommerce

A sales staff can determine success or failure for a B2B ecommerce application. Sales personnel have the influence and trust among customers to drive ecommerce adoption. It is the job of management to offer the sales staff with the tools to create ecommerce an integral part of the efforts. In this post, I will discussContinue reading “Obtaining B2B Sales Teams to Embrace Ecommerce”

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