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27 Sep, "16

FCTRY: where art, product and eCommerce come together

Sometimes art imitates life. Other times, life imitates art. But if there’s any imitation going on at all, we suggest it be eCommerce retailers and wholesalers taking a few pages from the book of Jason Feinberg, artist turned business owner, and his company FCTRY.

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23 Sep, "16

Scale your B2B operations to serve B2C customers

Mitch Bittermann is the Chief Logistics Officer at aCommerce. He has worked on a multitude of international logistics projects including customer service operations in Canada and setting up distribution centers in Thailand and Europe. In this guest post, he shares his expertise in scaling your business and optimizing B2C eCommerce operations.

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20 Sep, "16

Safety Stock Calculation - 4 Key Points to Consider

Safety stock is important for all commerce businesses — regardless of whether they’re following a Min/Max inventory system, or whether they’re dealing with cyclical and seasonal customer demand patterns.

In fact, maintaining safety stock is an essential part of capturing opportunistic sales, retaining business and making customers happy.

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15 Sep, "16

How do you make a great business better?

Ryan Meehan is the President of the Northeastern Division of D&T Distribution, Inc., the national provider of Pali Hawaii Sandals in the United States. In this guest post, he shares his experience of expanding the family business, and how he’s scaled up the wholesale distribution of Pali Hawaii Sandals’ popular classic brown “Jesus Sandal”:

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14 Sep, "16

How to create a line sheet from your Shopify store

You have a Shopify store selling products unique to your brand, and it’s doing well. You’re sure you can scale up the production end of your business to match the increase in demand, and you’ve already received some queries from retailers who are keen to stock your product. They’re asking you to send over a line sheet, and you’re trying to figure out what goes into creating one.

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8 Sep, "16

How to write a business plan for your wholesale business

Starting a wholesale business, or adding wholesale operations to your existing retail operations, can be a beautiful thing. A wholesale business gives you the ability to bridge the gap between manufacturers and retail operations, letting you work within the supply chain.

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7 Sep, "16

Product Bundling - How to increase sales

GorillaLab’s Bryce and Camila are Shopify and TradeGecko experts. They work with their Shopify clients to implement inventory management software. In this guest post, they share their tips on how product and price bundling can help retailers to sell more.

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31 Aug, "16

How much does it cost to open a Shopify store?

Shopify is a fast growing eCommerce platform, offering businesses the opportunity to set up an eCommerce store at affordable rates -- about 160% below the average for eCommerce platforms! If you’re looking to start building your very first business, Shopify is an easy solution.

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