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Vera Lim

Vera is an inbound marketing manager at TradeGecko. She’s made the jump from English literature to writing literature of the inventory management variety: from knowledge pages to covering the latest developments of the logistics world. In her free time, she writes feature articles and opinion editorials for news outlets.
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Vera Lim

21 Feb, "17

TradeGecko Year in Review 2016

At TradeGecko, our vision is to enable every commerce entrepreneur to build an amazing business, and we want to be the platform that helps you grow, scale, and optimize your business. It’s been an awesome year at TradeGecko, and we’d like to share some of our 2016 milestones with you:

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6 Feb, "17

TradeGecko is a Category Leader on GetApp for Q1 2017

TradeGecko allows business owners to focus on what makes their business grow, instead of spending valuable time on manual operations, and we’re proud to be recognized by GetApp as a Category Leader in the inventory management category!

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31 Jan, "17

Introducing: Batch and expiry date tracking for F&B businesses

Possible glass fragments. Undeclared milk. Salmonella. E-Coli. These are some of the reasons behind product recalls by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

If you’re the owner of a food and beverage (F&B) business, you are constantly running the risk of contamination for reasons like the ones outlined above.

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14 Dec, "16

What is healthy inventory management?

When you’re starting your business in either retail or wholesale, maintaining your inventory is critical for your business to succeed. When it comes to inventory management, you need to make sure you have the right amount of products, at the right place, at the right time, and at the right price. However, figuring out what’s right for all the different facets of inventory management can be challenging.

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28 Nov, "16

7 ways to save on inventory holding costs

When it comes to freeing up capital to grow your business, you can start by looking for areas of improvement and planning to reduce areas of high cost. And since the bulk of your costs will be tied up in inventory, starting with reducing inventory costs is the perfect place to start.

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23 Nov, "16

Dick Smith Electronics: From boom to bust

In early 2016, Dick Smith Electronics announced they would be shutting all 363 stores in Australia and New Zealand. For a homegrown brand that grew out of rented premises in a suburban carpark, the closure of Dick Smith Electronics stores has left Australians disappointed to see the demise of a once great local retailer.

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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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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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