Category Archives: Brick-and-Mortar Business

Online Fulfillment Explained for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

River Cartie July 14, 2020 Brick-and-mortar fulfillment is cut and dry — customer comes in, customer pays, customer leaves with their new product. Ecommerce fulfillment, by contrast, is much more complicated. Remember those high school algebra problems where trains leave at different stations at different times in different directions? Welcome to ecommerce fulfillment. Online fulfillment … Continue reading Online Fulfillment Explained for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Online Retail Options for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

River Cartie June 30, 2020 Ecommerce and brick-and-mortar stores are no longer two opposing sides; the great retail war is over. Rather than choosing one or the other, most successful companies today are opting for both. By now, most retailers recognize that an ecommerce site can complement their brick-and-mortar store — the problem is that … Continue reading Online Retail Options for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Shifting Bricks-and-Mortar Businesses Online

Dana Salman June 23, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a fundamental shift in how many retail businesses operate. With the government closure of non-essential businesses and customers nervous about keeping proper social distances in retail spaces, many brick-and-mortar businesses have focused on adding ecommerce to their business model. While this shift may have happened … Continue reading Shifting Bricks-and-Mortar Businesses Online

3 Simple Ways Brick and Mortar Storefronts Can Expand Their Online Footprint

Deborah Sweeney — April 24, 2020 Studies have shown that 90% of American businesses are family-owned or controlled. Mom-and-pop shops are vital to their communities and the economy. Amid COVID-19, small businesses are hard at work adapting and pivoting their services and offerings for customers. One key area brick and mortar storefronts have been focused … Continue reading 3 Simple Ways Brick and Mortar Storefronts Can Expand Their Online Footprint

E-commerce as an Alternative for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Michael Begg — April 16, 2020 The impact of coronavirus can be seen throughout the different areas of our economy: airlines are struggling, restaurants are closing, and even the stock market has suffered. However, most economic losses in the United States are due to store closures. About 72% of retailers are already closing stores and … Continue reading E-commerce as an Alternative for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Do Brick-and-Mortar Stores Still Drive Sales? With the Help of Email — Absolutely!

James Glover — January 10, 2020 It’s no secret that digital sales are devouring the traditional brick-and-mortar marketplace. In fact, 2019 marked the first year in history that online retail beat out in-store sales, claiming a total of 12 percent of all transactions worldwide. In light of facts like this, we shouldn’t be surprised to … Continue reading Do Brick-and-Mortar Stores Still Drive Sales? With the Help of Email — Absolutely!

10 Developing Technologies That Will Positively Impact Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Young Entrepreneur Council — September 9, 2019 Follow @YEC — September 9, 2019 Changes in technology during the last decade have impacted every aspect of business, and this pace of change is likely to continue. To find out how upcoming changes could impact local or regional stores, members of the Young Entrepreneur Council said the … Continue reading 10 Developing Technologies That Will Positively Impact Brick-and-Mortar Retail

7 Things from Brick-And-Mortar Stores You Should Use in Your Online Store

Jake Rheude — June 1, 2018 Follow @jakerheude— June 1, 2018 More and more people prefer shopping online rather than in stores in their towns, but that definitely doesn’t mean online shop owners can’t learn a thing or two from their brick-and-mortar companions. Here are just seven things that you can take from malls, shopping … Continue reading 7 Things from Brick-And-Mortar Stores You Should Use in Your Online Store