Category Archives: Brick-and-Mortar Business

Brick-And-Mortar Banks Losing the Battle to Their Digital Counterparts

Julia Magas November 30, 2021 Financial technologies are rapidly transforming from futuristic imaginings into an inextricable component of everyday life. Back in 2016, such services as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay were just entering the global market as newfangled inventions, while today, they are used to processing three times more transactions than those made using … Continue reading Brick-And-Mortar Banks Losing the Battle to Their Digital Counterparts

How to Decide If a Brick and Mortar or Pop-Up Shop Is Right For You

Joel Goldstein November 26, 2021 Brick and Mortar shops aren’t dead yet, many people believe that ecommerce has taken over everything. Online shopping is more convenient and provides a better shopping experience, but online shopping only accounts for 14.3% of all retail sales worldwide. You can see that less than 15% of the share is … Continue reading How to Decide If a Brick and Mortar or Pop-Up Shop Is Right For You

How Livestreaming Rescued a Popular Chinese Brick-and-Mortar Company From COVID Crises (And How You Can Do the Same)

Jennifer Warren July 29, 2021 Picture this: Socialite Kim Kardashian and her sister Khole displaying a few nice-fitting JCPenney jeans on Facebook Live. Bet the jeans would have sold like hotcakes! In short, influencers hawking wares through live videos invariably invite more viewership, more engagement, more entertainment, and more SALES. Sigh! The fact: JCPenney, the … Continue reading How Livestreaming Rescued a Popular Chinese Brick-and-Mortar Company From COVID Crises (And How You Can Do the Same)

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