Tag Archives: Retailers

E-Commerce Accountant Shares Tax Planning Strategies for Online Retailers

Chris Rivera September 10, 2020 stevepb / Pixabay The pandemic has without a doubt shaken up every facet of our lives. Strict social distancing measures have pushed many small businesses with physical storefronts to explore a whole new world – online retail. Overall, U.S. e-commerce grew 44.5% in Q2, the biggest quarterly growth in more … Continue reading E-Commerce Accountant Shares Tax Planning Strategies for Online Retailers

The Future is Digital: How Video Helps Retailers Keep Up with Market Trends

Lauren McHugh August 24, 2020 In the first quarter of 2020 alone, video views for retailers were up 135% and rising as more consumers filled their shopping carts from home in response to the global pandemic. With an anticipated closure of nearly 25,000 retail stores across the US, retailers are heightening their focus on the … Continue reading The Future is Digital: How Video Helps Retailers Keep Up with Market Trends

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

How COVID-19 Has Increased Shipping Costs for Retailers

Michael Begg June 22, 2020 With Covid-19 forcing governments to close borders and discouraging international travel, there is serious pressure on freight costs, especially for air-freight. In a recent interview, Robert Khachatryan, Founder and CEO of Freight Right, explained that due to the cancellation of flights, their customers have been turning to ocean freight. However, … Continue reading How COVID-19 Has Increased Shipping Costs for Retailers

Google Allowing Retailers to Link PayPal, Google Merchant Center Accounts

Google Allowing Retailers to Link PayPal, Google Merchant Center Accounts by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, May 12, 2020 In an effort to make it easier for merchants to run Google’s free Shopping Ads, retailers can now link their PayPal and Google Merchant Center accounts. In April, Google took steps to make it free to sell on … Continue reading Google Allowing Retailers to Link PayPal, Google Merchant Center Accounts

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

Pinterest rolls out new commerce features for retailers as search volume climbs

Upgrades include the new Verified Merchant Program, new conversion reporting opportunities, and updates to Catalogs and dynamic retargeting. Taylor Peterson on March 26, 2020 Retailers on Pinterest will now have more ways to be discovered as the platform introduces new shopping features aimed at bringing products to where users are most likely to shop. Pinterest … Continue reading Pinterest rolls out new commerce features for retailers as search volume climbs

4 marketing lessons from retailers who are mastering the customer experience

Get inspiration from retailers who have focused their efforts on CX and adapt those learnings to better engage your own audience. Mike Farrell on March 23, 2020 I don’t need to go into detail on how fierce competition is for digital marketers in the retail space. They are constantly determining how to outmaneuver other retailers … Continue reading 4 marketing lessons from retailers who are mastering the customer experience

Why the retailers closing stores probably won’t see a major e-commerce uptick

There’s an underappreciated relationship between online and offline retail. Greg Sterling on January 15, 2020 According to post-holiday sales data, U.S. overall retail sales were flat or up modestly; however, some traditional retailers saw sales declines to varying degrees. By comparison, online sales were up roughly 19% according to data from Mastercard, which said total … Continue reading Why the retailers closing stores probably won’t see a major e-commerce uptick