Last Friday, Amazon announced that it’s buying grocery store chain Whole Foods for 13.7 billion, the company’s largest acquisition ever. Analysts have called this an “earthquake” in the grocery sector. The purchase could usher in a new phase of retail, affecting the future of groceries, and shopping as a whole.
More than 10,000 retailers, suppliers and technology vendors attended the the Internet Retail Conference & Exhibition in Chicago this year. IRCE was a great way to learn the latest technologies, trends and best practices when it comes to digital commerce. Below are some of the key takeaways from the trade show.
Growing sellers know that in order to scale their business, they need to sell more products on more channels, both as means to reach a wider audience and to maximize their digital footprint. Drop shipping is a great way to offload fulfillment, but despite the benefits, there are hidden costs and challenges in drop shipping without automation.
As a developer, it’s important to get hands-on experience working on a software that delivers value. Equally important is the need to find mentors, to work with smart, experienced engineers. This has been the experience of Ken, one of our developers at Jazva. He’s gained valuable experience here, thanks to great mentorship and a fun team to work with.
It’s been a busy month here at Jazva. We’ve developed deeper integrations with Walmart, Jet and Volusion. Similarly, we’ve added some cool features related to order management, which will give you more flexibility and options in handling your daily operations.
The pricing war continues to heat up as Amazon lowers its free shipping threshold for non-Prime members yet again. More and more sellers are also expanding into Walmart Marketplace, given its recent investments and competitive 2-day free shipping policy. Sellers will indeed need to diversity their channels to meet where the shoppers are.
Warehouse security is about more than just remembering to lock up at the end of the night. There are many things to be aware of when you are attempting to improve the security of your warehouse, but these tips will help you take the most important steps toward being better protected. These simple ways of increasing your warehouse security will give you the chance to prevent theft and other security issues, and also help you find the responsible parties after a crime has taken place. Here is what you should do to make your warehouse more secure.
As a company, Jazva’s mission is to help online sellers grow their business. We do so by creating powerful technology that streamlines and simplifies multi-channel ecommerce. But building the next-generation ecommerce platform takes a lot of work and skill (sweat and tears included)!
As shopping slides further into digital commerce, online selling has become more challenging. Fulfillment and delivery costs continue to rise as customer expectations drive higher volumes at faster rates. Sellers today will also need to be armed with sufficient technological capabilities to keep up.
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Jazva is thrilled to announce two major product updates we’ve recently added to the system. The light manufacturing upgrade will enable retailers to manage their business from production and shipping without the need for expensive custom development.