Multi-channel selling can be lucrative for most sellers, but executing it properly can still be challenging. Not all marketplaces are created equal, and using a one-size-fits-all approach to multi-channel selling can do more harm than good. In this article, we tell you the value of multi-channel selling and the questions to ask before launching your products to a new marketplace.
Amazon sellers were not the only ones who benefited from Prime Day. In a survey by Internet Retailer, shoppers also checked deals from other sites, including Walmart.com (16%) and eBay (14%). Overall, Amazon shoppers spent $21-$50 on Prime Day, lower than the $75 average order value. Nevertheless, Amazon traffic was 15% higher than Prime Day 2016.
Online marketplaces have made it difficult for sellers to build customer loyalty. With so many options to buy from, shoppers can hop from one merchant to another, whether they are a B2C or B2B customer. Repeat business is much harder to achieve nowadays, but with the right retention strategies in place, you can effectively win customers for life.
In any complex operation, the more human interaction there is, the higher the risk for something to go wrong. In today’s multi-channel ecommerce operations, there are a lot of tasks retailers need to manage, from product content and marketplace listings to inventory, reordering and fulfillment. Retailers also need to handle marketing, customer service and managing […]
Amazon Prime Day is proving to be one of the biggest sales events in recent years, generating 60% more sales worldwide. eCommerce is booming, and with its explosive growth, delivery services have become essential to the online retail supply chain. To support growing demands, UPS will start adding surcharges during peak periods.
To recoup the […]
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.
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.