Retailers waste thousands of dollars each year because of poor warehouse management. According to a study by Intermec, outmoded and inefficient warehouse processes can amount to at least 3,000 labor hours annually, and mispicks cost businesses $390,000 per year.
As retailers sell on more sales channels and offer a wider assortment of products, listings get extremely difficult to manage. Product content, pricing and channel-specific settings all need to be accounted for when listing on marketplaces or your own website. Fortunately, Jazva’s powerful categorization tool offers a solution for managing products and listings more efficiently.
Online auto parts and accessories sales is quickly accelerating and outpacing brick and mortar. There’s an estimated 70 million searches for auto parts every month, and aftermarket ecommerce is projected to grow by 15% in 2017 and 2018, according to Hedges & Company. Nearly half of that growth will come from mobile.
Inventory replenishment is one of the most significant and challenging tasks in any ecommerce operation. Without a proper plan and infrastructure in place, you risk overselling, and upsetting customers, losing the sale and possibly the customer and any future sales.
Last week, Amazon quietly dropped their free shipping minimum from $49 to $35 to match Walmart and Jet. This reactionary response, just three weeks after Walmart announced their membership-free 2-day free shipping model, is clearly an indication of how seriously Amazon is taking competition from the world’s largest retailer.
Becoming a PowerSeller should be the goal of every seller wanting to take their eBay business to the next level. The earning potential is huge, and if you have the right strategies in place, you can easily achieve the PowerSeller status.
Amazon is a force to be reckoned with, and Walmart is doing everything to catch up and gain market share. This week, however, FedEx, a longtime partner of Amazon, surprised us by announcing FedEx Fulfillment, an ecommerce service very similar to Amazon FBA. Read on for more industry trends and our latest insights.
Since 1960, Esbenshade’s Garden Center has been providing a great selection of plants, gardening products and accessories. Like many traditional retailers, Esbenshade’s wanted to get into digital retail, but it wasn’t that easy. They needed a system that can manage their products and inventory across multiple online sales channels.