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04/01/2013 - Order Fulfillment
In a retail environment where customer loyalty is increasingly rare and customer expectations are higher than ever, merchants should be constantly searching for ways to improve the way they do business. For a retailer or wholesaler who sells online, the struggle to provide excellent value and an ideal customer experience without a physical presence can be difficult. The key to a successful ecommerce channel ultimately hinges on one important area-the warehouse.
10/01/2012 - Sterling REDUCEs B2B Credit Card Processing Fees
Sterling Buying Group (SBG) has been around for more than six years, spearheaded by credit card processing industry veterans Howard Cooper and Kevin Schifrin, who have grown the company in excess of 40 percent annually. To Cooper, running the business is not just about getting clients in the door, it is about taking care of those clients and making sure that customer service is consistently at the forefront of every client interaction.
09/01/2012 - Sterling Helps REDUCE Costs
Sterling Buying Group has been around for more than six years, spearheaded by credit card processing industry veterans who have grown the company in excess of 20 to 40 percent annually. To managing partner Howard Cooper, running the business is not just about getting clients in the door, it is taking care of those clients and making sure that customer service is consistently at the forefront of every client interaction.
09/01/2012 - Kheops-Meaningful-Business
How can a business inspire harmony? How does making a purchase result in a deeper connection with nature? Most importantly, what in the world does the web have to do with it? Kheops International has answers, all of which come in the form of meaningful gifts. As a leading wholesaler and drop shipper of candles, treasure boxes, figurines and other spiritual items, Kheops shares its appreciation for harmony and nature via its selection of gifts and jewelry.
09/01/2012 - The Sky's the Limit with Cloud Computing
Instagram, Groupon and LinkedIn are amazing success stories that serve different markets yet share a common link. Each was born in "The Cloud," a complex infrastructure that, in real time over the Internet, extends an online business's IT capabilities without investing in new infrastructure, training new personnel or licensing new software.
09/01/2012 - Shipping is Key to Shopping Carts
UPS recently commissioned a study to pinpoint key details regarding shipping and online purchases useful in preventing online shopping cart abandonment. With cart abandonment rates soaring around 70 percent, businesses with online stores can benefit from the information uncovered by comScore, Inc., the company commissioned to perform the study.
07/01/2012 - The Green Revolution
Cloud computing, data and applications housed in a centralized data center rather than various offices maintaining their own server farm, offers significant benefits to companies and to employees. Tele-working is on the rise, as it helps employees balance work-life demands and it offers true cost savings to both employee and employer.
07/01/2012 - Free Shipping Worth Waiting For
Online shoppers want free shipping, even if it means their packages take longer to arrive, and are less concerned about sales tax, according to a recent study by research and consulting firm AlixPartners LLP.
06/01/2012 - Conversion Funnels for Web Profits
Conversion funnels help website owners understand the online behavior of visitors during a conversion process.
12/01/2011 - ThermoServ Beverageware
If you are currently drinking out of an insulated thermos, mug, or tumbler with your college or favorite brand's insignia on it, there is a really good chance ThermoServ made it.
09/01/2011 - Great L&H Trading Is Making Business Bright
Great L&H Trading, a discount sunglass and fashion eyewear manufacturer and wholesaler, began its business in China, but quickly expanded to the United States.
06/01/2011 - Myths Surrounding PPC
It should come as no surprise that in order to grow a business, you need to market that business.
06/01/2011 - Five Ways to Stop Cart Abandonment
Too often, ecommerce transactions are spoiled by abandoned shopping carts.
08/01/2010 - Creating a Sale Capturing Checkout Process
The checkout process is one of the most important parts of a successful ecommerce site.
08/01/2010 - In Mixed Retail Forecast
In mixed retail forecast, look for cost-cutting, new products through 2012
07/01/2010 - A Walk Through the Footwear Industry
Some 18 months ago, the footwear industry was very much feeling the effects of the global economic crisis.
01/01/2010 - MK Brings Good Life to Water
The Good Life Gear product line from MK Distributors Inc. includes stainless steel water bottles with clever twists that make using them much more fun and functional than similar products.
11/01/2009 - Relaxing Soda
MARY JANE'S SODA INC. has introduced, "Mary Jane's Relaxing Soda."
11/01/2009 - Grrr-nola Bars for Dogs
ALL AMERICAN PET BRANDS has introduced a series of Grrr-nola bars, billed as the first meal in a bar for dogs.
11/01/2009 - Conserving for Profit
The environment and the economy go hand in hand.
10/01/2009 - Renegotiating Leases
In the face of continuing economic conditions, powerful national retailers and restaurant corporations are actively and aggressively renegotiating their leases with their landlords.
09/01/2009 - Gift Wholesalers Hopeful for the Holidays
As with every business sector, those working in the gift industry have just one question regarding the recession: Is it over yet?
09/01/2009 - Checkout Options Flourish
Most anyone who has made a purchase on eBay is familiar with PayPal, an ecommerce checkout option, which since 2002 has been a wholly owned subsidiary of the online auction site.
08/01/2009 - Top Housewares Trends
Respecting Generational Divides, Living Within Our Means, the Live In Kitchen, the Green Kitchen, the Wellness Kitchen and Cooking for Fun are the most important trends at work in the consumer marketplace of the future.
08/01/2009 - Five Paid Search Myths
My previous few articles revealed details on what it takes to run a more profitable paid search campaign.
07/01/2009 - New ASD East Trade Show
Nielsen Business Media's Merchandise Group, producers of the ASD trade shows, will hold a re-focused show, ASD EAST, September 13-15, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.
07/01/2009 - Exploring Free Shipping Options
Since shoppers are interested in buying from retailers who offer free shipping, that service will only increase a merchant's online sales.
05/01/2009 - Tranquila Beverage
VITILA BRANDS LLC introduces Tranquila, a beverage designed to bring calm in trying times. It is available in two versions
05/01/2009 - Controlling and Reducing Fulfillment Costs
We all know we're in a tough business climate.
04/01/2009 - Three Big eCommerce Tips
With the economic crisis forcing small business owners to slash costs, while trying to build up sales and revenue, ecommerce is increasingly seen as an attractive market environment.
04/01/2009 - Sites Wield Influence
User reviews and recommendations on online retail sites are more useful for typical web shoppers who plan to REDUCE the amount of money they spend on a variety of products, according to a recent study.
04/01/2009 - Hemp: Not Just For Textiles
Hemp has been finding its way to store shelves for many years, even without knowing the extensive benefits of such a green profit.
03/01/2009 - Renewable Stationery
There are many types of natural, earth friendly stationery: recycled wrapping paper, plantable seed papers, hemp and other renewable products.
03/01/2009 - Decreasing Cart Abandonment
Moving customers through the checkout process effectively is a critical element toward closing any sale online.
02/01/2009 - Online Fraud Climbs 11 Percent
Ecommerce fraud losses in the U.S. and Canada are expected to reach $4 billion for 2008, an 11 percent increase from 2007, according to CyberSource Corp.
01/01/2009 - Tips for Selling in Tough Times
As economic times become more difficult and uncertainty increases, many business owners have found it tough to sell their products.
01/01/2009 - Tips for Cutting Taxes
As the calendar turns to another year, it's time to get 2008 tax information in order.
12/01/2008 - Body Shapers Shed Weight
ISA-BELES TOTAL MAKEOVER INC. offers a line of Body Shapers, which are compression girdles that are made of a surgical fabric.
11/01/2008 - Quality Magnetic Healing
As a pioneer in the magnetic healing industry for more than a decade, Magnetic Product Marketing Inc. remains in the forefront of testing products that are introduced to this field.
11/01/2008 - Monitor Social Networks
While online merchants' use of social networks can bring benefits, they also can carry harmful consequences.
11/01/2008 - Editor's Hot Product Picks November 2008
Editor's Hot Products from the November 2008 issue of Web Wholesaler Magazine.
11/01/2008 - CLS Offers Solutions
With more than 20 years of experience handling, processing and liquidating product for many of the world's largest retailers and manufacturers.
10/01/2008 - Prep Websites for Holidays
More consumers are expected to shop online this holiday season. Now is the time to make sure your retail website is ready to maximize the potential.
10/01/2008 - Baby Inspires New Line
Shopping for her new baby girl, Charisma, has inspired Rosanna Tran of Aliz International Inc. to develop a new line of lightweight waterproof nylon Betty Boop licensed bags.
09/01/2008 - Health, Home & Housewares Trends
With the "green" movement leading the way, increasingly conscientious Americans also want to eat better, improve their home environment and escape to the great outdoors.
08/01/2008 - Gaining Customer Confidence For More Sales
The Internet can provide store owners with a wider channel of distribution for their products.
06/01/2008 - Gas Prices Drive Shoppers To Web
Concerns about the economy and rising gasoline prices may send more shoppers to the web. They cite the convenience and savings on gas in a recent survey by the investment firm of Piper Jaffray.
05/01/2008 - Energy Saving Kit
DOMIA LTD., a developer of energy saving products in the United Kingdom, has created, "Bye Bye Standby," an energy saving kit which is now available in the U.S. The kit provides an easy way to cut wasteful standby power.
05/01/2008 - Dell Tests Biz Service
The computer company, Dell Inc., is currently testing a new system that could help relieve small businesses from needing to employ IT experts. The test is now taking place in Dallas.
04/01/2008 - Owners Express Confidence
U.S. small business confidence improved this February for the first time since July, according to Discover's Small Business Watch index.