Save Those Searches for Easy Recall
Nov14

Save Those Searches for Easy Recall

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   Albert Einstein defines insanity as doing the same thing over-and-over again and expecting ShipWorks to magically begin to do it for you… or something like that. If you’re like me, you use the Advanced Search function to locate groups of orders pretty often.  It’s a great way to pull up a group of orders based on certain criteria when you want to run reports or maybe batch process...

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Proud of Your Brand? Flaunt It.
Nov12

Proud of Your Brand? Flaunt It.

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   You have a logo you paid hard-earned money to have created. It took hours and hours to make sure it captures your brand exactly how you hoped it would. It sets the tone for your consumers before they ever lay eyes on your product and differentiates your brand from the competition.  You couple that with your catchy tagline, and you have an experience that your carry over into every aspect...

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What Are the Premium Shipping Options Available on Amazon?
Nov07

What Are the Premium Shipping Options Available on Amazon?

Over the years, the retail culture of immediacy has increased to such degree that big players like Amazon – and most recently, Walmart and Target – have made it possible for customers to have their products shipped in a blink of an eye. We all seem to be getting influenced by social immediacy, and the effect that this has on consumer engagement behaviors is staggering. It is well known that Amazon enjoys breaking its own...

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When Was The Last Time You Looked At That Order?
Nov06

When Was The Last Time You Looked At That Order?

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   One million, three hundred thousand, eight hundred, fifty two.  That’s how many orders you have in ShipWorks, going all the way back to 2005.  I mean, that’s awesome! But do you really need all of them readily available in ShipWorks?  What if we told you that you could archive the majority of them, freeing up space in ShipWorks to speed up shipping performance. Archiving orders in...

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How to Offer Black Friday Discounts and Still be Profitable
Nov01

How to Offer Black Friday Discounts and Still be Profitable

Black Friday is a big deal for e-commerce companies since it’s one of the most profitable sales days in retail. Black Friday saw a year-over-year growth of 23.6 percent, with online sales raking in $6.2 billion in 2018. Moreover, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 14 percent in 2018, earning $7.75 billion. Discounting is now inherent, and a part of the buying culture as research shows that price was the largest determinant for...

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How to Prevent “Retail Apocalypse” from Happening to You
Oct29

How to Prevent “Retail Apocalypse” from Happening to You

When retail stores begin to shut down in droves, it creates a phenomenon known as a “retail apocalypse.” The famed “retail apocalypse” started back in 2010 with mass store closures that took place as a result of a 50 percent decline in mall traffic. But the evolution of the retail apocalypse further evolved in 2016 with 2,056 retail store closures and a record 8,139 store closures in 2017. Yet, the...

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