Category: Ecommerce Tips

Helping Stimulate the US Economy: Support Local

By on April 14, 2020

How ShipWorks Customers Contribute to the Stimulation of the US Economy A ShipWorks Customer Highlight by State While we still cannot fathom the lasting effects the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the US economy, it is more important than ever to support local and small businesses. ShipWorks has thousands of customers that can contribute to […]

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Your Social Distancing Secret Weapon

By on April 9, 2020

While everybody is struggling to find new places to come by the things they need, you’ve got ShipWorks! We have a customer that can accommodate everything from food to fashion! We’ve broken them down into categories for you to make shopping even easier.  Food & Drink Fashion & Accessories Pet Viper Gecko – Josh’s Frogs […]

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6 Roadblocks with Warehouse Productivity

By on December 17, 2019

Guest Author: David Madden, Founder and President of Container Exchanger   Productivity in the warehousing and storage industry dropped by 7.6 percent in 2018. In today’s warehousing industry, workers often need to deliver packages right to the consumer’s front door, which has increased the amount of labor per order. With more consumers ordering goods and products online, the […]

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Returns in Retail E-Commerce

By on December 3, 2019

The holiday season often means big sales for retailers of e-commerce stores. But it can expect massive returns. E-commerce owners and managers face several challenges when it comes to online returns from increased operational costs to supply chain complexity. The new consumer mentality helps exacerbate these challenges.  Today’s consumers are ordering multiple sizes and colors […]

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Top 6 E-commerce Podcasts

By on November 21, 2019

Podcasts are one of the top growing forms of digital media. Whether looking for something entertaining, motivating, inspirational or educational, podcasts can offer a variety of media for all to enjoy.  There are various e-commerce based podcasts out there. Whether listening as an interested consumer or business owner, e-commerce podcasts can offer valuable knowledge to […]

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What Are the Premium Shipping Options Available on Amazon?

By on November 7, 2019

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 […]

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How to Offer Black Friday Discounts and Still be Profitable

By on November 1, 2019

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 […]

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How to Prevent “Retail Apocalypse” from Happening to You

By on October 29, 2019

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 […]

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