Time Management

New Feature

Posted by Beverly on June 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm

We have a new feature that many of you, especially those who sell food items, will be interested in. It allows merchants to flag specific states in which the methods are not going to be blocked (even though there are blocked methods set).  This is to allow close states (same zone) to still use Ground [...]

Centrifuge Inventory System Webinar – Register Today!

Posted by Robin on March 21, 2012 at 9:59 am

Join us on Thursday, March 29th at 2 PM ET for the Centrifuge Inventory System webinar, click here to register now. Learn how precise inventory management can streamline your e-commerce business to save you valuable time and money. Fully web based, nothing to install – Centrifuge gives you the freedom to monitor and control stock [...]

Save Sales Lost to Inventory Deficiencies

Posted by Robin on March 15, 2012 at 3:18 pm

Back in stock notifications can play a pivotal role for e-commerce retailers hoping to recapture sales lost due to stock deficiencies, but just how effective are they? Marketing Sherpa profiled BirkenstockCentral.com and revealed the amazing returns they experienced as a result of implementing back in stock notifications. The PSNE Group owns the online only retailer [...]

Holiday 101 Part III – Timing is Everything

Posted by Robin on October 12, 2011 at 1:11 pm

Last week we covered promotions and we can all agree on the importance of promotions, but they aren’t going to be effective if their timing is off. This week I will give you an easy reference guide for the days and dates to keep in mind for the rest of the year. Thanksgiving week – [...]

New Advanced Shipping Manager Features

Posted by Robin on September 27, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Although I was planning on tackling part two in my Holiday Planning series, I decided to expand on last week’s post and tell you about a few new things we have added to the Advanced Shipping Manager. The following standard features all come with the latest version – The ability to Block P.O. Box Deliveries [...]

Holiday Planning 101

Posted by Robin on September 22, 2011 at 11:49 am

Ready, set, go! The race is on to make the most of the coming holiday season, here is the first installment of a special holiday survival series.

Make Sure Shoppers Come Back for More

Posted by Robin on July 27, 2011 at 3:06 pm

In a recent article for InternetRetailer.com, Jon Love details the increasing importance of order management for online retailers. As the number of online shoppers increase every year, so does the number of merchants competing for their business. Shopper expectations are also changing. They expect the same features from a major retailer and they do from [...]

Are You Verifying Shipping Addresses In Your Yahoo! Store?

Posted by Robin on December 15, 2010 at 3:47 pm

How much thought have you given to the money you throw away on corrected address fees? Maybe you thought it was just a cost of doing business you had to put up with, or that somehow the invalid address entries would miraculously stop. Guess what, they aren’t going to stop and you don’t have to [...]

Words of Advice on Drop Shipping

Posted by Robin on October 21, 2010 at 3:45 pm

I just read this great article from Lisa Morgan at Practical eCommerce and decided to reprint it here. It’s full of great tips to help Drop Shippers run their business efficiently. You can view the original article HERE. Autumn provides a not-so-subtle reminder that the holiday season is in swing. I recently moderated “Manage Inventory [...]

Superior Nut Company Case Study

Posted by Robin on August 17, 2010 at 3:56 pm

Client Background Superior Nut Company started back in 1929 in Somerville, Massachusetts. Dedicated to providing high quality, small batch roasted nuts, dried fruits and nut butters; they operate a very successful online store. The Problem Shipping temperature sensitive products was always a challenge. In the summer, chocolate covered nuts and fruits proved especially bothersome. When [...]