What Are the Top 4 eCommerce Disruptors for 2020?

  We made our predictions for 2020. Most are positive trends that you’re just going to want to keep an eye on.  But, in the world of eCommerce, there can always be surprises. And we think some might just disrupt your strategic plan this year. So what are we predicting to be the biggest disruptors

By |2020-01-23T10:46:57-05:00January 23rd, 2020|eCommerce|Comments Off on What Are the Top 4 eCommerce Disruptors for 2020?

Amazon Just Blocked Sellers From Using FedEx – What You Need to Know

The eCommerce shipping war heats up further, and this time Amazon is turning the tables on FedEx after an announcement last year that FedEx would cancel their contract with the eCommerce giant.  We’ve been covering the story as it emerges, and you can get up to speed on the history of the conflict with two

By |2020-01-03T13:41:30-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Amazon, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Amazon Just Blocked Sellers From Using FedEx – What You Need to Know

What Were the Most Powerful eCommerce Trends in Q4 2019?

eCommerce 2019 Holiday Sales Wrap Up, Mobile Leads The Way Again eCommerce trends in 2019 saw brands enjoying a record holiday sales season again this year, with many retailers dependent on the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas for as much as 40% of their annual sales. The results are encouraging (and perhaps a bit surprising,

By |2020-01-03T11:38:49-05:00January 2nd, 2020|eCommerce|Comments Off on What Were the Most Powerful eCommerce Trends in Q4 2019?

Why eCommerce Catalog Management is the Next Big Thing

Should you care about catalogs? (YES!) Aren't they a thing of the past? (NO!) Did You Know that Amazon Just Mailed out a Toy Catalog? Yes, this year Amazon mailed toy and fashion catalogs. The question is...does this seem odd to Amazon’s millions of customers and competitors? Perhaps, but the fact is, this is the

By |2019-12-04T14:04:09-05:00December 4th, 2019|Amazon|Comments Off on Why eCommerce Catalog Management is the Next Big Thing

2019 Holiday Shopping Dates [INFOGRAPHIC]

The holidays are here! This week kicks off the first of several eCommerce events you don't want to miss out on. Take note of the shopping days shoppers wait all year for. Are you ready?   Questions about how to up your eCommerce game in 2020? Learn more about Freestyle Solutions and M.O.M. - Mutlichannel

By |2019-11-25T14:55:24-05:00November 25th, 2019|retail holiday season|Comments Off on 2019 Holiday Shopping Dates [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Ultimate Cyber Monday Checklist – Are You Ready?

We're officially in the throws of eCommerce holiday sales season, so we thought we'd provide some final thoughts to help you finish getting ready. Check out a few of the articles we love this year - give them a quick read to tie up all of those troubling loose eCommerce holiday ends.   Our favorite

By |2019-11-19T14:19:03-05:00November 19th, 2019|retail holiday season, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Ultimate Cyber Monday Checklist – Are You Ready?

#TBT: 5 Insanely Easy Ways to Survive Holiday Returns

This week's #TBT touches on the dreaded holiday returns. If not prepared, returns after the holiday season can be a hassle and a headache for eCommerce brands (and brick and mortars, too). Learn how to get a working system in place so you can come out ahead after all those returns start piling in. Learn

By |2019-11-15T15:24:01-05:00November 14th, 2019|retail holiday season|Comments Off on #TBT: 5 Insanely Easy Ways to Survive Holiday Returns

5 eCommerce Mistakes to Watch Out for This Holiday Season!

There are a lot of lists floating around this time of year that tell you how to prepare for the holiday sales season - we've even written several of them - check out: Get Ready for the Holidays! How to Reduce Mistakes & Save Money with a WMS 3 Ways to Successfully Offer FREE SHIPPING

By |2019-11-11T18:07:04-05:00November 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 eCommerce Mistakes to Watch Out for This Holiday Season!

Ready for Growth? New Quiz Assesses: Do You Need a New OMS?

You may have a rocking product, and sales might be great. But if you don’t have a powerful order management system (OMS), you’re probably like thousands of other businesses right now, struggling to keep up and unable to grow.  How do you know when it’s time to take the next step? Why should you even

By |2019-11-08T11:49:22-05:00November 8th, 2019|Order Management System|Comments Off on Ready for Growth? New Quiz Assesses: Do You Need a New OMS?

#TBT: Get Ready for the Holidays! How to Reduce Mistakes & Save Money with a WMS

For multichannel and eCommerce brands, seasonal surges are expected, even appreciated, during the busy holiday months. And while they're anticipated, all too often we find ourselves not ready, and we end up in warehouse overload. The holidays mean: new products are promoted, volume increases and seasonal-sales result in inventory flying off the shelves. Quick question:

By |2019-12-06T14:06:58-05:00November 7th, 2019|WMS|Comments Off on #TBT: Get Ready for the Holidays! How to Reduce Mistakes & Save Money with a WMS