When Returns Get You Down – An eCommerce Survival Tale

I hate returns, you hate returns. But you know who really hates returns, even more than us? eTailers.  Going back to the mall was bad enough before the pandemic. And nothing’s worse than having to deal with the dreaded return label when you need to return an item bought online.  The label must be located,

By |2022-01-27T00:46:06-05:00January 26th, 2022|Returns|Comments Off on When Returns Get You Down – An eCommerce Survival Tale

Cyber Week Sales Wrap Up 2021

We have a lot of data to pore over and the results for Cyber Week are mixed, but first, Retail Info Systems has an interesting take on how customers are shopping this season. This article details how consumers may be longing for a taste of traditional in-store Christmas shopping after purchasing online last year. There

By |2021-12-08T15:41:40-05:00December 8th, 2021|eCommerce, retail industry, Trending|Comments Off on Cyber Week Sales Wrap Up 2021

The Ultimate Holiday Ebook for eCommerce

For years, Freestyle has published timely, relevant, exceptional content geared towards helping retail brands and eTailers get through the busy, hectic, profitable holiday season. Now, we’re pulling some of our hottest pieces together into our new "Freestyle's Ultimate Holiday Order and Inventory Management Ebook", including: How to Take on the Holiday Retail Season Like a

By |2021-11-17T13:14:53-05:00November 17th, 2021|eCommerce, Fulfillment, Inventory Management, Order Entry, Order Management System, retail holiday season, Returns, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Ultimate Holiday Ebook for eCommerce

TBT: Holiday Shipping & Ordering – Have You Started?

We recently wrote about how important getting a head start on your holiday ordering and shipping is going to be this year.  Recent supply chain issues don’t seem to have any solution in the near future. Increased shipping rates and slower delivery times are expected from all the major carriers - yes, UPS FedEx and

By |2021-10-21T11:32:16-04:00October 21st, 2021|retail holiday season, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TBT: Holiday Shipping & Ordering – Have You Started?

Will Shipping & the Supply Chain Bring Bah Humbug to the Holidays?

There’s been a lot of shipping and supply chain news for eCommerce brands to digest the past few weeks: The continuing impact of the global supply chain crisis The challenges brands and consumers will face with holiday ordering and shipping in the coming months And more... All of these unprecedented industry disruptions are sure to

By |2021-10-11T09:06:13-04:00October 8th, 2021|retail holiday season|Comments Off on Will Shipping & the Supply Chain Bring Bah Humbug to the Holidays?

TBT: How to Write an Amazing eCommerce Returns Policy (BEFORE You Need It)

Earlier in the year, we wrote about how important a good eCommerce Returns Policy is. And after that, we showed you exactly how to make an implement a top-notch Returns Policy that will help your business and your bottom line. Take a look back at our infographic that shows you just how easy it is

By |2021-10-07T12:25:22-04:00October 7th, 2021|Returns|Comments Off on TBT: How to Write an Amazing eCommerce Returns Policy (BEFORE You Need It)

TBT: eCommerce & Retail Stores Closing

It's been almost a year since we looked at how retail stores closing might impact eCommerce. Or more accurately, how eCommerce might be able to help save brands. Yes, it's been a year, but the topic is still hot. In fact, Sears made headlines just this week, announcing plans to shutter the last of their

By |2021-09-30T12:20:51-04:00September 30th, 2021|eCommerce|Comments Off on TBT: eCommerce & Retail Stores Closing

TBT: Pulse TV – How eCommerce Continues to Survive the Pandemic

This week’s TBT takes a look back at our popular eCommerce series 3 questions with PulseTV. Pulse TV gave us some intriguing thoughts on how to survive a global pandemic when you’re in the world of eCommerce. Their innovation and creativity helped us all see the upside to needing to change directions unexpectedly. Course correcting

By |2021-09-13T09:32:55-04:00September 9th, 2021|COVID-19, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TBT: Pulse TV – How eCommerce Continues to Survive the Pandemic

TBT: How to Survive the Dreaded eCommerce Returns

Handling returns is one of the most difficult parts of retail for any brand. But as this past blog post shows, even for eCommerce brands, the dreaded return does not have to get you down.  This week's throwback Thursday takes a look back at how eCommerce returns don't have to break you. You actually CAN

By |2021-09-13T09:40:07-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Returns, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TBT: How to Survive the Dreaded eCommerce Returns

TBT: How Steger Mukluks Used SiteLINK to Grow

  On this week's #TBT, we're looking back at the success of long-time Freestyle customer Steger Mukluks & Moccasins found with M.O.M. and SiteLINK. Steger's had a problem. They were seeing inefficient double entries and dealing with a lot of costly ordering mistakes. They needed a solution. In 2005, they started using Freestyle's industry-leading order

By |2021-09-13T10:12:01-04:00July 15th, 2021|SiteLINK|Comments Off on TBT: How Steger Mukluks Used SiteLINK to Grow
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