Going Global Should Be Part of Your 2019 Business Plan

If you are in e-commerce, you need to ensure that your 2019 business plan explores the potential of international sales and marketing. If you don’t at least evaluate your global opportunities, you risk falling behind your competition. You also could miss a critical chance to expand your sales exponentially. That’s because, as a DHL

By | 2018-12-11T17:30:41+00:00 December 11th, 2018|

To Ship Free, or Not to Ship Free – That’s the Question for E-commerce Retailers

The question of offering free shipping or not offering free shipping is on e-tailer’s minds year-round. Free shipping has become the norm, especially during the holiday season; 70 percent of shoppers have the expectation of receiving free shipping during the holidays, and 83 percent of consumers search for free shipping when shopping online, according

By | 2018-11-20T18:16:23+00:00 November 20th, 2018|

Safeguard your Business and Customers from Cyber Attacks

For both businesses and consumers, it’s wise to keep cybersecurity top of mind. Recent news of a massive security breach at Facebook reminds us that awareness, action and investment remain essential if we want to keep online information safe. For businesses in the age of e-commerce, failing to take continuous steps to improve and

By | 2018-10-16T15:53:53+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

Take Your E-Commerce Customer Service to the Next Level

Consider this: according to research by Zendesk, as many as 88% of people said an online customer service review had influenced their decision to buy. For your business, that can mean only one thing – it’s time to make customer service and engagement a top priority, especially if your operations are e-commerce-only, meaning you don’t actually

By | 2018-10-01T16:35:08+00:00 October 1st, 2018|

5 Tips to Perfect Your Global E-commerce Website

2.3 trillion is a big number. It’s also a number that should motivate your business to consider an international e-commerce strategy, because 2.3 trillion dollars is the amount that was spent on retail e-commerce around the globe in 2017. That’s an increase of almost six percent over the previous year, and research suggests that

By | 2018-09-04T22:39:15+00:00 September 4th, 2018|

Global E-Commerce Tip: Don’t Minimize De Minimis

E-commerce is changing the rules of business on a global scale, allowing even the smallest business to reach consumers anywhere on the planet, quickly and with relative ease. Here in the United States, both established organizations and online startups recognize the vast revenue potential beyond our borders, and they are adapting their strategies

By | 2018-08-07T21:21:24+00:00 August 7th, 2018|

It’s Beginning to Feel like Christmas in July for Many Businesses

For most Americans, July is all about Independence Day, family vacations and warm weather. But for those in the e-commerce business, mid-summer signals something entirely different: the impending arrival of the Christmas shopping season. Yes, we have months to go before Black Friday and Cyber Monday madness, but holiday offers and pre-holiday promotions

By | 2018-07-03T18:27:41+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|

4 Key Considerations to Shipping Chemicals Across the Border

If your company manufactures or distributes chemicals, you are no doubt aware that in 2016 the Lautenberg Act amended the decades-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). It established for the first time requirements for the comprehensive evaluation of existing chemicals in commerce, while also strengthening the review of new chemicals. While pesticides, tobacco

By | 2018-08-07T21:14:04+00:00 June 19th, 2018|
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