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Killing Off Unwanted Inventory

The title may sound brutal, but excess inventory is no trivial matter, as any retailer experiences eventually. Whether or not it’s worse than a stockout is debatable, but one thing is for sure: inventory that isn’t sold is cash that’s tied up. Inventory is most likely your biggest investment. The longer you hold onto it, the […]

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Customer Spotlight: WallsNeedLove

Sometimes, a mission can turn into a business and then an entire community. Check out our Customer Spotlight on WallsNeedLove, a business centered around expressing art on the most personal of spaces: the walls of our homes. Image via Emily A Clark

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All the Details of Dropshipping

We’ve covered in-house and just-in-time fulfillment, as well as outsourced fulfillment, each with its own positives and negatives, but now we’re moving to a completely hands-off form of fulfillment — dropshipping. To some, it sounds like a pipe dream. No managing inventory? No actual fulfillment? That’s the essence of dropshipping, but there’s a lot more to […]

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Two Ecommerce Fulfillment Models for Complete Control

Isn’t fulfillment fulfilling? Depending on who you ask, the answer is questionable. But one thing is for sure: a fulfillment process that runs smoothly and efficiently is definitely fulfilling. And sometimes, it’s best to DIY. That’s at the core of the following two fulfillment models — in-house and just-in-time. Here’s what to expect from each. In-House Fulfillment […]

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