Proceed to Checkout: The Unexpected Story of How Ecommerce Started

From trading cattle with your neighbor, to buying pizza online – it’s clear that commerce has changed tremendously over time. But what was the catalyst for it all? How did something like ecommerce become this $279 billion industry? In celebration of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we decided to play detective to find the truth behind the…

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How Cursor & Thread Monetizes Their Passion With Shopify

The motivation to start a business is different for everyone.Some entrepreneurs want to build the next Facebook or Uber and change the world with a disruptive new technology or business model. Others want to grow an empire and generate massive profit margins like Walmart.But for many, the birth of a new business represents a means…

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4 Secrets to Reduce Holiday Returns [Infographic]

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With holiday sales in full swing, retailers can expect the inevitable spike in returns. Depending on the goods being sold, return rates vary between 5% and 18%. Making the returns process transparent encourages repeat sales and builds customer loyalty. There are some ways to reduce your return rate, and sampling the process for customers. Infographic…

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20 Highly Effective Ways to Promote a Product

You’ve found a product and created your store. Now, what? Once you’re up and running, it’s time to start driving traffic to your store and making sales. Whether you’re still trying to get your first sale, or you’ve been at a while, it’s always good to find more ways to promote your business. If you’re…

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We Need to Talk: Critical Commerce Conversations To Have Today With Your C-Suite

The Future of Commerce

Consumer technology, and in particular mobile, has tipped the scales of power in the favor of consumers. Researchers are now calling this trend the “Age of the Consumer”. This has resulted in more and more organizations looking to implement “experience-driven commerce”. But as with all major corporate initiatives, getting leaders onboard is paramount. The C-Suite…

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