As supporters of small e-commerce enterprises, we were intrigued to see how Darcy and Nixx, the founders of Downcast Apparel, have managed a small e-commerce business so efficiently.
To help you establish a better work-life balance, we’ve pulled together our top tips and tricks to keep your e-commerce business growing without drowning in it.
There are many bugbears when running your own e-commerce business and one of the top ones must be dealing with returns! Read on for tips on how to reduce your time spent processing returns, to free up your time for the fun stuff, and the activities that make you money!
Does it feel like you’re being swamped by parcel deliveries to berth holders at your marina? It’s probably because you are! According to one report, e-commerce is predicted to contribute to 53% of total retail sales in the UK by 2029! So, with the rise of online shopping showing no signs of slowing, you need a smart solution to enable you to manage parcel deliveries for your residents and berth-holders. Fortunately, there’s a weather-resistant, secure answer to headaches caused by missed deliveries, impatient or ill-informed couriers and lost, stolen or damaged parcels. What’s more, it will also free your time, so you can get on with running your marina. Meet the Penn Parcel Box .
Letterboxes are a great solution for letters – but hopeless for parcels. With letter deliveries falling and parcel volumes – and parcel thefts – growing year on year, why are we still designing homes and commercial buildings with letter boxes? And how can we better-equip new builds for the shift in online shopping habits?
If you’re still considering whether becoming a PUDO hub will be a benefit or a burden for your convenience store, we’ve weighed up the pros and cons for you, and how to offer this service efficiently, so it doesn’t take over your store.
As the madness of the Christmas season begins to recede, another key sales season for e-commerce businesses is fast emerging. Valentine’s Day is a vital trading period for many e-commerce businesses, so how do you cope with the rise in demand in your e-commerce business and all those secret admirers’ gift deliveries?
Being a clothing e-commerce business owner can be equally rewarding and tiring! You may already be struggling to cope with demand and deliveries, but you are only set to get busier: it’s predicted that the global fashion e-commerce market will grow by 50% to 2.25 trillion dollars by 2025!
How do you manage returns efficiently when you’re trying to get ready for the commercial year ahead, and your planning is probably already on Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, Easter, and those other key peak shopping periods?