What is Inventory Management? Keeping Up with the Changing Retail Customer Experience

Amazon recently announced a new one-hour delivery service for its Prime Members in the UK, which will deliver a selection of over ten thousand items, from coffee and batteries, to diapers and sports equipment.

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U.S. Retail Management: Are You Ready for Chip-and-Signature Cards?

For more than 50 years the U.S. has employed the magnetic stripe and signature system for credit card authentication. The problem is, they’re not as secure as retailers or banks would like and have led to a high level of fraud. Payment technology provider, Square, states the U.S. has had the most card fraud in the world over the last 5 years.

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3 Essential Ways to Optimize Your Online Retail Business

Let’s be honest, for most owners and managers of an online retail business, there isn’t really a ‘slow time’ during the year. But it’s typical that during the summer months things shift into a more relaxed mood and operations are a bit less hectic. That’s what makes this the ideal time to take a closer, strategic look at your ecommerce business and areas for improvement.

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4 Accounting Preparations You Need To Gain Investment in Your Retail Business

9 in 10 Startups fail. 30% of which failed because they ran out of cash. - Fortune

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[Webinar] How to increase revenue and customer loyalty through business intelligence

The need for SMBs to have a real insight in to their inventory and customer buying behaviour is essential not only to compete with larger retailers but to inform business decisions.

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U.S. Retailers: Getting Your VAT Right Before Selling into the E.U.

According to PayPal president, David Marcus, “Over 90 million shoppers from all over the world shop from merchants that are not in their country.” Marcus recommends retailers around the world to seize the business opportunity of global ecommerce, which is estimated to exceed over $100 billion dollars.

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SMB Retailers: The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

As a retail business owner, there are never enough hours in the day. So how is your time best spent? Are there aspects of your operation that are best done by you - curating new products, managing inventory, providing personalized customer service - and other tasks that you could delegate?

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June: In Review

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How Should I Use Twitter to Grow my Business?

This guest post has been provided by our partner Creare. Creare are a digital marketing agency with a simple passion; making customers` businesses great by delivering a digital presence that works as hard and affordably as possible through Websites, SEO, PPC, Social Media and Video.

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10 KPIs Retailers Should Be Tracking, Made Easier With BI Software

Gartner reports $14B dollars is spent on business intelligence (BI) software each year, highlighting the importance of data to business’ aiming for success.

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