Format: 03/2015

Fashion Brands Weigh In on the Future of the Store - SXStyle SXSW 2015

When SXStyle was added to the South by Southwest (SXSW) program, it delivered a series of fashion shows and trade show displays. In 2015, the SXStyle sessions blend in with Interactive, hosting some of the biggest names in retail and fashion to discuss how technology plays a greater role in their operations.

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3 Reasons Accurate Inventory Tracking Matters

As your businesses really begins to grow and expand, the sheer process of staying on top of inventory tracking and your orders can become costly and time consuming. Frustrated by the restrictions of time-consuming admin tasks, often maintaining an accurate inventory gets prioritised poorly and can end up costing your business.

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3 Ways of Streamlining Orders in Fashion Wholesale: Webinar

Fashion wholesalers face huge challenges when processing orders. From managing cumbersome excel order sheets and dealing with countless calls and emails, to managing multiple order and product changes, fashion wholesalers often find their time is spent on dull and drawn out tasks.

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International VAT: What You Need to Know

This post is contributed by who help online retailers trade internationally through the provision of VAT compliance services. 

With the advent of the web comes fantastic opportunities for a global audience – but is it as easy as selling in your home market? If you have customers abroad you need to understand that you may have international VAT obligations to fulfil. If in doubt, do your homework – understand what's involved, how it impacts your business and how much it will cost you. Preparation and planning will be key to your international expansion plans.

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Top tips for your end of year taxes.

This post is contributed by Evenstone a partner of ours since 2010. Experts in their field, they provide financial, accounting and bookkeeping services and advice.

The tax year end is coming up, and for a lot of people their company year end is too. Make sure that you are ahead of the game with the following tips.

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How Online Shoppers Will Drive Retail Change in 2015

It’s estimated that thirty-three thousand gathered in New York City in early 2015 for the National Retail Federation (NRF) “Big Show” annual conference. According to Retail Week, NRF is seen “as the most important look at retail technology anywhere in the world, and the international nature of the crowd shows how today’s technology evolution is a global one.”

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3 Kickass eBay Tips.

The potential which eBay offers for both sellers and consumers is immense, but the challenges retailers face in this super competitive environment are equal to it.

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The Latest Social Selling Trends Impacting Retail

Last fall we delved into ways retailers can improve their social media presence. Just a few months later, a number of dramatic developments have arisen in the social media world, especially in the areas of social commerce.

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How to capture the impulse shopper effectively

Everyone behaves impulsively now and then, for retailers there is an opportunity to maximize on those moments. One-third of consumers make an impulse purchase every week according to a study by Marketing Support, Inc. and Leo J. Shapiro and Associates, which makes a sizeable proportion of all consumer spending.

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Using Data to Map the Customer Journey

Years ago, retailers went through a major sales channel shift, as the world of ecommerce opened up new opportunities to reach shoppers locally and worldwide. It also came with a great deal of challenges, mainly in the area of optimizing the online shopping experience, making transactions easier and more secure.

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