Welcome to the Brightpearl blog.
The place for the latest retail news, stories tips and trends.
Written by Michael Gandy on 03 August 2015
This guest post has been provided by our partner James and James Fulfilment. James and James are a leading eCommerce order fulfilment specialist that leverage the latest technology for the competitive advantage of their clients.
Written by Joe Walton on 31 July 2015
Hello and welcome to July: In Review
Written by Kim Owens on 29 July 2015
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.
Written by Kim Owens on 23 July 2015
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.
Written by Kim Owens on 20 July 2015
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.
Written by Joe Walton on 15 July 2015
9 in 10 Startups fail. 30% of which failed because they ran out of cash. - Fortune
Written by Daisy Tottman on 13 July 2015
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.
Written by Kim Owens on 09 July 2015
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.
Written by Kim Owens on 07 July 2015
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?