How to improve e-commerce conversion rates for your online store

By Rachel Burns, Content Marketing Specialist, ShipBob Your conversion rate is the percentage of people who visit your online store and complete a purchase. Average e-commerce conversion rates are between 1 and 2%. This may seem low; however, this takes into account...

Distributors: Technology helps drive down costs, prices

Technology has been a boon to the retail industry and its supply chain, helping businesses keep better track of their inventory, streamline their order management processes and help reduce costs at a time when efficiency is the watchword of the day. Technology has...

Millennial shopping habits and the impact on retail

Millennial shopping habits had a major impact on the U.S. economy for several years. Born between the years 1980 and 2000, Millennials are aged 18 to 38 right now, although the date ranges may vary depending on who you ask. They’re also the second largest demographic...

Automated invoice reconciliation for suppliers and vendors

One thing retailers love about EDI is the ability to reconcile invoices electronically and automatically. This process compares the purchase order, receiving documents and invoice to make sure they all match each other in items, quantity and costs. Once the match is...

Grocery store formats for the future

The traditional supermarket may be in trouble. While big supermarket brands — Kroger, Safeway, Publix — are still making billions of dollars per year, industry experts are getting a little uneasy about the future of the traditional supermarkets. Even a few years ago,...
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