According to Retail TouchPoints, 90 percent of retailers plan to implement buy-online, pickup in-store (BOPIS) by 2021. And, for good reason: more than half of consumers nationwide have used BOPIS within the past year. 61 percent of shoppers that use this pickup tool end up buying more products when they visit the store to pick […]
Trying to satisfy your customers’ shipping needs can be a long, tiring, and expensive process, especially if you’re just starting out in the retail business. The growing demand for faster shipping is inevitably leaving the little guys behind because they can’t keep up, and this is where Uber has stepped in to help the cause. […]
Running a business can be hard work and very costly, especially if you’re just starting out in the field. Instead of throwing any extra change into a piggy bank like your mother taught you, there are easier ways of cutting costs, and Independent Retailer has put together tips for just that. Between advice from CEOs […]
Customers love discounted shipping. They love it so much, that most retailers’ loyalty programs involve either free shipping or two-day shipping as a reward. It really makes customers feel like they’re getting a deal, especially around the holidays when shipping can be a huge add-on when doing all of their online shopping. Amazon’s Prime membership […]
Walmart is reportedly changing their ecommerce shipping policies by testing to see if they can deliver more products in two days or less via ground shipping rather than air shipping. As a result of this change, the retail giant began telling online shoppers in August that products in some of its warehouses are “out of […]
by Brian Gibbs, Refund Retriever ‘Tis the season of shopping… and shipping. In fact, in 2017 it was reported by Shopify that $1 billion in sales took place online everyday from November 1-22, and on Cyber Monday alone $6.6 billion in online sales were recorded. Collectively, the holiday season saw $108.15 billion in e-commerce sales […]
Amazon recently announced they are launching a program called Amazon Key.
This year, Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday. That’s a big problem for retailers.
Last week United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) announced new holiday-season surcharges on packages delivered during peak times.
If you haven’t noticed the impact eCommerce has been having on retail in the past couple of years, then you might be living under a rock… in the deepest trench of the Pacific Ocean.