4 Ways Ecommerce Companies Can Minimize Losses and Make the Most of Product Returns

5-7 min read With the increase in ecommerce businesses, the rate of returns is also increasing. In 2020 alone, it is projected that there will be a $550 billion loss as a result of returned products. The percentage of returned [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: eCommerce Best Practices|0 Comments

Five Warehouse Optimization Tips to Improve Your Fulfillment

Standing in a warehouse full of your products is intimidating. Endless rows of products and bundles intended for your future customers. But do you have enough inventory for those customers? Is your warehouse optimized to get orders to them in [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: Fulfillment & Logistics|0 Comments

Implementing Inventory Control: Best Practices for Ecommerce Businesses

In a perfect world, you would have precisely the number of products in your warehouse that you would need for any given time. You would have just enough units to cover your orders and get them out to customers on [...]

By |January 7th, 2020|Categories: Inventory Management|0 Comments

5 Smart Ways to Use Inventory Turnover Data to Drive Growth

Quick — what does your inventory turnover ratio (ITR) say about your business? You might think: Faster turnover indicates better health and efficiency. If I sell out quickly, I recover the upfront investment sooner. I can then do more with [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Categories: Inventory Management|0 Comments

Promote Underperforming Products Through Elevated Listings

10 min read More people shop online than ever before, and in 2020 the numbers of digital shoppers will increase even more. For successful ecommerce, it’s not just enough to be adept at setting up your products on selling platforms [...]

By |December 24th, 2019|Categories: Digital Marketing|0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Inventory Spreadsheets Hinder The Growth of Your Business

15-minute read Like most businesses, your operations probably started small. Small enough that it didn’t warrant using inventory management software because you had the time and flexibility to track inventory on spreadsheets.  Download Now: The Beginners Guide to Inventory Management [...]

By |December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Inventory Management|0 Comments

5 Ways To Improve Your Packing Slip Template

More than just a simple piece of paper, packing slips can play a crucial role in your branding, logistics, and the growing popularity that is the product unboxing experience. Here's how to capitalize on a vital but often underutilized extension [...]

By |December 20th, 2019|Categories: Fulfillment & Logistics|0 Comments

How to Align Your Ecommerce Email Marketing with the Customer Journey

Email is a more competitive marketing channel than ever before, and customers expect personalized, relevant content from their favorite brands. Effective email marketing requires careful attention to each shopper’s progression through the customer journey to respond to their unique needs. [...]

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: Digital Marketing|0 Comments

Skubana’s Top 133 Coolest Direct-to-Consumer Brands

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 17, 2017, and was updated in December 2019 to highlight recent direct-to-consumer trends, as well as for accuracy and comprehensiveness. E-commerce is the place to be for young, scrappy direct-to-consumer brands. [...]

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Seasonality and Inventory Metrics You Should Track

Every ecommerce business has a specific period in the calendar year when they see the highest demand for their products. This can sometimes relate to distinct seasons within the year – such as seeing a spike in swimwear sales right [...]

By |December 12th, 2019|Categories: Inventory Management|0 Comments