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

Everything You Need to Know About Dead Stock

Retailers run into many challenges managing their business but there is one that might be the most frustrating of all: the dead stock dilemma. Just like a zombie on The Walking Dead, having dead stock in your warehouse can quickly [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Categories: Inventory Management|0 Comments

Shopify Inventory Management: Benefits, Challenges, and How to Optimize

Shopify recently announced that the company has surpassed one million merchants worldwide on its platform. Several ecommerce companies turn to the platform to run their online stores because of the flexibility and tools it provides to help businesses of all [...]

By |December 10th, 2019|Categories: Inventory Management|0 Comments

Moonglow’s Head of Operations on Skubana: ‘The ROI is incomparable’

About the company: Moonglow sells customized jewelry featuring phases of the moon. In 2018, the brand set a goal to scale the business to ten million in annual revenue by the end of 2019. To do so, the founders implemented [...]

By |December 6th, 2019|Categories: eCommerce Best Practices, Skubana Updates|0 Comments

Having Issues with Same-Day Deliveries? Here’s How to Evaluate and Improve Your Supply Chain

When Amazon launched its Prime service back in 2005, it had unknowingly started a new trend in the world of online shopping — convenience.  Whereas previously customers were at the mercy of retailers to ship products, Amazon raised the bar [...]

By |December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Fulfillment & Logistics|0 Comments

Finishing The Year Strong: Q4 Inventory Management Tips

Whether you call it Q4, the festive period or peak season, the holidays bring a host of challenges for retailers looking to cash in on their most profitable time of year. As site traffic, acquisition costs, order volume, and competitor [...]

By |November 29th, 2019|Categories: eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management|0 Comments

Subscription Boxes: The Ultimate DTC Subscription Box Directory

According to the Subscription Trade Association (SUBTA), 75% of direct-to-consumer (DTC) organizations will offer subscription services by 2023. This trend should come as no surprise – brands are quickly picking up on the popularity of boxes like BirchBox and FabFitFun and finding ways to bring [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Categories: eCommerce Best Practices|0 Comments

The Benefits and Challenges of Ecommerce Subscription Services

Subscription services in the ecommerce industry have grown immensely in recent years. From 2011 to 2016, subscription retailers saw sales increase from $57 million to $2.6 billion in 2016 – that is almost 45 times more revenue in just five [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Categories: eCommerce Best Practices|0 Comments

DNVB: A Detailed Breakdown of the Ultimate DNVB List

As defined by the founder of Bonobos in a well-known post to Medium, the Digitally Native Vertical Brand (DNVB) is "a brand born online with a 'maniacal' focus on the customer experience. While a DNVB may start online it often [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Categories: eCommerce News|0 Comments