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Healthcare products

Why Women’s Healthcare Products are Booming! (+ What is the Gender Gap?)

Have you ever stood in the middle of a drug store under poorly lit overhead lights, squinting at the fine print of an over-the-counter medicine/vitamin bottle, reading the suggested dosage? Or, possibly this has happened when unpackaging the medicine/vitamin bottle from an eCommerce store.  Here’s what they don’t advertise, recommended doses are formulated for men …

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Amazon FBM

Amazon FBM for Beauty and Wellness Brands

Amazon sellers sum up by one mantra, “if you can’t beat them, join them.” Why is this? Because Amazon continues to dominate the playing field for eCommerce, even after 28 years. This platform has competitive sales, a great affiliate program, and, quite frankly, a massive audience with over 128M people visiting its website every month. …

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New Brexit Rules for Direct-To-Consumer Sales Starting January 1, 2021

A few weeks ago we hosted a webinar with our partner, Passport Shipping, to discuss major changes occurring at the beginning of the year for DTC brands that sell and ship to the UK. This change is the introduction of a new VAT (value-added-tax) model for cross-border goods which requires all eCommerce merchants that ship …

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Tips for Growing Brands to Save on Shipping

  Cost Saving Strategies For Growing Brands Many brands start out shipping from one location. This a great for lower volume brands, as there are inventory and processing considerations that make this the right choice. At some point, however, your growth may lead to cost-saving opportunities, from a postage perspective, that will warrant fragmenting your …

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amazon fbm

Is Fulfillment Experience Required for Amazon FBM?

Amazon is a universally beloved platform with 300 million registered users. This platform makes an excellent opportunity for business owners in the eCommerce space for product distribution, established customer loyalty, and brand visibility.  Early in your brand’s vision, there’s one big decision to consider – what fulfillment route should your company pursue? When juggling the …

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USPS Updates & Insights from the National Postal Forum

USPS Updates from the National Postal Forum This week we spent a few days at the National Postal Forum in Phoenix, Arizona. This is the premier conference that works directly with the Unties States Postal Service. In addition to meeting up with our primary carrier, OSM, we attended several events, including a meeting with the …

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Rush Fulfillment

The Basics of International eCommerce Shipping

  International eCommerce shipping has become quite a hot topic. Understandably so, as there are many consumers around the globe that are surfing the web for the latest hot products. Here are some basics to help unravel the mystery. Two types of Shipments DDU – With this type of shipment, Delivered Duty Unpaid, the customer …

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How to Select a Fulfillment Partner for Your Beauty Brand

Customers prefer easy shopping experiences and personalized product options, so it’s no surprise that online shopping and subscription box services are becoming increasingly popular every year. While the increase of e-commerce and subscription box revenue is great for the bottom line, the behind-the-scenes fulfillment logistics can become a challenge to navigate when online orders continue …

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Preparing Cyber-Week Fulfillment Operations For ‘Worst-Case Scenarios’

It goes without saying that the holiday season can be a very stressful time for eCommerce and direct-to-consumer brands (DTC). Marketing teams work tirelessly to make sure their brands reach growth goals for the year while the fulfillment team works day and night to ensure all orders are delivered successfully.  This year, the stress level …

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