How to Create an Effective Fulfillment Center for Your Online Orders

If you own a midsized retail chain, you must have a warehouse. In fact, we’d be worried if you didn’t. And we’re sure that your warehouse has worked out perfectly for your physical stores. But then, you had this crazy idea to start selling products online and delivering them straight to customers’ homes. That’s when your warehouse stopped being that handy – at least, not for the online portion of […]

How to Offer a True Omnichannel Experience

As you already know, online shopping is a big deal. We probably don’t even have to throw any stats at you to prove it, but here ‘s one anyway – according to BigCommerce, 96% of Americans with internet access have made an online purchase in their life, 80% in the past month alone. As a traditional midsized retailer, you can view this either as a cataclysmic problem – or an […]

How to Ensure Your Inventory Meets Customer Expectations

Online shopping has changed the way we buy products – no doubt about it. It has also made inventory management a far bigger challenge for most modern retailers. And that’s because many modern consumers expect to get their product on the same day, especially when they’re visiting a physical store. You can safely “blame” this on Amazon. With an Amazon Prime account, a customer can make a purchase, and have […]

How to Effectively Transition to Multichannel Retailing

If you’re worried that your midsized brick-and-mortar chain might soon follow the likes of Blockbuster, the President of Magstar, Steven Greenwood, has shared key tips on how to successfully transition to multichannel retailing.