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The Best Online Fashion Sites and What to Learn From Them

The Best Online Fashion Sites and What to Learn From Them

Fashion Ecommerce Sites: 10 of the Best and What to Learn From Them

In the business of fashion, the top 20% of companies create 100% of the economic profit. 

That means gaining experience firsthand often comes at a potentially catastrophic price: failure. 

Today, we’re looking at ten of the best online fashion stores — those dominating the game — learn from their experiences, failures, successes, and strategies … 

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How to Overcome the Challenges of Ecommerce Logistics at Scale

How to Overcome the Challenges of Ecommerce Logistics at Scale

How to Overcome the Challenges of Ecommerce Logistics at Scale

Unless you have the bandwidth to focus on logistics, this essential service can be a painful and potentially fatal drain on your team’s resources. 

In a recent live event, DHL eCommerce Vice President Strategy and Product Management Craig Morris shared his insights on logistics, operations, and strategy. 

You can still watch the full webinar here, but just in case you’d like a distilled recap … 

 

 

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Why Leading Indicators in Ecommerce Are the Key to Success & How to Find Them

Why Leading Indicators in Ecommerce Are the Key to Success & How to Find Them

Even if terms like correlative analytics, predictive metrics, common conversion activities, or “aha” moments make you want to pop an Aspirin, you can still forecast the future … 

How? 

Through what economists call what economists call leading indicators.

Today, we’re looking at the difference between leading and lagging indicators and how you can apply them to your business. 

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The Cost of a Bad Hire: What to Do with the Wrong Person & How to Spot the Red Flags Beforehand

The Cost of a Bad Hire: What to Do with the Wrong Person & How to Spot the Red Flags Beforehand

Every company’s core resource consists of people. And not every person fits well on every team.

Hiring the wrong person is bad for business, obviously. And yet, many leaders drag their feet to address bad hires directly.

That's why it's vital to understand the true costs of the wrong person, what to do after the realization descends, and how to avoid it next time …

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Dissecting Nike's Omni-Channel Experience

Dissecting Nike's Omni-Channel Experience

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These days, Nike is one of the world's largest brands. But decades ago, this journey started with one man selling Onitsuka sneakers out the back of a Plymouth. After rapidly mastering the traditional channels of commerce, Nike is now in the middle of mastering the fourth wave of commerce — trying to provide each of its visitors, buyers, and customers with an elevated experience across all channels. Here's how they're doing it, and what you can learn from them.

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10 Best Omni-Channel Retailers and What You Can Learn From Them

10 Best Omni-Channel Retailers and What You Can Learn From Them

In an age where startups and corporations are both trying to position themselves as omni-channel retailers, there are plenty of insights to draw from across the board.

These best practices and pieces of advice from all sorts of companies, as well as high points and mistakes, serve not as an instruction manual but as a set of sign posts. 

Read more to learn how Bonobos, Warby Parker, Staples, Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, and more execute on omnichannel.

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PIM for Ecommerce: The Beautiful and Hard Truth About Product Information Management

PIM for Ecommerce: The Beautiful and Hard Truth About Product Information Management

Imagine if you and your team could control your product information from each of your stores across every channel … all from a single place.

That possibility is much closer than you think.

Whether it’s for international expansion, optimizing your supply chain, or dramatically simplifying the amount and variations of product data you handle, here's …

  • Why you should consider a product information management system
  • What challenges might come up during implementation
  • And how you can leverage it to not only reduce costs but to grow your business faster

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Multi-Channel Management: Delighting Customers and Increasing Profits

Multi-Channel Management: Delighting Customers and Increasing Profits

Multi-channel isn’t the way of the future — it’s the way things are done today

At least that's what they tell you. 

But for all the promises everyone makes about how great multi-channel is, notice how nobody talks about how to manage it all? 

That's why in this article, I'm giving you a four step framework to help you make more sense of your channel data, and help you create a more predictable, profit generating machine. 

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Rethinking Your Business: Why What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Rethinking Your Business: Why What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel wrote, “Zero to One,” about innovation and bringing something new to the world. This phase of a company, the team and people behind the product, requires a certain way of thinking. You’ll feel the spirit of it in the scrappy startup mentality. Successful startups go from zero to one, and grow past it into a business.

Going one to a hundred requires a different way of thinking than zero to one. Gone are the days that anyone could tap an entire department on the shoulder and ask for a quick status update. Now, each department has many people and different projects, thoughts, and priorities. Even Facebook changed its motto from “Move fast and break things,” to a much less catchy but more practical, “Move fast with stable infra.”

The thinking and processes that got you here, from zero to one, won’t get you there, from one to a hundred. And you can probably already feel your teams drifting apart. But you already know this.

We wrote this piece for you — leader, manager, planner, associate, co-ordinator — to share actionable solutions for you keep your team cohesive. Click to read more.

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