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‘Localize, Don’t Internationalize’: How the U.K.'s Simba Hit $100M+ Going Global

‘Localize, Don’t Internationalize’: How the U.K.'s Simba Hit $100M+ Going Global

Simba Reached $100M+ Through Its Global Ecommerce Motto: ‘Localize, Don’t Internationalize’

At $100M+ in sales since launching in 2015, Simba has figured something out. 

The secret? Global expansion. But not the rush-to-open-as-many-storefronts-as-we-can-as-soon-as-we-can type. 

Instead, Simba is deliberate — competing with heavy hitters like Casper — through a slow, steady approach to worldwide ecommerce. 

Curious how Simba exercises such discipline and the steps it takes to ensure it's ready for further global expansion? 

 

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Costs Slashed, 2X Holiday Revenue, Three Weeks After johnnie-O Replatformed

Costs Slashed, 2X Holiday Revenue, Three Weeks After johnnie-O Replatformed

Unified Online-to-Offline Commerce Lets Lifestyle Icon LeSportsac Rule Its Future

johnnie-O seemed to have it all. 

A premium fashion product. Celebrities who swore by the clothes. A founder, with a famous brother, with the savvy to push this L.A. brand forward.

And yet, its site continued to cripple this business. 

After its summer sale sank thanks to yet another site crash, johnnie-O stared down the barrel at Black Friday Cyber Monday 2017. 

But could it really replatform in just a few short months, and then be up and running in time to exceed its own holiday sales goals? 

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10 Ecommerce Insights From the Co-Founder Who 10Xed His Black Friday

10 Ecommerce Insights From the Co-Founder Who 10Xed His Black Friday

10 Ecommerce Insights From the Co-Founder Who 10Xed His Black Friday

Chase Fisher, co-founder of Blenders Eyewear, 10Xed his Black Friday Cyber Monday in 2017 ... nearly 40,000 orders compared to a year earlier. 

That kind of growth takes some explaining. 

Fortunately, Fisher did just that. 

He sat with Shopify Plus for an exclusive AMA. You can still catch the full recording, but today we’re boiling everything into 10 ecommerce insights … 

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SweetLegs Migrated 21 Days Before Black Friday, Then Broke All Its Holiday Records

SweetLegs Migrated 21 Days Before Black Friday, Then Broke All Its Holiday Records

SweetLegs Migrated 21 Days Before Black Friday, Then Broke All Its Holiday Records

“Too many requests. Too many people. It just choked.” 

Black Friday Cyber Monday 2016 had just come and gone, and SweetLegs — the hit leggings brand Chris Pafiolis founded with his wife, Addie — had lost six-figures in sales because of a website that crashed for two days of the holiday weekend. 

The next year would be different ... at least, that’s what Pafiolis vowed to himself. 

But, by the time he finally determined SweetLegs would have to replatform, there were only 21 days before Black Friday, 2017. Would there be time?

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Ryonet Finds Ease and Speed for Both Its Online Wholesale Businesses

Ryonet Finds Ease and Speed for Both Its Online Wholesale Businesses

Ryonet, Searching For Ease and Speed, Migrated Both its Wholesale Businesses

Ninety days. That was all it had. 

In late 2017, Ryonet launched its online apparel company, Allmade, on Shopify Plus. 

It was a test. Succeed, and Ryonet would also bring over the online portal of its flagship business, operating at nearly $50M in annual revenue. 

What Ryonet coveted was speed, a faster site complete with the ease of use to please its wholesale customers. Get them in. Get them out. That was the way to greater B2B conversions. 

Did Allmade prove Ryonet’s gamble to be true? After three months, the results were in ... 

 

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After 10X Holiday Ecommerce Growth, Blenders Eyes More This Black Friday

After 10X Holiday Ecommerce Growth, Blenders Eyes More This Black Friday

After 10X Holiday Ecommerce Growth, Blenders Eyes More This Black Friday

Some people are just hungrier than others.

After 10X-ing holiday sales in 2017 and growing by another 600% year-over-year during the first quarter of this year, Chase Fisher’ Blenders Eyewear immediately began plotting to quadruple Black Friday Cyber Monday revenue in 2018. 

Wait ... what? 

How did Fisher set his company's Black Friday Cyber Monday sales on fire, and how will he build even on that great success this year? 

His secrets are within ... 

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ThirdLove Relies on Data and Platform Stability to Drive 347% YoY Sales Growth

ThirdLove Relies on Data and Platform Stability to Drive 347% YoY Sales Growth

ThirdLove Relies on Data, and Shopify Plus, to Drive 347% YoY Sales Growth

ThirdLove is the most innovative bra company in the world – perhaps one of the most innovative retail brands in all of commerce. 

It employs a team of in-house engineers, it’s run by two brilliant entrepreneurs ... and yet, they were struggling to keep their site running when it mattered most. 

Here’s how ThirdLove leans on data and reliability to build a loyal customer audience and boost sales nearly 350% year-over-year ... 

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Mary Meeker Report Ecommerce (2018): Three Trends & 15 Action Items

Mary Meeker Report Ecommerce (2018): Three Trends & 15 Action Items

Mary Meeker Report and Ecommerce (2018)

No one doubts the rise of ecommerce. The signs are clear, but what to do with them … less so. 

The 2018 Mary Meeker Report — what Recode calls the “most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley” — offered a host of answers when it released less than two weeks ago. 

But, just in case you didn’t have time to work through all 294 slides of the full presentation, we’re calling out the most relevant data; namely, three trends and 15 actions items … 

All in under a five-minute read. 

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Magnolia Market Uses Augmented Reality in Ecommerce to Bridge Online-to-Offline

Magnolia Market Uses Augmented Reality in Ecommerce to Bridge Online-to-Offline

Magnolia Market Uses Augmented Reality to Bring Online-to-Offline Commerce to Life

At the iconic Silos — a sprawling retail complex built by Fixer Upper co-stars and Magnolia co-founders Chip and Joanna Gaines — tourists flocked to shop. And business was strong. 

The problem was Magnolia had to find a way to take that in-person experience and somehow bring it online. 

It’s a struggle legacy retailers know well … with an answer that goes far beyond “ecommerce” and into the evolving future of commerce itself. 

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Scaling a Global Ecommerce Business: Three Keys from $100M+ Enterprises

Scaling a Global Ecommerce Business: Three Keys from $100M+ Enterprises

Scaling a Global Ecommerce Business: Three Keys from $100M+ Enterprises

When you operate internationally … complications come from almost anywhere. 

Scaling is all about adapting. At the forefront of global ecommerce are companies like 100% Pure, Rebecca Minkoff, and Nanoleaf. 

Titans, sure, but not immune to moments of crisis. 

Here are three keys to how these companies, which sell more than $100 million annually, overcame their ecommerce hang-ups and took their operations abroad ... 

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