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eCommerce Integration with Inventory & Accounting ERP Software

As eCommerce continues to grow in popularity, online storefronts are now relevant beyond just the large retail companies, and in some industries necessary to remain competitive.  Many companies engaged in industries that historically stayed away from [...]
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Understanding the Challenges of Credit Card Processing

Guest Post by Robert Hyman of HiTech Merchants E-commerce and the trend to replace paper checks with electronic payments is quickly driving credit card acceptance to the forefront of B2B commerce.  As such, there are a number of challenges that mu[...]

The Importance of Inventory Management Software for Companies that Drop Ship

Traditional distribution processes usually include product moving from a manufacturer, to a wholesaler or distributor, to a retailer, and finally to an end consumer. Sometimes, manufacturers, wholesalers or distributors will also be certified to drop ship[...]
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3 Things I Learnt About eCommerce at IRCE

By Samantha Hornby A couple of weeks ago we attended IRCE 2014 – the world’s largest eCommerce conference and exhibition in Chicago, IL.  This year’s show celebrated the 10th Anniversary of IRCE and showcased more than 600 solutions providers[...]
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eCommerce Integration Software – Why You’re Too Late for the Holiday Season

With the holidays just around the corner, retail stores are ramping up to prepare for the busy gift-giving season.  But it’s no longer just the bricks-and-mortar stores that need to prepare for the holidays– according to a study released by Shop.org, o[...]
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Common eCommerce Integration Mistakes

Guest post by Samantha Hornby My colleague, David Silva, and I recently presented at Demac Media’s eCommerce Meetup to discuss common eCommerce integration mistakes.  Although Dave and I only presented on the most common mistakes that we see when[...]
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The North American Apparel Industry | Apparel Inventory Software

Guest blog post by Samantha Hornby. The following is a transcription of the above infographic discussing the North American apparel industry, statistics on apparel ecommerce and what apparel inventory software is all about. The global textiles[...]

eCommerce Integration Defined: Understanding Common Software Jargon

This is the first in a series of posts that discuss commonly misunderstood ERP software jargon. Although some of these terms may vary by business, we will try our best to give as generic a definition as possible. Before defining eCommerce integrati[...]

eCommerce Trends 2012 Review

Back in January 2012 we posted an article discussing upcoming eCommerce trends for the year. With the end of 2012 just around the corner, let’s go back and revisit those predictions to see how many came to pass.  eCommerce sites are a growing asset for[...]
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Magento Integration with ERP Software

Guest blog: Ben Burmaster, owner of SnuggleBugz, speaks about Magento integration with ERP software. At the time we decided to go with Magento there were a lot of, I would say almost, bigger plays in the market than Magento. The unique thing about[...]

eCommerce and ERP Integration: Getting Started

Consumers have come to expect pricing and inventory information from retailers in real-time, so having a quality eCommerce website is increasingly important.  eCommerce provides a channel for customers to access information and purchase products 24/7, 36[...]
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eCommerce Integration with Inventory & Accounting Software

Guest blog: Ben Burmaster, owner of SnuggleBugz, speaks about how he got started with eCommerce and how he has found success in it. We sell everything, mostly hard good and gear; strollers, car seats, diapers cloth diapers, basically anything you re[...]
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Blue Link and eCommerce: Your Gateway To Success

Guest blog by Josh Hines, Integration Developer at Demac Media Blue Link is an extremely robust ERP system.  At the heart of it, I know it best as Inventory Software, dealing directly with the Blue Link ERP system, the Blue Link API, and even leadi[...]
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Online Ordering (eCommerce) for Distributors & Wholesalers

The benefits of an online ordering system or web store for distributors and wholesalers are significant, as Mike Schmidt of Industrial Distribution magazine outlines in his article Strictly for Sales. With eCommerce “you are open every minute of every d[...]
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What Distributors Want Out of Their ERP Software

Each industry has specific requirements that sets it apart and, of course, distribution is no exception. Neil Gillespie and Allen Ray recently wrote about “What Distributors Want” in a recent issue of Industrial Supply, where they gathered data from [...]
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