The Intuit name is synonymous with products like Intuit QuickBooks, TurboTax and Quicken, all of which are used regularly for taxes, accounting and finances. All of the tools mentioned are viewed favorably by accountants and other professionals throughout the world, so it's exciting to see exactly what the Intuit brand has to offer in terms of a payment gateway.
Finding a customer relationship management (CRM) software, sales tools and ecommerce platform is not exactly a simple task. What makes it even more difficult is that you generally have to combine or integrate multiple services to make it all work well for your business. However, Infusionsoft has a different plan for you.
The Xero accounting software is marketed as the ultimate alternative to QuickBooks. It's a tool that gives you a real-time view of your cashflow, along with various other modules and tools for you to keep your finances in check. It's possible you're utilizing either Xero or QuickBoooks already, but we wanted to take a further look in this Xero review to see just how well it works for ecommerce stores.
If you like eBay, you know that the auction site has seen some troubles over the years. The interface hasn't improved all that much, and it seems like people are looking for a more convenient, affordable way to find products online. Not to mention, eBay has become overrun with larger companies selling items for full price, somewhat diminishing the whole idea behind an auction site.
If you haven't heard the news, Dollar Shave Club (DSC) was purchased by Unilever for $1 billion. It marks the largest acquisition in the ecommerce space, and is seeing all sorts of praise from experts, considering the DSC company is not only fun, but revolutionary. Not only that, but $1 billion dollars is five times more than sales at the company. That said, what does this mean for the ecommerce world? Will it effect the way you do business, and can it help you if you eventually find yourself in a position to sell? Let's take a look.
The key to successful online selling very much hinges on making the correct choice of what to sell. There are so many things you could sell, how do you make the choice? Here are some tips to make that decision a bit easier:
The Lightspeed platform consists of four products.
The first one, Lightspeed OnSite is one that you install on your desktop, while the Lightspeed Restaurant platform is a POS for restaurants. The Lightspeed Retail system is utilized by retail companies, and it's all focused on the cloud. We'll talk a little about those, but the primary platform we're going to look at today is Lightspeed eCommerce, which is the solution they have for online stores.
Ecommerce sales in Europe are projected to reach around 509.9 billion euros in 2016. Although the rate at which people are shopping online is slowly decreasing, the sales are consistently strong.