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:
As B2B e-commerce sales continue to surge, more wholesalers and brands are looking for the right platform that will provide the best shopping experience for their B2B retail customers. If you're a B2B wholesaler, you don't have to look far for inspiration–just think of the features you use as a B2C customer when shopping online. Ultimately, B2B customers expect the same intuitive shopping experience and it may be even more important to them since they are placing high-volume, complex orders with a much higher dollar value.
The decision of whether to get into a traditional offline business, a modern online business, or some combination of the two, is one of the most important decisions you can make. Each has pros and cons that should be considered.
If you thought the only role freelancers had to play in online business was graphic design, content creation, and website building, you're not really seeing the full potential that running a business online can offer you.
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.
Imagine you're out for a drive when all of a sudden your car starts giving you some kind of trouble. Deciding to play it safe, you pull up outside a car repair place and venture inside. Carefully threading your way between the haphazardly parked cars and various engine parts strewn about the grease-stained floor, you're so distracted that you only notice the dog in the nick of time.
If you have an online store in the Netherlands, chances are you want to sell to foreign consumers one day. The Dutch ecommerce market is very promising and mature, but at the same time it has of course a limited scope. What ecommerce platforms in the Netherlands could help you sell cross-border?