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Inventory Reporting: 3 eCommerce Metrics You Should Track to Grow Your Business

Aimee Goodsall | May 3, 2017 | Comments

Inaccurate reporting (or lack of reporting altogether) is a huge challenge for many online sellers, so if this is something that you struggle with, you’re certainly not alone. The good news is that done correctly, effective eCommerce reporting can help you maximise the growth of your business, increase efficiency and drive down costs.

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Topics: Reporting, Inventory Management, eCommerce, eCommerce Best Practices

How To Save Time Listing On Multiple Channels

Aimee Goodsall | March 17, 2017 | Comments

When selling your products online, there is no denying that the process of actually listing these products can be both time-consuming and costly, no more so than when you are selling across multiple different channels. I say can be because the simple fact is it doesn’t need to be either.

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Topics: Listings, Inventory Management, Inventory Management Software, eCommerce, eCommerce Best Practices

How To Stop Overselling Your Stock Online

Aimee Goodsall | February 24, 2017 | Comments

Having to deal with angry customers is often inevitable, however when it is the result of them being sold a product that isn’t actually available, well that is something that can largely be avoided. The reality is, listing unavailable stock and overselling a product doesn’t benefit anyone, least of all you as the seller, in fact it can have catastrophic results on both your reputation and sales performance.

Now while it may seem easier said than done, it is ultimately your responsibility to ensure that you have the processes in place to avoid it, or at least significantly reduce the occurrence of overselling.  

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Topics: eCommerce Best Practices, Inventory Management Software

Best Practices For Reducing Stock Levels & Avoiding Stock-Outs

Lokad | February 2, 2017 | Comments

This is a guest post from Joannes Vermorel, Founder of Lokad.

While inventory optimisation is one of the cornerstones of eCommerce profitability, it is often easier said than done. The reality is, when it comes to eCommerce, the demand can be both intermittent and erratic, after all the number of items sold is often much larger than a traditional store of a comparable size. As a result, traditional forecasting methods and traditional inventory optimisation methods simply aren’t effective.

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Topics: Inventory Management, eCommerce, eCommerce Best Practices

Why You Need A Bulk Listing Tool

Aimee Goodsall | January 18, 2017 | Comments

If you are listing at scale when selling online, without the use of a bulk listing tool, chances are you are wasting a huge amount of valuable time. Time, which could otherwise be spent focusing on growing your eCommerce business.

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Topics: Listings, eCommerce, eCommerce Best Practices