e-commerce integration

‘Tis the Season for Gift-Giving … and E-Commerce Integration

By Ruth Richter • December 02, 2020

It’s the time of year when gift giving is top of mind and shoppers are scouring stores for just the perfect thing to give loved ones. While past years included long lines in stores, the challenges of 2020 mean more shoppers are turning to e-commerce...
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Boost Your Year-End Sales With These Holiday E-Commerce Tips for 2020

By Ruth Richter • November 25, 2020

The holiday season has traditionally benefited brands and shoppers alike, driving some of the highest sales of the year. But, a successful holiday strategy in 2020 is going to require some different approaches. While some are predicting that retail sales will rise 1-1.5 percent, others...
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Do You Need an Integrated E-Commerce Platform?

By Ruth Richter • November 18, 2020

Launching a successful e-commerce store takes more than one might initially think. Not only is there the new design and updated content that needs to be created and approved by the marketing department, finance has an important role with adding the e-commerce back-end. There are...

Driving Customer Retention Strategies in 2020’s Crowded Market

By Ruth Richter • November 11, 2020

As more and more traffic runs across e-commerce pages, many businesses are thinking about how to reach new and first-time e-commerce customers. But even with the influx of online shoppers in 2020, it’s important not to neglect the customers you already have. First, retaining existing...
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Is BigCommerce the Right Online Sales Platform for You?

By Ruth Richter • November 04, 2020

There’s no doubt that how consumers shop in 2020 has changed dramatically. In fact, according to DigitalCommerce360, 36 percent of surveyed consumers now shop online weekly, and nearly a third say they now shop more online than in-person. If you’re an e-commerce retailer, that’s good...

Benefits and Challenges to ERP Integration

By Ruth Richter • October 28, 2020

ERP integration is known for putting together multiple “best of breed” applications to build or strengthen a near-custom ERP solution so companies can automate processes and ultimately increase revenue. Integration proves useful by affecting relationships between ERPs and other systems in order to customize solutions...

ERP Integration Patterns: What They Are and Why You Should Care

By Ruth Richter • October 21, 2020

There’s no doubt that there are serious financial (and non-financial) boosts to a company that organizes itself around an ERP. The challenge has been properly organizing and orchestrating ERP data flow. When data moves across systems, it’s not always in a standard format. Integration empowers...

Do You Really Need an ERP Integration Strategy?

By Ruth Richter • October 15, 2020

The postmodern ERP has been defined by Gartner as a “fundamental shift away from a single vendor mega-suite toward a more loosely coupled and federated ERP environment.” Nowadays, ERPs can do almost anything, but some businesses are finding that the huge systems that can do...

3 Customers Innovate New Products to Address Demand

By Ruth Richter • October 07, 2020

While the pandemic is changing the ways and the times we work, it hasn’t changed the need for innovation and getting results. Extended quarantines and rapid changes in economic trends have caused many businesses to think outside the box and it’s pretty amazing how some...

How to Integrate Sage 100 and nopCommerce for Quick Ecommerce Wins

By Ruth Richter • September 30, 2020

Whether you’re a long-time ecommerce veteran or the events of 2020 have your business considering ecommerce for the first time, you know the value of connecting the right platform to the right back-end systems for success. Otherwise, you could be losing out on important sales....