RETAIL & LOGISTICS

No matter how snappy and engaging your site's design is, the physical act of fulfilling an order is Priority #1. Period.

LET'S TALK ABOUT RETAIL & LOGISTICS

It’s not a difficult function of your business, but it can undo you if not managed properly. I’ve worked some the best logistics firms out there and have a solid understanding of what warehousing and fulfillment companies can, and can not do. And, how to avoid the biggest mistakes that can cripple any business.

Warehousing and fulfillment are like a custom suit (or dress). Exactly how much attention have you paid to your data? Is your data in fine enough shape to accommodate?

Shopify, Drop Shipping and You.

Drop-shipping is not necessarily an evil thing.   But it is a hell of a lot of problematic to base a business on.   Drop shipping is, in a nutshell, a really shitty proposition. It goes something like this: You find a supplier in Asia (usually China) who...

Warehoused

There's something deeply disturbing whenever one uses the word "warehouse" as a verb. Especially when the objects are human. This John Oliver piece makes me think twice when reveling in the fact that my order arrives almost before I placed it. Why yes, how did you...

Print-on-Demand Custom Orders

The flexibility of print-on-demand (PoD) allows opportunities that have not previously been possible at scale. cgk.ink presents a lot of high-quality products quickly. We can do this because we have partnered with Printify to create our designs using their technology....

“Brushing” Amazon Accounts and the Loss of Innocence

Online reviews are a lot like bad relationships: It's either over-the-moon fantastic with rainbows and sparkly teeth. It's also seeing someone's complete rage in their eyes. Yeah, so it's either great or terrible. No middle ground. Yeah, reviews on ecommerce sites are...

Ecommerce Hits Milestone in 2018

Ecommerce has inched closer to displacing traditional retailers from their historical dominance. From our buddies at Statista, this chart shows the incessant growth of ecommerce over the past several years and is updated to reflect the most recent data available...