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Best Ecommerce Books for Business Leaders (Hint: They’re Not Necessarily About Ecommerce)

Best Ecommerce Books for Business Leaders (Hint: They’re Not Necessarily About Ecommerce)

Don’t be fooled … 

The best books for ecommerce leaders to read in 2019 aren’t books about “ecommerce” — not all of them anyway. 

Nor are they a round-up of 2018’s most famous titles. 

Instead, we’ve assembled the best books spanning business, sociology, history, and psychology — along with the very best leadership lessons from each. 

Are you ready to start 2019 off right? Let’s go …

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Omni-Channel Retail Strategy: The What, Why, and How of “In-Store” Shopping

Omni-Channel Retail Strategy: The What, Why, and How of “In-Store” Shopping

Omni-Channel Retail Strategy: The What, Why, and How of “In-Store” Shopping

The walls between online and offline retail are crumbling … 

At least for shoppers they are. 

In fact, “in-store” shopping is far from a purely “in-store” experience. Today, consumers browse their mobile devices, consult social media, and expect to connect with businesses on multiple platforms — before making a purchasing. 

Discover not only what and why but also how you can craft an omni-channel retail strategy to seamlessly integrate every touchpoint and drive more sales … 

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Holiday Shopping Online: Trends and Statistics Across Retail and Ecommerce [Infographic]

Holiday Shopping Online: Trends and Statistics Across Retail and Ecommerce [Infographic]

Holiday Shopping Online: Trends and Statistics 2017-2018 [Infographic]

Let’s cut to the chase … 

2018 has already eclipsed all relevant holiday shopping online statistics from 2017. 

But even with Black Friday Cyber Monday behind us, there’s still 65.5 billion up for grabs in December.

To make this ecommerce season your biggest ever, we’ve pulled together the most-meaningful holiday trends based on industry-wide stats and proprietary data from Shopify’s 600,000+ merchants

Even better, we’ve wrapped everything up in a single, downloadable infographic … 

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How ORO LA Became a Multi-Million Dollar Fashion Brand in Two Years by Fueling Shopping on Instagram with “Imagination”

How ORO LA Became a Multi-Million Dollar Fashion Brand in Two Years by Fueling Shopping on Instagram with “Imagination”

How ORO LA Became a Multi-Million Dollar Fashion Brand in Two Years by Fueling Shopping on Instagram with Imagination

Can a picture build a brand? Can it launch a business? And can it sustain high-volume growth over the long term? 

For any ecommerce organization investing in Instagram, those are big questions. 

And even though Instagram is one of the few social networks that genuinely loves products and brands … they’re not easy to answer. 

Unless, that is, you’ve built a multi-million dollar fashion brand through Instagram in just two years. 

That’s exactly what Kevin Dao from ORO Los Angeles has done. And his secret comes down to a words you probably wouldn’t expect … imagination

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How Bohemia 4X’d Sales After Migrating & Supports the Survival of Artisan Crafts

How Bohemia 4X’d Sales After Migrating & Supports the Survival of Artisan Crafts

Your site crashes the day it’s launched...

That’s what happened to the merchant being featured in today’s post. And that was just the first of many technical fails that distracted founder Jenny Lockton from her mission: saving artisans and their dying crafts by selling their goods all over the world.

Besides not wishing her old platform on her worst enemy, Lockton is revealing the tool she used to optimize her new site and the one move she made that quadrupled sales so you can do the same ...

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Inventory Management Systems: Facing the Challenges and Finding a Solution

Inventory Management Systems: Facing the Challenges and Finding a Solution

Inventory Management Systems: Facing the Challenges and Finding a Solution

What, why, and how to find the right inventory management system (IMS) — i.e., order management system (OMS) — for your high-growth ecommerce business. 

Logistics isn’t the sexiest topic in ecommerce. But, it is one of the most destructive. 

In fact, managing your inventory and orders through an ad hoc combination of spreadsheets, apps, one-off workarounds, and in-house printing can be near crippling. 

The solution most high-volume organizations turn to is an inventory management system (IMS). Unfortunately, the only thing worse than not have an IMS to streamline and optimize your logistics … is picking the wrong partner

As one merchant told us in preparation for today’s article, their IMS has been “the source of almost every problem in my working life over the last year.” 

Here’s how to avoid that fate … 

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GOOD AMERICAN: From Million-Dollar Launches to Driving Sales with Automatic Product Tagging & Inventory Flags

GOOD AMERICAN: From Million-Dollar Launches to Driving Sales with Automatic Product Tagging & Inventory Flags

GOOD AMERICAN: From Million-Dollar Launches to Driving Sales with Automatic Product Tagging & Inventory Flags

When you do $1 million in sales on day one ... 

The expectations for future growth are heightened. Especially if you're Khloé Kardashian, co-founder of GOOD AMERICAN, a denim-focused fashion brand designed for a curvier, sexier, and stronger shape. 

To maintain GOOD AMERICAN’s accelerated growth, Kardashian and her team needed to put much of the business on autopilot. 

Today, they’re revealing exactly how they automated a host of tedious, manual, backend processes … so that you can do the same. 

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How Interline Saves Hundreds of Hours a Year Using Flow to Automate Orders, Inventory & Refunds

How Interline Saves Hundreds of Hours a Year Using Flow to Automate Orders, Inventory & Refunds

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What would you do with a few hundred extra hours a year? 

For the merchant featured in today’s post, the prospect of having several hundred extra hours a year is a reality. 

How? 

Through ecommerce automation. 

An hour here and there adds up, especially when you consider this merchant has automated a half dozen time-consuming backend processes that have helped the company grow 30% month over month. 

In this post, they’re revealing exactly how you too can automate tasks for your store and enjoy hundreds of extra hours a year … 

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B2B Ecommerce Examples: 9 Lessons from 9 of the Best B2B Websites

B2B Ecommerce Examples: 9 Lessons from 9 of the Best B2B Websites

B2B Ecommerce Examples

“It’s good,” said Warren Buffet, “to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes.” 

In the world of B2B ecommerce — where $7.7 trillion is on the line this year alone — it’s better still to learn from other people’s successes. 

This isn’t a round-up post, and it’s not a beauty contest.

Instead, today’s article is a detailed examination of 9 standout features from 9 different B2B ecommerce websites … ranging from international tech conglomerates to personalized chocolates, baby carriers, and engine belts.

(And the last one reveals one of B2B’s best-kept secrets.)

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O2O Commerce: Conquering Online-to-Offline Retail’s Trillion Dollar Opportunity

O2O Commerce: Conquering Online-to-Offline Retail’s Trillion Dollar Opportunity

O2O Commerce: Conquering Online-to-Offline Retail’s Trillion Dollar Opportunity

Even at $2.8T, online sales only represent 11.9% of the global retail market. 

That’s why we’re examining proven approaches for connecting O2O (online-to-offline) commerce. 

Not just industry data and best practices, but behind-the-scenes strategies … including how Shopify Plus helped: 

  • Magnolia Market bridge the physical-to-digital gap with AR. 
  • Allbirds grow into a $100M O2O footwear business in two years. 
  • The 5TH go global by getting local through international pop-ups. 

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