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Ship & Sip Unboxed: 2023 Trends and Research

Have you ever wanted to get insights from other business owners and industry experts about how they get ship done? Our twice-a-quarter event series, Ship & Sip allows you to do just that. Hi! My name is Erin and in addition to being the Manager of the ShipStation Community, I also have the honor of […]

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Podcast, Shipping News
Get Ship Done Podcast Episode 6: Tower Paddle Boards: Standing Up to the Big Guys

Tower Paddleboards may have cracked the ecommerce code: simply sell a quality product at a lower price than your competitors. Ah, if only it were that simple! Yet, that’s exactly what CEO and Shark Tank-funded entrepreneur, Stephan Aarstol, has done time and time again with his many business ventures. In this episode, we sat down […]

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Shipping News
Ecommerce 2022: What happens next? 

The last two years have been a rollercoaster ride. From COVID-19 lockdowns and the reopening of the High Street to rising inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, many retailers have needed to adapt to scenarios not seen before in our lifetimes. Whilst COVID-19 measures are fading into the past, the impact from those lockdowns is still […]

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Holiday
Holiday Shopping Recap 2021: Supply Disruptions, Bracketing Nightmares, and a Very Early Start

If the 2021 holiday shopping season seemed a little “weird,” that’s because it was. After a particularly stressful 2020 holiday season amid Covid-19 lockdown, many consumers expected to have a semi-normal season this year with family gatherings (at least small ones) and gift-giving. Supply chain breakdowns, shipping delays, and the ongoing pandemic—now filled with additional […]

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Holiday
Ecommerce: What to Expect in 2022

Over the past two years, the definition of normal within the retail industry has drastically changed. Propelled by lockdowns and societal changes stemming from the pandemic, ecommerce has seen a booming 24 months. With COVID-19 continuing to impact everyday life, the popularity of online shopping is expected to be the preferred shopping method for the foreseeable […]

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Try Before You Buy Ecommerce Guide Selling Channels
Try Before You Buy: The Next Ecommerce Trend

Try Before You Buy provides online shoppers a try-on experience that was once exclusive to physical retail store locations. Now, it’s taking over ecommerce.

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Shipping News
What Ecommerce Shoppers Think About Shipping and Fulfilment in 2020

The impact of COVID-19 has had serious implications on the international supply chain and to consumer expectations. Whereas previous years saw a shortening of expected wait time, 2020 saw the average amount of time a consumer is willing to wait grew from 5 days to 8 days. However, with this lowered expectation around ship time, […]

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Shipping News
What Consumers Really Think About Shipping

With the pandemic recalibrating how ecommerce shoppers want to and are able to shop, 2020 has had a monumental impact on consumer expectations. Whereas previous years saw a shortening of expected wait time, 2020 saw the average amount of time a consumer is willing to way grow from 5 days to 8 days. However, with […]

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Shipping Basics
Social Media Trends To Look Out For in 2017 Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about the importance of keeping on top of all the latest trends happening in the social media sphere. We talked about Live Video Streaming, Paid Social, and 360 Images/Videos. In Part 2 we focus on Sales & Service getting more involved in your social media, Infographics still being an important content tool […]

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Shipping Basics
Social Media Trends To Look Out For In 2017 (Part 1)

Did you know that last year social media had over 2.3 billion active users and that’s on the rise. Having a social media strategy for your business is going to be key in 2017. So how can you ensure that time and effort put in by you and your marketing team is getting the return […]

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