How to make your eCommerce Site Mobile-Friendly

Omnichannel customers are more active and are quickly migrating to mobile platforms to shop online. This is a growing trend for shoppers online, and the most sure-fire way to retain customers in businesses' mobile sites and drive sales is to make sure that your web store loads quickly for all devi [..]

Creating Custom International Documents for Shipping

Connected Business now offers you the ability to create and print custom international documents for international shipping. The feature reduces the time you spend on filling out these documents required for you to ship ordered items to international customers. This is a great feature and will benef [..]

Omnichannel to hit the mainstream in 2015

Retail news from industry magazine Consumer Group Technology cites omnichannel as the top predicted trend for retail in 2015, according to the most recent National Retail Federation BIG Show. The most recent exhibitions emphasized the value of merging brick and mortar processes with [..]

How Retail Can Woo Shoppers On Valentine's Day

E-Commerce merchants are getting in the mood this Valentine's Day, thanks to positive news about expected consumer spending surrounding the 14th of February. The National Retail Federation published a consumer survey that puts expected spending for this year at $18.9 billion. This year, 2 [..]

Kickstart customer engagement through newsletters

The email newsletter has been enjoying a period of resurgence, thanks to the rise of mobile Internet and the ubiquity of smartphones. According to US consumer data, 65% of all emails are now opened first through mobile devices. Email marketing has also been at the top when it comes to en [..]

How to Maximize Multiple Selling Channels

Are you making the most out of your multiple retail locations? While expansion is an optimistic sign of increased growth and market demand, running a business with more than one site can present a number of logistical challenges. Providing your employees with software that streamlines the workflow a [..]

Millennial Buying Attitudes Shape the Future of Business

Who are the millennials? This highly amorphous group born between 1980 and 2000 is made up of 80 to 90 million young people in the U.S. alone. In fact, recent trends indicate that millennials will have the strongest spending power among all age sectors by 2017. Their lives and economic realiti [..]