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Through the looking glass: 8 emerging D2C e-commerce trends that will dominate 2022
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6 packaging design strategies for better e-commerce returns
Let’s face it; packaging returns are inevitable in the world of e-commerce. When you’re buying from a screen and not touching or trying on a product f...
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The Black Friday planning guide: Tips and tricks for a successful season
When it comes to Black Friday/Cyber Monday (BFCM), planning is the name of the game
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6 Types of equity financing for e-commerce businesses
There many forms of equity financing but it's not for every type of business. It's important to consider the pros and cons of each type before diving ...
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Shopify vs. Amazon: An e-commerce replatforming guide
When you started your business, you likely first thought about what you were going to sell—be it a new product or service, or an improvement upon some...
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6 Ways to Fund an E-Commerce Business
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ClearAngel charts a path to growth for early-stage business Zafira
Conni Zafiris, founder of online womenswear brand Zafira, was unsure of the best way to capitalize on her early growth. After signing up with ClearAng...
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How e-commerce founders use 1 click buy to increase sales
When Amazon first introduced their patented 1 click buy system back in 2000 to circumvent shopping cart forms—so that you no longer had to enter your ...
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The best funding model for e-commerce businesses
Gone are the days where a business founder had only one option to get funding: the bank. In fact, we often talk about the different funding models ava...
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Navigating Inventory Logistics: A Resource for Founders
Nowadays, inventory management systems seem to be working increasingly against founders, much to their chagrin. If you’ve ever spent over half of your...
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Forecasting demand in uncertain times
Even when all else is constant, forecasting demand can be a struggle even for the most experienced business founder. Throw in the uncertainty of the e...
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Why working capital is still a challenge for founders
If you’re a founder, you’re no stranger to cash flow problems. Anything from unexpected expenses and increased liabilities to downright emergencies ca...
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What’s the best marketing attribution model for my business?
If only we had a nickel for every time we’d been asked this question! While in a dream world a one-size-fits-all marketing attribution model would wor...
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The Ultimate Guide to E-Commerce Funding
The ultimate guide for e-commerce founders looking to secure funding for their business. From loans and credit cards, to venture capital, grants, and ...
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The top 2021 e-commerce trends to look out for
We sat down with our partners to pick their brains by asking what they believe will be the coming year’s biggest, most influential trends. Here’s what...
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Step-by-step Guide to Getting Funding for Your E-Commerce Business
Everything you need to know about pitching to VC's, securing bank loans, and revenue-share financing for your e-commerce business.
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