Pillows can help add a little flair to any home—even trendy clothiers like Urban Outfitters have moved into the home decor space. Here's a quick guide to help launch your own pillow line.
Happy Early Birthday! According to Time, September is the busiest month for births overall (so hopefully we weren't too far off!). For the well-prepared retailer, that means one thing—baby clothes—and we've got plenty of it! Here's your guide to selling this kids' item.
Labor Day is only two weeks away! While the holiday was designed to give workers a break from laboring, small business owners know it's one of the best times to be in business. As friends and families celebrate the summer's last hurrah, you can sell them all the extra items to make it extra special. Here are a few Labor Day marketing ideas to help your business stay top-of-mind.
Back-to-school shopping is in full swing, and products are flying off the shelves—from pencils and notebooks to new shoes and shirts. Although this means mega retailers are scoring big on converting foot traffic, it doesn't necessarily mean online retailers have to miss out. Ecommerce businesses have the benefit of quickly adapting designs and products, and more importantly the shoppers they target.
We’ve discussed in length the different ways to get your products discovered, but we can’t miss the component that becomes critical once your product is successfully discovered–your design.
Access to trends data can be invaluable (that’s why we send a monthly Trends Report). It can help better focus your efforts, draw more attention from consumers, and improve existing design and marketing.
Print-on-Demand (POD) services have become incredibly popular in the past few years, and with good reason–they’re an incredible revenue stream for merchants without the major risks of investing in an entire retail venture. However, the simplicity does come with a catch. Most POD services are marketplaces where brand identity doesn’t matter. For business owners who want to build and grow a brand, POD marketplaces just don’t make sense.
At first glance, freebies can sound like a big waste of money. However, with a little investment and patience, freebies can go a long way in achieving some surprising results. Here are a few interesting conclusions driven by freebies and a brief explanation into exactly what happens.
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The youngest consumer group, Generation Z (or “Gen Z”), is quickly growing into a formidable force. By 2020, today's 14-19 year-olds will be the largest group of consumers worldwide, making up 40 percent of the US, Europe, and BRIC countries. Gen Z’s habits and behaviors will heavily influence the future of mainstream retail, and much of it already looks positive!