eCommerce Articles (41)

Articles on ecommerce technology, digital retail, order management and the online marketplace industry

M Ryan

Manhattan OMS vs IBM Sterling OMS

In this article I explore the differences between arguably the two most powerful order management systems available to enterprises today, IBM Sterling Order Management¬†and Manhattan Active Omni. Both are used by large retailers, brand manufacturers and distributors. An OMS is a key component of a…

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M Ryan

Synthetic Data Generation in eCommerce

As ecommerce businesses make more use of Machine Learning to improve pricing decisions, assortment planning and demand forecasting, it becomes more important to accurately train the models used by these algorithms, which depends on larger data sets of training data. For businesses without large data…

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M Ryan

Latest Headless Commerce Platforms

Headless commerce is an established ecommerce architecture pattern that delivers significant benefits for merchants adopting it. Almost all ecommerce platform providers are refactoring their software to this new approach and some have already completed their transition. Emerging, though, is a new breed of ecommerce platform…

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M Ryan

C2M Business Model - a short explanation

The C2M (Consumer-To-Manufacturing) business model, is one in which product design and demand is driven by consumers rather than by brands and manufacturers. In traditional consumer business models, a brand designs products, sources them from a manufacturer, runs marketing to attract buyers and sells the…

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M Ryan

Dropship on Amazon - is it possible?

Amazon is one of many marketplaces on which a seller can list products for sale, and it is possible for fulfillment to be handled by a dropshipping supplier. Here is how to do it. Dropshipping is one method of ecommerce fulfillment - the process by…

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M Ryan

Headless Commerce in 200 words & 1 diagram

What is Headless Commerce? Headless Commerce is an approach to implementing ecommerce software without dictating the screens through which the customer will interact with the store. A Headless Commerce application provides a library of ecommerce functionality through a set of APIs, which are called by…

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