eCommerce Articles (38)

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

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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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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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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Benefits of Headless Commerce

The benefits of Headless Commerce My experience with retailers and consumer brand manufacturers with direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecommerce sales channels show headless commerce provides the following benefits: There is consistency between ecommerce channels for customers (for example product data, price and promotions), since all channels use…

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Order Management for eCommerce explained

Order Management is how a business ensures orders placed online by customers are fulfilled accurately, cost-efficiently and on-time. A simple order management process passes an order placed on the website to a warehouse for fulfillment, and the order management system records each event that happens…

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M Ryan

Amazon Go stores open in UK

Amazon Go storefront

Amazon has just opened its first two checkoutless "Amazon Go" stores outside North America, in the UK, branded Amazon Fresh. Inevitably there is plenty of media attention, curious customers queuing round the block and speculation about the future of grocery shopping. By global standards, the…

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