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e-commerce Order Fulfillment

A big strategic issue for online retailers is whether to perform order fulfillment activities internally or to outsource them. Building central warehouses, stocking them with adequate inventories, and developing systems to pick , pack and ship individual orders requires substantial start-up capital but may result in lower overall unit costs than would paying the fees […]

Strategies for Competing in Emerging Online Industry

Dealing with all the risks and opportunities of an emerging and ever changing online industry is one of the most challenging business strategy problems. To be successful in an emerging online industry companies usually have to pursue one or more of the following tactical avenues. Try to win the early race for industry leadership with […]

New Sites & Apps for Buyers & Homeowners

We discussed the real estate industry’s gradual shift to electronic status earlier, and it seems this is further proof of this interesting evolution. A number of new sites and applications have been developed specifically for real estate buyers and homeowners. Here are a few of the most interesting: Nextdoor Social Network – A private, free […]

An Innovative, fresh and entertaining website

Just as successful brick and mortar retailers employ merchandising strategies to keep their stores fresh and interesting to shoppers online retailers must be good web merchandisers, exerting ongoing efforts to add innovative site features and capabilities , enhance the look and feel of their sites, heighten viewer interest with audio and live video, and have […]

How Your Dental Office Benefits from Having a Website

If you are dentist and have a dental office that you want to promote, then it’s essential that you have a website. Most dentists are not aware of all the benefits they can get from having web presence. When was the last time your patients used a yellow pages? Today’s people are using yellow pages […]