Stacks and Stacks’ Cathy McManus

“Lessons Learned” is an occasional series where we request experienced ecommerce merchants about their successes and errors. With this installment, we asked Cathy McManus, Marketing Director for Stacksandstacks.com, to talk about her ideas. Stacks and Stacks was formed in 1984 and ten years ago ceased...

Amazon Exec On Outsourcing Fulfillment

Every ecommerce merchant needs to address, at least in some capacity, the issues of satisfaction. 1 merchant who does this in a big way is Amazon.com. Amazon now offers its fulfillment and warehousing expertise to any ecommerce merchant via its “Fulfillment by Amazon” support. To...

The PeC Review: eStore-Opoly Game for Family Firms

The smallest ecommerce companies are often family operations. An entrepreneurial family member begins selling online. Before long a partner is helping to deal with the accounting and teen-aged kids are processing orders. Sharing the work becomes an outgrowth of sharing a lifetime under a roof...

How To Rate-Shop International Shipping

U.S. export earnings are rising, making international rate shopping more important than ever. By means of example, below are printed prices for a typical 10-pound parcel delivered from my fulfillment company located in Traverse City, Mich. to a client’s customer located in London, England. UPS...