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Follow the Autonomous Road: The Future of Fulfillment

In this episode Jonathan and Gregg gaze into the crystal ball to see what the future holds for delivery – and have revealed there is a blur between Science Fiction and Science Fact. No – we’re not talking about flying cars – just yet – but we do reveal examples of cutting-edge fulfillment leaders exploring the use of autonomous technologies that until just recently were considered Science Fiction.

Listen in as we share Science Fact examples of what next-generation fulfillment and delivery looks like – and what smart sellers need to start thinking about today in order to keep a competitive edge. Because, in the end it’s all being driven by the insatiable expectations of the empowered consumer.

From the “three zero’s” – to drone and robotic delivery  – to convenience stores that come to your doorstep on demand, how will current beta innovations in fulfillment impact your business? Listen in the latest episode of That Ecom Podcast and we’ll give you a look into a future that is already here!

The Nostradamus Edition

As we wrap up another record year for eCommerce in 2018, the eCom Guys, Gregg Shupe and Jonathan Laverentz are donning their best prognostication hats and sharing their predictions for eCom in 2019.  And on top of their regular data-backed forecasts they’ve got some big hairy audacious predictions to share.

Listen in as they discuss predictions that include the death of acronyms, the blur of ecommerce, the rise of AI video shopping injection, mobile drift, mainstream online to offline hybridization, and many more. On top of these, Jonathan and Gregg wrap the episode up with personal Big Hairy Audacious Predictions for 2019 that are sure to entertain you as much as pique your curiosity.

So enjoy the last episode of 2019 as the eCom Guys go all Nostradamus and share their visions of the eCommerce future.

The Cyber5 Roundup 2018

The preliminary results are coming in and these two eCom experts couldn’t ’resist the opportunity to share a historic moment, well two in this case.  Rounding up the past week of Cyber 5 shopping results and trends leads to some interesting insights into the expectations and shopping habits of today’s empowered consumer.

Brands, Retailers, and Resellers alike, you can glean impactful strategies to apply to your business today and yield results in this year’s, and well beyond, holiday season.

Listen in as Jonathan and Gregg round up the results and offer you their thoughts on this historic Cyber 5 event, or should we now call it Cyber 7?

The Price is Right, Right?

Is the price right?

How you price your products reflects your commitment to your consumer, and at a higher level can lead to the perception of a brand.

So, how can you take control of your pricing and ensure that your products are priced right for the market?  How do you know that your product prices are competitive and comparative to your competitors? And what tactics can you use to ensure you are maximizing margins while still ensuring sales.

In this episode of That eCom Podcast Gregg and Jonathan discuss technologies, internal process, pricing policies, and internal strategies you need to think about and employ when you consider product pricing – online or off.

Whether you are a brand or a retailer, these practical hints can help you maximize your margins and your sales.

Because online pricing is not a game.

Meet Me at the Bar

Whether you like it or not the bar for doing business online has been set. And because of marketplaces like Amazon – the bar for consumer’s expectations is set higher than ever before.

Are you ready to meet your competition at the new bar?

If you are failing to meet the expectations of today’s empowered consumer you are missing out on sales and repeat traffic or worse yet losing to your competition – because – get ready for it – your competition is racing to get above the bar as fast as they can too.

Learn how you can leapfrog your competition and meet your customers at the bar through marketing, selling and fulfilling activities that can make a difference in your business. Join Jonathan and Gregg and hear pro tips of what successful businesses are doing to meet the new empowered consumer’s expectations wherever the bar is set. Cheers!

The White Label Podcast

There is a growing challenge with retailers today to stay relevant and “sticky” to consumers who continue to grow more and more brand and retailer agnostic. A constantly expanding universe of sellers – anchoring themselves to the same product, SKU and ASIN is causing increasing noise which means you as a seller must actively create differentiation.

Implementing a solid white-label (or private-label) strategy can help you attract and hold onto the attention of today’s ever-distracted consumer. Creating compelling value-add packages, bundling, and a unique selling proposition you can set yourself apart from the competition.

Need proof?  Look no further than Amazon Basics – taking hold of an ever growing list of higher-margin commoditized goods, now including motor oil and live Christmas Trees!

Join eCommerce experts Gregg Shupe and Jonathan Laverentz for this one-of-a-kind podcast where they will share the tips, tricks, and tactics to find the right mix so you can elevate you can grab more market share.