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3 Ways to Combat Lost Sales Due to Stockouts

3 Ways to Combat Lost Sales Due to Stockouts

If you’re here, you know your inventory mistakes are costing you a lot more than lost or deferred transactions.

Inventory constraints like low inventory, stockouts, and overstocks, can do long-term damage to your margins and future sales. For some, it can take weeks or even months to recover from a single miscalculation in your forecasts.

So, how do you fix it? The solution to inventory problems doesn’t stop at better forecasting. It’s a combination of better planning, better visibility, and quick course correction.

Let’s break it down.

Product Lifecycle Management: 3 Strategies to Boost Your E-Commerce Sales and Profits

Product Lifecycle Management: 3 Strategies to Boost Your E-Commerce Sales and Profits

Imagine waking up to discover that just 17 of your 220 SKUs generated 80% of your profits. For Flieber CEO Fabricio Miranda, this was one of many harsh reality checks in his past e-commerce career.

From that moment on, he began to manage his brand as a portfolio of products, carefully considering the lifecycle phase of each one to maximize growth and profitability

Because the truth is, the steps that got you to early success with a couple of products, aren’t enough to build an enduring brand. As a product matures, you need different strategies to stay...

5 Ways to Measure Lost Sales Due to Inventory Constraints

5 Ways to Measure Lost Sales Due to Inventory Constraints

If you’re like most retailers, you’re losing sales in more ways than you think.

Understanding your lost sales isn’t just about tallying up the number of times you sold less than you should have because you stocked out.

No matter what or where you sell, customer returns, backorders, missed conversions, and lost rankings can all have an impact on your brand’s current and future sales.

To scale your revenue and protect your investment in customer acquisition, here are five things you don’t want to overlook when measuring lost sales.

The 7 elements of profitable retail operations [2024]

The 7 elements of profitable retail operations [2024]

In the early days of e-commerce, effective retail operations were all about increasing top line revenue. All you had to do was be more convenient than in-store shopping and the sales were virtually guaranteed. 

But that was then. As the e-commerce market matures, you need new ways to boost your top and bottom line growth. If the goal is to widen your margins and continue driving sales, you can’t afford to overlook your operations.

In this article, we’ll explore the latest best practices in retail operations and the role of inventory planning in driving...

Choosing a 3PL? 66 Questions to Help You Find The Perfect Partner

Choosing a 3PL? 66 Questions to Help You Find The Perfect Partner

In a recent Anvyl survey, 73% of businesses said they were planning to scale into a new channel over the next 6-12 months. 71% were also looking to add more suppliers to their portfolio.

The problem? Many of these brands are already struggling to manage their supply chains, with 67% still using Excel to plan their inventory and 66% reporting existing overstocks.

“Folks are still facing a lot of difficulties when it comes to managing the first mile of their supply chain,” says Carissa Davis, Senior Customer Success Manager at Anvyl.

Flexport’s Purchase of Shopify Logistics and the Future of Omnichannel Fulfillment

Flexport’s Purchase of Shopify Logistics and the Future of Omnichannel Fulfillment

After years of investing billions of dollars into its own logistics, Shopify has decided it’s time to hand over the reins. Last month, the mega e-commerce platform sold the majority of its logistics operations to key partner, Flexport.

Flieber raises $20 million to bring multichannel inventory optimization to modern retailers

Flieber raises $20 million to bring multichannel inventory optimization to modern retailers

Series A funding will accelerate the company’s expansion in the Shopify and DTC ecosystems.

NEW YORK — Sept 22, 2021 — Flieber, the groundbreaking inventory optimization platform, today announced $12 million in Series A funding. The round was co-led by seed investor GGV Capital and Monashees, and brings the company’s total funding to $20 million. With this recent investment round, Monashees will join GGV on the board of directors where it has served since 2019.

How to create a better-than-amazon post-purchase experience

How to create a better-than-amazon post-purchase experience

You have a profitable online store with fantastic products to pull shoppers through your digital door—but if you want recurring sales and revenue, it’s actually what happens after the sale that keeps customers coming back for more.

Selling in the USA: 8 Tangible Ways to Make Waves in an Ecommerce Superpower

Selling in the USA: 8 Tangible Ways to Make Waves in an Ecommerce Superpower

Selling in the USA has become ultra-profitable over the years, But there’s a knack to making it work. Join us as we share the secret recipe

If you’re an ambitious eCommerce entrepreneur, there’s a growing list of reasons to add the US to your selling location wish list. 

3 tips on how Sellers can Reduce Coronavirus Economic Impact in their business

3 tips on how Sellers can Reduce Coronavirus Economic Impact in their business

The Coronavirus pandemic is changing the global economy and our lives. Cities’ routines have been largely affected as working from home became almost mandatory to prevent the spread of the virus, leaving streets, shops, markets, bars and restaurants empty.