September 9, 2019

Now that we have so many ways to order and engage with brands, the importance of providing a frictionless experience for customers cannot be overstated. In addition to websites, storefronts, mobile apps, and the many other ways that buyers can engage with retailers, that consideration must also extend to frictionless fulfillment.

Research from Brightpearl and Endless Gain last year found that over 60% of respondents said they wouldn’t want to buy from the same retailer again if they experienced a significant problem after purchase. This includes aspects related to fulfillment, such as inadequate packaging safety, delivery issues, or difficulties returning a problem. Continue reading 3 Hallmarks of Frictionless Fulfillment

February 27, 2019

There’s no doubt that this is a challenging time to be an established consumer packaged goods (CPG) brand. Whether it’s the constantly shifting landscape of consumer expectations or the agile startups making the most of their digital native status to connect with customers in a more personal way, the need to adapt to the demands of eCommerce looms large over the CPG sector.

However, what is often seen as a threat could equally be framed as an opportunity for CPG brands. With size and status on their side, the ability to go direct-to-consumer (DTC) holds the potential for improved communication with buyers and enhanced brand reputation.

Continue reading 4 Facts that Show Why CPG Brands Are Embracing DTC