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Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Why You Should Accept Bitcoin (and other Cryptocurrency) in your E-Commerce Store

Why You Should Accept Bitcoin (and other Cryptocurrency) in your E-Commerce Store

Even though many people view cryptocurrencies as a speculative investment, it’s still worth adding it as a payment option if you run an e-commerce store. Several reputable stores already include cryptocurrency payment options, and the number is growing each week. In this article, we’ll analyze the pros and cons of including it as a check out option and provide you with the resources to add it to your store. The Pros Reduced Fraud. Chargeback fraud is a common occurrence on e-commerce platforms. Here’s how it works: A customer orders your product using a debit or credit card. You deliver the product to the customer. Once the customer receives the product, he/she initiates a chargeback. They claim that the package never arrived, their card was stolen, or some similar excuse. You’re stuck wasting resources to fight the claim. You have to prove that the product arrived successfully while the card company locks the funds in the meantime. This is especially troublesome for e-commerce businesses with an already limited cash flow. Cryptocurrency payments are irreversible....

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Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Top Considerations for Packaging for E-commerce Retailers

Top Considerations for Packaging for E-commerce Retailers

A major but sometimes overlooked decision all e-commerce businesses need to come to is how they choose to package their products so that orders are delivered safely and with the consumer in mind. Below, we’ve outlined some of the main points for e-commerce business owners and logistical strategists to consider when plotting their packaging strategy. Products at the forefront The products you trade should be the main consideration when determining your packaging strategy. A common consideration for any company with a wide product portfolio is finding cost-effective appropriate packaging for all of their products. To minimize costs and waste, companies should try to locate adaptable packaging which is suitable for multiple items in their stock. Pay particular attention to your stock’s individual requirements, too. Anything fragile, toxic, flammable, heat sensitive, sharp should obviously be appropriately wrapped. To transport perishable products such as food we’d recommend using specialist food packaging to ensure that the produce will be protected from heat, moisture and insects. Photo: Pixabay The product is only the...

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