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A Startup Guide to Selling Amazon FBA

A Startup Guide To Selling Amazon FBA

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If you ask the average Amazon seller how they feel about FBA (Fulfilled by Amazon), you'll likely get a mix of positive and negative opinions. The decision to hand over logistical responsibilities depends entirely on your style of business, and the work you're able to put into it. Selling through FBA can be a great way to make money. Amazon isn't going anywhere. It’s growing with a year-over-year revenue increase of over 20%. To help you get up and running,...
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4 Ways B2B Sellers Can Prepare for Black Friday

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There are few surprises in the annual e-commerce calendar. There’s the bonanza of Christmas, a common lull over the summer months, a back-to-school surge, plus whatever peaks and troughs are particular to your sector. Then there’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a relatively young holiday but one that has matured quickly to become one of the most pivotal retail moments of the year, and one that can make or break annual revenue targets. And as with anything important, the…

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How to Get the Working Capital You Need to Grow Your Business

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Small business owners understand the dilemma rapid growth can bring. Business is booming, sales are up, but the funds to purchase inventory and supplies aren’t yet available. To scale, you need to get working capital to fulfill all the new orders flowing in. Because there are many types of working capital available, it can be daunting to choose a solution that’s best for your business. Bank loan? Invoice financing? Your personal credit card? You could. But the trouble with traditional…

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Women in Fintech

Behalf’s Leaders Discuss the Changing Landscape for Women in FinTech

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For decades, FinTech has been a male-dominated field, and for the most part, it still is. Today, women make up only 8% of FinTech board of director roles across Europe and the US. The lack of women in corporate leadership roles is in the spotlight, and while discussions are necessary, so is action. Research shows that a range of diverse perspectives can have considerable impacts on a company’s outcomes. A 2017 study from the Harvard Business Review found that teams…

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Small Business Saturday Sales

Small Business Saturday Results: What’s Ahead for the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season?

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The biggest shopping week of the year is behind us and small business owners have good reason to embrace the power of Small Business Saturday 2018. The results are in and the numbers are encouraging. The ninth annual Small Business Saturday, a shopping event developed by American Express in 2010 to boost smaller retailers, took in a record $17.8 billion in sales this year, according to the 2018 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey from the National Federation of Independent…

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