August 21, 2020

Brightpearl Shortlisted for the 2020 SaaS Awards

August 11, 2020

Why You Need to Rush with Magento 2 Migration

With Magento 1 End of Life nearing each day, over 240,000 of store owners are facing a huge dilemma. Magento, […]
July 3, 2020

6 ways to modernize your warehouse management

June 17, 2020

Brightpearl Ranks Among Latka’s Top 100 SaaS Brands in America

June 8, 2020

The 2020 and 2021 Retail Calendar: Key dates you need to know about as a retail business in 2020 and 2021

The tail end of 2020 looks very different to what anyone expected earlier in the year, so it’s time to […]
June 5, 2020

How Will Covid 19 Impact the Future of Ecommerce?

May 5, 2020

12 Ecommerce Marketing Strategies to Scale Your Business and Improve Conversions

April 22, 2020

Our Definitive Guide to the Best Shopify Stores and What They’re Doing Well

April 20, 2020

Is BOPIS the Right Fit for Your Brand? And Do You Have the Tech to Make it Happen?

April 20, 2020

Understanding Landed Costs & The Profit Margin Formula

Working out your profit margins should be simple. If you buy a product for $x, and sell it for $x […]
April 15, 2020

Which Industries Are Doing Well Right Now?

April 2, 2020

What is a Digital Operations Platform and Does Your Business Need One?

March 23, 2020

10 CRO Tips to Help You Generate More Business

Just like the England rugby team want Owen Farrell to convert a kick, business managers want their websites to deliver […]
March 22, 2020

FIFO vs LIFO – Which is Best?

  Keeping on top of inventory is essential for any business. It lets you know what needs re-ordering and when. […]
March 17, 2020

10 Top Tips for Providing World Class Customer Service

If you’ve been in business for a few years, then you’ve no doubt got your own tips for great customer […]
March 15, 2020

Secrets of the Advanced Shipping Notice or EDI 856

In the modern retail environment, it’s essential for retailers and distributors alike to have accurate, up-to-the-minute information about where their […]
March 10, 2020

Benefits of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS Benefits)

You could be a small business. Or you might be a huge global brand. Whatever you do, warehouse management is […]
March 3, 2020

How to Avoid or Overcome Common Ecommerce Migration Concerns

Migrating your business to a new commerce platform is a huge – and fairly daunting – undertaking for any enterprise. […]
February 26, 2020

How to Get the Most out of Email Marketing for eCommerce Companies

February 11, 2020

How Sales Tax is Changing for Ecommerce Retailers

November 20, 2019

Keeping Your Retail Workers Motivated After the Holiday Season

This guest blog was contributed by Deputy, experts in employee scheduling software. When we say motivation in retail and holiday […]
November 11, 2019

Retailer Q&A: Avulux Shares its Retail Tech Stack Vision

November 6, 2019

How To Sell More This Holiday Season

This guest post has been kindly contributed by ProProfs Help Desk. The holiday season is a time when people are […]
November 1, 2019

5 Holiday Shipping Tips from the Experts

This guest post is from our friends at ShipStation, experts in order fulfillment and shipping software. The holidays are when […]
October 14, 2019

Purple Tuesday: Changing the Customer Experience

Here at Brightpearl HQ, we’ve enjoyed keeping you updated on all the latest and greatest shopping dates via our annual […]
October 4, 2019

Black Friday ERP Success Story: Rep Fitness Proves it’s Never Too Late to Get Your Business Back in Shape

Going live with a new technology solution one week before Black Friday may put off some retail businesses, but with […]
August 15, 2019

How Online Reviews Can Lead To Better Business Results

Have you ever wondered how your brand’s online reputation could impact your company’s marketing performance?
June 5, 2019

Why Choose Shopify for Your Ecommerce Store?

There are many ecommerce platforms available to business owners, whether they are budding new startups or established international brands. One […]
May 31, 2019

Innovating Like Amazon! The Tech Stack You Need to Ace the Online Customer Experience

Led by its foundational principle of customer obsession, Amazon frequently tops the charts when it comes to innovation and customer […]
April 18, 2019

5 Reports Every Warehouse Manager Should Be Using

These days, your customers want exactly what they want as soon as possible – and that means it’s more important […]
March 18, 2019

The Latest On Economic Nexus & How New Sales Tax Laws Affect You

March 13, 2019

4 Innovative Tactics to Learn More About Your Customers

Your customers know that they can count on your business for the quality products you provide. They know that they […]
March 5, 2019

Joining the Dots: How To Achieve a Fast & Frictionless Experience Across the Entire Customer Journey

This blog has been co-written with our friends at Evolve Retail. Fast & Frictionless Customer Expectations Working in partnership with OnePoll […]
February 4, 2019

3 Experts Reflect on the Direct-to-Consumer Trend

As major brands like Nike and L’Oréal shift significantly towards a direct-to-consumer (DTC) model and disruptors like Dollar Shave Club, Under […]
January 23, 2019

‘CRaP’ Products: The Latest Amazon Acronym Sweeping the Web

‘CRaP’ aka ‘Can’t Realize a Profit’ was once just an internal label within giant ecommerce corporation, Amazon. However, as per […]
January 17, 2019

Looking to 2019: Emerging Ecommerce Trends

This article has been written by our friends at ShipStation, experts in ecommerce fulfillment and shipping software. 2018: A Year […]
January 10, 2019

Brightpearl Included in Built In Austin’s ‘Best Places to Work’ List

  With the New Year comes new and exciting opportunities for our clients, as well as all of us here […]
January 4, 2019

Succeeding at DTC: Your Essential Guide

  The direct-to-consumer (DTC) trend has been making headlines recently. It involves digitally native brands like Dollar Shave Club, Under […]
January 2, 2019

The 2019 Retail Calendar: Key dates you need to know about as a retail business in 2019

  As the new year kicks into full swing and you plan for the year ahead, knowing all the key […]
November 30, 2018

Top 5 Ways Retailers Can Be More Innovative in 2019

  Believe it or not, it’s already time to begin mapping out your retail strategy for 2019. Of course, it’s […]
November 28, 2018

November: In Review 2018

  Hello and welcome to November: In Review October | September | August The holiday season is now in full […]
November 19, 2018

Retail Realities for Modern Online Sellers

Online retail is skyrocketing in growth. In fact, Statista reports that $2.3 trillion U.S. dollars were spent on ecommerce in […]
November 14, 2018

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT Returns

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an HMRC initiative that requires UK businesses to submit their tax returns and payments online, […]
November 9, 2018

Best Practice Advice for Your Holiday Season Returns

It’s estimated that 28 percent of holiday gifts bought in 2017 were returned at a value of $90 billion, while […]
November 5, 2018

10 Questions to Ask Prospective WMS Vendors [Checklist]

To ensure your WMS vendor discussions are going to center around what is most important to you and your business, […]
November 1, 2018

Five Ways a Lack of Organizational Collaboration Can Ruin the Customer Experience

Take a moment to sit back, close your eyes and remember your last excellent customer experience. Maybe you had a […]
October 30, 2018

October: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to October: In Review September | August | July With yet another month this year drawing to […]
October 22, 2018

Gaining Efficiency in Your Ecommerce Inventory Management

Within the retail industry, inventory is accurate just 63% of the time on average, which is seemingly due to businesses […]
October 16, 2018

8 WMS Features Your Retail or Wholesale Business Needs

We know that warehouse processes differ across industry and business type, and retail and wholesale in particular, are very complex […]
October 12, 2018

5 Ways Wholesalers Can Benefit from an Ecommerce Business

Let’s get straight to the point… the reality is that being online is a must for businesses of all sizes […]
September 28, 2018

Social Sharing is Down in 2018: What Can Retailers Do About It?

In their latest Content Trends Research Report, BuzzSumo revealed some eye-opening findings for social marketers. Overall, social sharing is on […]
September 26, 2018

September: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to September: In Review August | July | June We’ve nearly come to the end of September, […]
September 24, 2018

3 Ideas for Retailers to Create Dynamic Displays That Help Sell Inventory

The appeal of brick-and-mortar stores goes far beyond the convenience of buying something and taking it home the same day […]
September 19, 2018

Are you ready for the returns tsunami?

Whether it’s due to mispacks, damaged goods, inevitable peak season returns or services like Try Before You Buy, there is […]
September 6, 2018

How Retail Technology is Changing Customer Service

The face of retail is changing every second and part of this change is due to the rapid pace in […]
August 29, 2018

August: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to August: In Review July | June | May We’ve nearly arrived at the end of August, […]
August 23, 2018

5 Ways to Gain Customers & Sales Via Retail Events

Physical retail experiences have always been – and will continue to be – about being social. After all, visiting a retail […]
August 17, 2018

Barcodes vs RFID: Why Barcodes Still Win

This guest post was kindly contributed by The world of commerce changed on June 26, 1974. On that day, a […]
August 15, 2018

10 Secrets of Automating Customer Service [Infographic]

In today’s omnichannel world, customers expect a seamless, consistent conversation across all channels, which means customer service teams have to […]
August 9, 2018

Omnichannel retail: What is it & why do you need a back office system?

In recent years, omnichannel has become less of a buzzword and more of a necessity within retail. As customers’ demands […]
August 3, 2018

How to choose the right warehouse management system for retail & wholesale

Choosing the right warehouse management system (WMS) can be difficult. The WMS vendor landscape is booming, resulting in a lot […]
August 1, 2018

3 Must Know Marketing Tips for Wholesalers

Want to accelerate your brand visibility and sales? Look no further than amplifying your marketing strategies. When it comes to […]
July 30, 2018

Getting to know Maurice Helfgott: Q&A with Brightpearl’s new Chairman

We recently announced an exciting addition to the Brightpearl team in the shape of our new Chairman, Maurice Helfgott, founder […]
July 26, 2018

July: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to July: In Review June | May | April In the month that has seen heat waves […]
July 24, 2018

Are you ready for the paperless warehouse revolution? [Infographic]

We’re entering the second wave of cloud adoption as large-scale enterprises and “slow adopters” catch up. And we’re seeing more […]
July 20, 2018

Updating Your B2B Ecommerce for the Millennial Purchaser

This guest post was kindly contributed by Millennials. They are the generation of people born between 1981 and 1996, […]
July 18, 2018

Ecommerce Returns Best Practice: How to Manage Your Returns Strategy [Webinar]

There are a growing number of well-known larger retailers that are introducing services such as ‘Try Before You Buy’ (TBYB) […]
July 13, 2018

7 Essential Amazon Selling Tips With Stats [Infographic]

July 9, 2018

How to Win the Amazon Buy Box

July 6, 2018

Is Omnichannel Retail the Future of Ecommerce?

This guest article was contributed by Nexcess, a leading provider of Magento and WordPress hosting. Ecommerce gave control of the shopping […]
July 4, 2018

How to Make Delivery Part of the Move to Personalized Customer Engagement

What is the portal to true personalization? Parcelhub, experts in ecommerce shipping solutions, believe it to be the consumer’s front […]
June 28, 2018

June: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to June: In Review May | April | March Across the northern hemisphere, sunscreen and sunglasses are […]
June 27, 2018

Secrets to Global Growth: Your Ecommerce Store

This is the third and final post in the ‘Secrets to Global Growth’ series, written by We Make Websites; (you […]
June 25, 2018

Summer Sales Mean it’s Time to Prepare for the 2018 Holiday Season

Across the northern hemisphere, swimsuits, sunglasses and sunscreen are flying off the shelves, which means it’s easy to forget that […]
June 22, 2018

5 Common Traits of High Growth Ecommerce Brands [Webinar]

In the face of fierce competition, and a changing retail climate, some brands are striving ahead of their competitors time […]
June 21, 2018

Merchant Debates: Integrated Accounting vs Siloed Systems

As technology for retail and wholesale businesses becomes more advanced, there are often debates around what kind of technology is […]
June 15, 2018

Discover Brightpearl’s New Retail & Wholesale Resource Center

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve recently launched a new Resource Center on our website.
June 13, 2018

Key Learnings from the Ecommerce Tech Stack Webinar

Just a few short years ago, it was believed that there were over 110,000 ecommerce websites generating revenue of a […]
June 11, 2018

Have You Achieved Omnichannel Retail Excellence? [Quiz]

At Brightpearl, we’ve always understood the importance of a strong multichannel strategy, and have provided thousands of retailers with reliable […]
June 7, 2018

4 Features to Consider When Evaluating WMS Solutions (Hint: #1 is Integrates with ERP)

The benefits of switching to a fully-optimized warehouse management system (or WMS) are undeniable.
June 1, 2018

Succeeding at Omnichannel: Q&A with Chris Tanner, Co-Author of ‘The Omnichannel Survival Guide’

In the ever more competitive world of retail, customers today have the opportunity to make purchases and buying decisions at […]
May 30, 2018

Grow Your Wholesale Business with Brightpearl & Amazon [Webinar]

B2B ecommerce is growing at a staggering rate. Forrester predicted that by the end of last year, it would reach […]
May 29, 2018

May: In Review 2018

May 24, 2018

Secrets to Global Growth: 8 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Products

This is the second post in our ‘Secrets to Global Growth’ series. You can recap on the ‘Finance’ and ‘Ecommerce’ posts […]
May 22, 2018

Brightpearl Named as Venture-Backed Management Team of the Year at the BVCA Awards

May 21, 2018

A Short Guide to WMS Requirements Gathering

Few things will relieve a warehouse headache like a new WMS that targets today’s bottlenecks. Unfortunately, you’ve got to do […]
May 16, 2018

How to Create Opportunities to Work with Larger Suppliers Using EDI

This blog was written by one of our partners, SPS Commerce, experts in EDI solutions. Retailers wishing to work with larger, […]
May 11, 2018

Why a little bit of FOMO goes a long way.

This article was written by our friends at eZCom Software, specialists in EDI and ecommerce integrations. While FOMO (Fear of […]
May 10, 2018

Secrets to Global Growth: The Financial Considerations

This is the first post in our ‘Secrets to Global Growth’ series. Recap on the ‘Products’ post and ‘Ecommerce’ post now. As […]
May 4, 2018

5 Ways You Can Strengthen Your Brand Identity as a Wholesaler

Consumers today – whether B2C or B2B – want authenticity when it comes to whom they choose to spend their […]
May 3, 2018

Brightpearl Shortlisted as ‘Multi-Channel Technology Vendor of the Year’ at the Retail Systems Awards

To go alongside our news of being shortlisted at the National Technology Awards, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve also […]
May 2, 2018

Achieving Operational Efficiency: Building Lean Processes Into Your Workflows

You’ve probably heard the term “operational efficiency” floating around on business or marketing blogs, including the Brightpearl blog. But does […]
April 26, 2018

April: In Review 2018

April 16, 2018

A Step Ahead: Celebrating Success with the Drapers Footwear Awards 2018

Top fashion publication, Drapers, has recently announced their shortlist for the 2018 Footwear Awards, and we’re very pleased to report […]
April 10, 2018

How You Can Reclaim Time and Resources with EDI & Automation

This blog was written by our friends over at SPS Commerce, experts in EDI solutions. When businesses first start out, processing […]
April 3, 2018

What Online Retailers Should Know About Flat-Rate Shipping

Online retailers can claim a few advantages over brick and mortar merchants. To be more specific, brands who sell online […]
March 28, 2018

March: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to March: In Review February | January | 2017 Highlights Spring has finally arrived, which means it’s […]
March 26, 2018

Brightpearl & Ad-Lister Partner Up to Make Selling Online Easier

At Brightpearl, we’re always on the hunt to expand our existing partner ecosystem. This is to ensure our customers always […]
March 22, 2018

How EDI Automation Makes the Payment Process a Breeze for Retailers

This article comes from one of our partners, SPS Commerce, experts in EDI solutions. Retailers that haven’t engaged an Electronic […]
March 20, 2018

GDPR: What it is & what Brightpearl is doing in response to it

In recent months, there’s been a lot of discussion around GDPR. The various articles and videos you will have seen […]
March 14, 2018

Using Data for Better Inventory Hygiene

Last year, three workers stole $300,000 worth of avocados, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times. When the […]
March 7, 2018

Real-Time Accounting: Your New Competitive Edge [Infographic]

In today’s business, time is money. The financial management systems at the heart of your business must enable you to […]
February 28, 2018

February: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to February: In Review January | 2017 Highlights | November The end of another month has arrived, […]
February 22, 2018

10 Inspiring Retail & Wholesale Success Stories You Must Read

At Brightpearl, we have the pleasure of working with and speaking to over 1,400 successful businesses. And following these conversations, […]
February 14, 2018

Moving to Magento 2 Soon? Questions to Ask Yourself First

If your ecommerce store is on Magento 1, and you’re wanting to migrate soon, you need to be strategic in […]
February 12, 2018

5 Proven Strategies to Attract More Online Shoppers

In the ever more competitive world of retail, you need to remain ahead of your competition and attract more online […]
January 29, 2018

January: In Review 2018

Hello and welcome to January: In Review 2017 Highlights | November | October Take a brief break from your January […]
January 25, 2018

Three Techniques for Effective Inventory Management Optimization

Failure to effectively manage inventory can cost any business dearly but for many, it is a huge and time-consuming undertaking. […]
January 23, 2018

Is it time for you to invest in a new ecommerce website?

This article was written by one of our partners, We Make Websites, who are specialists in ecommerce website solutions. Post […]
January 19, 2018

Three Key Benefits of WMS Implementation

How much visibility do you have into your inventory levels, operational efficiency and staff habits? Do you have a sneaking […]
January 17, 2018

Festive Retail Data Reveals Where Automation is Needed

The latest report from KPMG heralds good news for online retailers for the festive period, revealing that over the three […]
January 15, 2018

4 Reasons Why Retailers Should Consider Drop-Shipping

Shipping speed is the new battleground for retail differentiation. As a result, retailers are putting in overtime to find the […]
January 11, 2018

Post-Promotion Audits Made Easy with EDI Automation

This post was written by one of our partners, SPS Commerce, specialists in EDI solutions. During a post-promotion audit, a […]
January 9, 2018

How to Leverage Facebook Advertising to Boost Revenue in Q1

Q1 is a historically challenging season in the world of ecommerce. With challenges such as abandoned cart rates surpassing 75%, […]
January 3, 2018

The 2018 Retail Calendar: Key dates you need to think about as a retail business in 2018

We’ve updated our retail calendar for 2019 – get all the new key dates here! With a new year upon […]
December 28, 2017

Ringing in the New Year: Brightpearl Highlights from 2017

With another exciting year ahead of us all in 2018, we’re ringing in the New Year by looking back on […]
December 21, 2017

The Great 8: Festive Store Displays & Promotions of 2017

As we edge closer and closer towards the end of another successful holiday season, we’ve asked a few of our […]
December 11, 2017

8 Financial Health KPIs Retailers Should Not Ignore

This is a guest post written by our friends at Red Granite, an Orba Company and outsourced accounting firm. Simply […]
December 8, 2017

5 Ways to Build In-Person Loyalty in a World of Ecommerce

This is a guest post written by Taylor Burke from Last year, a major retail threshold was crossed — 51 […]
December 1, 2017

November: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to November: In Review October | September | August We’re officially in the most festive month of […]
November 30, 2017

Black Friday & Cyber Monday in Numbers

If you took part in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, congratulations you survived the flash sale frenzy and […]
November 27, 2017

How to Migrate Easily from Magento 1 to Magento 2

This is a guest post contributed to us by MW2 Consulting. The latest major version of Magento was released close to […]
November 23, 2017

Using Automation and Technology in the Warehouse for Operational Efficiency

When we think of automation and technology in the warehouse, we likely think about Kiva Robots, or the better known: […]
November 20, 2017

Retail Insights: Which Industry Came Out on Top in October 2017?

In this article, we’ll be diving into October’s retail data to identify the key themes that emerged last month. Here […]
November 17, 2017

Bristol Shopify Meetup: Q&A with Lush Longboards

At the recent Bristol Shopify meetup, hosted at Brightpearl UK HQ, we were lucky enough to be joined by Lush […]
November 10, 2017

Getting to Grips with Invoice Factoring

Invoice factoring is a type of finance normally used for B2B sales invoices, where you sell accounts receivable or invoices […]
November 2, 2017

How Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt the World of Retail

It’s fair to say that blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple, is mostly associated with […]
October 31, 2017

October: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to October: In Review September | August | July Happy Halloween! You’re in for a treat (rather […]
October 30, 2017

Retail Insights: What’s the Heartbeat of Online Retail?

A recent report that appeared in an article on Business Advice, revealed that Monday is the most popular day for online […]
October 27, 2017

What Do Retailers Really Think About Black Friday & Cyber Monday?

Back in 2014, sales across Black Friday and Cyber Monday skyrocketed by an impressive 30% above the expected forecast. And […]
October 26, 2017

Top Takeaways from the Atlanta Revision Meetup

Recently, Brightpearl teamed up with BigCommerce and EYStudios to host the Revision meetup in Atlanta, GA. This was a fantastic […]
October 20, 2017

A Forrester Roundtable Recap: Emerging Trends in Omnichannel

Brent Bellm, CEO of BigCommerce, Andrew Porter, Chief Product Officer of Brightpearl, and Brendan Witcher, Principal Analyst at Forrester, teamed […]
October 6, 2017

Learnings from the Internet Retailing Conference 2017

The Internet Retailing and eDelivery conference is a must for retailers and ecommerce solution providers looking to stay ahead of […]
October 4, 2017

Advice and Inspiration from Ecommerce Expo 2017

Ecommerce Expo is a must-attend event for retailers and ecommerce solution providers. This year, the event was held in the […]
October 2, 2017

September: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to September: In Review August | July | June September has been and gone, and that can […]
September 27, 2017

Retail Insights: August’s Performance Shows Where Retailers Need to Work Harder

Did you miss July’s performance? Recap on last month’s retail data before diving into August’s stats.  August’s data shows that […]
September 21, 2017

International Expansion: What You Need to Know

Companies that choose to trade internationally become 34% more productive in the first year, whilst exporting businesses are 11% more likely […]
September 19, 2017

Expert Advice on Getting Mobile-Ready for Your Peak Season

This guest article comes to you from JH, an ecommerce digital agency specializing in bespoke Magento solutions. At JH, we’ve […]
September 8, 2017

Highlights from Autumn Fair 2017

The Spring and Autumn Fair events are one of the largest wholesale trade events for the home and gift industries. […]
September 4, 2017

Global Retailer, Open 24 Seven Seek Innovation Through Automation

With the retail industry becoming more and more competitive by the day, retailers everywhere are seeking new ways to improve […]
August 31, 2017

August: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to August: In Review July | June | May It’s the end of August already, which can […]
August 29, 2017

Sales Tax on Shipping Charges in the U.S., Demystified

Selling products online in the United States can be very complex due to all fifty states (and the District of […]
August 25, 2017

Retail Insights: July Sees Orders Up, But a Decline in Average Spending

July’s retail data sees UK and US orders up, but average spending down as customers’ habits change. Here are the […]
August 23, 2017

Selling on Amazon: A Retailer’s Guide to European VAT

In the modern age of ecommerce, the world is your customer. Whether you sell that must have fashion accessory or […]
August 14, 2017

Arthauss Adopt Automation Technology and Get Implemented in Just 24 Days

Fast growing established retailers are always looking for new ways to improve their business’ efficiency and one technique retailers must […]
August 8, 2017

How a Business Loan can Fuel Your Multichannel Retail Growth

Retailers of all sizes are increasingly using multichannel strategies to expand their sales base. But growing a multichannel retail business […]
August 4, 2017

How Automation can Help Retailers Stay Ahead of the Curve this Holiday Season

When we spoke with fast growing omnichannel retailer, Natural Baby Shower recently, they advised us that automating their retail workflows […]
August 2, 2017

Ecommerce for Millennials: How to Gain Their Loyalty

Some marketers may say that millennials (those born between 1982 and 2004) aren’t loyal customers, but research shows otherwise with […]
August 1, 2017

July: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to July: In Review June | May | April School’s out for summer and so are the […]
July 26, 2017

15 Tasks to Help You Breeze Through Your Next Bank Reconciliation

It’s crucial that the transactions in your accounting system match your bank statements 100 percent. Otherwise, how else will you […]
July 24, 2017

A Recap of the 3 Retail KPIs You Need to Know

Assessing how well your business is doing when faced with demand, competition and customer complaints is essential to ensuring you […]
July 21, 2017

Introducing your new favorite YouTube channel: Retail 90

We’ve been hard at work behind the scenes launching a brand new YouTube channel, called Retail 90, which is all […]
July 19, 2017

Retail Insights: Behind the Scenes During Amazon Prime Day

Great news – you’ve seen it through to the other side of Amazon Prime Day! Hopefully you had a booming […]
July 11, 2017

How and Why Should You Automate Your Invoicing?

Once an order is shipped, typically, you will generate an invoice to send to your wholesale customers, or you will […]
July 6, 2017

The Art of Writing a Killer Website Brief

The experts over at iWeb have been designing and developing websites for over 20 years for clients of all shapes and sizes, […]
June 29, 2017

June: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to June: In Review May | April | March The end of June is upon us so […]
June 27, 2017

3 Ecommerce Trends You Need to Know About

Two-time award winners of the Magento Imagine Award for Excellence in Mobile Experience, JH know the importance of keeping one […]
June 21, 2017

Natural Baby Shower Share How You Can Gear Up for a Great Christmas [Webinar]

We may be in the middle of a heatwave, but it’s already time to turn your minds to tinsel, turkey […]
June 19, 2017

Beat Brexit: Tips for Global Retailers

Since the UK General Election earlier this month, the Brexit debate has reared its head again. What’s going to happen? […]
June 15, 2017

6 Ways to Rock at Modern Cloud Accounting

There was once a time when accounting and bookkeeping occurred in a darkened room by one individual. Any updates on […]
June 12, 2017

Flash Sales: The Fun, The Fame & The Fortune That Can Follow

Seeking attention for your online business? Hoping to gain increased sales soon? Aiming to introduce something fun to your business […]
June 2, 2017

What Could ‘Brexit’ Mean for Global Retailers?

Theresa May (UK Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party) has launched a General Election in the UK, due […]
June 1, 2017

May: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to May: In Review  April | March | February Can you believe it’s the beginning of June […]
May 30, 2017

Returned Inventory: Top Tips for Reducing Returns

This is the final part in a mini-series about returned inventory. Catch up now with part 1 and part 2. Although […]
May 24, 2017

9 Ways You Can Optimize Your Retail Operations [Infographic]

Whether your current focus is on improving the supply chain, store layout, inventory management or pricing (including discounts and sales), […]
May 19, 2017

How to Take Your Business Beyond Shop Doors with a Mobile POS

Tablet based point of sale is becoming the predominate solution for retail brick and mortar locations. And with good reason! […]
May 18, 2017

Insights from Alex Monroe: How to Connect with Today’s Customer Expectations

Alex Monroe have taken the world of fashion by storm with their handmade, quirky jewelry; sold on their own website, […]
May 15, 2017

Championing Independent Retail with Key Learnings from the BIRA Conference

Independent retail is vital to the UK economy and something we are extremely passionate about protecting. That’s why we were […]
May 11, 2017

The Future of Ecommerce: Expert Insights from BigCommerce

When you look at ecommerce statistics like how worldwide ecommerce sales are expected to reach over $4 trillion by 2020, […]
May 4, 2017

When should I make the move to Magento 2?

The upgrade to one of the world’s biggest ecommerce platforms Magento, was released at the end of 2015, and whilst […]
May 2, 2017

April: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to April: In Review March | February | January Now that we’ve arrived at the beginning of […]
April 26, 2017

Spring Cleaning for Your Retail Business: 5 Tips to Help Your Store Shine

As Winter quickly passes and Spring slowly comes to life, consumers and retailers alike can look forward to longer days, […]
April 24, 2017

Why is Inventory Management Important to Modern Retailers?

The retail industry is always constantly evolving and as a modern retailer, you need to be consistently adapting your strategies, […]
April 13, 2017

Be Honest: How Well is Your Ecommerce Website Performing?

With online sales throughout the U.S, Canada and Western Europe expected to reach a total of $288.63 billion by the […]
April 12, 2017

Pop-Up Shops: Beyond the Basics to Help Temporary Stores Thrive

The term “pop-up” isn’t new to retail, yet how pop-up storefronts have evolved over the years continues to introduce new […]
April 5, 2017

5 Actionable Tips for Your Omnichannel Retail Strategy

From brick and mortar stores to mobile phones, online shops and text message marketing, retail isn’t what it used to […]
April 4, 2017

Maximize Your Retail Business Success: 10 Tips for a Great Ecommerce Website [Infographic]

Data from the Social Science Research Network has advised in the past that 65% of the population learn visually. This […]
March 31, 2017

March: In Review 2017

Hello and welcome to March: In Review February | January |  2016 In Review The days are getting longer and […]
March 29, 2017

How Your Retail Business Can Save on Energy

Running a retail business is no easy feat. Saving money on everything possible often becomes necessary, but there’s no need to […]
March 27, 2017

Reduce Risks with EDI: The Top Tips for Success [Webinar]

Many small to mid-sized retailers shy away from implementing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) within their business, it’s often believed to […]
March 21, 2017

5 Reasons Every Retailer Needs to Be Using an Integrated POS

Retailers are among the busiest professionals – with a to-do-list that’s never ending and inventory that’s always rotating. Understandably, merchants […]
March 10, 2017

5 Tips to Increase Brand Engagement Through Packaging

One of the hot topics right now in the business world is brand engagement. Although there are differing definitions of […]
March 7, 2017

3 Ways to Retain Customers & Increase Sales

It’s reported that 80 percent of future revenue could come from just 20 percent of existing clients, and yet too […]
March 1, 2017

February: In Review 2017

January | 2016 In Review | November The beginning of March? That can only mean one thing, it’s time to […]
February 27, 2017

Bristol Shopify Meetup Highlights: Automation in Ecommerce

We were delighted to sponsor and speak at the first Bristol Shopify meetup last week. Attracting an audience of Shopify […]
February 23, 2017

Streamline your business: 9 top tips for retail success [Webinar Infographic]

  The retail industry is constantly evolving, and there’s been a huge shift in consumer buying habits, retail businesses are […]
February 20, 2017

10 Omnichannel Retail Strategies to Connect with Customers [Infographic]

Connecting with customers has never been easier. The digital age offers a vast number of ways to reach and communicate […]
February 17, 2017

Double Trouble: How Introducing Cross-Merchandising Can Increase Sell-Through

Looking to increase your store sales? One of the best strategies and yet most often overlooked ways to do this […]
February 16, 2017

Accelerate your business: Hear top tips for retail success

  Managing a successful retail business in today’s ever changing landscape can be hard. Consumer buying habits are evolving and […]
February 15, 2017

6 Reasons you Should Use Accounting Software with Small Business Clients

When working with small businesses, many accounting firms look to products like Microsoft Excel. This may seem like a simple […]
January 31, 2017

January: In Review 2017

2016 In Review | November | October January – the month in which retailers have to deal with the craze […]
January 24, 2017

Less Risk, More Growth: 3 Technologies to Scale your Business in 2017 [Webinar]

  Running a retail business isn’t always easy. You come face-to-face with risks on a daily basis with some of […]
January 18, 2017

5 Retail Marketing Tips to Help You Thrive in 2017

Change can be exciting… though admittedly, change can often be scary. Because of this, small business owners often shy away […]
January 12, 2017

Year In Review: 2016 Independent Retail Trends [Infographic]

2017 is officially here so we’re taking a look back at how our customers performed in 2016. At Brightpearl, we’re […]
January 6, 2017

Sales Tax Guide for Omnichannel Sellers

Selling your wares on multiple channels has become the new normal over the past several years and lots of ecommerce […]
January 5, 2017

The 2017 Retail Calendar: Key dates you need to think about as a retail business in 2017

Please note: We’ve updated our retail calendar for 2019, get all your key dates for this year here! As the new […]
December 21, 2016

SaaS vs Open Source: An Introductory Comparison

While the holiday season is dominating most merchant’s minds, some savvy store owners are already turning their focus to next […]
December 16, 2016

Understanding retail metrics and KPIs

Understanding metrics and KPIs can be the key to success for your retail business. They give you the insight you need […]
December 9, 2016

Kicking Off 2017 Right… 5 Retail Resolutions You’ll Want on Your To-Do-List

As years come and go, there’s no more ideal time than the start of a New Year to reset your […]
December 1, 2016

November: In Review 2016

Hello and welcome to November: In Review.
November 30, 2016

Cyber Weekend Statistics and Shopping Trends 2016 [Infographic]

Congratulations, you survived the crazy cyber weekend and hopefully saw an increase in sales! Now that the weekend is over, […]
November 28, 2016

3 Last Minute Tips for Independent Retailers to Get Involved in Small Business Saturday UK

We’ve all heard of the crazy discount shopping days, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but there’s another important retail event […]
November 23, 2016

The Ultimate Ecommerce Platform Comparison

Whether you’re a startup or a well-established business, selecting an ecommerce platform to launch your digital store with can be […]
November 18, 2016

Retail Crowdfunding Advice from Roccbox’s Successful Experience

Brightpearl customer, Roccbox, had incredible success in raising money for their retail business through crowdfunding so we asked them to […]
November 14, 2016

8 important features to look for in retail accounting software

Today’s retail environment looks incredibly different than it did even a decade ago. Customers have limitless options, which increases the […]
November 11, 2016

Holiday Season Secrets to Retail Success [Infographic]

The holiday season can be extremely stressful for independent retailers, but with the increase in footfall across your bricks and […]
November 8, 2016

How to Create Omnichannel Brand Synergy

Everyone is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of branding. Customers interact with brands in a huge way these days […]
November 2, 2016

October: In Review 2016

As November kicks into full swing, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday and the holiday season are all just […]
October 28, 2016

Independent Retailers Share Their Hottest Holiday Tips [Infographic]

With this year’s holiday spending expected to rise 3.6% and reach $655.8 billion, there’s a great deal of opportunity for […]
October 26, 2016

Selling Goods Online? Here’s What you Need to Know About International VAT

Selling products in Europe may mean you have VAT obligations in other EU countries.  In this blog, we cover what you […]
October 24, 2016

Expert Tips for International Expansion

Consumer demand is an ever evolving beast and retailers and wholesalers will continue to see changes in the market and […]
October 19, 2016

The Rapidly Changing Payments Landscape

We’re excited that Brightpearl has given us the opportunity to share some perspectives on the payments land