Multichannel Retail Advice

The best place for the latest retail news, stories, tips, and trends.

7 Reasons Retailers Love Brightpearl [Infographic]

Written by Danielle Ricketts on 07 February 2017

With the most romantic day of the year just around the corner, we asked a handful of customers to share their love for Brightpearl. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our amazing customers. We really value their opinion so we wanted to know what they love the most about Brightpearl.

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Cyber Weekend Statistics and Shopping Trends 2016 [Infographic]

Written by Danielle Ricketts on 30 November 2016


Congratulations, you survived the crazy cyber weekend and hopefully saw an increase in sales! Now that the weekend is over, let’s take a look at the stats from Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday (US) and Cyber Monday for 2016. At Brightpearl we’re privileged to work with over 1,200 SMB retailers from various retail industries so we took a look at their performance over the discount shopping days.

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Retail Crowdfunding Advice from Roccbox's Successful Experience

Written by Marcus White on 18 November 2016

Brightpearl customer, Roccbox, had incredible success in raising money for their retail business through crowdfunding so we asked them to share their advice and crowdfunding checklist. 

When we were ready to bring Roccbox to market, we were in a position that many young businesses find themselves in; we had a product that was ready for market without the capital to fund our first productions. Whilst looking at various solutions, crowdfunding kept entering the conversation and we quickly realised that this was the best option for us. It allowed us to raise the funds we needed much faster than traditional methods would allow and gave us an opportunity to reward those who had followed Roccbox’s development, patiently waiting for us to bring it to market.


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Independent Retailers Share Their Hottest Holiday Tips [Infographic]

Written by Danielle Ricketts on 28 October 2016

With this year’s holiday spending expected to
rise 3.6% and reach $655.8 billion, there’s a great deal of opportunity for retailers to succeed this festive season. We’re predicting an increase in spending, a rise in online shopping and more people shopping on mobile. There’s plenty of ways you can make the most of the increase in footfall and traffic during busy periods but we thought the best people to ask would be your fellow successful retailers.

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More Top Tips for Retail Success: Grow Faster with an Omnichannel Strategy

Written by Matthew Bruun on 17 October 2016

We speak to our 1000+ retail and wholesale customers every day and they are generous enough to share their secrets for success with us. We also see the common traits of our fastest growing customers.  We recently distilled this into a simple list of hot tips for retail success.

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Bat and Bottle Shares How Independent Retailers Can Make the Most of Small Business Saturday

Written by Danielle Ricketts on 05 October 2016

Specialist Italian wine retailer and Brightpearl customer, Bat and Bottle, shines the spotlight on their small business as they take part in Small Business Saturday 2016. The independent retailer was selected to feature in the campaign’s ‘Small Biz 100’ which highlights 100 small businesses in the lead up to the big day.

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Furniture Ecommerce Retailer Leader Stores Shares Tips for Success

Written by Francis Beaumier on 26 April 2016

As you might already know, here at Brightpearl we help retailers grow as a whole - assisting you with your orders, inventory, accounting, customer data, and much much more. In saying this, it also means that we are lucky enough to work with a variety of different businesses, who sell great products. As everyone’s story is unique, we’d like to introduce you to Gary Murray, Ecommerce manager at Leader Stores, who is willing to share what he has learned in his endeavor to grow a successful business.

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Spikeball from Shark Tank Discuss Multichannel Retail Strategy [Webinar]

Written by Grainne Shaughnessy on 24 March 2016

Spikeball is a sport, a community, a product, and a fast growing retail business. Best described as the love child of volleyball and four square, the sport has a community of over half a million players worldwide. As seen on the hit U.S. TV show Shark Tank, they were backed by Daymond John with a $500,000 investment to support the awe-inspiring business.

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Best Christmas Displays and Web Designs of 2015

Written by Danielle Ricketts on 22 December 2015

With so much competition in retail, especially around the holiday season, it’s important to stand out of the crowd with eye-catching Christmas displays.

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The Triathlon Shop accelerate their business into multichannel success

Written by Grainne Shaughnessy on 17 November 2014

At Brightpearl we are lucky enough to work with a wide variety of retailers, selling great products, who have amazing stories. We’d like to introduce you to Jon and Holly Burrage from The Triathlon Shop. Experienced triathletes Jon and Holly decided to start The Triathlon Shop back in 2010 after seeing a gap in the market. Based in Bristol, The Triathlon Shop specializes in swimming, cycling and running equipment, selling the highest quality leading brands. 

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