Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) vs. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP): What Retailers Need To Know

What is Minimum Advertised Price? (MAP) In 2007, the Supreme Court ruled that manufacturers can work with retailers to set the minimum advertised prices on their products. Minimum Advertised Price, or MAP, is the lowest price a retailer can advertise a manufacturer’s product in online ads or print. This does not affect the price at which a certain product can be sold, but only what they can be publicly advertised for. For instance, if you sell iPhones and Apple has a MAP of $699 you may not print an ad for anything less. However, you can sell the phone for… Continue Reading

5 E-Commerce Trends To Watch For 2017

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2016 was a historic year for the e-commerce industry. U.S. e-commerce sales grew 15.8% and represented 10.9% of all retail sales.  E-commerce sales are expected to grow to more than $400 billion in the next several years. 2017 is set to be even more profitable for online retailers. 017 So here’s the big question:What e-commerce trends will shape the landscape in 2017? We looked at 5 trends that online retailers should be paying close attention to heading into the new year. Apple Pay Shopify is reporting a 200% increase in conversion for the first group of online retailers using Apple Pay. Apple already… Continue Reading

The 5 Best E-Commerce Podcasts of 2016

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There are a ton of podcasts out there…..too many podcasts, in fact. In a noisy world, there are only so many resources out there you can trust. We are listeners, just like you. These 5 podcasts are the best in the ecommerce space. You might recognize a few of them!  E-Commerce Fuel  Hosted by Andrew Youderian, the E-Commerce Fuel podcast provides strategy, tips, and stories from successful online retailers. If you are just starting a business or have been in business for a decade, this podcast has something helpful for you. Andrew brings on influencers each episode that share relevant… Continue Reading

6 Essential Tools For B2B Businesses

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If you’re anything like me, you are always looking for a new app, tool, integration or anything else that can make life a little easier. Thankfully, there are tons of great tools out there! We highlighted 6 of our favorites because, without them, work would be a little less productive.  1) Slack  Slack is essential for nearly every business with a team. Communication is key, and Slack is the best at providing a communication service. What separates Slack from everyone else is the integrations feature. Services like Dropbox, GitHub, WordPress, Google, and Mailchimp are just some of the few who offer Slack… Continue Reading

Getting Started With PriceWaiter for WooCommerce!

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The official PriceWaiter plugin for WooCommerce will have you selling more in no time flat. The installation process is a breeze and can be completed in less than 10 minutes. Getting Started: If you already have a PriceWaiter account, skip to configuration with existing PriceWaiter account. New Configuration: Navigate to your WordPress Admin Navigate to WooCommerce > Settings > Integrations > PriceWaiter Follow the on-screen instructions Create or set an API user Click the Free or Premium button (these special links will help automagically configure some of your settings) Complete the initial PriceWaiter account creation page Copy your stores API key from PriceWaiter… Continue Reading

We’re Headed to IRCE 2015!

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It’s only 56 days away! not that we’re counting or anything.. We’re really excited to be exhibiting at IRCE 2015 at McCormick Place West June 2-5 2015! We’ve got a lot of cool announcements planned, plus we’ll have all the bacon your heart could possibly desire! Make sure to stop by our booth (#442 – right across from PrestaShop‘s).  We’ve got some really powerful new feature’s we’ll be debuting – plus we’ll be giving away some cool tech. Who doesn’t love free electronics? If you’d like to attend, feel free to come as our guest and get a 10% discount off… Continue Reading

PriceWaiter U: Boost Conversion by over 20% with Offer Expiration

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Chances are, if you have been following our PriceWaiter U series, you’ve been doing all you can to maximize the conversion potential you have within the PriceWaiter system. We’ve got a ton of different tools and settings available to help you sell more, and one of the most powerful tools also happens to be one of the easiest to use! Getting Started with Offer Expiration First things first: Offer expiration is a feature available in our premium suite.  If you are currently using our free platform, you can easily upgrade and receive instant access to all of our premium features… Continue Reading

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