Modern retail and commerce continues to evolve away from the high street and towards the digital world. Extra convenience is the key driver from the shopper’s perspective, and as a retailer, it’s simply been a case of looking to accommodate for this paradigm shift. For businesses in some industries, this has been a huge success. Online retail enables more customers from a wider expanse of geographies to be serviced, helping to bring in higher revenue and to ultimately allow a business to grow.
As an online retailer, the run up to Christmas is arguably the most important time of year.
How successful this time proves to be for your business can shape the overall year you have. Lots of sales and happy customers and your overall margins will skyrocket. Miss out on opportunities here though, and it can be a very different picture.
In an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, any way in which products can be created with no or minimal damage to the earth is all for the greater good.
This effort certainly extends into the packaging space, and at Macfarlane Online we are committed to offering current and finding new ways of enabling our customers to embrace sustainable packaging like never before.
A truly savvy business will be mindful of every element of their operations. This naturally covers a wide spectrum of business areas, and it’s not necessarily a straightforward task when it comes to staying on top of everything.
But whenever there’s an opportunity to save money, improve efficiencies and benefit your business, this should certainly be considered.
This is exactly what a trade account with Macfarlane Online offers.
If you’re a business that’s in regular need of packaging supplies, it makes sense to create an account that offers a host of benefits to you, the customer.
Our trade accounts are designed to bring a number of extra positives to buying from Macfarlane Online.
In our latest blog, we’ve outlined 5 reasons why, as a business, you should register for a trade account with us today.
They say that moving home is up there as one of the most stressful things a person can do.
But that’s not just something people say by the way – there are legitimate statistics to back it up.
A 2015 study from energy provider E.ON found that moving home was considered more stressful than heartbreak! This research found that 6 in 10 people found moving home to be their most stressful life event.