eCommerce Blog

Introducing the Sales Forecasting API

Introducing the Sales Forecasting API

Estimation of product quantities to buy from a supplier is a major task for any vendor, especially when selling perishable or seasonal goods. The accuracy of these predictions can have a large financial impact on business. Even when surplus stock can be expected to be eventually sold, factors such as shipping costs and time, minimum orderable quantities, and inventory space all need to be taken into account while guaranteeing timely order fulfillment to customers.

Although exact forecasting may be out of reach, there is a better way than the very common method of simply replenishing stock by the same amount whenever it runs below a set quantity. Read the full article to utilise the best practices of sales forecasting for your eCommerce business.

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Main Components of an Enterprise eCommerce Platform

Main Components of an Enterprise eCommerce Platform

Finding the right eCommerce platform for a large enterprise business can be a challenge. An eCommerce platform needs to be able to support the complex requirements of your business as it exists today, as well as designed to scale along with your business as you grow into the future.

From this article, you will understand how to choose the eCommerce platform that is right for your business by determining the needs and integrations that are specific to your operations.

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Preventing Fraudulent Orders From Bots and Stolen Payment Details

Preventing Fraudulent Orders From Bots and Stolen Payment Details

It’s the one thing that eCommerce companies can’t escape … chargebacks! Fraudulent orders are the leading nuisance for any online brand, but there are measures that can be taken to mitigate payment fraud and automatically identify risky orders.

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Running nopCommerce on Linux VPS. Part 2

Running nopCommerce on Linux VPS. Part 2

nopCommerce installation on Linux has been undercovered until now! Our MVP, Woon Cherk Lam, has prepared a guide for optimized eCommerce project installation on Linux.

It consists of two parts, the first is published on the author’s source. There you can learn basics of installing nopCommerce on Linux in detail. The second part touches details of main concerns and cost management of nopCommerce installation on Linux.

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4 eCommerce Marketing Trends You Need to Know in 2022

4 Marketing Trends You Need to Know in 2021

Learn what technologies should be used in business next year to make your marketing efforts more fruitful and successful.

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Why your eCommerce Website needs a Mobile App

Why your eCommerce Website needs a Mobile App

With the continued growth of the tech industry, retailers have partaken in this trend and expanded onto custom application development for their eCommerce businesses and websites. This venture provides businesses with a stake in the thriving industry of mobile retail apps.

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SEO Setup Guide: How to Optimize Your eCommerce Website

nopCommerce SEO Setup Guide: How to Optimize Your eCommerce Website

Your eCommerce website has two audiences: your customers and search engines. If you want to maximize your organic traffic and conversions, you should satisfy both.

Occupying valuable real estate on Google, Bing, Yahoo, or any other search engine results pages (SERPs) requires search engine optimization (or SEO). So before you start selling online, make sure your nopCommerce website is set up for SEO success.

While all websites can benefit from SEO, eCommerce sites have their own set of considerations. If you’re ready to start climbing up the search rankings, we’ve outlined everything you need to get started optimizing your nopCommerce website.

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Are bad addresses failing your business?

Are bad addresses failing your business?

Failed and late deliveries have a negative impact on customer experience and cost businesses time and money, from the customer service agents attempting to resolve issues over the phone, to the couriers redelivering the parcels. In 19% of failed deliveries, the cause cited is inaccurate addressing.

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Deployment with Terraform - Infrastructure as Code

Deployment with Terraform - Infrastructure as Code

Are you tired of preparing infrastructure for your open source e-commerce software product every time from scratch? Can you navigate AWS and Azure portals blindly? It’s probably because you don’t know Terraform!

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Platform's productivity improvements: Migration from .NET 5 to .NET 6

Migration from .NET5 to .NET 6: Performance benchmarks

This post continues the series of articles on upgrading the nopCommerce project – a free .NET eCommerce CMS with an open-source code for creating online stores. This article discusses why we continuously strive to upgrade our application’s platform. Here we tell you what we achieved with migration to .NET 6 in terms of performance and try to evaluate our results practically.

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