CategoryE-Commerce Tools

Introducing Endless Aisles® Lite

Our mission at Endless Aisles is to take complex challenges facing pet retailers and make them easy, so that they can focus on customers and sales. Over the last two years, we’ve launched Endless Aisles® Special Ordering, Endless Aisles® Web Integration, and more recently Endless Marketing® powered by Promoboxx. We’re constantly striving to develop solutions that fit the needs of all retailers;...

Retailer’s Guide To Using Excel

How-to’s, videos, and explanations on everything Excel that you need to know for your business! Excel can be intimidating. While you might know how to maneuver your way around it, wouldn’t it be great to use it to your business’ advantage? There are certain tools and formulas you can use to let Excel do the calculations and organize the data sets for you. Mastering these Excel skills will make...

10 Reasons You Should Consider E-Commerce

E-commerce is booming across all categories. With the average American spending over 11 hours online per day, and 79% of consumers shopping on the web (both computer and mobile), e-commerce is something on the minds of every brick and mortar retailer. Many independent retailers shy away from the idea of an online store in fear that it will take away from their brick and mortar store, but this...

5 Reasons Why Every Ecommerce Retailer Needs a Blog

As you start your e-commerce journey, it can be hard to know what first steps to take to optimize your website. Many people know to design their site in a logical way, with clear logos, description, images, and navigation. However, after these necessary tasks are finished, a blog is often overlooked. It is seen as a nice-to-have online feature instead of a must. According to Hubspot, marketers...

7 Keys to Success in Ecommerce

Creating an ecommerce site is a great opportunity for retailers to build a business that can serve even their busiest customers. Endless Aisles’ plugin for Shopify means 1,000’s of products can be available at your customer’s fingertips, any time or day of the week. However, many people expect that simply having this resource will allow their business to grow and run on autopilot- this...

How to Create a Unique Ecommerce Experience

  Many of Endless Aisles’ retailers begin launching their e-commerce business when they first receive our plugin. Typically, they have heard that e-commerce sales are on the rise and they are excited to watch their business grow with the industry in upcoming years. However, simply receiving our catalog of products does not guarantee a sale. The truth is that many of the brands you publish have...

The Importance of Reviews and How to Encourage Them

Technology is becoming increasingly more important to small businesses every year. Today’s consumers are extremely dependent on online search results and reviews to make shopping decisions. In fact, anyone who tries to search for a small business will find that Google and Yelp reviews often rank first in the search result lineup. Most small business owners know that online reviews can...

Why Shipping and Profitability Are Not Mutually Exclusive

In an Amazon dominated world, it is difficult for small businesses to find ways to compete when it comes to shipping costs. The corporations offer products at an incredibly low cost, which leaves independent retailers across the country wondering if they should match that price. However, the reality is that most retailers simply can’t be Amazon. Constantly using your own dollars to eat shipping...

How To Handle Out Of Stock And Discontinued Products

No matter how you use Endless Aisles, it’s possible a product in your online catalog becomes discontinued or out of stock. If changes to a product occur, it’s vital to notify your customers – both those who have those products on Auto-Ship and those who have previously purchased those items. Often retailers are preoccupied by their store’s everyday activities and forget to...

10 Essential Design Features For Your Ecommerce Site

Many retailers are very particular when it comes to the layout of their physical store. Every day they take time to stock the merchandise, clean the aisles, and organize the shelves before they even answer the phone or open their doors. They know that promoting their store serves no purpose if they don’t take the steps to maintain it. The same is true when it comes to your new e...