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COGS: Cost of goods sold for e-commerce
What is COGS? COGS stands for cost of goods sold. It is used to work out how much it costs to produce or acquire the products you sell.
5 steps to expand to the EU: a quick guide for US brands
In an increasingly interconnected world, expanding overseas has become a tempting option for many US D2C e-commerce brands. We've compiled the steps you need to take from research to execution in this quick guide.
Customer reviews: strategies to boost your business
Customer reviews can be affect a brand's reputation and customer's future decisions, specially in e-commerce. For this reason, brands need to use positive and negative customer reviews to their advantage. Find out how in this blog post.
17 trends that will transform e-commerce in 2023
These e-commerce trends are the ones to watch in 2023 if you want to stay competitive. From UGC marketing to strengthening your supply chain, these trends will transform e-commerce this year.
Singles' Day 2022: Prepping your e-commerce brand for Singles' Day success
Singles' Day is the biggest shopping day in the world but little known outside of Asia. Find out here all about the holiday and how to prepare your e-commerce company for it.
Shopify vs. Shopify Plus: which is better for your business?
What is the difference between Shopify and Shopify Plus and which one works best for your business? Find out everything you need to know in this comprehensive guide.
Your complete guide to dropshipping
Find out what dropshipping is, how to start dropshipping, and how to find the right supplier.
The best online marketplaces in Germany
Find out how to sell on online marketplaces in Germany and which of the top five platforms is best for your business.
The ultimate guide to e-commerce marketplaces in Europe
Find out which online marketplaces are the most popular across Europe, how much it costs to sell on them, and the pros and cons of selling using an online marketplace.
Online marketplaces: Expanding your brand’s reach in France
Online marketplaces are a powerful tool for growing your online business. This guide will help you discover the most popular online marketplaces in France.
5 reasons why logistics prices are increasing and 3 top tips for e-commerce brands
Logistics costs are going up across the entire supply chain. Find out why and our top tips for how to continue to grow during financially challenging times.
Inventory management for vitamin and supplements brands
With food supplements, buying habits can be different. There is a high rate of re-purchase, sometimes even every month or on a subscription service. This means that managing your inventory is a top priority – to make sure that your products are always there when your community needs them. Find out how Hive can help.
How to internationalize your beauty brand’s operations
Taking your beauty brand international is a great way to grow, but can be complicated. Working with a 3PL with experience in cosmetics fulfillment can help you tackle these difficult topics and have a smooth entry into a new market. Find out how Hive can help.