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Shop These Independent Brands to Complete Your Back-To-Work Wardrobe

When shelter-in-place orders went into effect in 2020, many people left their daily commutes, cubicles, and—needless to say—their work wardrobes behind. For more than a year, slacks were replaced with sweatpants, dress shoes and high heels were swapped for slippers,...

/ December 3, 2021

CBDistillery Talks Conquering High-Risk Verticals with Influencer Marketing at Make It Big 2021

High-risk verticals like CBD are constantly faced with many unique challenges, one of the biggest being how to successfully advertise their products in the digital space. At BigCommerce’s 2021 Make it Big Conference, BigCommerce customer CBDistillery joined Beatriz Estay to elaborate...

/ December 2, 2021

Small Business Grants: How to Secure Financing for your Startup

Starting a new business isn’t cheap.  Testing new products, researching market trends, securing inventory⁠—there’s no shortage of costs for a startup business. But if you haven’t even started selling yet, where does the money come from? Seasoned business owners might...

/ December 2, 2021

A DTC Finance Journey: Bootstrapping, Dragons Den, and Hitting Credit Limits

From the initial investment of $900 to scaling beyond 8-figures, Bushbalm was bootstrapped during the whole journey. Cofounder David Gaylord and his team have worked through all the financial hurdles of hitting credit card limits, pitching on national TV, and...

/ December 2, 2021

2021 Cyber Week Trends Report: BigCommerce Merchants Achieve Record Ecommerce Sales 

Following a record-setting 2020 holiday season, the retail industry has been eagerly waiting to see how 2021 holiday ecommerce sales will stack up. Multiple economic factors have contributed to the uncertainty of this year’s holiday shopping season. Global supply chain...

/ December 2, 2021

Black Friday Cyber Monday 2021: Data on $6.3 Billion in Sales

It was inevitable that Black Friday Cyber Monday would be a little different in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted a massive shift in how we shop and how merchants get their goods into the hands of customers. But what would...

/ December 1, 2021

How to Sell More with Google: Your Guide to Success

Since launching in 1998, Google has evolved from a leading search engine to a powerful sales and marketing channel that merchants can leverage to build their brands and expand their audience reach. Every day, millions of people turn to Google...

/ December 1, 2021

The Truth About Dropshipping: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Dropshipping is an order fulfillment method that does not require a business to keep products in stock. Instead, the store sells the product and passes on the sales order to a third-party supplier, who then ships the order to the...

/ November 30, 2021

How This Sustainable Fashion Brand Rebuilt to Bounce Back from Stagnant Sales

Kristi Soomer created Encircled as a womenswear brand focused on sustainable, comfy, and stylish clothing designed as essential pieces for travel. Since launching in 2012, the brand has grown from designing for traveling light to living light, creating pieces that...

/ November 30, 2021

How Two Digital Brands Expanded Their Reach with Wish

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/ November 29, 2021