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Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

X-Cart Is Launching a Packaging Supplies Store to Help You Pack Pretty Much Anything — from a Fly to an Elephant

Company News

Packaging is nothing but a plain carton box, right? It’s the product that really matters, after all. If that’s what you are thinking as a business owner, you might be setting yourself up to fail without even realizing it. You should know that without quality packaging you will: Lose your products on the way to […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

X-Cart Partners with nChannel to Help You Automate Your Multi-channel eCommerce Business

Company News

Imagine you sell outdoor equipment. You have thousands of items in your stock, and you are an omni-channel hero. You’ve grown your first store to multiple sales channels that include big box online retailers, B2B vendors, and your eCommerce store that you’re trying to actively grow. Looks pretty good, right? BUT… Your processes that once […]

Nathan Resnick
Nathan Resnick
CEO of Sourcify

Domestic vs. Foreign Manufacturing: How and Where to Manufacture a Product?

eCommerce Tips

This article will help you determine which route to choose when producing your products. Compare costs, products quality and order quantity, shipping considerations, language barriers, intellectual property questions and import process. Take informed decision whether to produce locally or overseas.

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

How to Start an Online Store That Actually Grows

eCommerce Tips

A few years ago starting an online business seemed mind-blowingly complex for medium and small businesses. You had to code your fingers to the bone to make your first sale. Luckily, everything is different now. Indeed, it’s never been easier to start an online store from scratch within just a short space of time. No […]

Elizabeth Carpenter
Elizabeth Carpenter
Head of Digital Merchant Marketing at Discover Global Network

Ways to Help Avoid Shopping Cart Abandonment

eCommerce Tips

Let's have a look at actions you can take today in your own online shopping experience to reduce shopping cart abandonment and increase the customers who make it all the way through to your "thank you" screen.

Christine Ridley
Christine Ridley
Partner Manager at 71lbs

Are you using the best shipping carrier for your eCommerce business?

eCommerce Tips

Your business ships and receives many products daily. When eCommerce merchants spend 10% of sales on shipping costs, it’s important to optimize your shipping strategy by using the carrier(s) most economical for you.

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

Webinar Video: ‘Easy way to capture Chinese e-market’. Webinar with KK Chen, VP of Pilibaba

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China appears to be 'terra incognita' for outlandish merchants. Dongkai KK Chen, VP of International Business at Pilibaba, will share his own staggering experience in winning Chinese hearts and minds. He will also give you 6 tips, which could help you to blow up Chinese market.

Anna Shvetsova
Anna Shvetsova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

Partnership with DHL: free integration module for X-Cart 5

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Shipping is one of the most essential components to consider when starting an online store. For those who sell goods internationally, the choice of delivery services provider is even more critical. We understand the value of being able to choose among various providers, so in order to make things easier for our clients we offer multiple direct integrations with shipping services providers. Today we are announcing another essential partnership: with DHL Express, the Specialists in International.

Joey Blanco
Joey Blanco
Content & Social Media Coordinator in ShipStation

Shipping tips: 4 Ways to Rule the Holiday Season

eCommerce Tips

Have you got everything arranged for smooth shipping during Holiday season? Here is a quick guide for you. Besides shipping tips, it also includes the important dates you'll need to know to make sure your orders get where they're going before Christmas day, as well as Holiday Closures and dates for additionally modified services.

Ksenia Emelyanova
Ksenia Emelyanova
Marketing manager at X‑Cart

Webinar video: Take Control of Your Shipping Costs (with Jose Li from 71 Lbs)

Webinars & Videos

Spend 30 minutes with Jose Li, CEO and Founder of 71lbs, to learn about key shipping and logistics insights that will save your business time and money without changing your current shipping process.

Ksenia Emelyanova
Ksenia Emelyanova
Marketing manager at X‑Cart

Accurate Multi-Carrier Real-Time Shipping Rates, Built In! Shippingcalc by Auctioninc in X-Cart 5.

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Starting from 5.2.5, this module is enabled by default. You're starting to get rates from USPS, UPS, DHL and FedEX without an account there! After the free 30 days trial period is over, or if you decide to get access to premium subscription-based features earlier, follow the "signup" link to provide your personal and business details and get an account.