October 13th, 2014

Celigo NetSuite Connectors: Can They Really Step Up?

Category:Magento, Netsuite | Posted By Mai Erne on October 13th, 2014

celigo

Celigo’s been in the Netsuite game for a while, but there are many reasons to switch over from their NetSuite Connectors if that’s still what you’re using.

Hara Partners’ NetSuite-Magento Connector

 

We offer 50% off the life-time of your license when you make the switch from Celigo to our Netsuite-Magento Connector. In addition, you can benefit from a lower total cost of ownership by saving 50% every year.

We keep the two systems clean, and back our offer with a 100% Money Back Guarantee in case you’re not satisfied.

More About the Netsuite-Magento Connector

 

The Hara Partners NetSuite-Magento Connector synchronizes the two systems seamlessly in real-time.

  • Inventory is kept in sync between Netsuite and Magento
  • Product information can be managed in either system and dynamically pushed to the other
  • Orders are sent from Magento to NetSuite in real-time
  • Shipping information is sent back from NetSuite to Magento after fulfillment
  • Customers are created in the NetSuite CRM

We also offer daily Inventory Sync to keep stock levels consistent across platforms. The inventory syncs can be scheduled to meet your business needs. For example, if your warehouse only receives orders during the day and commits inventory to stock during certain times, model this through the NetSuite-Magento Connector. Should your business be active around the clock from different global warehouse locations, update them in real-time across states or continents. You have the flexibility to set any interval of your choosing (daily, hourly, event based etc.).

What Else?

 

We also allow you to manage your inventory in NetSuite and share full visibility with Magento. The tight link the NetSuite-Magento Connector establishes allows you to aggressively sell against your stock numbers. Whether you sell through multiple channels, including eBay, Amazon and other marketplaces, or you sell wholesale (B2B) and retail (B2C) out of the same inventory, you can configure the NetSuite-Magento Connector to support this logic.

Closing Thoughts

 

If you’re still scratching your head over some of this information, you can read more on our Upgrade from Celigo page, and read more about our Netsuite-Magento Connector on our NetSuite-Magento Connector page.

October 10th, 2014

International Checkout: Go With Them and the World is Yours

Category:Clients and Work | Posted By Mai Erne on October 10th, 2014

international checkout

 

Since 2003, International Checkout has been an innovator in global ecommerce solutions. By eliminating the risks and hurdles associated with international payment and fulfillment, International Checkout enables its clients to gain access to consumers worldwide with ease.

International Checkout for e-Commerce and Magento

 

International Checkout integrates seamlessly with any e-Commerce store and is especially well suited for Magento merchants. The solution enables consumers worldwide to browse and add items to the shopping cart directly on the merchant’s website. With one click on the “International Checkout” button, the content of the cart is automatically transferred to the AJAX-driven single page checkout powered by International Checkout.

International Checkout integrates seamlessly with any e-Commerce store and is especially well suited for Magento merchants. The solution enables consumers worldwide to browse and add items to the shopping cart directly on the merchant’s website.

Clients

 

International Checkout has an impressive range of clients, including Bebe, Kitson, Dylan’s, and Dr. Martens. The company also currently works with more than 1800 U.S. retailers and brands, providing world class service to more than 200 destinations and supporting 63 local currencies.

Shipping Options offered by International Checkout

 

International Checkout is able to offer your International Customers Standard and Priority shipping methods. Real-time price quotes for all shipping options are provided to your customers at checkout.

Most shipments up to 5 lbs. receive a complimentary priority upgrade as IC is able to pass on its deeply discounted rates from the carriers. Transit times, with normal customs clearance times, from the day packages are shipped from the IC depot average for the following destinations.

International Checkout is free, and there are no absolutely no fees to get started—now that we’ve reassured you of all the great benefits of working with IC, why don’t you check out our parners page on them, and give them a call when you have the time.

October 9th, 2014

SPS Commerce Expands European Operations

Category:Hara Partners | Posted By Mai Erne on October 9th, 2014

sps commerce

 

SPS Commerce, a leader in retail cloud services, recently announced that it will continue its global expansion with a new office in the United Kingdom. The expansion will offer more local SPS support to European-based retail customers, as well as North American retailers and suppliers with global operations.

“Retail is an international business as most retail organizations have operations and trading partners across the globe,” said Archie Black, president and CEO of SPS Commerce. “SPS is focused on strategically building our operations in the regions where our customers do business and local support is needed. Our company is expanding its European operations to support existing European customers and fuel the growth of our network in this region.”

SPS Commerce offers a suite of omnichannel retail solutions, including robust point-of-sale, inventory analytics, and an online sourcing community.

SPS Europe, Ltd.’s growing employee base will manage all European operations by providing local support, fostering partnerships and spurring new customer acquisition.

“We are delighted to see SPS Commerce expanding its operations in Europe,” said Mike Baldwin, sales analysis manager at Columbia Sportswear Company. “SPS brings the retail expertise and the insightful solutions needed for organizations, like Columbia, to better understand the European consumer and grow our business.”

About SPS Commerce

 

SPS Commerce perfects the power of trading partner relationships with the industry’s most broadly adopted, retail cloud services platform. As a leader in cloud-based supply chain management solutions, we provide prewired, proven integrations and comprehensive retail performance analytics to thousands of customers worldwide. With a singular focus on the retail marketplace, we revolutionized traditional EDI systems by developing a platform that enables highly cost-effective and reliable trading partner collaboration. SPS Commerce has achieved 54 consecutive quarters of revenue growth and is headquartered in Minneapolis. For additional information, please contact SPS Commerce at 866-245-8100 or visit www.spscommerce.com.

SPS COMMERCE, SPS, and RETAIL UNIVERSE are marks of SPS Commerce, Inc. and Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. INFINITE RETAIL POWER, SPS logo and others are further marks of SPS Commerce, Inc. These marks may be registered or otherwise protected in other countries.

To read more about SPS Commerce, please visit their website, or check out our partners page with them on our own website.

October 8th, 2014

eBay and PayPal to Split Into Two Separate Companies

Category:Hara Partners | Posted By Mai Erne on October 8th, 2014

ebay and paypal

eBay and PayPal to Split Into Two Separate Companies

 

E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company.

The payments company is moving out from under the eBay umbrella in order to form its own, publicly-traded company.

The move follows a strategic review conducted by eBay, Inc. and its Board of Directors, and is intended to help both businesses grow faster in their respective markets.

The divorce of eBay and PayPal is expected to be complete by the second half of 2015, provided all regulators sign-off on the agreement. As TechCrunch reported, both companies will get new CEOs as part of the deal, with eBay Marketplaces President Devin Wenig taking over at eBay, and PayPal President Dan Schulman presiding at PayPal.

eBay still manages around $20 billion in annual mobile sales volume, according to the company today, but ultimately its business has been bolstered heavily by PayPal’s strong growth. PayPal could also be opening itself up to opportunities with several of eBay’s strong competitors by separating itself from the online marketplace, including world leader Alibaba.

News of the break between eBay and Paypal, which is expected to be completed in the second half of 2015, sent eBay’s shares 7.5% higher.

It is a reversal of strategy for the company, which has previously resisted pressure to split. However, the boss John Donahoe said the logic for running the companies jointly had changed.

Earlier this year the activist investor Carl Icahn began pressing for eBay to sell PayPal, a plan that was resisted by the eBay board. He stopped pushing after failing to gain enough support.

“We are happy that eBay’s board and management have acted responsibly concerning the separation – perhaps a little later than they should have, but earlier than we expected,” said Mr Icahn in a statement on Tuesday.

He added the separation between eBay and Paypal will “meaningfully enhance value for all shareholders”.

Analysts cheered the move, because it is seen as strengthening PayPal’s position as more e-payment systems, such as Apple Pay and Alibaba’s Alipay, enter the marketplace.

October 7th, 2014

NetSuite Revenue Show 30% year-over-year increase.

Category:Hara Partners, Netsuite | Posted By Mai Erne on October 7th, 2014

netsuite revenueIn its recently released Q2 financial results for 2014 NetSuite revenue has gone up by $100m for the quarter. Overall though, the enterprise solutions company reported a net loss of over $23m.

The 2014 Q2 earnings represent a 30% increase over the previous year’s Q2 Netsuite revenue numbers, for a total earning of $131.8m. Net losses however, also increased – by $3m – from the 2013 numbers

 

NetSuite’s Spending Habits Contribute to Its Q2 Losses

 

These net losses could be attributed to several factors, chief among them NetSuite’s recent acquisition of Venda. On a conference call, Ronald Gill, NetSuite CFO revealed that the acquisition cost the company more than $50m in a combination of cash and stocks. Other loss sources include a $60m budget applied to sales and marketing.

A significant portion of that sales and marketing expenditure was the company’s SuiteWorld event. In defense of that vast outlay, Gill remarked, “The team did a good job of managing that spend and strong attendance and partnership participation helped offset the cost as well.”

Despite the large net losses, NetSuite offered the big uptick in Netsuite revenues, including a 19% increase in operating cash flow as proof the company is on target.

 

NetSuite CEO: The Cloud-based Enterprise Solutions We Offer Will Power Us to Reach Our Netsuite Revenue Goals

 

Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite, touted the $100m recurring Netsuite revenue as a “break-out moment”. In his mind the company’s future earnings will be propelled by its central offering which is delivering a complete cloud-based operations solution for businesses of all sizes. In his words, “We are well on our way [to] achieving our goal to be the leading provider of next-generation business systems and to achieve $1bn and beyond in annual revenue,” added Nelson.

Nelson’s predictions aren’t entirely based on prognostication. Other outlets have found that “The Cloud” is powering the healthy second-quarter Netsuite revenues of several companies, including retail giant Amazon.

SAP found that the cloud elements of its business are fuelling its revenues, while Amazon touted strong growth of its Amazon Web Services division despite an overall loss of $126m for the business.