Searchspring has merged with Nextopia!!! Click here for all the details!

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hiring

How to Hire Amazing People

A recent reader of my blog articles said, “I was surprised by the non-retail business topics”. For those just joining,… Read more »

Omnichannel retail

Go beyond omnichannel to deliver omni-shopping

There is so much conversation around omnichannel and/or multichannel retail. Many out there speak of omnichannel but are really just… Read more »

Employee turnover

Turnover: the good, the bad, the ugly

Turnover is inevitable. Recently, we passed the one-year mark since Searchspring was purchased by Scaleworks and I was brought in… Read more »

Brand community

How to build a community around your brand

Building a company isn’t just about selling a product, it takes a lot more than that to compete with the… Read more »

Back to the office

Why I can’t wait to go back to the office

There is a lot of discussion about the future of offices. Companies like Shopify and Twitter have announced that they… Read more »

Merchandising is power

Merchandising is power

In a prior post on why I run a search company, I mentioned that if I were to invest in… Read more »

First year as CEO

My first year as CEO of Searchspring

It’s been one year since I took over as CEO of Searchspring. This past year has been a wild ride,… Read more »

Starting your own company

The toughest and most rewarding thing you will ever do

Warning: this has absolutely nothing to do with retail or technology. There, you have been warned. I have been an… Read more »

A/B testing

Please don’t use before and after as an accurate measure of success

At Searchspring, we try to make all decisions using data. Data-driven decisions are the key to delivering what our customers… Read more »

Always be copying the great ideas

Always Be Copying the great ideas

I am not sure who coined the term Always Be Copying (ABC). I was told GE but short of looking… Read more »

Why do I run a search technology company

Why do I run a search technology company?

Why do I run a search technology company? This is a great question that I get asked all the time,… Read more »

Why AI will never replace ecommerce merchandisers

Why AI will never replace ecommerce merchandisers

The buzzword these days seems to be Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how it will solve for what humans seemingly cannot…. Read more »

ecommerce forward planning

Think beyond the crisis to prepare for the other side

I’m not going to predict the future, so don’t read this hoping for some voodoo magic. I am keenly aware… Read more »

Searchspring has merged with Nextopia!!! Click here for all the details!