News from Bridge's Chalkboard
Below please find news about the Bridge service and the retail industry in general. To view more news from Bridge and its members, please visit the Bridge Marketplace Chalkboard.


December 6, 2017 Today’s Times reports that Amazon’s Jeff Bezos helped Weinstein in the cover up. We hope shoppers consider this when shopping this season. What type of person leads a company? Does one care about the ethics of the company where one shops?...
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December 6, 2017 Do you know what 'domain masking' is? It's a service that hides the 'bridgecatalog' part of your domain name and instead just shows your store name (e.g. http://www.shulans.com) Adding domain masking is very important to helping your store sell more. Google ranks your website more highly when you have it. In addition, your store name will appear more prominently on 3rd-party sites like Myregistry.com. Please see the picture with this Chalk. When a brid...
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December 4, 2017 Imagine one of your brides wanting to register for ...pizza? Dominos Pizza offered a bridal registry for pizza. Clever!...
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December 1, 2017 Do you use Bridge's product syncing service? If so, please share your thoughts about it in our survey. Take the 6 question survey here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4003727/Brand-Impact-on-Sales-Survey...
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December 1, 2017 1/2 of Best Buy’s TVs are bought online and picked up in-store, reports today’s WSJ. ...
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December 1, 2017 What does your excel at selling? Today’s WSJ shares that Barnes & Noble is concentrating on: books. ...
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November 29, 2017 Do you order from Amazon? How about it if tortures employees with impossible work? Today's Post shares a story about employees being worked to the bone. https://nypost.com/2017/11/28/amazon-workers-reveal-brutal-conditions-in-pre-christmas-rush/...
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November 29, 2017 We support Mr. Garodnick’s proposal. ...
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November 28, 2017 Curious what Mikasa is up to? Checkout this month’s Tableware Today feature on Mikasa. ...
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November 28, 2017 Shawn Laughlin, who heads up Caskata (which is a Bridge partner), encourages collaboration in her article in this month’s Tableware Today. We agree! ...
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November 28, 2017 Have you chatted with Diane in order help you with Bridge? Well, if you’re missing her, you can catch her in her monthly column in Tableware Today. This month she shares tips for the new year. ...
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November 28, 2017 Happy to see Bridge partner Haviland featured in this month’s Tableware Today. ...
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November 28, 2017 Happy to see Vista Alegre and Bordhallo Pinheiro in this month’s Tableware Today. And thanks for including the Bridge logo in the ad :)...
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November 28, 2017 Imagine your Michael Aram delivery shows up late (not that it would :) ) and you charge Michael Aram a $500 fee. Today’s WSJ shares that grocery stores are charging late fees to suppliers. ...
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November 28, 2017 This ad by a retail real estate group caught my eye. ...
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November 28, 2017 Happy to see Bridge partner Vista Alegre on the cover of this month’s Tableware Today. ...
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November 27, 2017 In-store foot traffic is down and online sales are up, reports today’s Wall St. Journal cover. What is your strategy to deal with this trend in 2018?...
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November 27, 2017 Have you visited your Bridge site on your mobile phone? Your customers are doing this—and you have to, too, in order to experience what they do. Get started now. ...
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November 27, 2017 Have you noticed that your sites are loading faster? That's because Bridge has shrunk your image file sizes by an average of 43%. Your website images are just as nice, but they load 43% more quickly using our new software. We ran the optimization on 279k files (which were 11.69 GB in size) and reduced these files by 5.06 GB. That's a savings of 43% in bandwidth and therefore customers' time. ...
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November 27, 2017 Excerpt from Adobe forecast: Cyber Monday is expected to become the largest online shopping day in history, generating $6.6 billion in sales, 16.5% growth compared to last year. Sales on Thanksgiving Day are expected to increase 15% year over year to $2.8 billion. One out of every six dollars this holiday season will be spent between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, leading to $19.7 billion in sales. Read more from the forecast here: ...
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