Drop Shipping Changes The Way Retail Owners Do Business

Top Quote During the last recession year, increasing numbers of traditional retailers are using drop shipping to stay competitive with online presence. Retailers without a website are at a disadvantage in terms of sales, visibility, and profitability. provides retailers with drop ship information, advice, and products to help them expand their business with an online presence. End Quote
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  • San Jose, CA (1888PressRelease) February 25, 2010 - With the growing online shopping popularity in North America, traditional retailers realize that they cannot ignore the online shopping business. However, many retailers are reluctant to start an online business, due to lack of a good shipping infrastructure.

    With drop shipping retailers can now sell products online without actually having the inventory on hand. The drop shipping company will handle shipping for the retailer. Drop Shipping also allows retail business owners to expand and earn extra income during a tough economy.

    "For the past few months, we have definitely seen a significant increase in the number of retailers interested in drop shipping our beauty and health products," says Henry, customer service rep at During the recession of 2009 many retailers and E-tailers are forced to be more innovative in order to survive. They found out that drop shipping provides a low risk strategy to maintain or even expand their business. Many retailers already have an online presence with an online store. With drop shipping, retailers can now sell additional products that they never had in stock.

    Online shopping in North America is increasing, even though North Americans have a long way to go to catch up to Asian countries such as South Korea and Japan where online shopping is done by over 96% of the population. With computers and high speed internet coming down in price, North American retailers realize that increasing numbers of people have home computers and are online at any given time so the potential for online shopping increases.

    Nowadays, a lot of consumers want to look at a retailers website before they actually go to the retail store. People want to see what's available and make a decision before buying. Also, some products are only exclusive online and are not available in the retail store.

    "In today's market, customers want to be well informed before they buy a company's website that provides the best customer service," says Henry, customer service rep at If a retail business owner wants to expand his or her business, be well known, and make significantly more profit, it's almost a necessity to be selling online and drop shipping provides a practical choice. A properly optimized website will bring customers that you may not otherwise get so the chance of gaining potential customers increases significantly.

    Online retailers have a higher customer satisfaction rating than their off-line counterparts according to a 2005 E-Commerce report from the University of Michigan. "We try to take customer satisfaction to the next level, and the stakes just keep getting higher," says Henry, customer service rep at At the same time, customers expect more from Web sites, as shown by a decrease in overall satisfaction rates since their peak at 80% a few years ago. In addition, there is a growing gap in customer satisfaction between top-performing sites such as and those that do not score as well.

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