Authority Magazine ft. Cenports “Meet the Disruptors”

Check out Authority Magazine’s interview piece on Cenports Chief Executive Derrick Chen and Chief Revenue Officer Lily Chan as they dive deep into their past, present, future and how they’re looking to continue shaking up the eCommerce industry. “Meet The Disruptors: Lily Chan and Derrick Chen On The Five Things You Need To Shake Up … Read more

Breaking into U.S. eCommerce in 2021: Inventory Management and Integration

The eCommerce industry is booming, and suppliers are trying to get their products in front of as many potential customers as possible. If you’re a supplier (manufacturer, vendor, distributor), that most likely means that you are selling on multiple sales channels, whether it be in traditional brick-and-mortar stores and/or on multiple online retail platforms. The … Read more

Online Product Reviews: The Secret to Success in 2021 and Beyond

The online marketplace is only getting busier. In 2016, 90% of online shoppers read at least one online review before deciding to visit a business. According to Revioly, 79% of consumers consider online reviews just as trustworthy as advice from friends & family; this figure is up 3% since 2019. While some affordable ERP solutions … Read more

Breaking into U.S. eCommerce in 2021: Where Should You Sell Your Products?

Which retailer is right for your products? Well, that can be a tricky question. From Amazon to the most niche boutique shops, there are options out there for you. At Cenports/AndMakers, we specialize in furniture, outdoor products, and pets, and we look for a combination of audience size, reputation, and retail expertise to choose our … Read more

2021 eCommerce: How to Break into the U.S. Market

Start selling in the U.S. with Cenports | AndMakers today. Our comprehensive dashboard helps you manage all your sales channels on one centralized dashboard. Manage your inventory and sales to streamline your business.

Just a little over a year ago, brick-and-mortar stores dominated retail in the United States. According to Digital Commerce 360, in 2019, more than 80% of shopping was done in-store, with eCommerce accounting for only 16% of purchases.  Today, thanks to advances in technology and a sea change in shopping behavior brought on by COVID-19, … Read more

Cenports: Highlights from a Wild Year – and What’s Coming Next

At Cenports, we entered 2020 hoping to grow our business and prove our concept of blending technology, fulfillment, and partnership expertise to enable retail entrepreneurs around the world to achieve scale and success. Just like everyone else, we had no idea what was actually about to happen: a global pandemic that changed the retail landscape … Read more

Cenports Vendor Managers: Your Secret Weapon for Sales

Let’s say you’re a global manufacturer with your products being offered for sale on some of the biggest online platforms in the U.S. – think Wayfair, Lowe’s, Overstock, Walmart, Amazon, and more. Now let’s say that your products aren’t selling very well; you only get a trickle of order per day. Your products are sitting … Read more

What 2020’s Q4 buying behavior will tell us about the future of eCommerce

It might be easy to think that 2020 won’t serve as much of a yardstick for anything and that any “benchmarks’ that usually come out of the wealth of Q4 data should be discarded. And it’s true that COVID-19 and the changes in behavior it has forced won’t be completely replicated in future years. — … Read more