Stores and brands sometimes ask us: How does Bridge compare to Faire?
I thought we'd compare the two service providers.
Similarities: Bridge & Faire
Audience. Both service the retail industry. In particular, both service brands and retailers. Bridge also services sales reps, and Faire tries to steer clear of them--which is one reason reps don't like Faire much.
Delivery method. Both are online platforms.
Service offered. Faire is a wholesale marketplace. It
Relying on file-sharing services like Dropbox to sell products often costs stores an extra $750 per brand and hurts sales
I work with 900 retailers who tell me they are drowning in a sea of Dropbox folders containing Excel files and product images. What can we do about this? First, let’s review what’s happening: When a brand wants to share products with a store, it emails the store a link from Dropbox or a similar file-sharing service. A store may receive five to ten Dropbox links...
Effective January 1st 2022, Portmeirion group will have our first price increase in 12years, impacting all brands. Attached you will find the updated 2022 price list and notification letter from Bill Robedee, President Portmeirion Group explaining the needed increase. Here is an excerpt of the letter -
‘Due to the low inflation environment of the past decade, Portmeirion Group has not increased its US prices in 12 years. We are conscious of the need to ...
Business leader Scott Galloway said this past week on his podcast Pivot that "complexity is a tax on the poor." I'd expand on that and posit that: complexity is a tax on indie businesses.
What if indie businesses could reduce the complexity and costs of running an online business? I believe we can. Bridge is reducing the costs of running an online business for more than a thousand businesses.
How do we reduce the 'tax'? Bridge often helps a retailer set up an online store ...
Your Bridge now helps you share files more easily. You can easily load PDFs, Excel files, price lists, and more via your Bridge Library. Your business friends will see your files on their Dashboard, as well as in their respective Library.
In the example shown, Babcock Gifts, the premier gift shop of Tennessee, can view files from Mary Jurek, DeVine Corporation, Badash, Casafina, and BIA Cordon Bleu.
When viewing a file on the Dashboard, you can like it, save it, or download it. You can ...
November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018
Rosenthal Launches New Wholesale Site Powered By Bridge
*** PRESS RELEASE ***
Rosenthal USA, a subsidiary of Arcturus Group, launched a new wholesale website for its family of brands Rosenthal, Versace, Raynaud and other premium brands on November 1st, 2018. The company's retailers and sales reps can login to the mobile friendly website and view real-time stock levels, wholesale pricing, and price lists. The website adapts to the user's country and shows US or Canadian prices and documents.
Slack, the business messaging service, is running an advertising campaign in the New Yorker and Wired. Slack says that it is “where work happens.” You can use the service to message coworkers and share files.
I imagined what Bridge’s ad would say: Bridge is where retail happens. Bridge is a retail app for groups of people that work together to share products, price lists, promotions, and ordering tools so that everyone is in the loop.
March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014
Enclosed is the new retail price list for Royal Crown Derby which is effective May 1, 2014. All new introductions have been added to the price list. Back orders and orders placed prior to May 1st will be honored at old pricing.
If you should have any questions, please contact our Customer Service department.
The transition of the RCD business to DeVine Corporation has gone quite smoothly, and we are working to get our inventories to serviceable levels on all key products...