E-Commerce

E-Commerce Brings Chinese Street Food Home

By Mark Nelson / April 1, 2021 /

If authentic juicy steamed Shanghai soup dumplings, known as Xiao Long Bao, sound incredibly comforting – you’re not alone! XCJ is a well-reviewed dumpling house in Bellevue, WA known for their soup dumplings. However, the business was immediately endangered after COVID struck as they are located near corporate office and saw foot traffic decline by…

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E-Commerce is Sweet: Scooping & Scaling for Tipsy Scoop

By Mark Nelson / February 17, 2021 /

The artisanal hand-crafted ice cream is creamy, made with seasonal and local ingredients.  With a name like Tipsy Scoop, you might suspect a twist and you would be right – it’s age-restricted ice cream for adults only!  Containing about 5% liquor, flavors have names like Mango Margarita Sorbet, Dark Chocolate Whiskey Salted Caramel, Vanilla Bean…

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PSS Named a Top 10 Supply Chain Company of the Year

By Mark Nelson / February 9, 2021 /

Industry Era on-line magazine names PSS Top 10 Supply Chain Company of the year.   Consumers like the many choices and convenience of online food shopping, and e-commerce for food products is growing by leaps and bounds. But “the last mile” delivery of these web-based orders is challenging for foods that require continuous refrigeration or freezing…

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Classic Hot Dog Brand Benefits from New E-Commerce Tricks

By Mark Nelson / December 15, 2020 /

Talk about hot dogs with a history!  Feltman’s of Coney Island has transformed its business across generations, selling hot dogs from a pushcart cruising the beaches of Coney Island in 1867 to a multi-channel national business today that includes 2500 retail groceries and a growing e-commerce platform for always-on product availability. Mid-19th century NYC was…

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PSS Names Stephanie Riffell as Chief Operating Officer

By Mark Nelson / December 10, 2020 /

Former Leader of Chewy.com’s E-Commerce Fulfillment to Empower PSS’ U.S. Growth YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO (PRWEB) DECEMBER 10, 2020 Perishable Shipping Solutions, a leader in the e-commerce market for perishable cold and frozen food fulfillment logistics, announced that e-commerce veteran Stephanie Riffell has joined the company’s executive leadership as Chief Operating Officer. PSS has experienced rapid year-over-year growth…

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It’s Unreal! The Tale of Mrs. Goldfarb’s Vegan NY-Style Deli Meats

By Mark Nelson / November 29, 2020 /

Jenny Goldfarb found her passion project in meat – after becoming a vegan.  Inspired by her great-grandfather Morris Gross who worked his way up from a dishwasher to own several New York City delicatessens, Jenny set out to re-create those deli sandwich flavors she grew up loving.  Blending the old with the new, her Unreal…

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MCT Survives & Thrives with Pivot to e-Commerce

By Mark Nelson / October 15, 2020 /

Healthy Lifestyle Superfood Brand Grows Despite Pandemic The MCT story began as many do – two college buddies into fitness and nutrition developed a super-healthy food bar in the kitchen.  Their nutritious bars tasted very good, the keto diet exploded, and a business was launched.  The company gained shelf space in natural grocery chains, expanding…

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Perishable Shipping Solutions Announces $8.7M Series A Funding

By Mark Nelson / August 19, 2020 /

Perishable Shipping Solutions (PSS), a leader in the e-commerce market for perishable cold and frozen food fulfillment logistics, announced today that it has closed an $8.7M Series A round of financing. The investment was led by SJF Ventures with participation from Grotech Ventures and others including Supply Chain Ventures. David Griest, Managing Director at SJF…

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Perishable Shipping Solutions Ranks No. 315 on the 2020 Inc. 5000

By Mark Nelson / August 12, 2020 /

Youngstown, OH, August 12, 2020 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Perishable Shipping Solutions is No. 315 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit,…

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A Recipe for Success: Data-Driven Story Telling

By Mark Nelson / June 14, 2020 /

A Recipe for Success:  Data-Driven Story Telling   Every product has a story to be told. In the wake of COVID-19, as companies of all sizes, expand and pivot their selling channels directly to their audience with eCommerce, the timing is perfect to add a dash of creativity into your brand’s identity. The Narrative is in…

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