Starboard Cruises Expanding with EDI

Great partnerships start with Great Opportunities Cruise Season started off with a bang this year as multiple customers contacted us about EDI with Starboard Cruise Lines. With a short, holiday season deadline to get Starboard Cruises EDI enabled, many vendors looked to us to get Starboard cruises EDI working and to make sure we did…

Excellence in EDI Service

EDI Options was born in 1992 in the 2nd bedroom of my apartment in Oceanside, NY. My partner Greg and I had come from the retail distribution world and had worked with all of the earliest EDI tools. We were just not happy with the EDI service and options offered to EDI users of the…

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2018 Retail Trends: How to Stay Ahead of the Competition

Over the past decade, customers have found convenient alternatives to shopping in physical stores. Direct to consumer shipping, in which manufacturers fill internet orders with minimal retailer involvement, has contributed to the rise of ecommerce over stores. Nonetheless, physical stores do maintain an important role in customers’ shopping experiences. Without calculated risks, retailers may fall…

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The Rise of Ecommerce Over Stores

Fifteen years ago, the average consumer had completely different habits. We browsed through Sunday brochures to find new deals on products. We may have even visited several stores to investigate merchandise before finally deciding on a product. Now, all of that decision making happens in a digital space. Ecommerce has become increasingly important, to the…

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How Manufacturers Can Benefit From D2C EDI

Running an online business successfully is different from running a brick and mortar store. In a brick and mortar store, the staff must be engaging, knowledgeable, and helpful. Online retailers, though, need easy-to-use websites that make ordering easy, and relay information in a quick, accurate and secure fashion. For retailers and manufacturers trying to implement…