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The Daily Dot

June 30, 2014

5 Tools to Help you Succeed in the Handmade Economy

Many craftspeople today are using their garage as a workspace and working on their projects after work and on the weekends. Luckily, there are online services aimed at helping the hobbyist make their dream a full-time business. Here we present five different online tools that can help craftsmen and women earn a living working with their hands. Now, get after it!

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Stitch has freed up so much time to spend on creating and spending time with my family. I look at that as a win-win!
Chick-a-dee Studio

FierceBigData

June 25, 2014

Big Data Aids Retailers with Inventory Planning

Historically, retailers have stocked clothing in their stores based on national apparel size averages. But Stitch Labs’ retail data uncovered apparel size trends in each state. This data can help retailers increase their profits by changing the size mix in each of their stores to suit the preferences and needs of customers in each state.

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I now have everything in one online place where I can track my inventory, orders, and customer database.
Spbang

E Commerce Bytes

June 3, 2014

Stitch Labs Launches Full-Scale Update to Inventory Management Platform

Stitch Labs, the industry leader in inventory management and multichannel selling, announced its new user interface today. Designed to meet the unique needs of retailers, the interface incorporates new visual and interactive experiences to increase productivity and simplify business operations.

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Retail

May 12, 2014

Tips for Strengthening a Growing Business Brand

When you give life to a new business, you’re also giving life to a brand. When you interview job candidates, the way you make hiring decisions supports or negates your brand. Regardless of whether you’ve strategically crafted your brand, your customer service, content, employees and products all help define it. If they’re all saying different things, then you have a brand problem.

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Fast Company

June 6, 2014

Stitch Labs Teams Up with Square to Bolster Inventory Management Options for Mobile Sellers

Inventory and business management provider Stitch Labs announced an integration with mobile payment platform, Square. The move targets one of Square’s core user-bases, small-scale merchants, giving them the ability to track inventory, invoices, and shipping through Stitch Labs’ services.

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I couldn’t live without Stitch! It’s the only way I know how to track clients, orders, and see detailed reports!
Imerch Limited

ZD Net

May 6, 2014

Stitch Labs Integrates with Square, Links Point-of-Sale with Inventory

Inventory management firm Stitch Labs has integrated with Square, the company announced on Tuesday. In partnering with the mobile payments giant, created by co-founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey, Stitch now lets sellers sync inventory across Square and other sales channels.  

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Fortune

May 6, 2014

Square partners with inventory tracking service Stitch Labs

In a bid to be the go-to point-of-sale system for small businesses, mobile payments startup Square is partnering with a growing number of software makers  

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Small Business Opportunites

April 23, 2014

Stitch Labs on Color Names And Revenue

Stitch Labs, an industry leader in cloud-based inventory control and business management solutions, just announced key findings indicating revenue differentiations as a result of color names alone. Mined from retail sales data of more than one million orders spanning tens of thousands of businesses, Stitch Labs found that not all products boasting creative color names experience increased revenue.  

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My business is rapidly growing, and I love that I can log into Stitch and have an instant picture of the business from a number of perspectives.
Lucends

WIRED

April 21, 2014

How to Leverage Technology and Customer Service Reviews

The online auction giant eBay announced they would be removing anonymity from Detailed Seller Ratings (DSRs) in April. DSRs are what buyers use to rate the criteria of their purchasing experience.These four things include: item as described, communication, shipping time, and shipping/handling charges.    

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We can easily manage purchase orders for finished goods and keep inventory accurate with products being sold online, in our retail store, and at off-site festivals.  
Earthbody

eCommerce Bytes

April 17, 2014

Study Finds How You Describe Colors Can Impact Your Sales

Color theory holds a long-term place in marketing strategies, as people tend to associate certain meanings to particular shades. These habits extend to consumers and online purchasing, where some color choices may be better, and more profitable, than others.  

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Stitch has given me the confidence to delegate this task to my employee, so that I can focus on growth, marketing, and customers.  
Secession Art & Design

Internet Retailer

April 2, 2014

Store Fulfillment Advances

Target Corp. launched its first buy online, pickup in store program in November, and the mass merchant says 10% of consumers who placed orders during the fourth quarter used it, with a higher percentage using it shortly before Christmas to get last-minute gifts. The program enables consumers to pick up items purchased on Target.com at the customer service desk in a store that has that item in stock in about four hours.  

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Small Biz Daily

March 31, 2014

What Small Business Owners Can Learn From Amazon Prime’s Success

Amazon Prime just increased its price from $79 to $99 per year and it’s causing a stir with consumers. But there are a few things about Amazon’s service that will keep customers coming back for more. How can you leverage the Prime model for your own business and create loyal customers?  

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Parcel

April 21, 2014

Tips for Warehouse Optimization

Stitch Labs, an industry leader in inventory management, has compiled a list of ways to optimize your warehouse. These include organization, inventory accessibility, stock layout, traffic barriers, team feedback and process documentation.  

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Stitch is a lifesaver and has helped me grow as a business. I love how simple it is.  
Penelope Co.

ZD Net

April 17, 2014

Stitch Labs Simplifies Multichannel Inventory Management

Small businesses that need to keep online and offline inventories managed holistically – even across multiple electronic marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay -- might want to check out the cloud-based services offered by Stitch Labs.

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Small Biz Technology

March 23, 2014

6 Ways Small Businesses Can Scale Amazon.com Prime For Their Own Business

Amazon Prime just increased its price from $79 to $99 per year and it’s causing a stir with consumers. But there are a few things about Amazon’s service that will keep customers coming back for more. How can you leverage the Prime model for your own business and create loyal customers?

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Small Biz Technology

October 9, 2013

A Comprehensive Guide to Small Business Inventory Management Systems

It’s a success story many small business owners dream of having. Farm Fresh Clothing Co., an online retailer of clothing made from organic cotton, quickly grew to $3 million in sales after signing on with Stitch Labs, a Cloud-based inventory management system. Managing your business inventory is essential for success.

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Programmable web

October 8, 2013

PW Interview Brandon Levy, cofounder and CEO of Stitch Labs

Here is an interview with Brandon Levey, Co Founder and CEO of Stitch Labs. The company recently raised $3.5 million in Series A financing and recently announced its latest integration partner, Vend, the top iPad point-of-sale (POS) software for retailers.

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Stitch simplifies operations, allowing us to spend less time at the office and more time on adventures!  
Mountain Mama

eCommerce Bytes

October 7, 2013

Stitch Labs Announces Integration with Vend

Stitch Labs, the Cloud-based, real-time inventory and business management solution, has announced its latest integration partner, Vend, the top iPad point-of-sale (POS) software for retailers. With the Vend integration, brick-and-mortar retail stores will now be able to expand their business online, increasing sales channels and profits.

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WSJ

September 30, 2013

Getting Software Tools to Work Together

For years, many small firms have been leaning on low-cost online programs to handle jobs like inventory, accounting and payment processing. But those services came with a big caveat: They couldn't share information with each other. So, if your order system rang up a sale, you had to record it manually in your inventory system.

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We're so glad we found Stitch! It's not hard to learn and keeps our inventory straight, which keeps us from having to worry!
Ellie and Bea

Tech Crunch

September 17, 2013

Stitch Labs Raises $3.5 Million As It Makes Plans To Address Inventory Management For Larger Business

Stitch Labs, has raised $3.5 million in Series A financing. Founder Brandon Levey said that Stitch Labs’ business has outgrown what its platform can handle, and they will be releasing a new product in January to serve larger scale businesses that they currently cannot accommodate.

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Internet Retailer

September 10, 2013

A clothing e-retailer quintuples sales by keeping better track of inventory

Founded in 2010, custom T-shirt seller Farm Fresh Clothing last year was floundering as it tried to track its inventory and orders with a system only one staffer knew how to use. After switching to software from Stitch Labs, however, the company in roughly one year was able to grow from annual revenue of $600,000 to $3 million.

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WSJ

April 14, 2013

Weekend Read — Kevin Lavelle & Web Smith: E-Commerce 3.0

Founders of Mizzen+Main, Web Smith and Kevin Lavelle, share their experiences using Stitch Labs in their business. At the same time every morning, Kevin calls two co-founders in two states.... We discuss inventory, traffic, shipping costs, SEO issues and everything else that you’d imagine from a young-but-bustling men’s fashion retailer — and we do it all virtually.

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Tech Crunch

February 13, 2013

Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Integrates With Quickbooks Killer Xero To Simplify Accounting

Inventory management startup Stitch Labs knows it’s not easy being a small independent vendor. In addition to tools for tracking their inventory, those folks also need to be connected to multiple online stores, shopping carts, payment systems, shipping and fulfillment providers, and accounting tools.

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Stitch Labs freaking rocks. Honestly. I am up to my eyeballs in wholesale orders this week, and I swear that SL makes it easier to manage, invoice and pack....you guys are my heroes.
Nohi Kids

Inc.

November 1, 2012

Online Inventory Management Tools

Not interested in spending thousands of dollars on an inventory management system? Here's a look at two Web-based offerings that make the job easy for a low monthly fee. Desktop inventory-management programs can cost thousands of dollars. New online platforms let you manage orders and inventory from any Web browser for a low monthly fee. Here are two options to suit different needs.

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I love stitch! This has made my life so much easier. I love how everything is one place and I don't have paperwork all over!
The Paper Shamrock

Venture Beat

December 23, 2012

Big data for online retailers: Best practices on selling "sized" inventory

Are you a small business selling clothing or shoes online? If your online marketplace sells hats, gloves, or even bed sheets, you need to have the right amount of each size ordered. It sounds like common sense, but Stitch Labs, an inventory management service, notes that inventory costs account for 45-90 percent of all business expenses.

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Stitch is comprehensive, well thought out and very well documented. Highly recommended!
Swift Fly Fishing

eCommerce Bytes

November 30, 2012

Stitch Labs Sews Up Inventory Management

For many ecommerce pros, managing one's business means focusing on a single point of presence. The online site, its functionality, and whatever ad campaigns support it all operate to bring customers through one virtual front door. Managing inventory for that presence works in a straightforward manner - either an item is in stock for visitors to buy, or it isn't. But many online sellers have a brick and mortar storefront, with internet sales added to the mix.

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Before Stitch my orders, inventory management, and shipping were a big mess. After I install Stitch, problem solved. Thanks guys/gals!!
AmmoAce

Tech Crunch

November 27, 2012

Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Adds Amazon.com Integration, Sellers Can Now Be "Fulfilled By Amazon"

It’s been a little over a year and a half since Stitch Labs launched to become the connective tissue between various online shopping carts and marketplaces. Today it’s announcing one of its biggest tie-ups to date, as the startup has integrated with Amazon.com to allow users to sell through the online retailer and to have their goods fulfilled by Amazon.

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Tech Crunch

August 20, 2012

Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Adds Payment Processing With Verifone's Sail

We’ve already written a few times about how Stitch Labs helps small, independent merchants manage their sales operations across a wide range of online marketplaces. Well now it’s making it easier to connect their online and offline sales, through a partnership with Verifone’s Sail payment processing system.

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Gigaom

August 20, 2012

Verifone starts showing how Sail's openness helps it compete

When VeriFone launched Sail, it touted the openness of the platform. Now, it’s finally showing what that looks like. The first integration for Sail is with Stitch Labs (see disclosure below), which provides online sellers with a software-as-a-service inventory management system that also handles analytics, orders, shipping and contacts.

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Venture Beat

July 30, 2012

Small business owners can now use Stitch Labs for free

Stitch Labs, a startup that helps small business owners track orders, inventory, and shipping, has rolled out a free option. The San Francisco-based startup is an inventory management tool that promises to make it easier to run a business. Stitch Labs grew its user base last year when the company began partnering with e-commerce platforms like Shopify and Etsy, where millions of people sell their wares.

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The support staff is an A+. I have worked with complex systems... this one is where I want to be.
Shop RE/MAX

Tech Crunch

May 29, 2012

Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Now Offers Shipping Through ShipStation

Founded on the premise of making it easier for independent creators to interact with their customers, Stitch Labs launched to offer a cloud-based solution for small businesses that wish to manage CRM, product orders, and inventory management. Now it’s taking that a step further by helping SMBs complete the full cycle of sales transactions...

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Venture Beat

May 12, 2012

Stitch Labs integrates with BigCommerce to help small sellers track their stuff

Inventory management is a boring term for what is actually the central question of any small business: How much stuff do I have left to sell, and where the @$%& is it? Stitch Labs, an inventory management tool for small businesses like crafters and T-shirt printers, now integrates with BigCommerce, an e-commerce system for selling stuff, making it easier to answer that critical question.

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Tech Cocktail

March 8, 2012

Stitch Labs' Willo O'Brien: "We Have Big Things Going On"

For all of us with small businesses – and that includes most new startups – balancing the mundane tasks that have to be done (like accounting) with the fun stuff (doing what you actually do) is a tricky line to walk.  Stitch Labs makes it much easier for small scale product-based businesses to manage their sales – so they can focus on doing what they do -  and actually selling.

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The Stitch Labs app is one of the absolute best applications I've seen for tracking your sales.
Grey Gecko Press

Indie Made

February 27, 2012

Craft Business Tools: Taking Stitch Labs Inventory Management System for a Test Drive

When I first started to use Stitch Labs’ inventory management application to organize my craft business, I admit I was apprehensive. As I said in my profile of Stitch Labs, I am not a numbers person, and I get easily overwhelmed and frustrated — OK, even scared — when faced with that very important part of my craft business.

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I had a management awakening when I realized Stitch was my back office.
Kids Fire Dept.

Indie Made

February 27, 2012

Craft Business Tools: Stitch Labs Helps Crafters Hold Their Business Together

Something about numbers just never jived with me. Don’t get me wrong: math is essential. The world needs math. All the same, I am happier leaving the pluses and minuses of my craft business in the more capable hands of others. If left to my own devices, my inventory, bookkeeping, and business contacts would all be on small pieces of paper floating around in a glamorous shoebox.

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Sellers Assisting Sellers

February 26, 2012

Using apps and mobile technology to run an Etsy shop

When I first started selling on Etsy, I was a purist for quite some time. I thought, "who needs all those apps, it's not that hard to run the shop without all those extras getting in the way". When one shop turned to two, then to three, and success started to flirt with our heels, my story changed a bit.

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Tech Cocktail

February 22, 2012

Stitch Labs Lands $1 Million in Funding from True Ventures

Stitch Labs has found great opportunity in providing inventory management tools to small businesses, as the prior alternatives were bulky, large enterprise systems or managing inventory manually through spreadsheets or even (gulp) pen and paper.

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Here is the takeaway: You should be using Stitch.
Inland Clothing

True Ventures

February 21, 2012

Why We're Excited About Stitch Labs

It’s our pleasure today to welcome the newest members of the True family into the fold as Stitch Labs announces its seed financing. We think the Stitch team has built software that will meaningfully impact the large group of product-based business owners who are looking for a better way to streamline and integrate aspects of their operations including inventory management, invoicing, order fulfillment, contact management, reporting and analytics.

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Love this product. This immediately opened my eyes up to a world of insights into my business.
Baxter's Premium Pet Food Delivery

Venture Beat

February 12, 2012

Stitch Labs makes running an online business a snap, raises $1M

Stitch Labs, a startup that helps small businesses manage inventory, orders, and shipping, announced today it has raised $1 million in seed funding from True Ventures. Co-founder Jake Gasaway told VentureBeat in an interview that Stitch Labs really took off after it integrated with Etsy and Shopify. Many of the millions of Etsy users began making their way over to Stitch Labs...

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Tech Crunch

February 21, 2012

Awesome Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Nabs $1M From True Ventures

Small business inventory management startup Stitch Labs is announcing a $1 million seed investment this morning led by True Ventures. In the same space as Bizelo and Ordoro, Stitch Labs allows design-focused small businesses to organize their CRM, product orders and inventory with custom tailored features like Etsy and Shopify integration.

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Out Right

January 23, 2012

Six Ways to Automate your Etsy Shop

Between crafting your products, keeping up with convos and adding new products, your Etsy store keeps you busy. Sometimes, there is so much to do! While you may be tempted to handle everything yourself, it won’t be long before burn-out sets in or you become frustrated at juggling too many tasks at once.

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I honestly can't say enough good things about Stitch. It is simply an amazing app that has completely streamlined my workflow.
After the Bump

Meylah

January 23, 2012

Keep Track of Your Inventory & More with Stitch

Have you heard of Stitch?  Stitch is an online tool that is built for small business owners and artisans to manage inventory, contacts, orders, expenses, and more. We met the folks who built Stitch this past year at the Conference of Creative Entrepreneurs in San Francisco and in addition to an impressive online tool, they might just be the nicest people around!

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Start UP Fashion

December 9, 2011

Fantastic Resource for the Business Side of Fashion: StitchLabs

Fashion design is a creative business. Obviously. The excitement lies in the sketching and the swatching and the showing, the launch parties and press spotlights….all the fun stuff. What they don’t tell you in fashion school (usually) is all the time you will spend with the not-so-sexy stuff; the costing, the fundraising, the logistics, the invoicing.

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UTR

November 29, 2011

The Term 'Cloud' is About to Become Obsolete

The term ‘cloud’ has become so commonplace, it’s about to become obsolete.  While businesses used to have to invest in expensive hardware to grow, scaling today has become affordable and seamless.  Want to add 10,000 more users to your contact management system?  Just use a cloud-based service provider like Salesforce.com and you’re done.  You no longer have to think about the logistics, you just trust in the power of the cloud.

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Stitch Labs is the central hub of our business, and easily the reason we have the control and knowledge that we do.
Love Nail Tree

Venture Beat

November 29, 2011

Dylan’s Desk: How I learned to stop worrying and love “the cloud”

As I write, the VentureBeat offices sit enveloped by a cloud. In all directions, the fog wraps our office building in a soft, gray fuzz, obscuring the views of downtown San Francisco, the bay, and the ocean. It’s not unlike the cloud of marketing and hype surrounding “cloud” technologies.

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