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DOES YOUR SALES SYSTEM SEND YOUR MARKETING TEXTS AND EMAILS?

Marketing folks go to their sales system or CRM and build a list of customers that meet specific buying patterns.  The resulting list is then exported to a spreadsheet or uploaded to an email or text message marketing systems.  Then they design their email or text, hit the send button, and wait for orders to […]
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  • On September 24, 2021
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DOES YOUR WEB STORE REVENUE JUSTIFY THE SYSTEM COSTS?

How much money should you invest in your eCommerce tech?  Solutions range from free to hundreds of dollars per month.  Sure, you need it, but can you justify your desire to have high-tech bells and whistles for less than 50 orders per month?  Most small craft beverage businesses can’t. Activ8 Commerce can fix that.  For […]
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  • On September 24, 2021
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Get WAY More for Less!

Retail sales systems can be found under just about every rock. But it takes a solid grasp of clubs and memberships to tie retail sales and membership programs together…and make them sing.  Let me introduce Activ8 Commerce – a stable, single software system that delivers:  Mobile POS services eCommerce, plus online club registration, member choice […]
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  • On September 24, 2021
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DOES YOUR CLUB SYSTEM SUPPORT VARIABLE DISCOUNTS AND MEMBER CHOICE?

When it comes to club structures, consumers are demanding more of a say in the products they receive and the benefits they get for loyalty.  The problem with most club software is a lack of flexibility to deliver on these demands, resulting in managing dozens of “clubs”, wasting hours of your time.  Activ8 Commerce fixes […]
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  • On September 22, 2021
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DOES YOUR TASTING ROOM POS INCLUDE CLUB FUNCTIONS?

Many popular retail POS systems can leave wineries and distilleries frustrated with manual workarounds for member services.  They are great for ringing up a quick sale.  But because they were not created for businesses that have memberships and recurring orders, they only do half the job.  Activ8 Commerce fixes that.  Our POS was created as […]
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  • On September 17, 2021
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How Wine Clubs Are Helping U.S. Wineries Stay Afloat

When Brianne Day, winemaker and owner of Day Wines in Oregon, closed her winery to guests in mid-March, she was afraid of what the future might hold for her business and her staff. As shutdowns to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic swept across the country, shuttering tasting rooms and restaurants, the business for American winemakers changed […]
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  • On November 3, 2020
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Distilled Spirits Industry Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

A great resource for those of you in the Spirits Industry. Cocktails To-Go Fact Sheet. Read the fact sheet on how cocktails to-go are boosting the struggling hospitality industry and how Distillers United encourages maintaining responsibility measures. READ MORE Cocktails To-Go: What You Need to Know Webinar Check out our latest webinar to learn more […]
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  • On September 23, 2020
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Spirits Producers from 45 States Virtually Scale Capitol Hill During Public Policy Conference

In a year full of pivots, the latest was the transition to a virtual event for the annual American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) and Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) Public Policy Conference, which was held Sept. 15-16. A record number of attendees virtually converged on the nation’s capital to advocate for the industry’s […]
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  • On September 23, 2020
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Direct-to-Consumer Wine Sales Up $222 Million

Since on-premise sales have sunk as the novel coronavirus pandemic shuttered bars, restaurants and tasting rooms, the wine industry has had to pivot. Direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping is one channel that continues to see significant success. In partnership with Wines Vines Analytics, software company Sovos ShipCompliant analyzes anonymized, detailed shipment data from more than 1,000 U.S. wineries’ shipments to consumers each month. It amounts […]
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  • On August 24, 2020
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2020 DTC Wine Shipping Mid-Year Report

Since SOVOS Ship Compliant released its annual Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report in partnership with Wines Vines Analytics back in January, a lot has changed when it comes to how consumers are getting their wine. The COVID-19 pandemic swayed buying channels drastically, shifting traditional retail and on-premise sales over to ecommerce sales. With brick-and-mortar retailers being closed down […]
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  • On August 24, 2020
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