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OpenSky Distribution Programs: Overview, Requirements, & Submission Forms

Distribution Programs: Overview & Requirements OpenSky distribution programs afford OpenSky brands additional opportunities for sales and exposure on large, national retail platforms. This is part of our mission to help you grow your business both on and beyond OpenSky. Brands that are chosen to participate in OpenSky distribution programs ship quickly, have beautiful product imagery, […]

Updates to Storewide Sales

Storewide sales have become very popular with shoppers (and merchants) on OpenSky since they were introduced a few months ago. We’ve gone ahead and implemented your feedback and suggestions to make storewide sales even better! Added Features: Share Storewide Sales from the Posting tool Storewide sales have moved! They’ve left the promotions tab of the toolkit […]

3…2…1…OpenSky’s Birthday Countdown!

To celebrate the one year birthday of OpenSky’s Marketplace, shoppers will enjoy 9 days of amazing deals, specials, and promotions while we count it down to May 1. IMPORTANT: This countdown is a surprise for shoppers, so keep it quiet!  But here’s a sneak peak so you have the 101 on how it’s all gonna work: […]

Legal Basics For Your OpenSky Business, from our friends at Priori

The law has a serious impact on you as an online merchant—even if it’s the last thing you want to deal with.  We had our friends at Priori provide their best practices for some of the legal issues facing many emerging businesses.  From protecting your creations against copycats to negotiating the best deals with vendors, […]

Learn the Lingo: OpenSky Promotional Events

OpenSky hosts innovative promotional events in order to drive more exposure and sales to Merchants. These Promotional events are a great way to bubble up savings to shoppers, and as result, get repeated periodically. The newly-introduced Pitch Your Promotion form gives you an easy way to share your Promotional events with the OpenSky team so you can be […]

The Spring Friends and Family Sale

The weather is getting nicer by the day and you know what that means–time for spring shopping! Many of our friends and family members will need new sandals, clothing, outdoor serving and entertaining pieces, and more. Let’s help our favorite people spring into the new season in style with a Friends and Family coupon code. When you […]

Categorization: The Secret To Exposure

Categorizing your brand and products correctly is essential to providing the best shopping experience for OpenSky members. When a product is categorized correctly, OpenSky is able to expose your products to members with purchase intent for that specific type of item. In fact, in order for your products to be found on many of the […]

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Create a Smart Shipping Strategy that Drives Sales

eCommerce experts agree that the cost of shipping is arguably the biggest factor a shopper considers before hitting the “Buy Now” button. As an online retailer, working to optimize your shipping strategy and costs should be a top priority.  Low shipping costs to the shopper means more orders for you, so it’s worth taking a […]

New Feature Promotion: Storewide Discount

You asked for it. We built it. The first version of Storewide Discounts is officially live and we’re ready to celebrate this new feature with a two day event this week, promoting merchants who’d like to be the first to test the waters! How do I participate? Setup a storewide discount before Thurs at 6am […]

#OurStory

Every business has a story. A story that should be shared with world. On OpenSky, the unique stories that are hiding behind each and every one of your logos are what makes this community such a thrilling place to shop. The stories are what make OpenSky, OpenSky. Today we are kicking off the #OurStory campaign, a […]

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