vinSUITE news and insights for DTC wine businesses

How Tablet POS Improves Tasting Room Experience (And Sends Visitors Home With More Wine)

Posted by vinSUITE on June 13, 2017 at 10:23 AM
 
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Topics: Advice, sales, DTC, Tasting Room, Tablet, Customer Experience

Webinar: Intro to vinSUITE

Posted by Emily Crichton on June 8, 2017 at 7:05 AM

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Topics: website, Wine Club, Wine Technology, Marketing, data, eCommerce, sales, DTC, POS

Want to know the Secret of Wine Club Success? Here are the Methods That Make A Difference.

Posted by Emily Crichton on June 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Starting a wine club can be a great way to build brand loyalty and boost sales. Yet, given that the average wine club member jumps ship after only 22 months, it raises the question: “What is the secret to successful wine club management?”

After more than 15 years of working to develop the best wine club software on the market and supplying it to hundreds of wineries nationwide, we’ve learned that the most effective methods to increase wine sales through club offerings aren’t always the most obvious ones. That said, while building a successful wine club doesn’t happen overnight, implementing the right strategies will ensure that you head down the path toward prosperity.

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Topics: Wine Club, Wine Technology, Advice, sales, DTC, Customer Experience

Sales Tax: Are you Collecting the Right Amount?

Posted by vinSUITE on April 5, 2017 at 7:50 AM

Tax Day is April 18th!

With tax season upon us, we thought it was an apt time to discuss the sales and excise taxes wineries must pay whether selling wine in their own county or across the country.  Although sales from the web, wine club, and tasting room are a huge source of revenue for many producers, the red tape that comes with them is abundant.  Not only do you have to keep track of which states allow direct to consumer wine shipments, but for which you have permits, if they have recipient quantity caps or dry counties, and finally, their tax rates. 

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Topics: Insider, Advice, DTC

5 Roadblocks That Are Stunting Your DTC Growth

Posted by vinSUITE on August 23, 2016 at 6:29 AM

Every now and then, we get stuck in a rut. We’ve hit a plateau and just can’t seem to generate new sales revenue to grow our business.

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Topics: Advice, sales, DTC