The Great Gross Margin Debate
Ampla has a standard approach to margin analysis that includes three metrics: product margin, gross margin, and contribution margin. Learn how these metrics help to understand the different factors that impact bottom line, including product costs, transportation costs, marketing costs, and other variable expenses.
The Wild West of Wholesale Costs
Launching or expanding into retail channels can be a wild ride with surprise challenges and costs at every turn. This guide provides insights into the costs of doing business in retail and offers tips to help CPG founders plan ahead for their COGs and working capital.
Maximizing Your Cash Flow: Proven Strategies for Managing Burn and Extending Your Cash Runway
As a business owner, managing burn and extending your cash runway is an important task that requires careful planning and strategic decision-making. By implementing these strategies and being proactive in your efforts, you can better manage burn and extend your cash runway to ensure the long-term sustainability of your business.
Preparing Your Business for Chinese New Year 2023
Prepare for Q1 if you manufacture in China with these three tips: expect lower capacity and slower volume, anticipate shipping cost and timeline increases, and prioritize strong communication with suppliers to ensure a timely and budget-friendly delivery of goods for 2023.
Carrier Peak Surcharge | Cheat Sheet, 2022 by Fosdick Fulfillment
For this month’s #IntheNumbers, Fosdick is taking a slightly different approach and punting on their typical data deep dive. Instead, they're using their usual segment to provide some practical info for 3pls, brands, and anyone else who regularly concerns themselves with parcel carrier postage rates.
Three Tips to Prepare Your Business for the Holidays 2022
Ask any founder and they will tell you the earlier you plan for the Q4 season, the better. Co-Founder at Gravity Products and Investor at Ampla, Mike Grillo, discusses his three best tips to planning for this year's holiday season.