LOSE THAT SALE!
Ship It Home USA offers a logistics/software solution to facilitate sales to American tourists in tasting rooms.
Ship It Home USA utilizes the eWinery Solution innovative Web Content Management, CRM, and eCommerce platforms built especially for wineries.
eWinerySolutions is the leading global provider of winery ecommerce software and services.
We recognized the difficulties and complexities of shipping to the USA for tourists visiting your wineries. Each state has different laws and tax rates. We also recognized the frustration of tourists who really wished to buy your wine. We created Ship It Home USA by merging the best software available with the best logistic solutions to enable American tourists to buy European wines inexpensively and easily. Most importantly, we created a solution for wineries that is easy to use.
After 30 years in the consumer products industry, Barry Gilbert followed his passion for wine, food and travel and launched ShipItHome USA in 2010. Having traveled to Europe since 1968, he experienced the frustration of discovering wonderful wines but never being able to bring home more than 1 or 2 bottles to the USA. ShipitHomeUSA was created to help international wineries sell more wine and make more profit by creating a cost effective, easy solution combining logistics and software.
Barry received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at UC Berkeley, and then returned to Berkeley for his MBA. He joined May Department Stores to merchandise a variety of categories from cosmetics to women’s apparel. In 1988 he became Executive Vice President of Rainbow Records, a local Bay Area music retailer. In 1990 he joined Warner Bros as Senior Vice President of Stores, and in 6 years opened up over 100 stores in 11 countries around the world. In 1996, he became President of The Sharper Image, and afterwards CEO of online jewelry retailer Miadora, Inc. In 2001 he took the reigns as CEO of Smith & Hawken, a Bay Area gardening retailer.
Mr. Gilbert has also served as CEO of Le Gourmet Chef, and Informative, Inc a software as a service innovator providing leading edge customer insights to marketers and market researchers. Mr. Gilbert also has served on the boards of Cleverset, Inc, New Vine Logistics, Nextsport, Informative, Inc and Reading Revolution. Mr. Gilbert has been an active angel investor belonging to both The Angel’s Forum and the Keiretsu Forum investing in innovative consumer products and technology companies.
• Sell cases instead of bottles
• Create a database of loyal customers
• Create a wine-club
• We can work with your importer and distributor
• Our low shipping cost encourages tourists to buy
• Appeals to tour operators to bring tourists
• Direct to consumer sales are your most profitable sales
• Quickly establish a foothold in the competitive US market
ShipItHomeUSA +1 415-935-3561
Design Françoise Drouillet - Photos Rocco Ceselin