The rapid rate of AI development could be the key to unlocking a new era of efficiency and competitive advantage for many online businesses.
Enda Breslin, EMEA GM of ShipBob, the US global logistics platform that fulfils ecommerce orders for small and medium-sized direct-to-consumer businesses, tells us how they built their brand
The potential for website overload takes on even greater significance this year as holiday online retail shopping transactions hit an all-time high
Established retail brands face a raft of tech and data-related challenges alongside the financial pressures of maintaining a physical presence on the high street.
Ed Whitehead, Managing Director, EMEA at Signifyd, explains how automation can help to tackle online retail fraud.
Black Friday means online retailers
sing websites and mobile apps just scratches the surface – the technical backbone of any large organisation is likely to be running containers on Kubernetes
We only need to go back to early 2020 to find that a major worry in the retail industry was the forecasted loss of jobs due to robotics and automation, with the BRC (British Retail Consortium) predicting 370,000 roles would become extinct by 2025 as a result of the advance of technology automating a plethora of roles.
The rapid shift to online was particularly prominent within areas such as the beauty sector. Traditionally reliant on in-store samples to get customers to try new products or switch brands, lockdown meant that this experience had to move online – and quickly.
AI is not just there for the nasty things in life like underpinning Google’s anxiously awaited algorithm updates. More and more, the technology is being harnessed to change the way SEOs work – helping them ensure Google gets it right with their content.
Co-op’s decision to partner with delivery and fulfilment cloud platform provider Bringg allowed it to significantly scale up its online presence, while offering one-hour delivery at a 20% price reduction compared to pre-pandemic levels.
The most exciting thing about tech-centred businesses is their rate of change, and the ongoing evolution of the partnership marketing business drives home the point
iOS15 will largely impact email marketing, and is another step in Apple’s reinforcement of user privacy and security.