Interviews, insight & analysis on Ecommerce



Three ‘skills gaps’ that become danger zones for private-equity backed companies

Some years ago, ThoughtSpark and Mindmetre Research published a short study on the typical skills shortages that PE firms encountered in their investments. By definition, these skills gaps are the priority areas which the PE investor should concentrate on filling, whether through recruitment or by putting in interim staff or agencies.


How We Built It: James Malia of Prezzee

James Malia, UK MD of Prezzee the Australian digital gifting platform that has expanded into the US and UK, tells us how they built their brand


Humans vs. AI – can you tell the difference?

As consumers quickly adapt to getting help from their personal assistants, it is leading to a shift in consumer behaviour. Recent research found that nearly a third (30%) of consumers that own smart devices use them to shop and order from.