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Getting ready for GDPR – lessons from the front line of preparation

Getting ready for GDPR – lessons from the front line of preparation

By Frank Krieger, Vice-President, Governance, Risk and Compliance, iland.

It isn't often that compliance specialists get to be the heroes of the story, but in the last four years as we've been preparing for the implementation of the GDPR, we've found ourselves more frequently in the spotlight.

Magento Commerce unveils advanced payment and shipping capabilities

Magento Commerce unveils advanced payment and shipping capabilities

Magento Commerce, has announced advancements to its flagship platform. New integrations with Amazon Pay, Klarna, and Vertex expedite the checkout process, provide flexible payment terms, and deliver instant and accurate tax and shipping rates.

Royal Wedding rings a positive impact on the High Street on Sunday

Royal Wedding rings a positive impact on the High Street on Sunday

The Harry and Meghan effect boosts post-wedding footfall on the High Street, but is less marked than the impact of Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding on shopper traffic

Demand for online car buying exists but current experience not good enough, new report shows

Demand for online car buying exists but current experience not good enough, new report shows

Nearly eight out of 10 (79%) people say they would buy a new or used car entirely online – but more than half (57%) say that the online experience being offered lags behind, according to a new report.

MetaPack's Carrier Mapping tool now delivers access to carrier routes and services worldwide

MetaPack's Carrier Mapping tool now delivers access to carrier routes and services worldwide

MetaPack, the eCommerce delivery solutions provider, will provide comprehensive access to worldwide origin data on carrier routes and services through its Carrier Mapping tool.

Online sellers warned to be aware of HMRC tax rules

Online sellers warned to be aware of HMRC tax rules

Tax preparation expert and founder of DSR Tax Claims, David Redfern, has issued a warning to online sellers to ensure that their income is correctly declared to HMRC or face penalties for undeclared income.

Tradeshift launches Tradeshift Pay

Tradeshift launches Tradeshift Pay

Tradeshift has launched what it describes as an industry first: becoming the only cloud platform to bring supply chain payments, supply chain finance, and blockchain-based early payments together into one unified end-to-end solution, Tradeshift Pay.

Meghan Markle's favourite beauty products see surge in positive online reviews since engagement

Meghan Markle's favourite beauty products see surge in positive online reviews since engagement

eCommerce insights service, E Fundamentals, has revealed an increase in positive consumer feedback and reviews for health and beauty products endorsed by the new Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, before and after the announcement of her engagement to Prince Harry.

Space NK chooses ContentSquare's unique UX analytics platform to action 'previously unattainable behavioural insights'

Space NK chooses ContentSquare's unique UX analytics platform to action 'previously unattainable behavioural insights'

ContentSquare has announced that Space NK (as well as its other domains Evelom and Malin & Goetz) has chosen its user experience (UX) analytics platform to surface "previously unattainable behavioural insights".

Carousel Digital Signage centralises systems integration and management work in 7.3 software

Carousel Digital Signage centralises systems integration and management work in 7.3 software

At InfoComm 2018, Carousel Digital Signage, a division of Tightrope Media Systems, will emphasise the systems integration and IT management benefits of its new 7.3 software release for enterprise-class digital signage.

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