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Deliveries are the “beating heart” of ecommerce. Here’s how mid-size retailers can keep at peak fitness

1 Deliveries are the “beating heart” of ecommerce. Here’s how mid-size retailers can keep at peak fitness

By Jeroen Terheggen, VP for Mid-Market, nShift.

What happens after the customer clicks “buy” often determines whether they will buy again or go elsewhere. The manner, speed, and experience around deliveries is a key “moment of truth” for the customer relationship.

How Magento 1 Conquered Ecommerce and Why Magento 2 Is About to Do the Same?

2 How Magento 1 Conquered Ecommerce and Why Magento 2 Is About to Do the Same?

By Ralph Conroy, freelance writer.

The E-commerce industry keeps on changing its requirements and approaches like the weather and so do businesses that operate in this area. Tech and SEO rules are constantly evolving and many online stores struggle to keep pace. But where there's a challenge, there's also an opportunity, right?

New research: More than half of online shoppers now buy cross-border, but 92% still worry

3 New research: More than half of online shoppers now buy cross-border, but 92% still worry

New research suggests 52% of US and UK online shoppers have purchased at least one product from an ecommerce store in another country in the last 12 months – and a further 23% have considered it, with the desire for lower prices being the most popular trigger.

86% of IT leaders say data streaming is a priority for IT investment in 2024

4 86% of IT leaders say data streaming is a priority for IT investment in 2024

Confluent, Inc. has unveiled its 2024 Data Streaming Report: Breaking Down the Barriers to Business Agility & Innovation. The report dives into how organisations use data streaming to innovate, accelerate AI adoption, improve business agility, power customer experiences, and overcome data accessibility and management challenges.

Retailers get conversion rates wrong because they fail in people counting

5 Retailers get conversion rates wrong because they fail in people counting

In physical retail stores, one of the most crucial metrics is the visitor-to-buyer conversion rate. The industry magic number is a 25% conversion rate, and achieving this goal requires accurate data.

RAIN RFID tag chip shipments forecast to reach 115bn units by 2028, a year-on-year growth of 20.4%

6 RAIN RFID tag chip shipments forecast to reach 115bn units by 2028, a year-on-year growth of 20.4%

RAIN Alliance, the non-profit industry organisation supporting the development and adoption of Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), has published its bi-annual research report ‘Global Markets & Applications for RAIN RFID Solutions’, produced by VDC Research.

Navigating cyber risk in the manufacturing sector

7 Navigating cyber risk in the manufacturing sector

There’s a prevalent misconception among manufacturers - that cyber threats are all about data security and nothing else. Caroline Thompson, Chief Underwriting Officer, Cowbell discusses why this mindset needs to shift, delving into a broader understanding of cyber risks in manufacturing operations and what to do to protect your business from them.

“OMG, keep those desks clear to avoid hacking and cyber threats,” expert warns

8 “OMG, keep those desks clear to avoid hacking and cyber threats,” expert warns

A clear desk policy is vital in protecting organisations from threats such as keystroke loggers and injection payload devices like OMG cables, says a professional private investigator.

New poll exposes substantial AI trust gap despite looming technological revolution of society

9 New poll exposes substantial AI trust gap despite looming technological revolution of society

Locale, the UK-based building occupier experience platform, has unveiled insights into the public’s connection with artificial intelligence (AI).

Is your payment stack hampering your business’ growth?

10 Is your payment stack hampering your business’ growth?

By Brian Gaynor, VP of Product & EU CEO, BlueSnap.

It’s only natural for your firm’s requirements to change over time, especially when you have a growing business. Whether you’re expanding into new markets, boosting customer loyalty, or enhancing buyer experience, everything requires your business processes to be agile.

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