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Steel jobs 'can be saved by tech', says energy researcher

<b>The UK steel industry is doomed unless it embraces cutting-edge technology, a Cambridge professor has warned.</b><p>Prof Julian Allwood said the only way to save steel jobs was to make high-value products for industries in which the UK leads the world.<p>New methods could scrub impurities from recycled steel …

Wales

Report: Trends and insights in the growing B2B e-commerce market

Although the majority of research and news coverage about the e-commerce market has, until recently, been focused on B2C retailing, B2B …

eCommerce

Amazon Helped Make This One of the Fastest-Growing E-Commerce Categories Last Year

Consumer packaged goods—everything from laundry detergent to snack bars and pet food—have long been a dark spot in the e-commerce world.<p>That might be …

Bitcoin: Is the crypto-currency doomed?

<b>A high-profile Bitcoin developer has said the crypto-currency has failed and he will no longer take part in its development.</b><p>Mike Hearn, a Zurich-based developer and long-time proponent of Bitcoin, surprised many this weekend when he published a blog calling Bitcoin a "failed" project.<p>Mr Hearn, who …

How virtual technology is disrupting the e-commerce marketplace

Shopping online is a very different experience today than it was 10 years ago. E-commerce has grown dramatically across industries and has turned the …

eCommerce

What can virtual reality mean for e-commerce? A CES demo gives us a glimpse

<b>As virtual reality (VR) becomes more accessible, it’s getting out of its novelty phase. But could it disrupt e-commerce? A very cool experience at</b> …

Google's Schmidt says UK is leader in e-commerce, says

<b>The UK is the world leader in e-commerce, former Google boss Eric Schmidt has told the BBC.</b><p>Now executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, Mr Schmidt said there was no reason why a hundred billion pound tech start up could not be launched in Britain.<p>He said UK entrepreneurs tended to sell …

Startups

London bus stops embrace e-paper

<b>Transport for London is trialling e-paper bus stops that can display real-time travel information.</b><p>Fitted with solar-powered panels, they show how long passengers have to wait for the next buses, as well as route maps and timetables.<p>Four bus stops have been fitted with the tech so far. Chris Foxx …

eReaders

Internet of Things Market Will Increasingly Grow in Canada

Marketers in 2016 will turn to creative new applications of technology to gain the attention of consumers, already deluged with brand messages. …

British businesses embracing e-commerce and mobile

<i>Digital commerce channels are increasing in importance, a study of UK B2C and B2B businesses finds. Digital channels now account for 41% of luxury</i> …

The state of e-commerce in 2015

The way consumers are finding products, interacting with brands, and making purchase decisions is changing. Thanks to Twitter and Facebook, a small business doesn’t only have to rely on SEO to compete with their larger competitors. Larger retailers are able to spotlight specific products in front …

Rwanda Plans Airport for E-Commerce Drones

Rwanda may become the base for a network of so-called droneports for remote-controlled aircraft to deliver urgent cargo to remote parts of the tiny …

Mobile commerce in Europe 2015

Mobile commerce in Europe 2015<p>October 15, 2015 by Ecommerce News. About Mobile with tags Europe. 8211 views.<p>Mobile commerce is becoming increasingly …

Dos and Don'ts of Mobile Commerce for Global Retailers

Mobile commerce is increasing across the globe at a staggering pace:<p>PayPal research shows m-commerce growing <b>three times faster than e-commerce</b> (42% …

The UK is the e-commerce capital of the EU with four in five Britons shopping online in past year

UK consumers are more likely to do their shopping online than any other EU country.<p>Four in five Britons made a purchase online last year, new …

Understanding E-Commerce Versus M-Commerce | Credit Union Times

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Top Global E-Commerce Markets and Trends (Infographic)

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How E-Commerce Sites Can Use Social Proof to Increase Conversions

What is social proof and how can e-tailers use it to increase sales? Here are nine examples of social proof in action.

eCommerce

M-commerce retail sales plateau after rapid five-year growth

Subscribe now for full access or register to continue reading<p>Retail Week is the most trusted source of business intelligence for the retail industry. …

Three Little Words Could Transform E-Commerce

Have you ever struggled to explain to someone exactly where you are?<p>U.K. startup What3Words is trying to make that problem a thing of the past. It …

Digital Evolution Index Quantifies Global E-Commerce Challenges

By<p>Irving Wladawsky-Berger<p>Businesses hoping to determine where their future customers will come from should not ignore the fact that <i>location matters</i>, even in increasingly digital marketplaces. How those marketplace evolve over the coming decades will depend, in large part, on how governments, …

How algorithms run Amazon’s warehouses

When you click “buy’ on Amazon, a flurry of activity begins inside a nearby warehouse – all managed by smart computer code. What’s it like to work there?<p>“Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.” So reads a sign above the entrance to Amazon’s newest UK “fulfilment centre” (or warehouse) in Hemel …

Facebook ecommerce

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.REUTERS/Brian Snyder<p>Facebook wants to be more than the place where you like your old roommate's wedding photos, watch viral video clips, or share links to your favorite quizzes.<p>It wants to be the place where you make your next impulse buy.<p>As part of its …

Asia-Pacificl M-Commerce Snapshot 2015

LONDON, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally, M-Commerce is recording high double and even triple digit growth rates, surpassing the overall online …

UK becomes second biggest m-commerce market in the World

The UK is turning into a leading light when it comes to mobile shopping, with 46 per cent of all online purchases now carried out via smartphones or …

Argos becomes first UK multichannel retailer to hit £1bn in m-commerce sales

Subscribe now for full access or register to continue reading<p>Retail Week is the most trusted source of business intelligence for the retail industry. …

Mobile Biometrics May Dominate mCommerce By 2020

The mobile biometrics industry could generate as much as $34.6 billion in annual revenue by 2020 and could disrupt the payment industry around the …

South Korea's Posco stalls $12bn steel project in India

South Korean steel giant Posco has suspended its $12bn (£7.7bn, €11bn) project in eastern India as it faced delays in various regulatory approvals, …

Mobile App Or Mobile friendly Website? Dilemma Solved

When ecommerce took off in the late 90s, many called it just another ‘fad’. Now, with ecommerce permeating its way into even our handheld devices, we …