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World Wide Web Wednesday #50

Whether you need some lunchtime reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Amazon going after small businesses Amazon recently launched a new section, Amazon Storefronts, reminiscent of another eCommerce platform Etsy. Is Amazon Storefronts a direct challenge to the hand-made trinkets on Etsy? Doing bett ... Read More

  September 19, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #49

Whether you need some lunchtime reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Master these 3 things to sell on Amazon successfully The wonderful world of Amazon sales can be tempting for retailers but before businesses begin, here are three things they should consider. Who is Alibaba’s next […] ... Read More

  September 12, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #48

Whether you need some lunchtime reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Amazon (briefly) reaches a market value of more than $1 trillion Amazon shares rose to a high of $2050.50 before slipping back. According to Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail, “to reach a market […] ... Read More

  September 5, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #47

Whether you need some lunchtime reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Toyota teams up with Uber Toyota is set to invest US$500m in Uber and expand a partnership to jointly develop autonomous cars. This partnership is viewed as a way for both firms to catch up […] ... Read More

  August 29, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #46

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Alibaba’s warning to Australian rivals Alibaba has said that Australia is now their third largest overseas market. In its home market, Alibaba is creating a variety of new shopping experiences that blend the online […] ... Read More

  August 22, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #45

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Emotional intelligence is crucial for success Even if you have all the right knowledge to succeed in your job, lacking EQ can hamper your efforts to truly succeed in the workplace. Think EQ isn’t […] ... Read More

  August 15, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #44

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! 4 things retailers can learn from Apple Apple is now a trillion dollar company, a status that no other US company has ever achieved. Although Apple is predominantly in the headlines for their tech, […] ... Read More

  August 8, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #43

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! How does Ikea expand globally while others struggle? Many Western-based companies struggle to successfully expand on an international level. American giants like Walmart, and European incumbents Carrefour and Marks & Spencer ... Read More

  August 1, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #42

Whether you need some lunchtime reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! 25 beloved millennial brands The shopping habits of millennials are unlike their previous generations’. These consumers have markedly different priorities than the previous generations, leading to a big shift in brand marketing. ... Read More

  July 25, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #41

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! How did Prime become Amazon’s most powerful weapon? When Amazon Prime was first launched, skeptics doubted that people would pay the expensive membership fees, and wondered how the business was going to shoulder the […] ... Read More

  July 18, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #40

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Indicators of Wealth How will you know if you’re rich? Economists at the University of Chicago recently published a paper that examined the best indicators of wealth over the last few decades. In the […] ... Read More

  July 11, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #39

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! 5 eCommerce Myths Debunked Will malls really be wiped out by online stores? While the force of online retail is undeniable, here are five things many often get wrong about eCommerce. Amazon tidying up […] ... Read More

  July 4, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #38

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Alexa, order room service Keep an eye out for an Alexa speaker the next time you’re on vacation! Amazon recently announced it has developed a version of Alexa for hotels, called “Alexa for Hospitality”. […] ... Read More

  June 27, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #37

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Amazon Prime lands in Australia Amazon Australia just launched Prime on Tuesday, offering benefits like free 2 day delivery on eligible products and access to videos, e-books and gaming. At half the price of […] ... Read More

  June 20, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #36

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Understanding the concept of nothing According to researchers, not only can honey bees count, they can also understand the concept of zero. This is a significant discovery – the only nonhuman animals to pass […] ... Read More

  June 13, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #35

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Soaring online sales for Australia Although Aussie retail sales grew a small 2.6% in the the 12 months to April, a whopping 60% of those sales came from online retailers. With online shopping continually […] ... Read More

  June 6, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #34

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Will we ever truly care about sustainability? Sustainability, once a topic exclusively for hippies, has now become the latest buzzword among retailers. But are customers actually interested in understanding your supply chain or d ... Read More

  May 30, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #33

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Click and Mortar Gives Rise to a New Kind of Employee Retail is experiencing a shift to a new “click and mortar” business. This model blends together the traditional brick-and-mortar business and the digital […] ... Read More

  May 23, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #32

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! What’s in a name? Far fewer Americans are naming their babies Alexa, the name that wakes Amazon’s now famous AI personal assistant. Read more about what’s behind the decline in the name. Moving forward […] ... Read More

  May 16, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #31

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! AI Contributes to Saving Zebras from Extinction In Kenya, wildlife scientists are on a mission to save zebras from going extinct. With the help of artificial intelligence, professor Tanya Berger-Wolf helped create Wildbook, a [&h ... Read More

  May 9, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #30

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! How Facebook and Starbucks manage crises Both Facebook and Starbucks have had their share in the media spotlight lately, the former under fire for breaching data privacy and the latter receiving the heat for […] ... Read More

  May 2, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #29

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Adapting to the New Normal What’s in store for the future of businesses? Olivier Klein, head of emerging technologies at Amazon Web Services, says machine learning will be an integral part of the business […] ... Read More

  April 18, 2018