World Wide Web Wednesday #3

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Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links we think you’ll enjoy!

Chocolate gets a makeover

Keep a lookout for pink chocolate in the near future! The world’s largest cocoa processor, Barry Callebaut AG, have introduced a sweet new hue to our chocolates. With a pinkish hue and a fruity flavour, this gem might be the answer to the industry’s sluggish sales.

Chatbots at your service

Chatbots are quickly gaining traction in supply chain networks. You might have seen chatbots on sites such as Sephora and eBay. eCommerce is transforming how customers order goods, both B2B and B2C. Consumers are increasingly factoring delivery time and inventory levels in their purchasing decisions. Chatbots allow businesses to relay these types of information to customers more effectively. Keep an eye out for chatbots next time you browse an online store!

How to be a great leader

Being a leader might come naturally to some, while others might need some prompting. But what qualities make a great leader? While we don’t have all the answers, we do have 20 mantras great leaders live by to point you in the right direction.

Bitcoin boom or bust?

Despite a market capitalisation of $150 billion, crypto-currencies still occupy a strange space in the world of finance. Crypto-currencies, like Bitcoin, are a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify fund transfer; it operates independently of a central bank. Here’s what you need to know about the latest Bitcoin boom.

Learning from GoPro’s inventory management challenges

GoPro sells their action cameras in over 100 countries. Their vast retail network means that they are constantly dealing with supply chain challenges. Two years ago, they were overstocked because they overestimated demand. On the other hand, GoPro’s inventory levels fell short last year. How can a better grip on inventory management allay GoPro’s supply chain woes?

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Article by Melanie Chan in collaboration with our team of Unleashed Software inventory and business specialists. Melanie has been writing about inventory management for the past three years. When not writing about inventory management, you can find her eating her way through Auckland.

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