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H&M Is Now Using Data Analytics

Just a few years ago, H&M was charging along as a leading purveyor of “cheap chic.” In recent times, it has not done nearly as well. Hence, H&M is now using data analytics more actively than before.   Why and … Continue reading

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Retail Job Trends from LinkedIn

Recently, LinkedIn cited a lot of new information about retail jobs. Click the image to read the full discussion. Below the image are three highlights of the LinkedIn report. “Of all retail associates who took on a new job title in … Continue reading

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Online Shopping Behavior Is Still Evolving

As we reported yesterday, the future of E-commerce is brighter than ever.  Now, we study how online shopping behavior is still evolving. In this post, we look at: (1) online shopping trends and (2) the recent success of eBay. The material … Continue reading

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Small Businesses Are Charging Ahead

Many small business trends are worth studying. Now, let’s consider how small businesses are charging ahead. According to Vangie Beal for Webopedia: “A small business is privately owned and operated. And it typically employs a small number of workers. In … Continue reading

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Tracking Small Business Trends

As with large firms, tracking small business trends is imperative. IF small firms want to adapt to the marketplace! To best face competition, they must do so. Before studying trends, read these posts: Small Business Saturday Marketing Tips for Small … Continue reading

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Mobile Drives E-Commerce Globally

Just a decade ago, virtually all E-commerce was conducted via laptops and desktops. But today, mobile drives E-commerce globally. And E-commerce remains the best growth vehicle for many companies. Check out this prior post: Important New Report on 2017 Internet … Continue reading

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How to Live in the Cloud

With many firms now allowing employees to work off premises, we see the use of cloud software rising. Thus, how to live in the cloud takes on more importance than ever. Yet, we don’t always know about all of the … Continue reading

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