Ecommerce Club Blog

Latest views and trends from the Ecommerce Club team and the Members

AI In E-Commerce — Predictions For 2018

2017 welcomed big developments in artificial intelligence (AI) technology. For example, companies like Pinterest, Google and Bing launched visual search capabilities, Amazon invested heavily in voice-activated systems like Echo and Facebook leveraged AI to detect mental illness.

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Luxury goods-makers win fight

Europe's top court has ruled that luxury brands can stop distributors selling their products online on websites such as Amazon and eBay. The European Court of Justice said that in principle the ban was appropriate to preserve the luxury image and that this didn’t...

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Apple set to buy Shazam

Apple is set to buy music recognition app Shazam for about $400m (£300m), media reports. Shazam is a UK company founded in 1999, which lets people use their smartphone or computer to identify and buy music through a snippet of sound.

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Scalable International Commerce

The Ecommerce Club and its’ partners Trustly, Kooomo, Oracle+ Bronto, Oban International and Yieldify hosted a working lunch on International growth last week at our fave venue Gordon Ramsey’s Heddon Street Kitchen. Luke Flomo from Trustly chaired instead of me and he...

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