The Digital Advantage: Next Level Experiences in Home & Garden – Webinar, 11th Oct 2022 at 10am

29th September 2022

In this webinar we will explore: Best practice examples of offline and online experiences in home & garden How AI and analytics can help identify and adapt to seasonal demand trends How to use real-time data to anticipate customer needs and provide a unique experience for every customer Can’t make it to the live event? Sign up… Read more »

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Twitter suffers decline in revenue

22nd July 2022

Twitter’s 2nd quarter results have been released, the social media company made some baby steps towards stability in revenue and audience retention, but was held back by the ongoing chaos caused by its delayed purchase by Elon Musk and advertisers cutting budgets. Twitter followed suit in announcing its overall revenue for the three months to 30 June… Read more »

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Shopify and YouTube launch YouTube Shopping

19th July 2022

Shopify and Tube have launched YouTube Shopping, which is a social shopping service that will enable Shopify merchants to easily integrate their online store with one of the world’s biggest entertainment platforms, reaching over 2bn monthly logged-in users. Read more Mobile Marketing Magazine

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Shopify and YouTube partner up to launch YouTube Shopping; a social shopping service

19th July 2022

Shopify and YouTube have launched YouTube Shopping, a shopping service to allow YouTube’s large user base, of up to 122 million users daily, easily access the ecommerce site by using the world’s largest entertainment sites. This new shopping service allows Shopify merchants to advertise and sell their products on YouTube in three ways; YouTube Live: which… Read more »

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EE to block pirate music Apps and mobile sites

12th July 2022

EE will become the first UK mobile network to block access to pirate music websites. Music-industry body the British Phonographic Institute successfully petitioned the courts to block file-sharing site The Pirate Bay in 2012. The High Court then ordered home-broadband providers, including EE, to block more than 70 websites that allow people to download music… Read more »

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Data watchdog reprimands government over use of messaging apps and private email during the pandemic

11th July 2022

The Department of Health has been reprimanded over ministers’ and officials’ use of messaging apps and private email during the pandemic. Using WhatsApp and other apps had meant information on the handling of the pandemic could have been lost. The Information Commissioner’s Office said. It has asked government to carry out a review of the… Read more »

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Rules at Google blocked children’s diabetes app

5th July 2022

An NHS-recommended app for managing Type 1 diabetes tell how Google won’t let it send text message alerts to the parents of young children using it, via the app.  For two years Google have blocked it from the Play Store as it has argued that the text service was not a “core function”.  The app,… Read more »

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Too Soon To Be Talking About Christmas?

30th June 2022

Too soon to be talking about Christmas? Not in the Ecommerce world! Most of us are thinking about holidays and enjoying the sunshine, but for those in the Ecommerce industry, NOW is the perfect time to be thinking about how to optimise your website for the Christmas period. Watch our video for some helpful tips! Read more at CDA 

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Magento 2.4.4 – What to Expect in the New Version

30th June 2022

Built on open source technology, Magento powers over 300,000 sites worldwide, including pretty much any brand name you can think of. The release of Magento 2.4.4 (available from April 12th), marked an important milestone for merchants who want to scale their businesses quickly with highly secure solutions backed by a large community and a robust… Read more »

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Instagram trial Video selfies to verify age of teens

25th June 2022

Instagram is exploring ways for teenagers to verify their age to comply with platform rules. The Meta-owned app is has been testing video selfies with facial analysis software as a new age-verification method. Some users on Instagram try to dodge its 13+ age limit rule by editing their date of birth to make them appear… Read more »

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Twinning with your digital twin

13th June 2022

We have all been told that we have a doppelganger a stranger a friend passed on the street who they say bore an uncanny resemblance to you. But if you could create your very own twin, an exact copy of yourself, one that lived a purely digital life, would you?  We are living in an… Read more »

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Shell’s retail business sold in Russia to Lukoil

12th June 2022

400 of energy giant Shell’s service stations have been sold to Russia’s second largest producer, Lukoil. The amount of the Shell Neft sale is not disclosed. Lukoil is Russia’s largest oil producer after state backed Rosneft. In February Shell announced the sale of its assets because of the invasion of Ukraine. The invasion of Ukraine… Read more »

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Studio Retail and Ideal World work to launch shoppable content across its social media platforms

10th June 2022

Home shopping company Studio Retail have been working with TV shopping channel Ideal World TV to launch their live shoppable content across the TV company’s social platforms. Through the deal, Ideal World TV will give Studio space in its Peterborough TV studios to livestream its products on its social media channel as well as broadcasting… Read more »

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