Hong Kong launches share index of tech giants

27th July 2020

A new share index focused on China’s technology giants has been launched by Hong Kong’s stock market. The Hang Seng Tech Index went live on Monday and includes internet giants such as Tencent, Alibaba and JD.com, It will feature 30 of the largest tech firms listed in Hong Kong Read more at BBC

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Spotify hits 130 million subscribers during Pandemic

29th April 2020

Spotify has reached 130 million paid subscribers, despite initial concerns over how the Covid-19 crisis could affect listening habits. The music-streaming platform says it gained six million subscribers in the first quarter of 2020. Read more at BBC

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Navigating Your Career Through The Coronavirus

9th April 2020

The coronavirus has upended our society and what seemed normal six months ago, seems so strange and unfamiliar now. Many of us are now unexpectedly based at home dealing with the challenges of poor connectivity, less than ideal technology and often with bored children to deal with. Many people have or are under threat of… Read more »

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Opinion from an Experienced eCommerce Manager, Alex Green

9th April 2020

Everyone is facing a difficult time at the moment. I don’t need to tell you all that (or how to stay motivated, wfh, and certainly not how to exercise), but I was asked by The Fashion Network if I could give a bit of advice in uncertain times for ecommerce retailers. So with thoughts running… Read more »

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Zoom boss apologises for issues around security

7th April 2020

Zoom is pausing the development of new features to concentrate on the safety and privacy issues, in the wake of criticism from users of the app. In a blog from the Chief executive apologised for “falling short” on security issues and promised to address concerns. He said that the use of Zoom had soared in… Read more »

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Food revenues rise by 75%  during Lockdown

6th April 2020

The ecommerce revenues and conversions for Food, Electronics and Home goods have seen a rise due to the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown, however, the hardest hit verticals have seen a 15% decrease in revenues. The latest data from the Covid-19 Retail Pulse from BounceX also shows that the hardest hit ecommerce verticals saw a… Read more »

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Maximising sales on Amazon’s Prime Day

26th March 2020

Recently our Amazon Director, Dan Simmonds, spoke with WARC about how brands can maximise sales on Amazon’s Prime Day. Amazon Prime Day is the annual shopping holiday that’s exclusive to Prime subscribers. Unlike Black Friday or Cyber Monday, deals last up to 36 hours. As an established selling event, it accounted for an estimated $7.16B in sales in 2019… Read more »

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Quick-wins for your E-commerce Store Through COVID-19

26th March 2020

Things are a bit chaotic everywhere right now—and magic wands are proving hard to find. However, We Make Websites want to help where we can. So we’ve put together some quick-win suggestions to help your Shopify store’s conversion and AOV during the COVID-19 crunch. Read more at We Make Websites 

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CCPA and Shopify: What it is and How it Affects My Store

26th March 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCOA) comes in from 2020, raising the bar for US privacy protection. But what does this mean, and how might it affect your shopify operations? Read more at We Make Websites

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Introducing Visualsoft Partners Programme, an all-new partnership programme where partners can earn a raft of benefits and rewards by working with and promoting the Visualsoft ecosystem

26th March 2020

Visualsoft Partners incorporates three separate partner types. Technology Partners build features that enhance the VS Commerce platform for merchants. Solution Partners work for merchants, developing ecommerce websites built using the VS Commerce platform. Finally, Community Partners grow our community of like-minded individuals and businesses which share Visualsoft solutions and merchants with one other. Verified partners… Read more »

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14% of Brits buy Disney+ subscription

19th March 2020

Disney’s new streaming service Disney+ has seen a rise in interest in the lead up to its launch on March 24th, according to new research.  The study of 2,175 internet users in the UK by GlobalWebIndex, reveals that 14% of UK already purchased a one-year subscription or will be subscribing on a monthly basis. Read… Read more »

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Amazon is temporarily refusing to stock certain items in its warehouses

18th March 2020

Amazon is temporarily blocking certain items in its warehouses, to cope with demand for household essentials due to the coronavirus pandemic. It means third-party sellers of non-essential items could find it difficult to ship orders to customers. The move will last until 5th April and cover warehouses in the US and Europe. Read more at… Read more »

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Customise your Crocs with Jibbitz charms

16th March 2020

Popular shoe brand Crocs have launched the Crocs Jibbitz Charmes, you can virtually customise a pair of Crocs with Jibbitz shoe charms. The new digital tool was created in partnership with LiveArea, a global customer experience and commerce agency. The tool, which has been built using Salesforce Commerce Cloud, has already triggered an 18 per… Read more »

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