You don’t need to be Arkwright to appreciate the business benefits of being open all hours. Yet a surprising number of B2B companies have the metaphorical “closed sign” in the shop window at times when customers are poised to make a purchase.
Tech and Innovation
Businesses across the world are embracing new digital advances which are benefiting staff productivity levels and efficiency while saving money. Although technology has already played a huge part in industries such as farming and production, it is now set to take on more traditional “white collar” office jobs.
Amazon offers customers a choice of more than 150m different items, but this is only possible because of the variety of products sold by third party sellers on Amazon Marketplace.
As technologies seen in sci-fi films become reality, US firm JetPack Aviation plans to launch the world’s first jet packs for public use in 2017, which will be aided with a £300,000 crowdfunding campaign running on Seedrs.
We hear from two experienced entrepreneurs about how late payments have been a big impact on their operations, but suggest some strategies to deal with it.
International Airlines Group (IAG), parent of British Airways, Aer Lingus and more, has launched a global startup accelerator scheme called Hangar 51 to solve problems affecting the travel industry.
Office workers are wasting time using slow and outdated technology. In some cases, workers are wasting more time than they spend on holiday each year.
It’s becoming more widely acknowledged that cyber fraud is a very big (and illegal) business sector. Indeed, figures from the annual Crime Survey from the Office of National Statistics this year included questions on fraud and computer misuse for the first time, in acknowledgement of the rising threat.
A survey conducted by EMC showed 60 per cent of UK businesses suffered IT downtime in 2015. This downtime is estimated to cost businesses around £10.5bn per year – so here’s how to prevent it.
Brands have been collecting our personal information ver websites for years, using it for marketing purposes so as to offer a better customer experience.
Rafael Cortes, head of marketing at Foehn, explains how cloud phone systems can deliver rapid return on investment and why it’s important not to cut any corners on the journey to deployment.
Yahoo! users have made a wild dash to close their accounts after being warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber attacks in history could spill beyond the internet giant's services.