As holiday shoppers begin their annual bacchanalia, more of them will turn to their tablets, smartphones and desktops to purchase gifts than ever before. Regardless of device, there is one factor has the potential to either drive them away or make them loyal consumers: the speed at which the site loads.
In today’s service-centred economy, sales tends to be referred to as business development, account handling or client relationship management. But the principal skills are the same. And if you can sell, you’ll not only be in demand as an employee, you’ve also got a better chance of climbing to the top of the corporate ladder. So, what if you’ve hit a slump?
You may be familiar with Pinterest.com. It’s a vital site for you to examine – and not for the sanity-wrecking abundance of wedding dress photos. What you should notice is the way the site resizes when you alter the browser window. You can view the images on a laptop, phone, tablet, or 24 inch jumbo-monitor, and they auto-resize perfectly.
Clive Rich on how LawBite hopes to democratise the law.
International interest in 3D printing is growing by the day with headline-grabbing stories about the creation of a working gun and even the possibility of creating a ‘mini-me’ version of yourself.
The deluge of price comparison and flash sale websites has made the quest to find the best deals simpler. But they strike fear into retailers.
Rupert Englander of Wooshping, which provides a platform used by hundreds of businesses to engage instantly with customers through their mobile phones, explains why so many companies need to get smarter about going mobile.
Ex-offenders like former hacker Kevin Mitnick – once a target on the FBI's Most Wanted list but now owns a security firm – prove that it's possible to turn over a new leaf.
A new creative sector taskforce is to boost trade by £500m.
Could Britain become the next big innovator of modern car technology, asks Motors.co.uk's Phill Jones.
With the countdown to Christmas well under way, how can employers avoid the potential pitfalls of the festive season?
The much-anticipated Mega Monday will hit online retailers next week – are you prepared?