RSS feed Get our RSS feed

News by Topic


BizReport : Trends & Ideas

Trends & Ideas

1 2 3 4 5 ...
 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Study reveals impact of mobile use on Japanese students' grades

A survey by the Japanese government has shed some light on the effect of extended mobile use on children's school test results. >>

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Poll: SMB owners voting out incumbents

If small business owners have their way the US Congress will look different after the November mid-term elections. That, because many say they'll vote out incumbents and look for new blood in Washington. >>

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

How to improve worker productivity

Productivity is always high on the list of things bosses would like to improve - from the amount of time it takes to finalize an ad campaign to the amount of time it takes managers to fill in quarterly spreadsheets. One of the biggest productivity concerns centers around email - how to use it better and how to keep it from impeding the workday. >>

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Retailers: How to improve sales now for back to school

Many American kids are already back in school, but that doesn't mean retailers should slack on back to school advertising. According to many experts, the back to school season will continue to be strong through September, and that leaves plenty of time for retailers to benefit. >>

Friday, August 22, 2014

Traits independent retailers need to compete

The hardest thing for independent retailers trying to build a solid customer base is competition. Shoppers are used to going in to big box stores for everything from DVDs to computers. One expert offers his top tips to help indie retailers compete. >>

Friday, August 22, 2014

Report illustrates traditional vs. digital media consumption

As digital continues to infiltrate consumers' daily lives, wherever in the globe they may be, traditional media is being given the heave-ho as computers and mobiles increasingly account for our news and TV consumption and socializing. >>

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Internet of Things not just for the tech-savvy

Recent research from The Acquity Group reveals that ownership of in-home Internet of Things devices will soon extend from tech-savvy consumers to late adopters. >>

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Study: Half of parents frustrated by BTS shopping

Over the next couple of weeks most US kids will be back in school, and at least a few will be going back without something they wanted. According to new data out from 1010Data more than half of parents were 'frustrated' by out of stock back to school items on their list. >>

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

How to be sure SaaS options are right for you

As more brands move more of their business online, software as a service (SaaS) options are also being adopted. But, how can you be certain the SaaS option that seems right for your brand is actually the best fit? One expert offers her opinion. >>

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Forecast: 250 million smart wearables in use by 2018

Wrist-worn devices will dominate the smart wearables market in the coming years, according to CCS Insight's new global forecast, with shipments growing from 2013's 9.7 million to 135 million in 2018. >>

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

How indie retailers fit into the online space

When most Americans think of shopping they think of the local mall and big box stores, but the Internet is bringing a resurgence of independent retailers back into play. Just where to these indie retailers fit in? >>

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Ad Roundup: Sales tools and caller response

Two releases into the online space this week should help sales people bring more leads through the sales funnel and to create a better experience for consumers across channels. >>

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

3 Questions with OpenMarket's Steve French

The mobile space is exploding with activity from both consumers and marketers, and is expected by many to have a big impact on the holiday season as well as back to school shopping. One expert weighs in with his thoughts on how mobile is shaping the online space. >>

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

UK app market reaching saturation point?

Average monthly downloads of mobile apps has fallen during 2014, according to a new report from business consultancy Deloitte, signaling the market may have reached saturation point. >>

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Television viewing alive and kicking in the UK

Mobile devices have prompted the watching of television programs on small screens but, according to new data from BroadStream Solutions, that's not exactly what's happening in lounges across the UK. >>

1 2 3 4 5 ...