Mobile accounts for 44% of online transactions in Europe

Transactions completed on the smartphone continue to rise globally. Especially in Northern Europe and Japan, mobile transaction now represent over half of online transactions. In Europe, Sweden is the absolute leader with 60 percent. Source: eCommerce News eu Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Bag Week 2018: Chrome’s BLCKCHRM Bravo 2.0 backpack is a burly, stylish beast

If you needed to pick a bag to have your back in a street fight, you should probably choose Chrome’s Bravo 2.0. I tested a version of this pack from the company’s higher-end BLCKCHRM line. The BLCKCHRM version of the Bravo 2.0 replaces the normal pack’s 1050 denier nylon exterior with …

Andrew Ng – The State of Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Ng – The State of Artificial Intelligence. Andrew Ng is an adjunct professor at Stanfor University and is extremely well known in the artificial intelligence community. Artificial Intelligence Training Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Quotes. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Basics. Artificial Intelligence Quotes: Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Stephen …

Photomyne raises $5 million for its A.I.-powered photo scanning app

Tel Aviv-based Photomyne, an A.I.-powered app that helps you bring your old photo prints online, has been benefitting from the subscription app boom to the tune of $5 million in Series A funding. Today, the app is used by a million people every month, and 250,000 people pay the $20 annual …

A 360° tour of Ocado’s automated warehouse

A 360° tour of Ocado’s automated warehouse  Ocado’s automated warehouse is filled with automation.  If you haven’t heard of Ocado you will.  It is the world’s largest online-only supermarket. Automation Blogs Automating the Grocery Warehouse. Blogs about Big Data, Blockchain, IoT, Drones, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Augmented …

Korean beauty startup Memebox relaunches its U.S. e-commerce platform and signs Sephora deal

Beauty startup Memebox is relaunching its United States e-commerce business, about one year after putting it on hold to focus on building a review and community platform. Beginning today, the company will sell its in-house brands, I Dew care and Nooni, through the site before adding makeup line Pony Effect …

Here’s Ford’s plan for Detroit

Ford will spend the next four years transforming at least 1.2 million square feet of space in Corktown—Detroit’s oldest neighborhood—into a hub for its electric and autonomous vehicles businesses. But the automaker’s ultimate aim goes beyond just building a new campus. The goal is to create a “mobility corridor,”—Ford’s version of its …

Nine Steps You Can Take to Increase and Generate New Leads

1. Referrals are your number one lead generator, set up a Referral Program now. Begin asking your current and standing customers/clients for referrals, right now! Never ask for a referral until after your client has confirmed you have delivered value, quality knowledge and/or desired outcomes to them. When your current …

Riskified prevents fraud on your favorite e-commerce site

Meet Riskified, an Israel-based startup that has raised $64 million in total to fight online fraud. The company has built a service that helps you reject transactions from stolen credit cards and approve more transactions from legitimate clients. If you live in the U.S., chances are you know someone who …

Lyft’s app code reveals unlaunched bike or scooter feature

Lyft hasn’t acquired a bike-sharing startup or gotten a scooter permit yet, but it’s already preparing its app for them with a feature codenamed “last mile”. Code and screenshots dug out of Lyft’s Android app reveal a way to search a map for last mile vehicles, and scan a QR …

Google’s Datally app adds more ways to limit mobile data usage

In November, Google introduced Datally, a data-saving app largely aimed at emerging markets where users often rely on prepaid SIM cards, and don’t have access to all-you-can-eat unlimited data plans. The app lets users granularly control which apps can use data, which resulted in a 30% savings on data usage …

Collection of Supply Chain Automation Blogs (AI, Blockchain, IoT)

Collection of Supply Chain Automation Blogs (AI, Blockchain, IoT…) Supply Chain automation topics include artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, IoT, robotics and so on.  The more links you click the deeper you will get into a huge assortment of supply chain automation training. Artificial Intelligence for Supply Chain Management. Inside A …

Nordic ecommerce grew by 11% in first half 2018

Ecommerce in the Nordic region has increased by 11 percent during the first six months of 2018, compared with the same period last year. Nordic consumers made online purchases worth 10 billion euros. The largest ecommerce country in the region is Sweden, with 4.12 billion euros. Source: eCommerce News eu …

Sherpa, the Spanish personal assistant, launches an API for its predictive AI with Porsche as 1st customer

Sherpa, a personal assistant startup that has carved out a niche for itself by focusing on the Spanish-language market (alongside English) and predictive suggestions, is expanding. The company is launching a set of APIs called the Sherpa Platform, which will let other businesses tap into its predictive recommendations and use …

German ecommerce association wants more letterbox deliveries

Bevh, the German association of ecommerce and mail order, wants to have more online orders delivered to home letterboxes. It will work closer together with VDBF, the association of the German envelope industry, to make this happen. Source: eCommerce News eu Republished by Blog Post Promoter

How many jobs are at risk from artificial intelligence?

How many jobs are at risk from artificial intelligence? Accenture Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Paul Daugherty on how artificial intelligence will impact the workforce in America in the future. Artificial Intelligence Training Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Disruption in Business. Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning – is your …

Ocado Technology has successfully trialed driverless grocery deliveries

Ocado Technology has successfully trialed driverless grocery deliveries “Labor accounts for 75% of the cost of transporting shipments by truck, so adopters can begin to realize those savings. Beyond that, while truckers are prohibited from driving more than 11 hours per day without taking an eight-hour break, a driverless truck …

How to Stay an Entrepreneur Who is Motivated

Entrepreneurship can be one of the most rewarding endeavors a courageous person think of and can take on. Usually when people hear the word “entrepreneur” they immediately think of someone who is leading the pack, independence, freedom and success. While all of those positive things sound nice, what about the …

Mister Spex: ‘On average, 15,000 orders per day’

Ten years ago, Mister Spex disrupted the traditional optics industry by launching an online platform. Now, with over three million customers and, on average, 15,000 orders per day, the company has become the most successful online optician in Europe. Ecommerce News Europe interviewed Carsten Hennig, head of international at Mister …

Cross-border shopping in Europe 2018

Cross-border ecommerce in Europe is very popular. But of course, there are some differences per country. Online shopping across borders is more popular in Ireland for example than in Poland, where 62 percent of consumers shop domestically only. This is shown by the PayPal Cross-Border Consumer Research. Source: eCommerce News …