Business

Ecommerce Survey: Evidence of retailer growing pains

London – 19 June 2017: Business is booming for e-commerce retailers according to a new global* market study announced today by Peoplevox, a leading expert e-commerce Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider.

Peoplevox’s “The 2017 E-Commerce Fulfilment Report” found sales of 82% of the e-commerce and multichannel businesses taking part had increased in 2016, with only 6% reporting a decrease in orders. While many voiced concerns over increasing competition, Brexit and currency fluctuations, the majority (88%) expected a further increase in orders during 2017.

Thoughtonomy CEO, Terry Walby, wins Entrepreneur award at 7th Annual Enterprise Awards

London, 15th June 2017: Terry Walby, CEO, Thoughtonomy has won the Developing Entrepreneur Award at the 7th Annual Enterprise Awards.

The Enterprise Awards celebrate the UK’s finest entrepreneurs in 13 categories. They uniquely focus on the achievements of founders, with applicants judged on a number of factors including vision, growth, innovation, funding, use of capital, use of resources, strategy, execution, ambition, and determination to succeed.

UNICOM® Global Announces Universal Gateway

MISSION HILLS, CA – May 2, 2017 – UNICOM Global has announced the development of Universal Gateway (“UniGW®”), a management dashboard designed to provide real-time insights into operational business performance. UniGW® aggregates core metrics from multiple data sources, applications and technology platforms to provide executives with an organizational view of system health, and acts as a modernizing ‘gateway’ by providing drill-down web and mobile access to traditional systems tools and legacy applications.

New Research Highlights Inventory Management Failings

Reading, UK — 25 April, 2017 — Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), today released independent research results which show inventory management is far from under control in consumer electronics businesses. Despite ongoing pressure from stakeholders to reduce operating costs, just one in five (19%) companies interviewed were ‘very confident’ that they have a 360-degree view on inventory at all times; more than half described themselves as ‘not particularly’ or ‘not at all’ confident in this area.

Consulting Mergers & Acquisition volumes reach a 9-year high RealWire Wed, 04/19/2017 - 23:22

The year 2016 reached a nine-year high in consulting M&A volumes, according to Equiteq’s Global Consulting Mergers & Acquisitions Report 2017. Despite deal activity falling in the quarter prior to the US Presidential election and the UK’s Brexit vote, deal volumes were up 1%.

Outperforming the S&P 500, the strength of the consulting sector was further demonstrated as the Equiteq Consulting Share Price Index ended 2016 up 14%, a 10-year high.

4 Web Design Trends that will Change the Face of Small Businesses Guest Author Sat, 04/01/2017 - 13:24

Can you remember how the first websites looked like? Some looked funny while others appeared complicated enough to launch a rocket in the moon. A couple of years down the line, significant changes are evident. Modern websites are not only sleek but also user friendly. They also contain answers to most of our daily needs. That is enough. We might want to say customers have reaped huge benefits from such changes, but the truth is business owners have gained even more.

MotoCMS: 3 Simple Ways to Create a Professional Business Website Yourself Julia Blake Mon, 02/20/2017 - 17:26

In the contemporary world, most people are well aware of the fact that no serious business can successfully function offline.  If you do not have a personal website, thousands of prospective clients will never learn anything about your products or services, no matter how excellent they are. But what to do if you don’t know anything about the art of web programming? What to do if you are only a beginner in business and you don’t have enough money to hire a professional?  Luckily, the absence of experience and money is not a problem anymore.  

Small Business App Ideas That Can Make Your Business More Profitable Sahil Patel Wed, 12/07/2016 - 06:34

Small businesses need to leverage every possible opportunity to drive revenue and minimize costs. Therefore, it makes sense to utilize apps that enhance the profitability for your company.

Here are several cloud and mobile small business app ideas that might help you drive more profit!