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It was this India growth story that led many big global retailers to seriously eye an entry into this market. One of the reasons why India has the fifth largest retail destination globally is the growth in consumption for a wide variety of goods and services exhibited by a significant portion of its 1.25 billion people living in small towns, cities and villages.
Fueled by the boom in online sales for the latest trends, London's designers are finding new ways to deliver instant gratification to fashion hungry shoppers, amid high hopes of boosting growth in the sector. British retailer Topshop, whose website attracts an average of 4.5 million hits a week, launched a new digital "first" on Sunday by letting shoppers buy six ready-made items from its latest collection immediately after its show at London Fashion Week.
In June this year, the US-based tech giant had announced the 'Android One' initiative to bring in under-$100 handsets aimed at bringing the next one billion population to the Android operating system ecosystem. While homegrown online marketplace majors Flipkart and Snapdeal will be exclusively selling Android One smartphones from Spice and Karbonn, respectively, US-based e-commerce giant Amazon's Indian arm will sell handsets from Micromax.
Alibaba, founded by Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma in his apartment, has garnered huge investor interest and appears set to exceed Visa Inc's $19.7 billion IPO in 2008, the biggest US initial offering to date. HNIs and fund managers in India have sounded out homegrown brokers to place orders with foreign financial partners to enable transactions when the IPO opens which could be as soon as next week, senior executives at various investment banking and brokerage firms said.
A striking map created by John Matherly at search engine Shodan shows significant disparities in internet access across the world. The graphic maps every device that's directly connected to the internet.
Local Internet entrepreneur Albert Martino started NortheastSnacks.com which makes it possible to send Middlesworth chips and Revello's pizza in Old Forge to anywhere in the United States. Mark Moran cv14middlesworthp2 Local Internet entrepreneur Albert Martino started NortheastSnacks.com which makes it possible to send Middlesworth chips and Revello's pizza in Old Forge to anywhere in the United States.
Cody Groth and Jenn Bodnar co-founded the digital magazine Yoga Digest and expect to print their first magazine, aimed at yoga practitioners at all levels, in November. They are convinced that there remains demand for a paper-and-ink product.
This image taken on April 24, 2014 shows owner Huang Jianqiao at his handbag factory which sells his merchandise through the Chinese Internet e-commerce site Taobao. The Alibaba Group, which dominates China's e-commerce market, combines aspects of eBay, Amazon, PayPal and other Western tech darlings.
It's estimated that there are over 100,000 online retailers. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, e-commerce sales for 2013 topped $263 billion.
Bold Innovation Group partners Eric Boisjoli , Stefan Maynard, Jason Myers amd Yvan Boisjoli will launch a photo-sharing social-media platform called Picticipate. Compared with the Apple App Store's candy-shop feel -- all sorts of sweet, cheap fun for less than a buck -- the Shopify app store is more like a tool shop that will help your online retail operation make more money.
In our last article we talk about how Inbound Marketing is a critical element within your broader Digital Marketing Plan. Inbound marketing is an integrated marketing methodology of creating and distributing content that your ideal target audience desires at each stage of their buying cycle through various digital marketing channels such as search engines, social media and email.
With financial threats like these, Yahoo didn't seem to have much of an option. The U.S. government set out to fine the search engine company $250,000 a day in 2008 if it did not cooperate with requests to hand over user communications.
Europe's antitrust chief hit back on Friday at media reports suggesting that he had bowed to political lobbying by delaying a final decision on alleged anti-competitive behavior by Google. European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said in May that he wanted to close the case against the world's most popular internet search engine before the end of his five-year term, but he announced this week that he would not be able to do so before he stands down next month, leaving his successor to take over.
An academic study, published several years after the peak of the dot-com bubble in March 2000, accurately described just how whacky internet valuations grew until the bubble burst. The study's first sentence basically stated that valuations lost touch with reality.
Recent stories about the hacking of celebs' private nude photos and an NBC producer who allegedly put a non-consensual homemade sex video of him and his girlfriend on a porn site have put the subject of revenge porn front and center. And while the cases have their differences, the result is the same: a breach of privacy that negatively impacts the lives of the victims, celebrity or not.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:22 am
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