20, Apr, 2019
The UK Parliament’s “Digital Sales Tax” Is A Good Idea, But The High Street Issue Is… Complicated

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A busy high street scene with a couple holding hands and walking past fashion shopsGETTY A UK parliamentary inquiry into the decline of high streets and town centers has issued a proposal for an online sales tax to help secure their future. “The High Streets and Town Centres in 2030 […]

There is no longer a delineation between digital and traditional customers. Anyone with a smartphone traverses between online and offline activities without a second thought. As they do, they gain a penchant for modern conveniences, such as speed, utility and real-time assistance. Along the way, they also become more and […]

The rise of voice assistants has put a new customer-facing channel on the map for marketers. The promise is clear: voice-enabled devices operate as a fine blend of digital and physical realities, which makes room for truly contextual interactions with users. But with voice technology so young, it’s still unclear if it […]

China is already planning for next year’s international import expo. SHANGHAI, China — China’s largest city rolled out the red carpet this week to help President Xi Jinping try to show other nations how serious his country is about becoming their best customer. By official figures, more than 400,000 buyers […]

As Super Bowl celebrations become increasingly focused on food over the last 10 years, prices for game day favorites rise and fall with fans’ demand. In an annual survey, the National Retail Federation found a 15 percent increase over about a decade in the number of people planning to buy […]

Information technology professionals in Asia are set for a lucrative future, according to a new report that found tech wages in the region are on the rise. U.S.-based software management firm Puppet surveyed 3,000 IT professionals globally and found that salaries in Asia Pacific outpaced Europe in 2018. IT practitioners […]

Stephanie Keith | Getty Images Tim Cook, CEO of Apple laughs while Lana Del Rey (with iPad) takes a photo during a launch event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on October 30, 2018 in New York City. Apple doesn’t have the greatest track record when it comes to disrupting […]

Wilbur Ross says government employees should just get loans, but it’s not that easy Here’s a review of what the major banks are offering to assist furloughed government workers. Most of these assistance programs are on a case-by-case basis that require the customer to initiate the conversation via a phone […]