According to new data, smartphones are the driving force behind the e-commerce growth the past three months. In retail especially, the future is not pop-up shops or geo-fenced flash sales. Rather, the future of e-commerce growth is palm-sized. This phenomenon continues to accelerate, with video and Instagram leading the way.
The latest information from Salesforce Shopping Index revealed that more than two thirds (67%) of visits to UK retailers came via mobile phone in the first quarter of 2018. During that period, overall digital revenues grew by 10 percent, and mobile orders grew by 25 percent. In the UK alone, mobile accounted for 40 percent of sales, desktop for 41 percent and tablets for 18 percent.
How did the UK’s overall growth fair in comparison to growth elsewhere? UK online sales grew by 14 percent in the first quarter, and 15 percent around the world. The fastest growth rates detected by the Salesforce study were: Australia and New Zealand at 35 percent, the Nordics at 30 percent and Canada at 29 percent. When it came to discounting, however, UK shoppers enjoyed a discounting increase by 38 percent – the sharpest increase seen around the world.
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On December 28th, 2015 a great step was taken in the right direction for women, women’s rights, and respect for women. South Korea and Japan came to an agreement involving a statue of a comfort woman in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida formally acknowledged the despicable acts that the Japanese Imperial army committed towards South Korean comfort women. The list of comfort women testimonies and comfort women stories are long and deep. This is no well-kept secret and it has reached a global scale of the mistreatment of Korean Comfort women.
The statue that started it all, the statue that stands in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul is not the first of its kind, but it is the most impactful. The figure is of a little girl sitting on a bench with space next to her for patrons to sit. This concept spread, to countries where the Japanese Imperial army had occupied and been accused of comfort women like the Philippines and China. Its impact reached even further than just countries that were once occupied by the Japanese Imperial army, like Germany and Australia. While at first glance … Read More
Dressing well in summers becomes an intimidating task with the heat blazing down on you. As the summers is finally at its peak, our personal advances in individual style comes to a grinding halt when all the layers and textures are removed from our wardrobe.
Most of the men find difficulty in building multiple outfit items when the only comfortable items to wear in summer are shirts, shorts and shoes. This article will enlist top 5 summer style essentials that will help you survive throughout the summer season and make you look stylish.
1. Pink- the bright color for summer 2017
For a really long time pink has been something men have really been hesitant to wear. But not this year as pink is the bright color you have to reclaim this summer. Whether you opt for a deeper toned shade or a clean pastel pink, this color will give you a different more refreshing look.
If you are afraid of trying this color then try wearing it in combo with some other color. For example wear a pink cap with your shirt or you can wear a black shirt with a pink logo on it. But we guarantee you … Read More