Cloud-based retail software platform Vend has launched The Retail Digest, the first retail news and information resource, where top 100 industry experts curate insightful and actionable content to help retailers’ businesses thrive.
It is coming to the time of the year when online marketers and SEO experts converge to share ideas and learn from each other at conferences worldwide. With events in every major city, the outcomes will directly influence the future of online marketing.
San Francisco -
It is no secret that the tech and finance industries are dominated by men. Now, one prominent Silicon Valley investment firm is on trial, accused by a former employee of terminating her for speaking out against gender discrimination.
After approval of economic reform proposals submitted by Greece helped the FTSE 100 reach record-breaking levels yesterday, it has fallen back considerably throughout the course of today, with shares in some major companies dropping by nearly 10 percent.
These days it seems “The Everything Store” is getting attacked on all sides by its competitors. Now Target has upped its online marketability by giving customers free shipping on all orders of $25 or more placed through their website.
Small business owners are increasingly leveraging social media as a promotion and sales tool. A recent LinkedIn study showed that 81 percent of small to mid-sized businesses are using social media, but how many are using it effectively?
Port Arthur -
Workers at the largest oil refinery in the United States joined a growing nationwide strike Saturday when they left their jobs at the Motiva Enterprises LLC facility in Port Arthur, Texas.
The latest round of negotiatons ended on Friday night with workers at the Motiva Port Arthur Refinery in Texas walking off the job at midnight. The strike began on Feb. 1 in California and Texas. Louisiana plants will join at midnight Saturday.
Dell has announced it will sell its products by opening up bitcoin payments for customers in the U.K. and Canada. The decision means Dell is the largest retailer to accept the crypto-currency internationally.
New Orleans -
On Wednesday, a New Orleans jury awarded $14 million to five Indian men, lured to the U.S. and forced to live in inhumane conditions after Hurricane Katrina while working for a U.S. ship repair firm.