The Edit – 06.11.15
What’s caught our eye This week the biggest and best digitally minded companies took to Web Summit to discuss everything tech from how IoT is transforming the retail industry to the future of VR. Facebook’s CTO, Mike Schroepfer used the opportunity to announce plans to introduce a more streamlined Facebook experience thanks to an AI…
Why is China’s Singles day such a big deal? And why does it boost the online economy in particular?
In the run up to Black Friday, we took a look at another huge shopping holiday elsewhere in the world. China’s Singles day has had a far reaching impact in the retail space. The day generates over nine billion dollars for ecommerce giant Alibaba alone, and it’s only set to grow. From humble beginnings as…