As of 2017, the estimated number of sellers in Amazon was at around five million. However, only a particular portion of that estimate can be said to be successful, and most of the top-performing sellers use the online retail giant’s FBA – or Fulfillment by Amazon – service.
The rapid increase in the number of online stores is so evident. From toys and shoes to home-care products, people can actually get whatever they need online. In the United States alone, the ecommerce arena is worth more than $220 billion dollars annually. Talking of ecommerce, what often comes to the mind of many people is this platform that is proving to be the world’s biggest retailer; Amazon.
The popularity of digital voice assistants is growing rapidly. While the initial focus of this sector was on smartphone devices, voice recognition technology is beginning to reach other areas - like the automobile and the workplace - with a gathering strength. But the most exciting arena for voice-activated software agents lies in the home.
‘Drone’ is the common term given to an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). These devices have become increasingly popular in recent years and Amazon has even started using them for delivering small packages. They are also commonly used to film beautiful aerial vistas for home videos and travelogues. However, they pose a threat to commercial pilots and even more disturbing, the military.
So much about television has changed in just the last ten years that it is difficult to know where to start. Some of the changes are not the best. But one thing is for certain: If you just woke up from a ten-year hibernation, you are going to need a bit of a primer before turning on a TV.
Fall means a lot of things to a lot of people. It is the end of summer vacation, and time to get down to business. Schools and courts are back in session. The weather necessitates a change in wardrobe. The leaves change colors for a few weeks before vacating the premises altogether.
New technologies may increase overall efficiency and reduce operating costs, but taking away the human element from your business may do more harm than good. As businesses begin to replace human employees with technology applications such as credit card readers and tablets because of increasing wage costs, businesses must still remember the importance of great customer service—which begins with a human connection. Think customer service doesn’t matter? One company that has felt the sting because of a lack of great customer service is Sears, which reported a $3.1 billion loss in 2012, according to Ashley Lutz of Business Insider. The business has an 86 percent unsatisfied, one-out-of-five star rating on…
The recent announcement from Netflix of splitting its streaming services and mail order DVD service is seen with anger and a mockery act by many. The experts and customers are seen saying in chorus that the company is just on the verge of its collapse and is pitted with huge amount of losses in terms of money and subscribers.
Training has always been an essential technique for employees to understand what work is required of them to fulfill their job positions. Now, as companies are looking for new ways to increase productivity and operations, they are taking more time to improve employee training processes. Improvements in training tactics are essential for businesses to survive and grow. And better training means happier, more motivated employees. Here are 5 ways to improve employee training this year: Training Tactic #1: Offer Employee Incentive Programs Incentive programs have been around almost forever. Most programs focus on rewarding employees for the great jobs that they do at work. But now, managers are shifting incentive…
The year 2011 brought many changes to the tech industry. Such tech trends as group buying, geolocation apps, or tablets revolutionized the whole industry. Other major tech trends include cloud computing and cloud based productivity apps, online video in enterprise, online Q&A, crowdfunding, and mobile photo sharing apps.