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Getting the job done no matter where we happen to be – that's what all of our technology and web-based software can help with (most of the time). That is if we could keep ourselves from being distracted when working at home, in the hotel, on the plane or in a train coach. In Germany, according to a new study by Initiative D21, only 1 in 6 office professionals can grab the home-office-bull by the horns. more

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The British are set to spend a record £25 billion using their smartphones in 2019. For the first time ever, consumers there will be as likely to use their smartphones to make a purchase as they would using a laptop or desktop computer. Upwards of 30 million Brits will be using their smartphone to shop in 2019. This is a 66% rise in mobile commerce since 2018. more

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If Alibaba or anyone else decides to buy Zalando, they would be instantly catapulted to the top of the online fashion industry in Europe, since Zalando's share price since July's peak could put the online fashion retailer on the chopping block – with Alibaba, Amazon and Hennes & Mauritz looking on. Two reductions to its sales forecast within 6 weeks has sent Zalando stock into a tailspin, but the online fashion retailer has the data of more than 25 million customers and more than 2.5 billion customer website visits per year. more

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The computer is all the way across the room, and whilst relaxing on the sofa, you want to browse for some new drapes, foreign sweets and a new frisbee. Luckily, your mobile is right next to the remote control to the television, which happens to be just a few inches from your hands. With just a few clicks, you can unlock the power of your smart phone in the retail world. more

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Alibaba has invested a lot of money in the Shanghai-based company, Focus Media, a company that operates outdoor digital advertising screens across China, Singapore and Hong Kong. The deal is quite complicated and cost a whopping $2.23 billion, which bought the Chinese e-commerce giant a sizeable share of Focus Media. more


DPD is now delivering parcels using 8 electric three-wheelers called TRIPLs. The emission-free parcel delivery vehicles will begin operation in congested cities like Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne. They can efficiently serve city-centres due to their small size, working in concert with urban micro-depots to cover that last mile. more