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Will Bitcoin for Coffee – Can we use bitcoin at Starbucks?

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You may have seen a lot of back and forth over the past few days regarding the new partnership with Microsoft and Seattle based coffee giant, Starbucks. Rumors have leaked and stories have been skewed, so here we’re breaking it down and figuring out what’s going on and more...

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Our Survey Reveals The Priorities Of Business Leaders From Retail & Marketing

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With our Digital Retail and Digital Marketing Transformation Assembly rapidly approaching, we sought to find out how our attendees feel when it comes to topics in their industries. It important to understand what the priorities of our attendees are, in order to gain first-hand insight into what trends are shaping...

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08 Jan, 2018

The Beauty Industry Is Exploding: Here’s Why

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The retail industry has seen many ups and downs in the last year, with the rise of e-commerce becoming more prevalent than ever. This has affected brick and mortar stores, as customers have begun to prefer digital shopping over physical. The beauty industry, in particular, has been one factor...

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12 Dec, 2017

As Voice Search Develops, Marketers Must Adapt A New SEO Strategy

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Hey Siri, can you direct me to the most popular coffee shop near me? A man asks on a street corner of New York City, talking into his cell phone with enough conviction in his voice, one would think there was a human being on the other end. Instead,...

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12 Sep, 2017

Are Google Searches Becoming Mostly Mobile?

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According to a recent report found on RetailDive, the answer is yes, Google searches have gone mostly mobile. The study was conducted by a content performance marketing company called BrightEdge. It showed that the number of mobile searches on Google makes up 57% of search traffic. This proves that mobile...

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06 Sep, 2017

Examining The Future of Commerce with Igor Faletski, CEO and Co-Founder, Mobify

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With just a few weeks to go until the Digital Retail Transformation Assembly, we sat down with sponsor and commerce expert Igor Faletski, CEO and Co-Founder, Mobify to find out more about the future of commerce. Where is the future of commerce heading? IGOR: Every retailer knows that commerce is moving...

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21 Aug, 2017

Are Non-Compete Agreements The Answer For Data Security?

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In recent news, IBM has sued its former CIO of cloud computing, Jeff S. Smith for starting a new job at Amazon Web Services, breaching his non-compete agreement. According to his contract, Jeff had to wait 12 months before joining a competitor. IBM and AWS both compete when it...

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10 Aug, 2017

The Truth Behind Push Notifications and In-App Messaging

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Using mobile apps have become a force of habit among smartphones users. Push notifications started out as a Blackberry tool to notify users of emails. Smart businesses are integrating the mobile trend into operations by utilizing push notifications and in-app messaging. “In 2016, users downloaded over 90 billion apps...

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02 Aug, 2017

Have No Fear, Digital Transformation is Here. Are You Ready?

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“Digital Transformation” is a saying we love using at The Millennium Alliance. We understand that digital effects the core of business and requires a change in many areas. Because of this, we aim to educate business leaders about every aspect of this evolving trend. This knowledge often seems overwhelming...

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Financial Services Run on Location Intelligence

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The word “data” resonates with most business professionals, especially those in the finance industry. Exploding data is valued and provides insight for companies to deliver positive customer engagement. With the evolution of smartphone technologies and mobility, location data is becoming more prevalent. That is where location intelligence comes in. “Location...

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