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Google and Gates Foundation to help spread digital payments in developing countries Do you know Google and Gates Foundation to help spread digital payments in developing countries? For more than a decade, Kenyans from the bustling capital of Nairobi to far-flung farms have had access to a digital payments service that was ahead of its time. M-Pesa, introduced in 2007 by Vodafone and Kenya’s Safaricom mobile provider, lets users send and receive money on their…

ISLAMABAD, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 4th May 2020): Timesaco – Govt. Agrees to Collaborate on Promotion of E-commerce Retail. The government of Pakistan and Chinese digital company Timesaco had agreed to work on a shared goal of a common e-commerce platform for introducing the online retail business in the current challenging situation of COVID-19 pandemic “We are negotiating with the ministry of commerce and soon both side would sign Memorandum of…

ISLAMABAD: Daraz launches country’s first e-commerce index. Pakistan’s first e-commerce index was launched at an online event, hosted by Daraz, showing an increase in digital payments and growing demand for online shopping. Federal Secretary for IT and Telecommunication Shoaib Siddiqui attended the event. The purpose of the index is, not only providing insight about consumer behavior online amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but to also help stakeholders linked with the e-commerce industry, understand the online shopper.…

Do you want to know 10 Tips for Optimizing your Website for Ecommerce? When you’re selling online, the look and feel of your web store is extremely important, as it’s likely to be the first impression of your brand for the customer. If you’re a digitally native brand, it’s one of the few opportunities you have to interact with your customer! Brick-and-mortar stores have the whole physical experience to offer. Customers can see displays, feel…

Online grocery sales grow 33% in 2020 as shopping habits shift permanently Where global retail is struggling under a new regime of consumer behaviour, online grocery shopping is booming with the sector set to grow 33% in 2020 to reach an estimated value of £16.8 billion, up from £12.7 billion in 2019. Online grocery sales grow 33% in 2020 as shopping habits shift permanently. This rise follows four consecutive years of slowing growth: in 2019…

Introducing new tools and resources for creators on Pinterest. People are turning to Pinterest more than ever in search of inspirational content to help them adjust to the “new normal” way of life during the coronavirus pandemic. Creators and businesses have always been at the heart of the Pinterest community and they are responding by tailoring their content for timely and creative ideas like how to live in isolation, caring for family, working remotely, exercising…

How IoT Changes the E-Commerce Industry? Online commerce is now the primary way of selling and buying products. In the middle of social distancing, the number of online shoppers is growing. Many companies are forced to look for new ways of achieving their strategic goals. What Does the Future Hold for the e-Commerce Industry? The role of technology in the e-commerce industry should not be underestimated. Pervasive implementation of the Internet of Things is predicted…

Retail Stores Create The New Normal As Businesses Begin To Open Up. The future retail environment is weighing on the minds of companies, shoppers and employees. People want to feel safe, get their lives back to normal and start shopping again. While shoppers are anxious to get out of their homes, the return to normal may take time. However, it will be a new normal. There is not a unified reopening strategy across all states…

Several companies have selflessly promoted online payments recently due to the Corona Virus outbreak. By waiving customers charges from internet, mobile and ATM transactions, Banks opt to ensure the safety of their customers and employees during this outbreak. Basically, the digital payments in Pakistan have received a big push; not only in Pakistan but many other countries too, people are reducing the use of cash out of fear of contracting the virus. Pakistan’s e-commerce index…

How to Manage & Visualize KPIs for Ecommerce This post will offer a framework for identifying, tracking and visualizing key performance indicators. It applies to all company sizes — big and small. Start by establishing the most important metrics for your business. KPIs for Ecommerce First, decide the reporting period. Weekly? Monthly? The answer usually depends on who is monitoring. Senior management likely looks at the data once a month. Mid-level managers need it weekly,…