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Covid-19 pandemic has changed life globally. People, educational institutes, and the corporate world are focusing on work from home and online education as precautionary measures for Covid-19. Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan’s Secondary Education Commission (SEC) has also asked universities and schools to engage faculty and quickly develop online courses and broadcast those to the students given the coronavirus situation in the country. Online education is the solution for the safety of the…

Businesses are transforming from conventional to eCommerce. The US will need an additional 1 billion square feet of warehouse spacing to fulfill the growth of eCommerce. According to the recent reports, the need for fulfillment centers is driving 50 percent of industrial transactions today, whereas it was 35 percent before the pandemic. According to the sources, With the growing time and technology, eCommerce sales in the US have amounted to $602 billion in 2019, whereas…

The exclusive partnership will equip SadaPay Wallet holders with Mastercard debit cards that can be used locally and internationally on e-commerce, POS and ATMs 4th May 2020: SadaPay, a fintech challenger launching in Pakistan has announced a new exclusive partnership with Mastercard to promote digital payment. Pakistan is the 5th most populous country in the world, where 87% of 220 million people remain unbanked, but about 1 million smartphones are coming online every month. SadaPay…

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: 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.…

Pakistani firms move towards tech solutions amid COVID-19 pandemic KARACHI: The trend of using cloud-based solutions among Pakistani companies is picking up pace amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pakistani firms move towards tech solutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Utilisation of cloud-based computing is 10 times higher than three years ago,” said SAP Pakistan Managing Director Saquib Ahmed during an online roundtable meeting with the media. He said the usage of technology by companies had changed in…

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…

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…

Islamabad: State bank of Pakistan granted EMI license to Sadapay. SadaPay has announced that it has been granted the in-principle approval by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. This approval allows SadaPay to ready its operations for the pilot phase, during which the digital wallet will be available on a limited scale, under supervision of the regulator. The startup is founded by American serial entrepreneur Brandon Timinsky, who…