Current outlooks for the gig economy

The last time we wrote about the gig economy, we focused on building an app for it. Since then, there have been a number of conversations and changes in the marketplace. Gig worker benefits? For starters, California changed the way gig workers are classified. Obviously, the pandemic has accelerated the way everyone is assessing this […]

How technology saved Domino’s

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Domino’s Pizza isn’t known for their superior flavor or wonderful texture. We recognize it as a cheap option for the melted heaven covered in red sauce and your favorite toppings that is pizza. All of the delicious flavor combinations covered in some modicum of grease is what defines the American pie we’ve come to love, […]

The year of software anniversaries

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It is a monumental year for the two mobile giants of the industry: Apple and Google. The App Store celebrated its tenth anniversary in July while the Android Market (before being merged into what is now Google Play in 2012) reaches the 10 year milestone today, October 22. In 2011, smartphone ownership accounted for only […]

More than just eCommerce

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Nearly every retailer sells online, and many of them exclusively sell online. So what is the secret to success in a wildly crowded market like online retail? Hint: It’s not about what you sell. Browsing experience People shop online because it doesn’t mimic shopping in a brick-and-mortar store, so there’s no reason for your shopping […]

How retailers should prepare for online holiday sales

It’s the holiday season and the busiest time of the year for most retailers. For many businesses, this means carefully scheduling employees based on the highest traffic hours to keep shoppers happy and building tempting product displays with the most popular items. As consumers change their buying habits from in-store shopping to online buying, it’s […]