Internet stocks’ third-quarter 2020 performance is expected to have significantly benefited from an uptick in the demand for Internet-based services and products as a result of the coronavirus-led growing work-from-home and learn-from-home trends.
Moreover, the practice of social distancing in a bid to contain the virus outbreak has bolstered growth of online shopping services globally, which, in turn, is expected to have remained a major tailwind.
Further, the growing proliferation of video conferencing tools, thanks to the increasing remote working trend, is anticipated to have remained a positive in the quarter under review.
Additionally, increased user engagement on social media platforms, owing to the coronavirus outbreak-led lockdowns and shelter-at-place guidelines, is likely to have aided growth of the Internet companies that offer such platforms.
This is evident from the better-than-expected performance delivered recently by Snap SNAP. The company’s third-quarter 2020 results were primarily driven by an improved user engagement, which
Premiering as part of #stillHERE: Online, HERE’s expanded online programming continues to innovate with the serial space opera, Only You Will Recognize The Signal.
The OBIE-winning HERE has announced additional programming for its HERE THERE EVERYWHERE fall 2020 season.
Premiering as part of #stillHERE: Online, HERE’s expanded online programming continues to innovate with the serial space opera, Only You Will Recognize The Signal, featuring a libretto by Rob Handel, music by Kamala Sankaram, and direction by Kristin Marting. As creators of the world’s first Zoom opera, All Decisions Will Be Made By Consensus, and the 2019 digital surveillance opera, Looking at You, this creative trio continue their exploration into the convergence of technology and opera through this new serial live-streaming experience These weekly 10-minute live revelations will premiere over 6 weeks each Thursday, October 29 – December 10 at 1pm EST, culminating in a 70 minute world premiere live stream
Prepping for the holiday season rush is something e-commerce companies do every year, but 2020 may prove particularly challenging. It’s likely many consumers will prefer to do most of their shopping online as the pandemic lingers. While this is good news for the bottom line, e-commerce sites must be ready to smoothly manage increased Web traffic, sales and shipments this year if they want to keep their customers happy—and coming back.
So what additional steps should e-commerce businesses be considering as they ramp up for the end of the year? Below, the members of Forbes Technology Council share 14 tips to help you get your e-commerce business ready to run at top speed this holiday season.
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, delivery services are bracing for what some are calling “shipageddon,” with a potential shortfall of as many as 7 million packages a day.
UPS and FedEx have told some of their shippers that they have already reached most of their capacity, according to The Wall Street Journal.
That shortage could mean up to 7 million packages a day between Thanksgiving and Christmas could face delays, Satish Jindel, president of ShipMatrix software and consulting provider, told NBC News.
“This will be an unprecedented peak season, and there will be days within the holiday season where the entire industry is constrained,” Brie Carere, executive vice president and chief marketing and communications officer at FedEx, told NBC News’ Jo Ling Kent.
“We are working with all of our customers to really smooth their demand. We’re asking retailers and merchants to pull forward their sales and I think
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The e-commerce industry in the country has been growing since the time Indians have tasted the power of the Internet. Entry of Jio by Asia’s richest person further boosted the growth of these companies. During the early stage of pandemic, when the world was assessing the outbreak and was temporarily indoors with the economy going downhill, e-commerce companies were the life support for most of urban India. According to a Unicommerce report, the e-commerce industry in June not only recovered, but also witnessed an order volume growth of 17 per cent.
With the festive season around the corner, e-commerce companies are betting high on their festive season sales. With flashy ads, new product lineups, more delivery executives hired and unprecedented discounts, these e-commerce companies have thrown their hats into the ring to grab more
With earnings season gathering pace, now is the time to re-evaluate your portfolio. However, in such an unpredictable environment, investors need to be particularly savvy when making critical investing decisions.
“Markets are now hoping for (and trading on) a smooth election, a big stimulus, the end of the pandemic, and the economy being back to 2019 normal early next year,” said Brad McMillan, chief investment officer at Commonwealth Financial Network. This makes the market particularly vulnerable to disappointment. Indeed, the S&P 500 pulled back this week as stimulus hopes wane and corona fears resurface.
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