Fargo-Based Marketing Ideas For Printers Releases WordPress Plugin

Innovative Content and Online Ordering Solutions for Your WordPress Website
Marketing Ideas For Printers (MI4P) announced their WordPress Plugin, a new and innovative way to access content and online ordering solutions. The WordPress Plugin is a free download that features paid subscription options for auto-updated marketing content and online ordering solutions.

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Wayfair Chooses Google Cloud to Help Scale Its Growing Business, While Creating Engaging Consumer (and Seller) Experiences

One of the World’s Largest Online Retailers of Home Goods Uses Google Cloud for Its Hybrid Cloud Strategy
Google Cloud announced that Wayfair, one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, is using Google Cloud as the foundation for its new hybrid cloud strategy.

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New Acosta Report Breaks Down Blurred Line Between Online and Brick-and-Mortar Shopping

Online Grocery Pickup Accelerates Omnichannel Sales spotlights online grocery shopping trends, key demographics and implications to the marketing mix
The line between online and brick-and-mortar shopping is becoming blurred, with grocery retailers making substantial investments in creating a seamless experience for shoppers.

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MoneyGram Achieves Record Online Transaction Growth Over the Holidays

MoneyGram-branded online transactions increased over 70% during the holidays on a year-over-year basis as digital transformation accelerates
MoneyGram announced record-breaking online transaction growth during the holiday shopping season from its MoneyGram-branded online platforms.

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iQIYI Appoints Kelvin Yau as VP of International Business Department and GM of iQIYI Thailand

iQIYI, Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, announced the appointment of Kelvin Yau as Vice President of International Business Department and General Manager of iQIYI Thailand. The appointment will take effect early 2020, and Kelvin will be responsible for iQIYI’s strategic growth, operation and overall development in the Thai market.

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How Consumers Actually Responded to All Those Black Friday Ads [New Research]

Although Cyber Monday is described as the biggest online shopping event of the year, more than $7.4 billion in online purchases were made on Black Friday in 2019.
While a majority of Black Friday purchases happened online, a Fiserv study found that brick-and-mortar store purchases rose by 4.2% compared to 2018.

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iQIYI Announces its 2020 Strategy of the iQIYI Knowledge App, Focusing on Educational Videos and IP-based Content

iQIYI, Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, announced its 2020 strategy for the iQIYI Knowledge App (the “App”) at the iQIYI Knowledge Ceremony (the “Ceremony”) held in Beijing on December 18th, 2019.

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Can a Content Management System Bridge the Digital Experience Divide?

In recent years, one term has seemingly come to dominate discussions surrounding online businesses — digital experience. And just like a decade ago, when IT and Marketing departments still debated who should edit the website, optimize for search engines and manage customer databases, the digital experience is causing a similar rift within companies.

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Finland is making its online AI crash course free to the world

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Last year, Finland launched a free online crash course in artificial intelligence with the aim of educating its citizens about the new technology. Now, as a Christmas present to the world, the European nation is making the six week program available for anyone to take.
Strictly speaking, it’s a present for the European Union.

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How Market Researchers Can Understand Online Consumers Path from Discovery to Purchase

As consumer shopping dollars continue to migrate from brick-and-mortar stores to online, so do advertising dollars. This shift has changed brands’ and agencies’ expectations for market research and has created blind spots when using traditional methodologies.

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1010data: In-Store Shopping Loses 3% Market Share on Both Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Transaction Data Shows Growth, With Shift to Online Spending
1010data, a leading provider of analytical intelligence and consumer transaction data, released the third in a series of holiday reports, Black Friday 2019: Is Online Shopping Sounding the Death Knell For Black Friday?

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What’s Up, Doc?: How Digital Technologies and AI Are Changing Healthcare

In the near future, having an appointment with your doctor online will become as normal as making a payment on an app or booking a taxi through Uber. Through a range of new technologies, like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telehealth, and Robotics, as well as disruptive market entrants, Healthcare is in line for some big changes.

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Essential Web Design Stats for 2020 [New Research]

As people spend more and more time online, the role of the web designer has become increasingly crucial.
As a web designer, it’s your job to stay on top of new techniques, technologies, and tricks that continue to emerge at a phenomenal rate. Additionally, you also need to run your business — including finding clients, filing accounts, and potentially hiring and managing staff.

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