Google's most recent update to the way its search algorithm works, dubbed "Panda 4.0," is wreaking havoc with some major brands on the web. Yesterday we told you that up to 80% of eBay's prime search result listings had been banished from the first Google results page.
Knowing how to code has become a life skill, but it is also a skill in demand. Startups need talent, and are willing to pay top dollar for it — the average salary of a US programmer is now over $100,000. Likewise, if you’re thinking of going it alone in the world of business, being able to build your own product is invaluable. To help get you started, here’s a list of great e-learning courses (and bundles of courses) at major discounts.
Diwali round the corner, the shopping season is on us. To lure customers, e-commerce sites are hosting sales this week. ET shows what is on offer and how to get the best price. E-commerce offers Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale The second edition of the Big Billion Sale is expected to offer better deals and discounts offered last year. That is probably why Flipkart has decided to run the sale for 5 whole days—from 13 to 17 October. A big change this time is that the sale will be exclusively on the Flipkart app.
The breakout trend in e-commerce this year has been mobile, and we saw that in the kickoff of this year's US holiday shopping season. Mobile drove 50% of all online shopping traffic on Black Friday and 28% of total e-commerce sales.
J. Crew recently made headlines for offering clothing in a 000, or XXXS, size. Many were quick to criticize the company for offering this size, implying that it encouraged unhealthy standards for women.