It’s often claimed that Christmas comes earlier every year, but while the day itself stays stubbornly faithful to December 25th, consumers are increasingly keen to get ahead of the game, writes Martijn Bertisen, director of retail at Google UK
As retailers strive to meet the growing expectations of shoppers, they are turning to Google Cloud to transform their businesses and tackle opportunities in an increasingly challenging industry, says Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud
Websites that rank higher on Google tend to load faster and provide a smoother user experience on mobile according to a new Searchmetrics study conducted using Google’s open-source website auditing tool, Google Lighthouse.
The number of smart speaker users in the UK is set to grow by almost one-third in 2019, after doubling this year. And the speaker of choice is decidedly the Amazon Echo, according to eMarketer’s inaugural forecast on smart speaker usage in the UK
Google has this week announced its second retail partnership in a week, this time with leading Chinese retailer JD.com. The tie-up sees Google invest $550m into the Chinese retailer in a strategic partnership that will see them work together on new personalised and frictionless shopping experiences for use in regions including Europe, the US and South East Asia.