Facebook says that underhand data harvesting tactics have been employed by quiz apps, compromising the privacy of thousands of the social media platform’s users. Malicious quiz apps were allegedly created to encourage user participation and lift profile data. Any account holders who wanted to take part in the quizzes were prompted towards the installation of […]
Posted on 13th March 2019 in GDPR.
The Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC) has ten ongoing investigations into the data handling practices of Facebook or its subsidiaries, Instagram and WhatsApp. An IDPC report released last week illustrates how the social network remains at the centre of a data privacy storm that threatens to strike Facebook with further regulatory penalties for failing to safeguard […]
Car dealers in the UK are in the process of adapting to the GDPR era, as stronger regulations surrounding consents hits data-driven marketing campaigns. Business is taking a hit as a result, as dealerships find themselves under new restrictions on data handling, The Drum reports, following a study carried out by Marketing Delivery. According to […]
A survey of over 2,000 UK workers has discovered a clear north and south divide when it comes to attitudes and opinions on the rise of robot workers. The research, conducted by Industrial Vision Systems (IVS), a supplier of machine vision solutions to industry, found that just 16 per cent of workers in both Brighton […]
Leading UK florist Serenata Flowers has today reported a 15% uplift in year on year Valentine’s Day sales, defying current pessimism in the retail sector. The florist has reported this significant sales uplift over the two-week period leading up to Valentine’s Day – a key date on the annual gifting calendar. While high street spending is in decline, as […]
Posted on 11th February 2019 in Valentine's Day.
From January onwards through 2018, roughly 1,300 (and counting) store closures have been reported as many large retailers focused on maximising profits by jettisoning branches, leaving unused units littering our high streets. Given that Recent findings by leading retail analysts uncovered that this has led to over 7 million sq ft of UK retail space sitting unused, Commercial Finance […]
Posted on 11th February 2019 .
Marketing isn’t cheap, so it’s understandable that business owners look for value for money. And that leads many to pursue a strategy that targets a large audience. Which can be a mistake, says Shweta Jhajharia of The London Coaching Group.
Posted on 8th August 2017 in Bits & Bytes.
The much anticipated launch of Amazon Fresh in the UK will deal a heavier blow to the ‘big four’ supermarket chains than many industry analysts imagine, say the global delivery experts Fastlane International. And with Walmart (owners of UK supermarket Asda) trialling deliveries with Uber in the US, the grocery market could be transformed in the […]