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Swag’r Has Been Selected as a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 Global

Red Herring announced its Top 100 Global in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia, celebrating these startups' innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Red Herring's Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and…

Kahuna Publishes a Report on the Emerging Landscape of Digital Marketplaces

Airbnb Is Valued at $38 Billion Dollars Without Owning a Single Property. Similarly, Uber, That Does Not Own a Single Vehicle Is Valued at $72 Billion Dollars. ‘Services’ Are Now a Core Part of Digital Marketplaces and Can Be Leveraged to Develop Profitable and Newer Business Models This exclusive report is developed by Brian Solis, Principal Analyst, Altimeter and published by Kahuna – The report speaks about expanding marketplaces and a platform economy. The report also reveals four main challenges in digital…

Google Purchases Customer Service Automation Firm Onward

The Acquisition Will Add Further Depth to the Search Giant’s Artificial Intelligence & Customer Success Endeavors Google’s acquisition of Onward might have been easier to miss but is an important event for both the organizations. While Onward now gets global recognition, their technology can help Google build phenomenal AI-centric products. The purchase price of Onward was not disclosed. The company in the past has raised $120,000 for itself through private funding in two rounds. A select few of Onward will be…

Outreach Recognized as Top Startup by LinkedIn

Outreach Ranked 15th on LinkedIn's Annual List Celebrating the Startups Where the World Wants to Work Now Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, announced that it has been named one of LinkedIn's Top Startups, a list recognizing 50 of the world's best and most sought-after places to work. To compile the list, LinkedIn analyzed the behavior of its more than 500 million users to identify where professionals want to work, while also focusing on metrics such as interest in the company, engagement with employees, and…

Tinder Welcomes Jenny Campbell as Chief Marketing Officer

Tinder, the world's most popular app for meeting new people, announced that Jenny Campbell has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer.  With more than 20 years of marketing experience, both in house at Nike and in leadership roles at 72andSunny and Wieden + Kennedy, Jenny has a proven track record shaping brand, marketing, and advertising strategies. "Growing our leadership  team has been a key priority since I joined  as CEO," said Elie Seidman. "Jenny Campbell is an exceptional talent and we're excited to have…

Wunderman Commerce Study Reveals Amazon’s Shopping Search Supremacy

Consumers Tend to Purchase Where They Search with 51% of Consumers Starting Their Online Shopping Journey on Amazon Amazon's influence on consumer shopping behaviors continues to accelerate. Data from a new Future Shopper study released by Salmon, a Wunderman Commerce company, shows Amazon leads as consumers' preferred starting point for shopping (51%), and also dominates where consumers complete the majority of their online purchases (55%). Over 3,500 consumers who shop online across the US and UK were surveyed for this…

Global eCommerce Communities Inspiring Brands To Rethink And Reinvent Go-To-Market Strategies: CMO Council Research

New Research From the CMO Council Highlights How Leading Brands Are Learning From Big Digital Marketplaces and Adapting to a New 4P Model of Marketing That Is Based On Precision, Personalization, Persuasion and Perfection to Multiply Purchase Leaders have followers, and nowhere is that more evident than the global eCommerce market, where giant digital shopping destinations like eBay, Amazon and Alibaba now account for more than 50 percent of the nearly $500 billion spent by North American consumers online. Large,…

eBay Hires Jan Pedersen as Chief Scientist, Artificial Intelligence

Pedersen Will Lead The Company's AI Strategy, Including Computer Vision, Natural Language Understanding And  Machine Learning eBay Inc, a global commerce leader, has hired Jan Pedersen as vice president and chief scientist, Artificial Intelligence (AI). Pedersen will lead the company's AI strategy, including computer vision, natural language understanding and machine learning, to deliver new customer experiences across the eBay platform. "Jan is a true pioneer in the industry, with over thirty years developing search,…