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Mobile Commerce Offers Retailers Huge Opportunities and Significant Technical Hurdles

The consumer tech landscape has shifted drastically over the past five years, and online shopping has been significantly impacted. E-commerce is increasingly being done on mobile devices. For example, a recent study showed that 74 percent of online consumers making back-to-school purchases planned to use their smartphone or tablet to shop, while only 26 percent […]

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How Performance Bots Can Lead Retailers to Holiday Success

The COVID pandemic has caused Amazon’s business to boom, but it’s busted the bottom line of traditional retailers. With everyone working and buying things from home, most retailers have taken a significant hit in revenue due to a steep decline in brick and mortar sales. And it hasn’t just affected mom and pop shops: Few […]

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Ecommerce Sales Must Save Retailers: Zycada’s Subbu Varadarajan Explains How to Strengthen Online Strategies in Q&A

    Retail Businesses are integrating new approaches to deal with the COVID pandemic. Team eCommerce Next interviewed Mr. Subbu Varadarajan, Founder and Chief Product Officer of Zycada Networks to get more insights. Following is our interview with him: 1) How has the global pandemic altered the needs and expectations of consumers? The COVID pandemic has sped […]

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Speed: The Final Frontier

It’s 2020 and we’re exclusively online. Businesses are doubling down on rich dynamic and interactive experiences to boost end user engagement. Performance engineers and top technologists are at war with latency. DevOps teams optimize their caching strategies to boost performance. Application developers complement the DevOps engineers by optimizing the backend. This involves fine-tuning database lookups, […]

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Delivering a QoE Advantage this Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Online Holiday Shopping Season

3Qs with Subbu Varadarajan, CPO and Founder, Zycada Q: What key capabilities must today’s eCommerce sites deliver to excel during the online shopping season? What challenges must they meet to get them there? You smash sales records when you truly understand the relationship between your site, your customer’s quality of experience (QoE) - primarily driven by your […]