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📈 STAT OF THE WEEK
NEXT GEN ECOMMERCE
AR market will reach $83 billion by 2021, driven primarily by AR on mobile devices. (Techcrunch, 2018)
About 30% of searches will be done without a screen by 2020. (Mediapos, 2018)
40% of adults use voice search once per day. (Location World, 2018)
25% of people 16 to 24 use voice search on mobile devices. (Global Web Index, 2018)
There are over one billion voice searches per month. (Alpine 2018
8% of search queries are phrased as questions. (Moz, 2018)
Top brands on Instagram are seeing a per-follower engagement rate of 4.21% which is 58 times higher than on Facebook and 120 times higher than on Twitter. (Hootsuite, 2018)
The number of millennials who use voice-enabled digital assistants will climb to 39.3% in 2019. (Emarketer, 2018)
Jet.com President Simon Belsham discusses the company’s new strategy to win over big city grocery shoppers. He speaks exclusively to Bloomberg’s Emma Chandra at the company’s headquarters in Hoboken, NJ.
Amazon has opened its first Seattle package pickup location, a storefront where customers can retrieve orders and return items. The store is located at 14333 Aurora Ave. N. in north Seattle, and it offers free same- and one-day shipping on millions of items for Amazon Prime shoppers. Typically…
Calling founders, VCs and tech execs to join Techbikers Paris to London 2019! On July 19-21st, 70 Techbikers will be riding once again for Room to Read, to support building new schools and libraries in the developing world. Pre-register for the ride here: https://bit.ly/TBP2L or donate.
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