Is this Emerging Trend here to stay?


Our society functions on a linear path in which manufacturers look to constantly improve their products, resulting in a constant cycle of new product releases — all of which feed on finite resources and rely on the obsolescence of earlier models. …

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Changes to VAT and duty-free shopping?

The UK government has announced changes to duty-free shopping and the VAT Retail Export Scheme that will come into effect from 1 January 2021.

VAT Retail Export Scheme

The VAT Retail Export Scheme, which provided for VAT refunds for overseas visitors buying in British…

A new paradigm that puts retailers back in control

What is Headless Commerce?

Headless Commerce is an architectural approach to building an e-commerce site that decouples the front-end customer experience from the backend applications that power it — and uses APIs to connect the two.

This is a change from the traditional e-commerce platforms…

A philosophical question for online retailers

Are you a trend-setter or an order taker
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Philosophical question

This is a philosophical question that I have — do you want to be a trendsetter or an order taker?

It’s driven by my observation that many online sites are starting to adopt Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (“AI/ML”) to deliver product recommendations and…

Andre Brown

André is the founder and CEO of Advance Commerce.

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