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Are Amazon Lightning Deals Worth It?

One of the most visited pages on all of Amazon is the “Today’s Deals” page, where customers are able to quickly see the deals across Amazon for that day. For sellers, they are able to pay their way on to this page by creating what are called

Autonomous Vehicles – Beyond the Headlines

 A decade ago, the cars that can drive themselves were just a subject of sci-fi movies.  But today, due to companies like Waymo, Tesla, Ford and many others, autonomous vehicles are quickly becoming a reality.  Here’s a glimpse of where we are beyond the headlines. There

Airbnb Battles Online Travel Agencies & Marriott Battles Airbnb

Airbnb Continues to Battle Online Travel Agencies Just fresh off the acquisition of Hotel Tonight, Airbnb is clearly positioning itself to face Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) head on.  With Hotel Tonight, Airbnb can now take a piece of the market on repeat bookings OTA style. It seems

Facebook F8 Conference Highlights

“The future is private.” > View Mark Zuckerberg’s Keynote Facebook’s F8 developer conference took place earlier this week.  Interestingly, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, this year overall theme is that “the future is private.” And while there is always room for stronger encryption, more secure data storage,

Instagram May Hide Likes & Google Dominates Hotel Reviews

Instagram May Hide Likes Count on Photos Instagram is considering hiding the like count on photos, so followers can’t see how many people have liked an individual post. As demonstrated by code hunter Jane Wong, the still unreleased feature would publicly hide like counts. In her test

Amazon Advertising – The Vendors Dilemma

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how Amazon is giving some of its vendors an ultimatum to either lower their prices so that Amazon can make a profit selling them or they can forget about Amazon promoting those products for them. I also mentioned that

3 Things That Modern Consumers Care About Most

What consumers want and expect from businesses gradually changes over time. Now that online technologies and devices have become widespread, the web is more integral in a person’s life. Customers want to feel connected with businesses. Today’s generations are also more ethically focused. Modern consumers have begun

How Millennials Influence eCommerce Habits in 2019

It’s no secret that eCommerce keeps growing both in sales volume and transaction value year after year.  One of the key factors for this growth is the generational shift combined with the growth of eCommerce solutions over the past decade.  When it comes to shopping online, millennials

The Most Important Takeaways of 2018

While putting together a recap of last year’s most popular podcasts, what I realized was that in 2018 we talked a lot about the shift in media from traditional to digital. It’s not like it wasn’t already happening before, but 2018 was the year that big companies,

MGR Consulting Group – 2018 Year in Review

Here we go again!  Just as 2018 is just about to come to an end, it’s our time to celebrate and toast to our own accomplishments.  And since we are a creative bunch, we’ve created our yearly Infographic to illustrate the highlights of our work.  2018 has