PrestaShop 1.7 is coming

PrestaShop 1.7 will bring significant architectural changes. PrestaShop 1.7  is going to be more than just another update of this popular open source platform for eCommerce. It will come with some significant improvements of the underlying software architecture. New PHP framework – Symfony This is probably the most important update coming with the new version. Symfony is a proven… Read More »

DeepAgent machine learning software by IRP Commerce

DeepAgent software to improve how the eCommerce game is played IRP Commerce, a Northern Ireland company, launched Artificial intelligence engine called DeepAgent. Not many technical details are available on the company website, except that the software uses machine learning. The name of the software can inspire us to speculate that deep learning is more precise label… Read More »

Deep learning has strong adoption

Deep learning is being used by 3500 companies working with Nvidia. Nvidia announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2016. During the earnings conference call, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang (Jensen) was responding to questions of interested investors and press. He made some strong statements regarding deep learning, mentioned in articles Artificial Intelligence will transform eCommerce… Read More »

VR shopping in Media-Saturn

VR shopping with HTC vive for planning a kitchen Media-Saturn, German retailer group for consumer electronic and household appliances, is testing VR shopping in their stores in Ingolstadt and Berlin. Customers use virtual reality headsets for planning their kitchen equipment. Developer version of HTC vive, introduced at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, is used for the experiment. Final version… Read More »

Distributors are slowly recognizing eCommerce is important

For a half of distributors ecommerce is among their top three priorities In a recent study conducted by research and advisory firm Retail Systems Research LLC on behalf of SPS Commerce Inc., a provider of supply chain management software for the consumer products industry, retailers and their suppliers were asked to name their three top priorities. The… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence will transform eCommerce

Recent advances in Artificial Intelligence There has been a lot of reports lately about advances in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Bloomberg even reports 2015 to be a breakthrough year in AI. Those recent advances are mostly related to the area of AI known as machine learning, or rather, deep learning, what has lately become the… Read More »

eCommerce booming

eCommerce booming, says Deutsche Post. The international online retail business is even growing faster than the domestic one, says Deutsche Posts in their press release on tracking of international merchandise items via RFID tags. A post company like Deutsche Post is indeed a reliable source of information for the ecommerce business in Europe. So when… Read More »

eCommerce will be one of the most prosperous areas of Information technology

eCommerce is growing strongly and market researchers are predicting continued growth also in the next years. According to Center of retail research, online shopping in the UK, Germany, France, Sweden, The Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Spain is expected to rise from €156.28 billions in 2014 to €219.44 billions in 2016,  a whooping 40% increase in two… Read More »