Online sales showed a significant increase this year capitalizing on the
return of consumer confidence across Europe. European shoppers spent £11.2
billion online in July, 15.7% more than was spent in June and 16.8% more than
The driving force for the increase appeared to be the clothing, footwear and
accessories sector, which showed growth of 18% month on month and 17% year on
year, the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index said.
Retailers across Europe are predicted to sell $97 billion in goods and
services online in 2010, up 37% from last year.Retail Giants will join forces
at the iStrat program this October to capitalize on the growth of the Online
Visionaries such as Babs Rangaiah, Global Director Communications Planning
Unilever, Rikke Wivel, VP Global Advertising and Media Monster, Michael
Donnelly, Group Director The Coca-Cola Company,... (more)
As officials meet in Copenhagen to hammer out a new global climate-change
policy, the NGU (Next Generations Utilities) Summit was announced in Sentosa
early next year by giants Tata Power and Kepco.
Alongside fifty other key Utility providers in the region, the meeting - run
by GDS International - was called to discuss the impact of the Copenhagen
Conference and to discuss Green Dollar spending in the region.
Such large operators are looking at Asia's innovative companies like Suntech
in China who have taken the lead in producing silicon-based photovoltaic
cells and wind-power pro... (more)
Green Technology Journal on Ulitzer
The week that Coca Cola’s staff are sporting uniforms made from recycled
bottles at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Esat Sezer, CIO of Coca Cola
Enterprises, explains candidly to meettheboss.tv how going Green is more than
just a Corporate responsibility.
Esat Sezer is the current SVP and CIO with Coca Cola Enterprises and has been
working with them since 2006. The Challenge with Green IT, is to take the
buzz that has been created around the recent phenomenon and mobilizing it
into effective strategies for growth and efficiency.
Esat explains “I... (more)
Telecom Innovation on Ulitzer
2010 so far has been un-momentous in the telecoms industry, but this is about
to change if we are to believe the latest news from the NGT NA summit hosted
by GDS International.
The senior executives gathered to develop a vision on the key steps needed to
capture new markets and revenues. The meeting was moderated by Melanie Posey
– Research Director Telecom Markets, IDC. Key points discussed focused on
the future of cloud computing; hype, opportunity, or disintermediation?
Customer experience and the role of portals: delivering customer
CEOs in TEchnology on Ulitzer
"From my first day at Saatchi & Saatchi," explains Bob Seelert, chairman of
Saatchi & Saatchi, "I met with as many people as I possibly could. There is
no substitute for a personal presence, I went to four companies in London and
then got on a Concorde and did the same in New York before meeting with the
Chairman of our biggest client, Proctor & Gamble".
Seelert, chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, speaks candidly for MeetTheBoss.TV on
how he was intent on taking the helm of what was a sinking ship and steering
it into a course of thirteen years of concess... (more)