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12 E-commerce Trends to Watch in 2022

As we see out the remaining weeks of 2021, we can look back on what will be nearly two years of accelerated innovation and transformation in the world of eCommerce. Two years during which those in eCommerce will certainly have recognized the heightened degree of competition this broader, braver new purchasing platform now presents. And indeed that eCommerce is an ever-changing industry, forever subject to the next wave of trends businesses may choose to adopt for remaining competitive and profitable.  So, what’s in store for 2022? Rest assured our current innovations will continue apace, but in the meantime here are 12 eCommerce trends online retailers can expect to grow in relevance.
David Adamick
26 November 2021
9 min read

Development

5 Easy Steps to an Effective Bug Bash

Finding bugs can be a draining experience, especially with limited resources and a small QA team. Increasingly, however, development teams are turning to the bug bash as a solution for streamlining this process, and as a means for gaining more confidence in the quality of their products.  In fact, even big corporations such as Microsoft regularly employ bug bashes throughout their product development lifecycles.
Valeriia Oliinyk
17 November 2021
6 min read

Startups

How much do average startups make & why do startups fail?

In an earlier blog, I had mentioned the sustained proliferation in startup companies around the globe; a proliferation that had seen, for example, an increase of up to 500,000 American startups in January of this year alone. Indeed, such a figure would suggest something very much worthwhile at the end of the startup rainbow, some worthwhile ROI to animate this entrepreneurial zeal.  As incentive so commonly comes in the form of revenue, this ever-increasing percentage of startups in the SME category, begs the question ‘what is the average revenue of a small business?’ and/or ‘what is the average salary of a startup founder?’  For this article, I’ve done some research to uncover what sorts of numbers are behind this flourish in entrepreneurship (in $USD) and also to provide further small business statistics on what factors contribute to startup failure rates.  So do read on: here are some useful points to serve as a guide for your ambitions, should you be thinking of taking your own ideas to market. If you are already running your own company, then getting acquainted with some relevant stats is good practice for formulating or refining your business plan.
David Adamick
05 November 2021
7 min read