A Month of Black Fridays

A Month of Black Fridays

Like having Christmas decorations in shops in October, Black Friday 2019 began well in advance of the day itself.  So much so that consumers may have been led to believe the event could fall on any Friday in November. Once again there were relatively unheeded warnings...
Six Pharmacy and Retail Trends to Expect in 2020

Six Pharmacy and Retail Trends to Expect in 2020

Global pharmaceutical sales are predicted to reach USD 1567.80 billion by 2023 and based on the launch of new technologies and the approval of the first cell and gene therapies (World Preview 2019) the estimate in prescription drug sales in 2024 is $1.18trn. In...
3 Trends in Digital Virtual Assisted Healthcare

3 Trends in Digital Virtual Assisted Healthcare

Radical disruptions within the global healthcare industry include changing patient expectations, an unprecedented number of elderly people and the ever-increasing pressure on doctors to fulfil both health and administrative work. These factors mean businesses are...
Do Women Shop Differently?

Do Women Shop Differently?

Is it outdated to believe women still shop differently to men? The clichés are men purchase for speed and women are more motivated by price, men are big online shoppers but women still like something tangible and prefer brick-and-mortar stores.  While we celebrate...
AI: Innovations in the World of Learning and Disability

AI: Innovations in the World of Learning and Disability

The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing exponentially and this includes major advances in technology to help people who have physical disabilities and learning challenges. Not surprisingly, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are at the forefront of funding this...