As priorities shift from cost containment to growth, digital channels are at the heart of retail banking plans to drive revenue, according to a new survey by Ovum. “The need to grow topline revenue through sales and customer conversion rates is driving investment into digital channels,” says Kieran Hines, Practice

Mobile commerce,  where consumers actually transact from the phone as opposed to just research purchases, has attracted a lot of buzz in recent months. Brands can’t help but salivate at the prospect of being one convenient click away from a sale, especially as we all carry a cash register around

Right place, right time, but in reality you make your own luck. So it is for programmatic video platform TubeMogul which finds itself riding the wave at exactly the right moment. The company’s Q3 revenues grew YOY 112 per cent, leading it to upgrade its guidance for the next quarter.

Australia’s third annual Click Frenzy kicks off on 18 November, ushering in the holiday shopping season. This year Adobe is predicting that Australians will spend $A189 million in just the first 24 hours. Increasingly those purchases will be made on mobile. By the end of the year, eight per cent

Alibaba has delivered a 16 per cent increase in profits in its first quarterly report since its IPO. The company delivered a $US1.1 billion net profit — which was basically in line with consensus analyst estimates. The revenue result was a clearer win at $US2.7 billion, almost a hundred million

Mobility continues to be the star performer for Facebook, accounting for the vast majority of its revenue growth. The company delivered a strong result for Q3 2014, doubling its profit on the back of 59 per cent revenue growth. Profits were $US806 million for the quarter on revenues of $US3.2

Twitter has continued its strong revenue growth performance, doubling its result on last year. More importantly, the company added over 13 million active monthly users — comfortably beating expectations on its key weakness. Profits were in line with expectations, with the company delivering an EBITDA of $US68 billion. Of all

The development of digital payments in the world’s emerging economies will help boost growth and will address issues of financial individual empowerment, says a report by the World Bank Development Research Group (WBDRG). “The benefits of digital payments go well beyond the convenience many people in developed economies associate with

It’s the digital technology that we still don’t talk about, but 3D printing is set for compound growth of 45 per cent annually for the next four years, — developing into a $US16 billion market by 2018, according to research by Canalys. The market os still tiny, however, clocking in

Predictive analytics has driven strong client retention at global recruitment service Monster — and helped the company to grow a stronger share of wallet — according to Jean Paul Isson, Global VP of Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics. Isson will be in Sydney in July, when he will speak at