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Global e-commerce payment transactions to surpass $7.5tn by 2026

As omnichannel retail momentum accelerates, the value of global e-commerce payment transactions will exceed $7.5tn by 2026, from $4.9tn in 2021, reveals a new study from Juniper Research.

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Smollan buys Argility Technology Group from Capital Eye Investments

South Africa's Argility Technology Group has been snapped up by the Smollan Group, a global intelligent commerce solutions business that works to deliver growth for retailers and brand owners across five continents, including Africa.

12 Jan 2022

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International Finance Corporation mobilises new investors to support ODATA expansion in Brazil

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has led a new tranche of financing to strengthen ODATA Brasil S.A.'s investments in its data centres in Brazil.

14 Jan 2022

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Subscription economy to hit $275bn in 2022: Where's the growth coming from?

The global market value of the subscription economy will grow to $275bn in 2022, rising from $224bn in 2021, with physical goods claiming the largest share of the market, a new Juniper Research study has found.

11 Jan 2022

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AI shop assistants: Get ready for a world where you can't tell humans and chatbots apart

I regularly fly with KLM from Minneapolis to New Delhi, and always stop over in Amsterdam. I am frequently in Minneapolis for research and this is my route to go home to take a break from work. I have done the journey so many times that I know almost...

By Shweta Singh 7 Jan 2022

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