72 features every e-commerce website must have

| January 17, 2019

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Every website should be concerned with security but one that sells products has absolutely no excuse. First and foremost, the site needs to be configured with an SSL certificate over https. Also, include links in your footer to a privacy policy and a terms and conditions page so users can easily access them if they have any concerns.

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African Payment Gateway ( APG S.A)

The main activity of African Payment Gateway (APG SA) is the issuance of payment means for customers of micro-finance institutions in Africa, postal and postal banks in Africa, distributors of credit transfer operators money as well as customers of mobile money operators. 1- Switching being at the heart of our strategy is summarized in 4 main axes: Issuance; Acquirance; Routing; Deployment of small businesses and ATMs in kiosk mode for microfinance and postal services.

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Recent coverage of the pressures on the retail supply chains during the current global health crisis has made reference to the essential roles of the back end warehouses and distribution centers that power the fulfilment of online orders. In recent days, these have come front-and-center of attention as concern has grown about the well-being of the people working in them. Ocado’s robotic warehouses are very far from the norm. Behind the scenes at the vast majority of facilities is a human workforce now in search of reassurance that their health is being taken into account.

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Which Stores in the United States Have Closed Due to Coronavirus?

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In case you have been living under a rock, major US retail stores have announced they are closing or limiting their store hours to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus here in the United States. Besides almost every state closing restaurants, bars, gym’s, and theaters, you also have big companies trying to protect citizens from the Coronavirus crisis and protect public health. Walmart has taken steps to reduce hours after several major retailers have chosen to fully close physical store operations after there have been several confirmed cases in the country and they continue to rise. Major retailers Glossier and Patagonia both announced a temporary closure, prompting popular stores such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Nike, and Urban Outfitters to follow their lead.

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3 SEO Lessons from Amazon for Ecommerce Product Pages

Article | March 31, 2020

Product detail pages on Amazon rank for roughly 34 million keywords in Google in the U.S. In this post, I’ll address three tips for optimizing the product pages on your own ecommerce site using lessons from Amazon. The name of a product greatly influences organic search rankings. Product names are typically in title tags, heading tags (H1, H2), and other metadata. Search engines use product names for relevance signals, and shoppers use them to scan search-result pages. Product names are important for Amazon’s site search. Thus merchants tend to go overboard there. The principle, however, is the same for optimizing search on Google or Amazon. Highly descriptive product names such as “Deck Plus #10 x 3-in Ceramic Deck Screws” leave little doubt both to searchers scanning the results page and to search engine algorithms. However, when a product name is more general, such as “Cuisinart Electric Cordless Tea Kettle,” neither searchers nor engines know with certainty what’s on the page. Which Cuisinart electric kettle is it? Stainless steel or plastic? Big or small?

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Clorox responds to gouging on amazon, turns off ads as cleaning wipes run low

Article | March 31, 2020

Clorox has stopped advertising on Amazon because its products have sold out, with shoppers having rushed to grab any disinfectant wipes available during the coronavirus outbreak. On Wednesday, Clorox confirmed that as stores of its cleaning products dry up online, it has pulled back on advertising—an example of how the COVID-19 pandemic can create ripple effects throughout retail, advertising and beyond. Clorox also is contending with third-party sellers taking its products and selling them for exorbitant prices, part of a gouging spree that has played out online and in stores ever since consumers began hoarding products like disinfectant wipes, toilet paper, food and other goods.

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African Payment Gateway ( APG S.A)

The main activity of African Payment Gateway (APG SA) is the issuance of payment means for customers of micro-finance institutions in Africa, postal and postal banks in Africa, distributors of credit transfer operators money as well as customers of mobile money operators. 1- Switching being at the heart of our strategy is summarized in 4 main axes: Issuance; Acquirance; Routing; Deployment of small businesses and ATMs in kiosk mode for microfinance and postal services.

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