When purchasing online, sometimes customers have the choice of either having it delivered to their home, or picking it up in the store. The latter option is sometimes preferable as it means that they can collect the item at their leisure, especially if they’re away at work most of the time. However this can be a bit inconvenient as it sometimes means having to find parking and walk through a mall which could be time-consuming.
However the folks at Nordstrom are hoping to make the lives of their shoppers easier by testing curbside pickups. Basically customers can shop and make their purchases online and choose to have a staff member wait outside the store or mall with your package ready. From there you just need to collect it from them and you’re good to go, no need to deal with the hassles of trying to find parking and navigating the crowds usually found in shopping malls. Read full post →Nordstrom Testing Curbside Pickup Options For Online Purchases
Last week Instagram released an update in which users could search for hashtags with emojis in them. After all there is the say that a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Now there must have been a demand for emojis which is why Instagram released such a feature, and the company recently took a deeper look at the rising trend that is the emoji.
Basically they found that over the years especially since Apple released the emoji keyboard for iOS, use of the colorful smileys and icons have increased. This number continued upwards when the Android version was similarly released. When taking a look at which country used it the most, it turns out that folks in Finland were the heaviest users, using emoji characters in over 60% of their text messages. Read full post →Finland Found To Use The Most Emojis In Their Messages