Rating X: Twitter’s chaotic year under Elon Musk’s shock treatment

Rating X: Twitter’s chaotic year under Elon Musk’s shock treatment

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‘Malevolent force’ or haven for free speech? How Elon Musk turned Twitter upside down

‘Malevolent force’ or haven for free speech? How Elon Musk turned Twitter upside down

On October 26, 2022, the world’s richest man Elon Musk carried a large porcelain kitchen fixture into Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters. ‘Let that sink...
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Temu’s skyrocketing growth has it challenging Amazon, survey

Temu’s skyrocketing growth has it challenging Amazon, survey

You might have never heard of Temu, but it’s definitely on Amazon’s radar. That’s because the online Chinese retail brand...
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Jack Dorsey-Backed Bluesky Thrives As User Engagement Drops On Musk’s X And Zuckerberg’s Threads

Jack Dorsey-Backed Bluesky Thrives As User Engagement Drops On Musk’s X And Zuckerberg’s Threads

User engagement on both Elon Musk’s X, formerly Twitter, and Mark Zuckerberg’s Threads has seen a notable decline, while an alternative platform backed by Jack Dorsey might...
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Signal: Chinese start-up Temu chips away at Amazon’s market share

Signal: Chinese start-up Temu chips away at Amazon’s market share

Temu’s user numbers skyrocket, while Amazon’s traffic declines. How worried should Amazon’s executives be? Temu’s garish orange packages are becoming...
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Twitter and Threads users are spending less time on those services

Twitter and Threads users are spending less time on those services

Threads’ daily active users have evaporated by two-thirds since July, down to 1.1 million in mid-September from 3.4 million Elon...
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Twitter exodus begins as rival app Bluesky social sees record signups after Elon Musk threatens to start charging people to use X

Twitter exodus begins as rival app Bluesky social sees record signups after Elon Musk threatens to start charging people to use X

New figures suggest that more than 53,500 users flocked to Bluesky yesterday The invite-only app is backed by Twitter co-founder...
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Is China’s Temu a data security threat for shoppers?

Is China’s Temu a data security threat for shoppers?

Chinese shopping app Temu has taken the world by storm, luring customers with rock-bottom prices for goods sent directly from...
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X holds steady while Threads user numbers see dramatic fall – report

X holds steady while Threads user numbers see dramatic fall – report

GWS CEO Dr. Paul Carter: "The mass exodus from one platform to the other just hasn’t occurred" Following Threads’ launch...
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Meta launches a web version of Threads as it struggles to keep users on the mobile app

Meta launches a web version of Threads as it struggles to keep users on the mobile app

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Threads will be on the web in a 'few days' But new data claims that...
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What is Temu, the app that asks users to ‘shop like a billionaire’?

What is Temu, the app that asks users to ‘shop like a billionaire’?

Rock-bottom prices on a variety of clothes and household goods has helped e-commerce marketplace Temu surge in popularity with Canadians as many continue to...
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Target blames decline in discretionary spending, pride backlash for lower sales

Target blames decline in discretionary spending, pride backlash for lower sales

On Wednesday, Target posted its first quarterly sales decline in six years. Target’s fiscal second-quarter net income was $835 million,...
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Target Cuts Full-Year Sales and Profit Forecast

Target Cuts Full-Year Sales and Profit Forecast

Target released its second-quarter financial results, revealing the company experiencing more robust earnings but weaker sales, causing the retailer to...
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Lyft turns to in-app advertising for revenue boost

Lyft turns to in-app advertising for revenue boost

The news: Lyft is diversifying its revenue streams by introducing in-app advertising. According to The Wall Street Journal, these ads will be...
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Lyft to Expand Its Ad Business as New CEO Eyes a Turnaround

Lyft to Expand Its Ad Business as New CEO Eyes a Turnaround

The ride-hailing company and its larger rival, Uber, are racing to build significant ad operations Lyft has introduced new advertising products...
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China-Founded Rivals Shein and Temu Ramp Up War for American Shoppers

China-Founded Rivals Shein and Temu Ramp Up War for American Shoppers

Shein and Temu, two of the fastest-growing shopping platforms in the U.S., have taken the gloves off in a globe-spanning...
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‘Amazon and eBay lose UK shoppers to Shein and Temu’

‘Amazon and eBay lose UK shoppers to Shein and Temu’

Amazon and eBay are facing a declining number of mobile app users in the United Kingdom. According to market research...
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Amazon reports biggest Prime Day to date with sales reaching £1.2bn

Amazon reports biggest Prime Day to date with sales reaching £1.2bn

Amazon has reported its biggest Prime Day to date with online spending surpassing £1.2 billion across the two days. According...
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Temu and Shein on fire as Amazon stumbles: RTIH presents the retail technology week in numbers

Temu and Shein on fire as Amazon stumbles: RTIH presents the retail technology week in numbers

GWS research, involving 5,200 Brits, reveals that, since the start of the year, Amazon has lost over one million daily...
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How Amazon is Losing to Shein and Temu

How Amazon is Losing to Shein and Temu

Shein and Temu’s rapid adoption by U.S. consumers appears to be chipping away at Amazon’s massive market dominance. Even as...
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UK lost one million daily users ahead of Prime Day

UK lost one million daily users ahead of Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day may be one of the most anticipated retail events of the year. But the rapid emergence of...
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Temu is baiting Amazon with 90% Prime Day discounts. Amazon wants nothing to do with the Chinese site.

Temu is baiting Amazon with 90% Prime Day discounts. Amazon wants nothing to do with the Chinese site.

Temu may have better deals than Amazon during Prime Day. Amazon excludes Temu from its price-comparison algorithm, Reuters reported. Consumer...
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GWS research: Amazon UK loses one million daily mobile app users as Temu and Shein snap at its heels

GWS research: Amazon UK loses one million daily mobile app users as Temu and Shein snap at its heels

The rapid emergence of international e-commerce rivals has led to a significant drop in users on Amazon’s mobile app over...
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Amazon loses 1m mobile users as Shein and Temu continue to grow

Amazon loses 1m mobile users as Shein and Temu continue to grow

Amazon UK has lost over one million daily users since the start of the year, while Shein and Temu have...
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Amazon lose 1m daily app users, eBay lose 2m

Amazon lose 1m daily app users, eBay lose 2m

Since the start of the year Amazon has lost over 1 million daily mobile app users in the UK. In...
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Amazon mobile users fall ahead of Prime Day as Shein and Temu grow

Amazon mobile users fall ahead of Prime Day as Shein and Temu grow

The number of Amazon mobile users in the UK has fallen by 1 million since the start of the year,...
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Amazon loses a million daily users ahead of Prime Day

Amazon loses a million daily users ahead of Prime Day

Amazon UK has seen more than 1mln daily mobile app users desert the platform since the start of the year....
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Amazon has lost over 1 million users from its mobile app in the UK in 2023

Amazon has lost over 1 million users from its mobile app in the UK in 2023

Amazon Prime Day may be one of the most anticipated retail events of the year, but the rapid emergence of...
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Amazon users plunge ahead of Prime Day

Amazon users plunge ahead of Prime Day

Amazon UK has lost more than a million daily mobile app users since the start of the year, according to...
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Amazon is starting to face stiff competition from China’s Temu and Shein in the UK

Amazon is starting to face stiff competition from China’s Temu and Shein in the UK

Amazon Prime Day may be underway yet again, but there is cause for concern for the ecommerce giant, with a...
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