Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Business Analytics job with NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University is one of few business schools worldwide that have double AACSB accreditation for both Business  and Accounting. We have an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant programmes that are underpinned by research. Northumbria’s improvement in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for research power was reported as being the biggest in the country, and within our Business and Management submission over 60% of our Impact was assessed as either world-leading or internationally excellent. Many of our business programmes have EPAS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development and/or enjoy professional accreditation from a range of highly regarded professional bodies. In 2015, Newcastle Business School won the prestigious Times Higher Education “Business School of the Year” award.

Working within the Department of Marketing, Operations and Systems (MOS), you will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience.

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7 Avoidable Mistakes When it Comes to Ecommerce App Design

If you’re in ecommerce, developing a mobile app for your business is a smart move. Most web browsing nowadays is done through mobile devices, and mcommerce (shopping on a mobile device) has exploded in popularity as part of the omnichannel retail strategy.

Of course, with popularity comes a more discerning customer. If a mobile site is badly designed, customers are unlikely to purchase something or return in the future.

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This idea applies to dedicated apps, too. Apps offer multiple benefits to smaller businesses, like new sales generation, increased visibility and—obviously—added revenue. But all these benefits are nullified if the app itself is low quality.

Since apps get deleted very quickly, you need to make a great first impression. Otherwise, you risk spending a lot of money on an app nobody will use.

Read on to learn about some of the most common mistakes made during app development and

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A Premium Business Center in South Africa Invests in Clevertouch Technology

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., July 08, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology, digital signage, and software solutions, today announces that the Cape Business Centre (Cape Town, Johannesburg, SA) has implemented interactive touchscreen displays by Clevertouch Technologies.

Cape Business Centre, located in the bustling V&A Waterfront Harbour and close to the Cape Town International Convention Centre, wanted to stay ahead of the times and meet clients’ needs with the incorporation of cutting-edge interactive technology. Clevertouch Technologies distributor, Interactive AV Solutions, mediated the purchase, installation, and training of the Clevertouch interactive touchscreens.

Bendre Jooste, Marketing Specialist for Cape Business Centre, states, “We invested in Clevertouch touchscreens in our boardroom, auditorium, and meeting rooms, as we saw this as an investment into the future of business. Our vision was to integrate this into a digital industry for people to use at our facilities and make meetings,

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USDA cuts sugar production forecast | 2021-07-12

WASHINGTON — The US Department of Agriculture in its July 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report slashed from June its forecast of 2021-22 (beginning Oct. 1, 2021) domestic sugar production but raised forecast imports sharply with the net result of boosting forecast 2021-22 ending stocks by 14% for a 13.5 ending stocks-to-use ratio.

Significant changes in USDA projections for the next marketing year often occur in July as the ending stocks-to-use ratio is adjusted to a minimum 13.5% as prescribed in the US-Mexico agreement suspending anti-dumping and countervailing duties on sugar from Mexico.

Domestic sugar production in 2021-22 was forecast at 9,008,000 tons, down 302,000 tons, or 3.2%, from the June forecast, including beet sugar at 5,033,000 tons, down 192,000 tons, or 3.7%, and cane sugar at 3,975,000 tonnes, down 110,000 tons, or 2.7%.

The lower beet sugar forecast was “due to a reduction from last month of

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