Veeam calls for more direct investment in IT infrastructure to keep pace with soaring digital education spend ahead of most connected academic year

Few education institutions are sufficiently investing in cloud and IT infrastructure to address availability concerns, meaning that student expectations of a fully connected learning experience may not be met LONDON, United Kingdom: September 5, 2016 Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that delivers Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, today called for education institutions in […]

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VXL launches digital signage solution ‘for everyone’

VXL today launches its new digital signage solution, Illumineye DS Suite – a complete software and media-player package designed to make high-quality digital signage available to everyone, at a more affordable price than ever before. Manchester, United KingdomLeading developer of software and hardware solutions, VXL, today enters the digital signage market with a new product […]

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“Parents are being misled by IGCSE schools” states Tutors International founder

Adam Caller issued a statement this week reminding parents that schools offering IGCSEs run by the CIE are not automatically superior to those offering Edexcel equivalents. Independent education consultant and founder of the leading private tutoring firm, Adam Caller, this week reported his concern that a growing number of overseas parents are being supplied inaccurate […]

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Founder of leading private tutoring firm echoes new scientific findings in favour of one-to-one mentoring for students

Adam Caller, independent education consultant and founder of Tutors International, issued a statement this week after new research concluded that one-to-one academic mentoring is the key to fixing education. Amid rising concerns in the US over educational performance, the study, published in April by Harvard economist, Roland Fryer[1], found contrary to previous research, concluding that […]

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Battens Selects Zylpha For Electronic Bundling

Press Release Battens Solicitors, recognised as one of the UK’s most progressive law firms, has chosen Electronic Document Bundling software from legal systems innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com). The practice, which has offices in Yeovil, Sherborne, Dorchester, Weymouth and London will use Zylpha to prepare, paginate and distribute Court bundles and other legal documents. It will also […]

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Jet.com sales growing but a majority still come from new shoppers

Thomson ReutersFile photo of shoppers at the King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Industry Insider” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Since launching last July, Jet.com has been steadily growing its sale numbers. However, a majority of the sales are coming from new shoppers. […]

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JCPenney is tapping into a $17.5 billion market with a new plus-size clothing line

JCPenney is trying to grow its share of the $17.5 billion plus-size apparel market with a new clothing line targeting curvy millennials. The new line, called Boutique+, will be JCPenney’s first line designed exclusively for plus-size women. The retailer has hired reality TV star Ashley Nell Tipton, who famously was Project Runway’s first-ever plus-size winner, […]

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A shopping scam on Facebook is exposing a larger problem with the social media giant (FB)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Industry Insider” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Consumers who are shopping through Facebook ads are getting ripped off by some fake e-commerce sites, a big problem for a social network that drove more than $1.4 billion in e-commerce sales in 2014, according to […]

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This LeBron James-backed pizza chain was just named the fastest growing in America

A pizza chain backed by LeBron James was just named the fastest-growing restaurant chain in the US. Blaze Pizza grew sales 205% over the prior year, the largest gain of any restaurant chain measured in the 2016 Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. The sales explosion is happening at a time when LeBron James is taking a more hands-on approach to […]

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