In 2013, when Facebook’s Pete Hunt declared that React would become open-source, most didn’t realize the move was going to radically change the web development landscape. Come 2021, the React framework (or rather, library) has grown from strength to strength and has even spawned a mobile development framework in the…

$523 billion. $598$ billion. $861 billion. Those are the annual eCommerce sales in the US for 2018, 2019, and 2020, respectively. While the huge jump from 2019 to 2020 is explained by COVID-19, online was outpacing offline even before that, both in sales growth and consumer preference. A good example…

Enterprise application development has undergone a sea change over the last decade. Earlier, expectations were centred around ways to reduce costs and increase efficiency, but enterprise apps today are expected to drive growth. For instance, enterprise apps boost workforce and overall productivity, empower field workers with smart devices to deal…

The coronavirus pandemic introduced a string of new words such as social distancing, quarantine, remote work, and even noun-verbs like Zoom into our everyday language. But if there was one word that captured the pandemic’s effects and our collective response to them, it has to be ‘new normal’. The phrase…

Horses for courses. That sums up the answer to how much does it cost to build an eCommerce website from scratch in 2021. Wondering why? The phrase is appropriate as the cost of building an eCommerce site today depends upon diverse factors. For starters, a thumb rule is to peg…

The retail industry is not new to disruptions. It has withstood recessions, shifts in consumer preferences, and even greyish trade practices such as predatory or heavily discounted pricing by ecommerce companies. While the sector didn’t exactly trump these challenges, it managed to stay afloat on the back of strengths such…

A competitive price tag, high-quality product range, and good customer service alone should be enough to set the cash registers ringing forever, right? Only that Walmart, a pastmaster at those aspects, thinks otherwise. Which is why the retail behemoth invested in a new store design and introduced it to the…