Mariliana Fotopoulou

Mariliana has an MSC in consumer analytics and business strategy. She has a special interest in fast-moving industries and big data.


Leading Internet Corporations Suspend Data Requests; TikTok Ceases Function in Hong Kong

Leading Internet Corporations Suspend Data Requests; TikTok Ceases Function in Hong Kong

7/11/2020

Leading US internet corporations Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Zoom, and Twitter revealed on July 6 that they had suspended the processing of user data requests for Hong Kong.

Organizations Making Headway in Meeting New Demands on Their Workforce

Organizations Making Headway in Meeting New Demands on Their Workforce

7/10/2020

In the past few months, companies realized the need to adapt their digital transformation faster. Companies that had plans in the pipeline for their organizations have suddenly lost their fear of taking the plunge and managed to make changes in just a few weeks.

As Retail Sales Rebound, Small Businesses Still Feel the Brunt of 2020's Unprecedented Events

As Retail Sales Rebound, Small Businesses Still Feel the Brunt of 2020's Unprecedented Events

7/8/2020

Walmart, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Lowe’s, and Home Depot are among the large companies that can claim to have felt the increase of 17.7% in retail sales in May compared to the figures of April. This has surpassed the 8% that had been forecast by many experts.

Why You Should Make Your Business More Sustainable in 2020

Why You Should Make Your Business More Sustainable in 2020

7/2/2020

Aside from the obvious benefits for the environment, being sustainable is proven to improve your company’s reputation and financial value, according to research by the Sustainable Business Network.

Facebook Now Dominating Multiple Social Media Platforms

Facebook Now Dominating Multiple Social Media Platforms

6/30/2020

The social giant owns some of the most downloaded social media apps of the decade.

Is a Pandemic the Best Time for a New Product?

Is a Pandemic the Best Time for a New Product?

6/27/2020

Despite the slump in consumer spending during the pandemic, companies such as Glossier and Tenzing have been trekking full steam ahead when it comes to new product launches.

5 Organizations That Announced Generous Research Grants in 2020

5 Organizations That Announced Generous Research Grants in 2020

6/27/2020

The pandemic has tilted the economy downward, and many people looking for ways to move on. Fortunately, there are companies around who are willing to give out generous grants for research.

Green Industry Suggestions for Startups in 2020

6/19/2020

Green entrepreneurship, environmentally friendly, and green ventures are a few of the terms that describe the revolutionized green industry that is becoming more and more popular and is being followed by many businesses today.

The Nation’s Small Business Crisis Could Explain the Recent Boom in Ecommerce Activity

6/19/2020

Internationally, governments are reporting a downfall in businesses and the economy. However, a lot of online businesses now have expanded their services from the local market to the global market space in an attempt to keep their businesses moving along. If your business is one that is facing economic challenges during the pandemic, this could be a solution to help keep you afloat.

The Latest “Big Data” Trends and How They Impact Startups

6/19/2020

According to a recent statement by renowned SAS author Philip Russom, one of the definitions for the term “big data” is based on the 3Vs: volume, variety, and velocity. The latest research on big data and its impact on business backs this up with some interesting findings.

Unemployment Rate in the US Falls to 13.3% as Businesses Begin Reopening

6/19/2020

Recent reports indicate that many people are still financially devastated and out of work due to the global pandemic. However, data is showing that the unemployment rate has recently declined.

Remote Communication Now Will Save Your Company From Miscommunications Later

6/19/2020

As the fear of the virus still lingers, the world is beginning to open back up with exuberant levels of caution. As a business owner, you might have become accustomed to seeing your customers filter in and out of your stores.