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How The Furniture Industry Approached eCommerce in 2019

eCommerce has outscored every other form of online business in 2019. With billions of dollars fluctuating on the matter, the eCommerce industry and (its relative approaches) has “contaminated” a lot of business sectors which weren’t normally associated with such business model, like the furniture industry for example. Let’s see how many small, medium and enterprise-level companies were able to build and launch their eCommerce portals in 2019.

How Does That Work With Furniture?

Let’s state the obvious, when it comes to furniture, pretty much the vast majority of buyers would like to see the product and touch it with their own hands before buying it. How does eCommerce apply then to the furniture industry? Well, simply by providing great descriptions of the products and by leading clients to their physical showroom. Lead generation, when done this way, has been a great source of income for companies who were selling both designer furniture or specific items like luxury bar stools.

Is It Complicated To Set Up?

That depends on the company’s size and, most importantly, their approach to the matter. If the furniture company is trying to develop an eCommerce portal from scratch and it’s only selling 4 products, setting …

How to Decorate a Modern Office Space

If you have ever worked in a boring office space then you know how dreary it can be. Bad decoration and poor lighting are only a couple of factors that can work to make a poor office, but both are equal in that they need to be rooted out of your office design. Your office deserves something more than just the same-old, same-old, it needs innovation. Modern office design at its best.

With this in mind, then, when decorating an office space, there are a number of things which you may want to keep in mind in order to make the most of it. These include:

Use an Open Plan

An open office plan is the modern way to do things as it’s less restrictive, makes workers feel less stuck, and overall better for office ambience. So make sure you factor this into your office design. It can also help your workers feel like there is less of a them/us divide when it comes to senior and junior members of the team. If everyone is together, then how can anyone be apart.

Make It Lighter

Light is an integral part of any office space. If you’re missing it, then likely …

How to Make Money in a Side Hustle

Do you like your job but find it doesn’t quite earn you enough money? You may want to start considering the inclusion of a side hustle in your life. Though you may continue your regularly working life, a side hustle can help to enrich not only your bank account but your CV as well. As it demonstrates a certain type of engenuity and interest to keep pushing yourself.

So, do you want to consider starting your very own side hustle? Then consider a few of the following points to help you along the way:

Choose Something You’re Good At

A side hustle is only as good as the person attempting to be the hustler. For that reason, if you have a particular skill in mind when attempting the side hustle… then all the better. It’s much harder to start a side hustle that you have to learn the skill for along the way. Of course, the other caveat of a side hustle is to follow. This can sometimes mean pursuing a side hustle based on your primary skill may be more difficult than you imagine…

Try to Prevent Overlapping Your 9 to 5

…because you really shouldn’t attempt a …

Choosing Between a Remote and Physical Workforce

There’s mass appeal when it comes to working remotely. Working hours are more flexible, you can base yourself anywhere in the world and often, it’s more productive. There are already plenty of companies that offer working remotely as a work perk. In fact, Fortune 1000 businesses have reported that their employees are mobile the majority of the time, spending 50-60% of their time away from their desk. So, it makes sense that choosing between a remote and physical workforce is becoming an increasingly tricky decision to make.

What are the Benefits of a Remote Workforce?

There are plethora of benefits when it comes to having your workforce work remotely. For one, many employees are now actively seeking roles with a little more flexibility. It’s likely that you’ll be able to attract a highly-skilled pool of talent with this attractive work perk. These roles can often be more competitive, so you’re giving yourself the best selection of candidates to choose from.

What’s more, employees are happier and more productive when they’re not restricted to working in the office. The freedom and flexibility that comes with working remotely can boost morale and wellbeing. A recent study has shown that remote workers …

Promoting Better Health in the Modern Workplace

The modern workplace is awash with stress, lots of high-tension work and some of the worst coping mechanisms. Over eating, smoking and working too much are all a byproduct of an unhealthy working lifestyle. As an employer, it can be vitally important to work to promote a healthier way to work for all of your employees.

With that in mind, here are the best ways to help promote a healthier lifestyle in your workplace.

Get Your Staff Moving

The problem with the modern workplace is the fact that it is a very sedentary lifestyle. Movement is not the typical state of being for anyone sat at a desk, as obviously it tends to be the case that people want to stay working at their desk. Getting people to get up and be a little more active, then, can be a much more difficult endeavour altogether.

Promote Healthier Eating

Eating in the workplace is often quite an unhealthy affair. Takeaways, meal deals and snacking tend to be the brunt of what everyone likes to eat on a daily basis. Eating tends to be a coping method for the monotony of office life. Therefore, breaking people out of these habits and getting …