Target ‘Cyber Week’ sale features largest-ever lineup of digital deals, retailer says

Target announced Friday it will soon launch its “Cyber Week” sales event that the retail giant claimed will offer the largest-ever lineup of digital deals.

The announcement comes as the company wraps up its month-long “Black Friday Now” sale. The retailer’s Cyber Week event is expected to kick off Sunday and run through Saturday, Dec. 5, Target said in a statement.

The sale includes discounts on top items across several item categories, including electronics, toys, home décor, apparel, everyday essentials and more, according to the statement.

New this year, Target will offer two digital “Flash Sales” on “Cyber Monday” on Nov. 30, giving customers the chance to score lower prices on dozens of items, the company noted in its statement.

Same-day delivery and pickup options are being made available so customers can retrieve their purchases throughout the week, according to Target.

“We know many people are doing more of their

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14 Long-Term Digital Marketing Strategies For Your Real Estate Business

From direct mail to “sold by” signs, marketing has always been vital for agents, brokers and other real estate pros to get their name out there. However, as the industry continues to embrace the digital world, many professionals are looking to increase their digital marketing efforts.

As top industry professionals, the members of Forbes Real Estate Council have developed lasting strategies for building their digital marketing campaigns. Below, they share 14 steps you should take to develop a long-term marketing plan that can take your business to the next level.

1. Hire An Expert To Help

The first step is to hire people highly successful in building digital plans unless you are an expert. The most critical piece of a long-term digital marketing plan is that it needs to be linear

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Soundoff: Realtors get creative with digital tools to virtually showcase homes


Realtors get creative with digital tools to virtually showcase homes

As temperatures grow colder and some buyers become hesitant to attend open houses and showings, there are many tools Realtors employ to ensure that their properties remain highly visible.

High-quality professional photography is key to marketing properties well, and in times when many buyers do much of their home shopping online, it is essential that Realtors include photographs that represent the property well.


Easily interpreted floor plans are also a must; some Realtors either choose not to include floor plans for their listings or include them only on listings that are visible to other agents, but floor plans should be included along with the photography so that buyers can view them on public home search websites. Additionally, virtual tours can be very helpful and do not always have to

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Buyout firm CVC puts digital fraud prevention company Kount up for sale -sources

By David French

Nov 10 (Reuters)Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd is exploring a sale of its majority stake in Kount Inc in a deal that could value the U.S. digital fraud protection company at more than $750 million, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

The deal would come as the COVID-19 pandemic keeps many consumers at home and forces them to carry out more of their business and shopping online, boosting demand for cybersecurity offerings that protect personal information.

CVC is working with an investment bank on an auction for Kount, which is at its early stages, the sources said, requesting anonymity because the matter is confidential.

CVC declined to comment. Kount did not respond to a comment request.

CVC invested $80 million in Boise, Idaho-based Kount at the end of 2015. It was the second investment made by its CVC Growth

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Digital Out of Home Market global industry trends share size and forecast report

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Nov 10, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
Kenneth Research has published a detailed report on Digital Out of Home Market which has been categorized by market size, growth indicators and encompasses detailed market analysis on macro trends and region-wise growth in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa region. The report also includes the challenges that are affecting the growth of the industry and offers strategic evaluation that is required to boost the growth of the market over the period of 2019-2026.

The report covers the forecast and analysis of the Digital Out of Home Market on a global and regional level. The study provides historical data from 2015 to 2019 along with a forecast from 2019-2026 based on revenue (USD Million). In 2018, the worldwide GDP stood at USD 84,740.3 Billion as compared to

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Buyout firm CVC puts digital fraud prevention company Kount up for sale: sources

(Reuters) – Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd is exploring a sale of its majority stake in Kount Inc in a deal that could value the U.S. digital fraud protection company at more than $750 million, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

The deal would come as the COVID-19 pandemic keeps many consumers at home and forces them to carry out more of their business and shopping online, boosting demand for cybersecurity offerings that protect personal information.

CVC is working with an investment bank on an auction for Kount, which is at its early stages, the sources said, requesting anonymity because the matter is confidential.

CVC declined to comment. Kount did not respond to a comment request.

CVC invested $80 million in Boise, Idaho-based Kount at the end of 2015. It was the second investment made by its CVC Growth Partners I fund, which buys into

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This $200 digital pen is on sale today for just $150

Tired of taking handwritten notes — only to have to retype them later into an electronic format? Then check out the time-saving SyncPen 2. It’s ideal for students, office workers, artists, or anyone else that needs to make notes and drawings fast. 

The SyncPen does exactly what you think it does. It features technology inside of it that tracks your pen strokes and then saves an exact replica for you to upload later. It’ll transform handwritten notes into text, it can recognize a variety of languages, and you can even use it to make digital copies of sketches and drawings.

The applications of the second generation SyncPen ― which comes with a high-quality notebook ― are almost limitless. And right now is probably your best opportunity to get one as it’s been discounted to just $149.99, a savings of 24 percent off the MSRP.

 
SyncPen 2nd Generation Smart Pen with
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RACE (Real Assets Community Economy) Announces a Digital Assets and Real Estate Platform

To Develop a Decentralized Protocol to Facilitate Secure Cross-Border Investments for Investors, Asset Owners and Property Developers in a Post-COVID-19 World

– RACE™ (Real Assets Community Economy), a digital real estate ecosystem to facilitate asset and real estate capital transactions for Owners and Developers.

– RACE™ plans to provide investors’ access to institutional-grade assets while adhering to local and international regulations, and global security standards.

– RACE™ expects to facilitate timely rescue capital and private debt to Asset Owners, Developers, and Businesses.

LONDON, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With The United States hitting an all-time high of 99,321 new coronavirus cases on Oct. 30, surpassing the previous high-water mark, and cases rising rapidly again in parts of Europe, it seems to be a foregone conclusion that technology will continue to play an accelerating and almost irreversible adoption in all aspects of domestic and cross-border transactions. Additionally, prolonged socioeconomic disturbances

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Systems Contractor News and AVNation Launch The Digital Signage Event

AVNation and Systems Contractor News have partnered to launch The Digital Signage Event, a deep dive into the world of digital signage, which will be held virtually on March 4, 2021.

A single day expo for digital signage professionals, The Digital Signage Event will get into the nitty-gritty of the digital signage world, covering everything from Digital Out of Home (DOOH) to video walls and content creation. There will be a fully-featured exhibit hall with major manufacturers showcasing their latest innovations—plus real-time networking opportunities and a Passport to Prizes competition.

“With the absence of Digital Signage Expo, AV professionals are looking for digital signage content—and we’re going to fill that need,” said Megan A. Dutta, content director, Systems Contractor News. “This single day event will cover a host of topics—from digital signage software to outdoor signage—and provide a plethora of networking opportunities.”

AVNation is excited to once again

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Chipotle Announces Third Quarter 2020 Results Q3 Digital Sales Tripled Year-Over-Year And Accounted For Nearly Half Of Sales

NEWPORT BEACH, Calf., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2020.

Third quarter highlights, which incorporate the impact of COVID-19, year over year:

  • Revenue increased 14.1% to $1.6 billion

  • Comparable restaurant sales increased 8.3%

  • Digital sales grew 202.5% and accounted for 48.8% of sales for the quarter

  • Restaurant level operating margin was 19.5%, a decrease of 1.3%

  • Diluted earnings per share was $2.82, net of a $0.94 after-tax impact from expenses related to certain legal proceedings, restaurant asset impairment and closure costs, as well as corporate restructuring and other adjustments, an 18.7% decrease from $3.47. Adjusted diluted earnings per share excluding these charges was $3.76, a 1.6% decrease from $3.821

  • Opened 44 new restaurants and closed three restaurants during the quarter; and about 10 restaurants remain temporarily closed because

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