Old School Companies Dive Into E-CommerceBy MBN Staff | Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:48
Today, technology plays a vital role in everyone’s life. While countries like Italy, Spain and Germany begin to lift lockdowns after more than three months, countries like Mexico are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and expect the peak of infections in the coming days. In this scenario, technology has taken an even more relevant role in companies’ operations as their only two options are to renew or die.
This week, business cameras, associations and organizations in the country launched Mayo con Causa, an e-commerce initiative that aims to reactivate sales in the MSME sector and support its digital transformation process. During May 15 and 21, the platform intends to boost sales of businesses anywhere in the country through the website www.mayoconcausa.com. "It is about presenting a cyclical alternative sales channel but also about driving a profound transformation of Mexican commerce into the future, once the pandemic ends," said Director of eLeaders Philippe Boulanger in a statement.
Meanwhile, scientists at the IPN's Center for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV) are developing a device to detect people infected with COVID-19 in a few minutes. This is a new serological test where a blood sample that travels through biosensors is enough to reveal the result in a fluorescence microscope.
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