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E-commerce is thriving. Especially in the consumer electronics, fashion, and home and living sectors, online trade is increasingly outstripping brick-and-mortar retailing. In addition to the major core industries, segments such as health and we...
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That’s why the Internet of Things needs artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence can revolutionize the Internet of Things. Both technologies have already been well-known phenomena of the digital age for years, but they can only reach their full potential when combined.
Retailtainment – the future of e-commerce?
The coronavirus pandemic is giving a massive boost to e-commerce right now. At the same time, customer behavior is changing in that it is being increasingly driven by experiences, both offline and online. As a result, stimulating retailtainment is becoming more and more relevant.
Personalization principles for the “new normal”
As a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, consumer behavior is changing on a dime, in new and frankly unpredictable ways. As the whole world is forced to rethink their online vs offline habits, their spending power, their personal and professional priorities, buying habits are fluctuating in kind. For online retailers this means an upending of existing norms. And it means needing to find ways to adapt – fast.
Interview: Marcos Raiser do Ó from Stripe on the future of the Internet economy
“The online economy has still not fully taken off,” says Marcos Raiser do Ó, Head of DACH & CEE at Stripe. In this interview, he explains what needs to be done to achieve a more networked Internet economy in Europe.
Will the coronavirus permanently change the face of e-commerce?
The coronavirus crisis hasn’t just hit in-store retail, but has also set the ball rolling in many aspects of the world of e-commerce. What long-term effects can be expected in online retail?
Subscription models reloaded: why they are a good tool for customer retention
Rather than buying a product, consumers prefer to use services whenever the mood strikes. As a result, subscription models are experiencing rapid growth worldwide in many different industries. But which ones are a win-win for both sides?
Are sustainability and social responsibility feasible in e-commerce?
Particularly for younger generations, sustainability and social responsibility are key buying factors. How can small and medium-sized e-commerce retailers ensure that their products meet these requirements?
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Toolkit: how to conduct a successful competitive analysis
How does your product fare against the competition? What do other providers not have in their portfolio that you can give your target group? Competitive analysis tools enable you to find the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors.
Positive energy! How emotional marketing wins the hearts of customers
Nobody buys rationally. Emotions are usually what wins the hearts – and wallets – of customers and forms a strong bond with a brand. Here, we explore why emotional marketing works so well.
European digital ethics: the key to regaining data sovereignty
Global corporations in the USA store and handle the highly personal data of hundreds of millions of Europeans. Establishing European digital ethics is the key to reclaiming the most important commodity of the 21st century.