Future Retail Trends 2021: Best Practices and Tips for Successful Retail [5 Reading Tips]

Future Retail Trends
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Many new ideas and concepts benefitted shops last year – despite or maybe even because of COVID-19. They show how important shops will continue to be in cities, but also that their role is changing. Established retail virtues such as environmental compatibility, good service or straightforward shopping processes are being taken up and developed further. Many things are being rethought. This article talks about the most important impulses of 2020, which will continue to gain momentum this year.

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Perfect Match: InsightCommodity Provides Data Services with Innovative Magento 2 Platform and Fresh Brand Design [Success Story]

Perfect Match InsightCommodity Success Story
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Electricity is not only generated; it is also traded before it can be supplied to consumers. European Energy Exchange (EEX) is a leading energy exchange with headquarters in Leipzig. It is part of EEX Group, which has 17 offices worldwide and belongs to Deutsche Börse Group.

The »InsightCommodity« platform, in turn, is an EEX service launched in 2020. It gives users the opportunity to obtain a comprehensive overview of available data products, services and providers relating to the energy and commodity markets of EEX Group. Find out in today’s article how the service got off to an ideal start thanks to a fresh brand design and Magento as its e-commerce software.

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Tech Talk with a System Architect: Tech-telmechtel with Cloud Services [Interview]

Tech Talk Cloud Services
Erik Dommrich, cloud services team lead at dotSource

Welcome back to our Tech-telmechtel interview series on Handelskraft. Today’s interview guest is Erik Dommrich, cloud services team lead at dotSource, sports fan and amateur science fiction writer. Erik has been a member of the dotSource family for eleven years and makes sure that not only our clients, but also their customers are well looked after at all times. Find out in this article what this means apart from the business monitoring that Erik developed together with Martin and what Erik has to say about cloud-only, hybrid clouds and DevOps.

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2021: Salesforce & Slack, Amazon & Wondery – Deals and Forecasts from Silicon Valley and How Companies in Germany Benefit from Them [5 Reading Tips]

2021 Salesforce Slack
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January, February, March, April? The Internet never stands still. By now, everyone should have entered the new year, so it is time for digital economy forecasts: What can companies and customers expect in 2021? Which tech trends should you keep an eye on? Handelskraftadamus, your trusted blog, is looking at the stars for you today.

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Memo 2021: Everything Is Possible, Service Is a Must! How Top Players Integrate Service into Their Marketplace Strategy [5 Reading Tips]

Memo 2021 Everything Is Possible, Service Is a Must
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New year, new luck. Well, or a new strategy. New? No, the service-first approach is nothing new. However, not everyone has understood or implemented it yet. As a study conducted by ecom consulting and gominga shows, interaction with customers usually does not take place on marketplaces. This is disastrous in the age of the attention economy. Interaction is service and service is key!

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Tech Talk, Low Code & Agricultural E-Commerce: Tech-telmechtel with Salesforce B2B Commerce Cloud [Interview]

Tech Talk Low Code Agricultural E-Commerce Salesforce B2B Commerce Cloud
Sven Petzold, team lead at dotSource & Salesforce B2B Commerce expert

»When I grow up, I want to be a storyteller«. Who, if not Sven, tells the coolest stories and manages to explain even the most abstract topics and the most challenging projects in such a way that everyone not only understands them, but also absolutely loves them? And guess what: today, he’s our interview guest. What a way to start our Tech-telmechtel interview series in 2021.

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Increased Reach, Active Tracking: Netto eStores Uses SEO and Web Analytics to Reach the Next Goal on Its Digital Roadmap [Success Story]

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»Brutto«, the German word for gross (e.g. gross income), is Italian and means »brutal, ugly, mean«. Since the Renaissance, this word has been used in economic contexts to refer to a sum without deductions, for example the monthly salary before taxes and insurance are deducted.

»Netto«, the German word for net (e.g. net profit), is the opposite of »Brutto«, i.e. the sum of what you actually have – or what you actually have to pay. An obvious name choice for the food retailer – and a popular term on Google. This means that Netto can benefit from a lot of traffic if it pursues a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. In today’s article, we show you how the large B2C food retailer Netto eStores GmbH managed to do this by implementing SEO and web analytics measures.

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Happy Happy and Big Up to Our Team: dotSource Celebrates Its 15th Birthday!

Happy Happy Big Up dotSource Celebrates Its 15th Birthday
Happy birthday, dotSource!

The beginning of January is not just the beginning of a new year. For us, this also means – *drumroll* – the kick-off for the first parties of the year: Handelskraft anniversary, trend book release AND dotSource birthday. Normally. But although there can’t be any parties as we know them (yet), we’re celebrating 15 years of dotSource. Today and all year round! Happy birthday to us!

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Tutorialisation: Learn, Share, Repeat. Higher Productivity Thanks to Online Training [5 Reading Tips]

Tutorialisation Online Training Reading Tips
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2020 was not a year of high performers? As if. Never before have we worked on our own performance so often, so intensively and for so long. A new language, a terrace we built ourselves, our own homepage or online shop – you name it. To start the new year, we take a look at the opportunities that the wide range of tutorials on the Internet offers.

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Happy Birthday, Handelskraft! 14 Years of Blog History

Happy Birthday Handelskraft
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It’s that time of the year again. A new year full of exciting articles, topics and anniversaries lies ahead. After all, it’s not only dotSource that’s celebrating its birthday, but also our Handelskraft blog – its 14th birthday to be exact. Read this article to find out how the last year went and what topics we covered.

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