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

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. … Continue reading "Future Retail Trends 2021: Best Practices and Tips for Successful Retail [5 Reading Tips]"

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

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

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

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 … Continue reading "Tech Talk with a System Architect: Tech-telmechtel with Cloud Services [Interview]"

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

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

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

»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. … Continue reading "Tech Talk, Low Code & Agricultural E-Commerce: Tech-telmechtel with Salesforce B2B Commerce Cloud [Interview]"

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

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

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

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 … Continue reading "Happy Happy and Big Up to Our Team: dotSource Celebrates Its 15th Birthday!"

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

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