ESPRIT Is the Fastest Online Shop in the Fashion Industry!

ESPRIT Fastest Online Shop
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Our client ESPRIT took first place in the e-fashion page speed ranking. On behalf of the German trade journal TextilWirtschaft, the Hamburg-based e-commerce service provider Baqend examined the page load speed of the 50 fashion online shops with the highest turnover. The results of the study are clear: the shop pages of ESPRIT.de load the fastest, clearly outperforming competitors such as Zalando (10th place) and ASOS (22nd place). We are extremely happy for ESPRIT and congratulate them on this outstanding achievement.

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PIM in a Nutshell: Three Industries, One Goal. Digital Success Thanks to Appropriate System Selection & Implementation [Best Practice]

PIM Nutshell Best Practice
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It is no secret that digital business is crucial these days. There is no way around it: every company needs to get involved – and the time is now. Acting now is important to drive your business forward. Take a look at real-life, practical examples: success stories that are blueprints for making your processes more effective and automating workflows in order to turn a pile of raw data into valuable, high-quality data.

Our new »Best Practices« publication format shows you how to do just that. Today, we start with the best of PIM. As always, you can find the appetiser here.

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Cloud Platform Integration with SAP CPI: BHS Corrugated Continues on Its Road to Success Thanks to Modern Interface Management [Success Story]

Cloud Platform Integration BHS CPI Success Story
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Weiherhammer is located in the Upper Palatinate region. There, an ironworks was founded – as was the case in many places at the beginning of the 18th century. This ironworks has grown into a globally operating company: BHS Corrugated Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH. It maintains a wide range of products and services, encompassing development and production, installation and maintenance as well as a variety of innovative service solutions in the areas of corrugating rolls, individual machines, corrugators, Industry 4.0 and the integration of digital printing into corrugated board production.

The change towards a digital corporate culture is of key importance to BHS Corrugated and the company is investing accordingly. dotSource already supported the Bavarian company in setting up the iCorr® shop, an innovative B2B e-commerce platform. In another project, which is the subject of this success story, the focus was on intelligent interface management to improve the data exchange between different areas of the SAP system landscape.

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Tech Talk Configures It Out: Tech-telmechtel with the Agnostic Approach [Interview]

Tech Talk Agnostic Approach
Tino Machts, PIM/MDM team lead at dotSource

It is time for another Tech-telmechtel interview on Handelskraft. Our guest today is Tino Machts, PIM/MDM team lead at dotSource. However, Tino does not just work with PIM and MDM systems: he has »pretty much done it all« in his five years of digital business at dotSource – and that is great because who would be better suited for a look behind the agnostic scenes of our agency than the one who has made it all happen?

In this Tech-telmechtel episode, Tino will tell us everything about his very personal dotSource story and answer our questions about the balancing act between providing traditional consulting services and having a refreshing mentality. So what does all this have to do with the agnostic approach? Find out in today’s interview.

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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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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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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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Wild Christmas – Handelskraft Wishes You a Merry Christmas

Wild Christmas 2020
Merry Christmas!

Wild, cringe, lost.
What? Dear Gen Z and Alpha, you surely know what I’m talking about. I’m a millennial and mum of a Gen Z teenager and Gen Alpha mini. Both of them know these three words – no, they actually brought them up in the first place. I’m talking about Germany’s top 3 Youth Words (3-2-1) of the Year.

WILD: something freaking cool or awesome (24%), CRINGE: something embarrassing or awkward (28%), LOST: someone who is clueless, unsure or indecisive (48%). Three words that could not describe this year any better. We had many wild ideas, there were lots of cringe moments and… well, we certainly felt lost a few times, didn’t we?!

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Service and Shopping from One Source in B2B – KWS SAAT on Course for Innovation with Multi-Cloud Salesforce DXP [Success Story]

Service and Shopping KWS SAAT Multi-Cloud Salesforce DXP
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Hardly any other industry in Germany has made as much digital progress in recent years as the agricultural industry. This does not only include GPS-controlled sowing and harvesting machines as well as satellites that measure fields; logistics and procurement in the agricultural industry are also already at a highly, partly fully digitised level in many places. Our new KWS SAAT success story shows what innovative and customer-centric digital solutions can look like in the agricultural industry.

KWS SAAT is one of the digital pioneers in B2B agricultural commerce. In today’s sneak peak of our brand new »MVP for a Higher Service Level: KWS SAAT Launches Multi-Cloud Salesforce DXP« success story, we show you how the company from Lower Saxony has managed to transfer B2C standards to B2B, thus not only meeting user expectations, but exceeding them.

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