E-Food in Times of Corona: The bofrost* Online Shop Is Booming [Success Story]

It does not happen all that often these days that the doorbell rings. No one comes around spontaneously anymore, and anyone doing so would make himself liable to prosecution – or at least look suspicious: the coronavirus (COVID-19) has a tight grip on the world. Habits are changing: we buy more toilet paper and less … Continue reading "E-Food in Times of Corona: The bofrost* Online Shop Is Booming [Success Story]"

Returns: Looking for solutions, the struggle is real! [5 Reading Tips]

Returning products could be called an »international pastime«. German online shoppers return the most often. A PostNord survey shows that more than half (53%) of German customers posted at least one return last year, followed by the Netherlands (52%) and France (45%). The fact that customers have been able to exchange products by law within … Continue reading "Returns: Looking for solutions, the struggle is real! [5 Reading Tips]"

E-Commerce in Africa: DHL does logistics and online retail [5 reading tips]

Being able to buy a product any time, anywhere is a reality in many countries today. This is ensured by constant technological progress and improving infrastructure. 71 per cent of European online shoppers are now shopping across borders. But there are still regions where cross-border e-commerce is a huge challenge. Africa is a good example. … Continue reading "E-Commerce in Africa: DHL does logistics and online retail [5 reading tips]"

The Holy Grail of Personal Data – Putting GDPR to the Test

Amazon knows us better than most of our friends. Accurate product suggestions and personalised advertising ensure that your opinion of them is full of enthusiasm instead of irritation, because such features are expected when it comes to online shopping. But what’s the price we’re paying for this convenience? Thanks to the GDPR, civil rights activist, … Continue reading "The Holy Grail of Personal Data – Putting GDPR to the Test"