Online shopping has long been a fixture in German retail. But there are certain sectors that are slower to keep up. According to a recent survey by Digital Association of Germany Bitkom, online grocery, despite its growth, hardly reaches any new customers. How’s that possible? The e-food market is also facing a major challenge: the … Continue reading "E-Food — The last mile is the biggest challenge [5 Reading Tips]"
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"
Christmas time is near. Consumers are buying gifts, retailers are stocking up, and parcel deliverers are gearing up to handle the mountains of boxes and avoid messy deliveries. What can retailers and manufacturers look out for, make sure their shipments arrive on time and their customers are happy?
The past few months have brought new developments from Facebook and others. Younger platforms and other large companies have been trying to gain their share of the marketplace as well. Even though these products from these companies are new, they take into account what went well for others, and what’s flopped.
If you believe a survey by Greenpeace, you’ll believe over one billion unused garments are stored in German closets. Not just moths, even savvy economists recognise a certain potential here. Environmentally conscious people are fighting against the wasteful use of our outer layers anyway. The key phrase: second hand!
Mobility is progressing. People and data flow together on the way. New technological developments and changing digital lifestyles allow global society to be mobile and not stand still. The car has lost its traditional meaning and has turned into a rolling data vehicle, which offers more and more possible experiences. Meanwhile bikes are getting popular … Continue reading "The (e)-bike as a driver for new business models [5 reading tips]"
After the carnival kick-off and the Chinese “Single’s Day”, the general feeling is that Christmas is now around the corner. Shoppers are intensifying their searches online. Even some have ordered their first wave of presents before the so-called Black Friday kicks off. Also the first Christmas parcels have been successfully delivered. Precisely, logistics providers such … Continue reading "Tips to succeed in logistics during Christmas"
Many people like to do their shopping online because it offers the possibility to access millions of products and services from everywhere anytime they want. However for most people online shopping still includes two critical issues: