E-commerce

5 ideas to boost fresh food shopping in online groceries

5 ideas to boost fresh food shopping in online groceries

E-commerce

Fresh foods can account for up to 40 percent of grocery revenues. This fact plays a major role in e-groceries as well. The retailers should encourage their online customers to shop for fresh food in order to increase the average order value. However, according to the article by Elaine Watson+, Online grocery shoppers are… Read more

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Online Grocery Shopping: The Calm Before The Storm

Online Grocery Shopping: The Calm Before The Storm

E-commerce

Have you ever bought your groceries online? If you have, then you’re one of the rare weblovers who make sure (nearly) one per cent of grocery retailing in Europe takes place on the Internet. That doesn’t seem like much, I know. But this might change very soon. The Chicken Or… Read more

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e-Commerce Platforms – how to choose the right one to build upon?

e-Commerce Platforms – how to choose the right one to build upon?

E-commerce, Web

A few years ago, as we were conceiving Creatim’s e-commerce managed service infrastructure, we were confronted with a technology dilemma: should we build it on an open source or commercial (proprietary) framework? Given that the first option was license-free while the other required a substantial investment, the decision shouldn’t had… Read more

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The Five Basic Types of Online Shoppers – How to Attract Them and Convince Them to Buy

The Five Basic Types of Online Shoppers – How to Attract Them and Convince Them to Buy

E-commerce, Web

  Planning for various user types Not all online shoppers are created alike. Different people have different expectations and goals when it comes to shopping. Designing with various user types in mind will help the overall user experience on the site. Individual shopping experiences Nowadays you can choose from a… Read more

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The fashion market is and will be seeing major developments.

The fashion market is and will be seeing major developments.

E-commerce

(From the 4th European online trade conference in Berlin, November 2012) It is important for any business to understand developments on consumer markets, our rivals’ activities and the technological facilities developed for us by various logisticians and IT companies, from smart phones and tablets to modern applications. If we know… Read more

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What is going on with food e-sales?

What is going on with food e-sales?

E-commerce

In November 2012, Berlin hosted the 4th online trade conference with more than 90 papers from top experts. Let’s take a look at some highlights in the e-sales of food. It is important to understand the developments on consumer markets, our rivals’ activities and the technological facilities developed for us… Read more

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Online stores are not killing physical stores

Online stores are not killing physical stores

E-commerce

The online store is not killing the physical store but adding value to the retail business model. The average value of an online purchase picked up at an outlet is higher because the basket can be proactively complemented with additions to the original purchase during pick-up. In certain cases, the… Read more

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Experience and recommendations of practitioners and experts

Experience and recommendations of practitioners and experts

E-commerce

At the 4th European online trade conference in Berlin in November 2012, the leading European consulting firms in the sphere of e-commerce, Roland Berger, GfK, Javelin Group, Practicology and a few leading online retailers, set forth the current trends of online and mobile solutions in Europe. Various businesses, big and… Read more

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Will we resemble the British or the German online market?

Will we resemble the British or the German online market?

E-commerce

(From the 4th European online trade conference in Berlin, November 2012) All analyses and studies rank Great Britain first as regards commerce and e-commerce development in Europe. There are great differences in the structure of online providers in Great Britain and Germany. On the Isles, traditional stores with a multi-channel… Read more

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Understanding what is going on allows us to take action

Understanding what is going on allows us to take action

E-commerce

(From the 4th European online trade conference in Berlin, November 2012) New companies with new business models are coming onto the online market, and some of them actually make it. More conservative traditional retailers are coming too (this time with serious multi-channel marketing solutions) as well as brand owners who… Read more

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