109,000 visitors from 110 countries at the world’s leading retail trade fair.
“The EuroShop is and remains the most important meeting place for the world of retail.” – This is the summary of Hans Werner Reinhard, Deputy Managing Director, Messe Düsseldorf, regarding EuroShop 2014, which took place from 16th to 20th of February already the 18th time. As the international leading trade fair for the retail branch, EuroShop is held since 1966 every three years and records continuous growth in both visitor and exhibitor numbers.
Swedish Distanshandelsdagen 2014 had a strong focus on internationalisation, customer experience and cross channel scenarios.
Sweden’s e-commerce is booming: As an annual average, Internet shoppers spend more than 1000 € each – mostly on books, clothes and home electronics. Meanwhile, the online trading in Sweden generates an annual turnover of over 7 billion euros, with a rising trend.
In addition, pure brick and mortar stores more and more get under pressure due to the fast growing e-commerce throughout Europe. Thereby, the Polish e-commerce is expanding most – in 2012 online sales increased by almost 30%, according to the Center of Retail Research.
They practiced ample self-criticism. Rarely before, the own industry has been scrutinized so critically as at the etailment Summit 2013. Jack Wolfskin CEO, Michael Rupp, said the retail industry has by and large missed it to respond to the changes in consumers’ behavior. Additionally, the relentless questioning of Moderator Olaf Kolbrück stripped down the speakers’ innovative ideas and concepts.
Concerning digital trade, advances in technology are taking place in quick succession. Omni-channel distribution and Data Driven Commerce are for retailers no longer visions of the future. Staying up to date in…
With first-time 1500 visitors, 40 talks and 70 speakers, the Webrazzi Summit 2013 on 25th September confirmed its position as the most important e-commerce conference of Turkey. Also to the fourth edition – the prelude was in 2010 – came in particular top decision-makers from the online trading to Istanbul. In the foreground were in addition to e-commerce the topics social media, digital marketing and mobile applications.