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.
Over 2000 visitors attended the Warsaw National Stadium at the 23th and 24th September. Not due to a to a sports event, but to fifth edition of Poland’s largest fair in online trading: “Ecommerce Trends 2013”. As the name suggests, market innovations and future technology standards were in the foreground. Thereby some well reputed ecommerce experts held workshops and lectures.
Numerous top decision makers from the retail industry had the 16th October 2013 marked in red on their calendar. Because on this day, this year’s Internet Retailing Conference & Expo in London, one of the most important events for business people in trade, took place. In the foreground were two issues that currently set the pace in the retail world: multichannel commerce and customer experience. In both, not only merchants that already appeal to customers through different channels were interested – among the visitors were also online pure players, executives of brick and mortar as well as suppliers and analysts.
From the 24th to the 26th September 2013, E-Commerce Paris, Europe’s largest cross-channel event, attracted about 30,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors to Paris’ “Porte de Versailles”. Since its founding in 2004, where the event counted 1,500 visitors and 10 exhibitors, the international trade fair continues to grow steadily.
This year’s dmexco took place on the 18th and 19th September in Cologne, with the slogan “Turning Visions into Reality”. With a clear focus on marketing, media and technology, the international event provided an ideal platform for about 720 innovative companies to demonstrate their digital solutions practically and precisely.
Two high-profile e-commerce events took place this week, the Internet World Exhibition in Munich and the E-Commerce One to One Monaco. Compared with the last year, both events recorded a significant increase of visitors and exhibitors. We were also there: the Internationals from FACT-Finder.
The future of e-commerce was the central topic at the Internet World 2013. FACT-Finder, the entire solution for multi-channel-commerce, came up with the motto “Point of Sale is Everywhere”. During the exhibition visitors could get more insight from our team into new strategies and technologies for multi-channel retailing.