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6 Best Web Design Tips to Improve the UX of Your E-commerce Website
Setting up an e-commerce website is not like building one for personal use. With the latter, you have leeway to do what you wish. You can be as creative as you want, because you may not necessarily be pushing products. It could be a place for you to share your blog articles or DIY tips.   An e-commerce platform is different because you are using it to sell. You want people…
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All you need to know about E-commerce Germany Awards 2021
Over 330 companies took part in the E-commerce Germany Awards 2021, battling for a prestigious title in ten categories. Now it’s time to cast your vote for the most innovative brand, and help that company take another step forward to the big win. Station Berlin will host the E-commerce Berlin Expo on the 27th of May 2021. Over 7000 visitors, 170 exhibiting companies, and 50 experts will gather in Berlin…
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2020 E-Commerce Logistics Review of Europe
In 2020, we observed the effect of the e-commerce boom on the logistics and supply chain industry. As the pandemic drove consumers online, retailers and logistics carriers alike were ‘forced’ to adapt and innovate to meet delivery expectations.  With that in mind, how do you think Europe’s logistics performed in 2020? In our first study in 2021, our team delved into the e-commerce logistics performance of Europe in 2020. We…
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Impact of COVID on Europe’s Logistics
After the UK, Germany, and France respectively announced national lockdowns earlier this year, like the rest of the world, consumers began shifting towards online shopping. This was further boosted by the closure of physical retail stores which encouraged some consumers to start shopping online.  The pandemic has created a boom in the UK’s e-commerce market, which is expected to generate sales totaling $105 billion this year. E-commerce in Germany and France is also expected to reach $92.33…
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The E-commerce Germany Awards are coming back!!
The E-commerce Germany Awards are coming back for the fourth time in 2021. The prestigious contest, connected with a special gala to sum up and award the winners, has become a true gem in German e-commerce events’ calendar, gathering increasingly more submissions year by year. E-commerce business owners, service providers and agencies are invited to submit their entry in one of ten e-commerce categories. In order for the entry to…
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CFP 2020: 6 numbers to remember + 6 winners to celebrate with
We have no idea where all this time has passed by, but the truth is: the Call For Papers contest has come to an end. This year was a record-breaking one, and unusual one, for many various reasons. To keep you in suspense (for a little while longer!), we decided to show you the Contest in numbers that speak for themselves. Scroll down, read on and finally find out who’s…
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The Dangers of eCommerce Brands relying on large marketplaces’
The Changing Landscape of Online Marketplaces  The use of large online marketplaces has long been a key part of businesses’ online growth. It is no wonder too, considering marketplaces are generally a quick, low cost and low-risk option for many companies to widen their customer base, test new markets and broaden international sales. The wide reach of large marketplaces such as Amazon or eBay means they are often the first…
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8 reasons to vote in our Call For Papers Contest
Our Call For Papers contest is nothing new – we’ve decided to launch another edition this year, with high hopes of getting another batch of great presentations and case studies delivered for the voting stage. We haven’t been let down: the Call For Papers contest managed to gather many insightful submissions, and now it’s time for you to choose which ones are to be presented during our Berlin Expo. Your…
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The German Packaging Act (VerpackG): How to get your online shop compliant
The German Packaging Act, known as VerpackG in Germany, is one of the most important laws for e-commerce in Germany. No matter whether you are a start-up, SME, or big player – if you sell in Germany, the laws are applicable, and the price of non-compliance is high. If you have not heard about the packaging law yet, do not worry. Here we cover in detail the purpose of the…
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How to build a solid social media strategy for e-commerce
When was the last time you checked a social media platform? Have you used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or WhatsApp today? Maybe even multiple times? Social media has become a crucial part of our everyday lives. 3.6 billion people are using social media worldwide in 2020 – that’s almost half of the world’s total population. This means you could be missing out on a lot of sales possibilities if you don’t…
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2021 EBE CALL FOR PAPERS – submissions have been opened!
The E-commerce Berlin Expo is taking place for the sixth time! On the 18th of February 2021, e-commerce enthusiasts will meet again at STATION, Berlin, during one of the most electrifying e-commerce events in Europe. It’s also creating a unique opportunity to present e-commerce insights on one of the stages. How to become one of the speakers at EBE 2021? The answer is simple: by participating in the Call For Papers.…
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Key e-commerce website mistakes and how to fix them
The success of an e-commerce business largely depends on the performance of the website – in terms of rankings (qualified traffic) and conversions (user experience). Key parameters to explore include page load speed, site security, and other SEO optimization issues. This is especially important as you need to please both people and search engines.  SEMrush has run hundreds of e-commerce websites through its Site Audit tool to uncover the most…