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Online car parts retailer kfzteile24 aims at €180 million annual turnover
Berlin-based kfzteile24 is one of the largest German online retailers of car parts and accessories with sales already in the triple-digit million range. Appetite comes with eating and in this interview we are taking a sneak peak at company’s activities and ambitions as told by their Marketing and Sales Director Thomas Kloubert.   As a member of the management team, you work as Marketing and Sales Director at kfzteile24, one…
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The JTL Connect 2018 – Everything about E-Commerce with JTL
The JTL Connect 2018 is THE e-commerce fair for all online retailers and experts around JTL and its software products. Visitors will experience the latest trends and developments in the JTL World on the about 3,000 square meters of the Mitsubishi Electric Hall in Düsseldorf and can get in touch directly with employees, technology and service partners on site. Over 30 exciting lectures promise multifaceted topics from the industry with practical relevance and exchange of experience through discussions. The presentation of the main sponsor Amazon Pay, for example, shows the importance and implementation of Voice Commerce as a shopping opportunity…
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13 leading marketplaces in North America
In 2018 in the U.S. alone, total ecommerce sales on marketplaces are worth $473 billion, with a projected increase to as much as $526 billion in the next year. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, in the first quarter of 2018 ecommerce accounted for 9.3 percent of total sales in this country. Canada, in turn, is worth less, but sees a spectacular growth. In 2015, Canadian ecommerce revenue…
E-commerce Folks: Meet Max Wittrock mymuesli
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E-commerce Folks: Meet Max Wittrock
Time for Max Wittrock from mymuesli in our “E-commerce Folks” series! In “E-commerce Folks” we introduce e-commerce professionals to our readers through a short questionnaire with all the same 15 short sentences to finish. Short & sweet: no facts and figures, no case studies, no company’s strategies. Just them and their quick insights about e-commerce.   My adventure with e-commerce started when… we founded mymuesli in 2007. …But when I…
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GLOSSYBOX: From beauty in a box to business success, unboxed
Website launched in 5 weeks, 50 boxes sold in the first thirty minutes, 500 customers in the first month – this is how GLOSSYBOX started. Now, following a lightning-fast growth, the company is becoming the number one beauty box in ten countries worldwide. And still, the next month’s box is always the most exciting one. GLOSSYBOX is on its way to become the ultimate platform for beauty discovery. Since its…
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Wellness travel in Germany equals 14M deals sold annually
What do you see when you hear wellness travel? There is you, sitting in a hot tub with a view of the mountains, sipping champagne? Roland Fricke and his business partners saw pampering treatments as an online business idea and turned Beauty24.de into a leading website with wellness travel deals for Germans.   You have made an impressive way from media and communication scholar to Internet entrepreneur. How did it happen? What…
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Omnichannel done right has turned MisterSpex into Europe’s leading online optician
In e-commerce, finding the right niche at the right time is the key. A decade ago, selling eyewear online in Germany was no man’s land and MisterSpex quickly spotted this opportunity. Mirko Caspar, Managing Director at MisterSpex, shares how omnichannel efforts helped the company grow to have 3M customers in ten European countries.   You work as the Managing Director at Mister Spex, a Berlin-based company running online shops with eyewear.…
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Get the 2018 Germany Ecommerce Report [FREE]
  The Ecommerce Foundation released a report on the state of ecommerce in Germany in 2018. The report has been created in cooperation with the foundation’s partners Computop, Mazars, Osudio, .shop, SAP, and Händlerbund to help companies assess their potential on the German ecommerce market. The study includes hand-selected data to help domestic and international online businesses identify growth opportunities on the German ecommerce market. It covers areas such as Infrastructure…
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The Paypers launches The Payment Methods Report 2018
  The Paypers has issued The Payment Methods Report 2018, which is a comprehensive collection of facts nad figures on the key trends and developments in online payments. This year’s edition focuses on how poeple in different geographies and verticals choose to pay online. The report places special emphasis on customer preferences per region and industry, and highlights the best practices from merchants and payment solution providers. The report authors have…
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Stay close, interact, serve great content. And your customers will reciprocate
Christoph von Bülow, COO of HolidayPirates, tells how social media done right turned a university dorm room blog with travel deals into an international brand with 10M dedicated Facebook followers, 200+ employees and offices in Europe and North America. You are the Chief Operating Officer at HolidayPirates Group, one of the fastest growing Online Travel companies in Europe. What does your job entail? How does it affect people? Christoph von…
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Does Your Online Store Need A Chatbot?
Even in today’s world, many people are still wary about automation — but not those in the ecommerce industry. Having extensively reaped the benefits of technological innovations already, and with the operational flexibility to consider anything that will raise profits, they’ve been steadily turning the frivolous chatbot into a powerful conversion tool. But not every tool is suited for every business, so I can understand why you might be uncertain…