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Payment methods in German Ecommerce
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A guide to payment methods used by German ecommerce businesses
  The German ecommerce market is one of the largest in Europe and is growing rapidly. By 2021, it’s expected to reach an estimated value of €104bn — equal to France and just behind the UK. The opportunities for ecommerce are huge.   But you might be surprised to learn that e-wallet style payments, such as PayPal, and even debit or credit card payments have only started to rise in…
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Awesome speakers are waiting for your votes [LAST DAYS]
The Call For Papers contest of the E-commerce Berlin Expo 2019 attracted more than 250 great submissions. Now there are 15+ presentations taking the lead, but open public voting lasts until 21 October 2018, so your vote can really change the game in those last days! More than 250 speakers have been submitted presentations in 8 different categories: website conversion rate, marketing in e-commerce, e-logistics, international expansion, e-payments, online store…
Ranking of Top 100 online retailers in Germany in 2018
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Ranking: Top 100 online retailers in Germany in 2018
German e-commerce sales grow year after year. In 2017, top German 100 e-commerce retailers generated sales worth €30.5 billion. Compared to the previous year with sales at the level of € 27.4 billion, this represents an increase by 11.3 percent. These figures have been revealed the study “E-Commerce Market Germany 2018” conducted by the EHI Retail Institute. The study features a ranking of German online retailers based on their annual…
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DMEXCO 2018 was great. Literally
DMEXCO 2018 was drawing even more attention than usual due to the main organizer parting ways with the event’s co-founders at the end of 2017. The digital industry was concerned over the impact of this change on the conference, wondering if the new team manages to maintain the best of what DMEXCO has had to offer since its conception in 2009. As it turned out, the concerns were unnecessary. Until 2017,…
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16 leading marketplaces in Asia
In our 2018 overview of leading marketplaces in different regions of the world, we already looked at top marketplaces in North America and top marketplaces in Europe. Time for part three: Asia. The scale and growth rate of ecommerce in Asia really sets it apart from other parts of the globe. China alone is the largest ecommerce market in the world. This year, China’s predicted total revenue is said to…
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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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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…
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E-commerce Berlin EXPO 2019 – Ready … Set … GO!
The E-commerce Berlin Expo finished strong with a successful third edition on 15 February 2018 in Berlin with more than 5000 visitors, 120 exhibitors and 32 speakers,  taking part in the annual fair. Now the team behind Berlin’s biggest e-commerce event has confirmed their comeback for the fourth edition and preparations have already started! Packed stages, long lines at the entrance, filled up exhibition area – those were some of the scenes…
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Facebook and Cambridge analityca: Why you should care and possibly #DELETEFACEBOOK
Mark Zuckerberg has got hard times these days. The scandal over the disclosure and misuse of 50 million users’ information to Cambridge Analytica puts Facebook in the biggest distress since its conception. This is also the biggest distress to millions of Facebook users and advertisers – even if they (or you) are not yet aware what happened and what to do now. On Friday, March 16, Facebook officially suspended a…
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Does the rise of marketing machines at Zalando mean the fall of people?
Last month, Ben Harmanus, Marketing Director at konversionsKRAFT, in his opening talk at the E-commerce Berlin Expo 2018 said that it is very likely that many marketing jobs will become obsolete due to the rise of Marketing Machines. Three weeks later, what sounded like an attention grabber at an industry event turned into reality for as many as 250 people working in marketing departments at Zalando. Is this a self-fulfilling…
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Tracking These Metrics Can Enhance Your Business
The most important metrics to monitor in your online store (and how to improve them) – Part II Raising AOV raises your overall revenue (Part I of this article you will find here) In our previous post we introduced the three most important metrics of your online store worth monitoring. Let’s move forward and take a closer look at your business performance. What do specific statistics actually indicate, how do…