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Preparing for the Future with Voice Search
We live in the Digital Age, and new technologies surround us all the time and help us with everyday activities. One of the emerging solutions is voice search. It’s successfully gaining popularity, mainly in the most developed countries, and experts predict that this phenomenon will continue to grow.   Voice search is when a person speaks to the device instead of typing. It’s also seen as a digital assistant. Nowadays…
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DATA, AI, MOBILE: DIGITAL COMMERCE & MARKETING TRENDS 2018 – what’s hot, and what’s not
The value of the German e-commerce increased by 10% in 2017. The year 2018 brought another 10% rise. This business is now worth about 63 Mill. Euro (85 Mill. according to another source). Digital has revolutionized trade in a way, that it’s no longer a question of will, but a question of survival. Not only is it necessary in the retail industry, but other businesses also have to communicate with…
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Understanding Data Science: the basis of a successful AI and Machine Learning strategy
Photo credits to news-medical.net Two words create lots of puzzles right now, and they are no other than Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). These two buzzwords always come to mind whenever topics such as Data Science, Big Data and other broader technological terms that are making a wave globally, come up. Even though artificial intelligence and machine learning are creating a scene in our world today, it does…
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Black Friday 2018: key takeaways from the shopping fever
One of the busiest and most long-awaited days of the year has just passed. And it is all about… Brands and shops, both online and offline, started their Black Friday campaigns in October (or even earlier) to inform their customers about all of the special offers they have prepared. Did Black Friday 2018 break the online shopping records regarding the amount of money that shoppers spent? Did it open the…
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Nominate your company for the E-commerce Germany Awards 2019!
The E-commerce Germany Awards are officially accepting submissions as of 1 November, 2018. Companies within the e-commerce sector are able to apply to one of the ten categories. The annual awards are given out for the second time in 2019. E-commerce service providers are able to submit their company to one of the 10 categories in order to win the prestigious E-commerce Germany Award, presented by the E-commerce Berlin Expo.…
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CALL FOR PAPERS WINNERS – CFP Speakers for the E-commerce Berlin Expo 2019 set!
The Call For Papers Contest 2019 has officially come to its end and 8 lucky winners have gained their spot in the E-commerce Berlin Expo 2019 agenda! The winners will be presenting on stage on 20 February 2019 at the fourth edition of Berlin’s biggest e-commerce event! More than 270 submissions have been made to the Call For Papers Contest of the EBE19. Speakers were able to submit a presentation…
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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17 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…