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Understanding the Impact of Consumer Returns on the Retail Industry
The retail landscape has always been dynamic, but the past year has brought its own set of challenges and insights, especially in the realm of consumer returns. The “2023 Consumer Returns in the Retail Industry” report sheds light on this critical aspect, offering valuable data for retailers aiming to navigate the complexities of returns management. Here, we delve deeper into the key findings of the report, exploring the implications for…
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6 Post-Purchase Strategies for Better Customer Retention
This article was first published here. Providing a positive post-purchase experience is critical if you want to make your customers happy – and return to buy more. Let’s look at how brands, retailers, and manufacturers can improve their post-purchase experience, with six practical tips for companies of all sizes and stages in the DACH region. Many companies have one central goal in e-commerce: acquiring new customers. But what do you…
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How Do One-Page Checkouts Influence the Process of Online Shopping?
In recent years there has been a great development in shopping online rather than actually leaving the house on the hunt for your everyday necessities. Naturally so, since humanity is always a big fan of making life easy as can be, shopping online is just a given development as it doesn’t require leaving the house, standing anywhere in line, or having to deal with traffic – and all that in…
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Mastering Logistics: Choosing the Ideal Fulfillment Partner
CBRE’s latest report, “E-Commerce in the Post-Pandemic Era” [1], provides valuable insights into the current dynamics of the e-commerce market in Europe. Germany, ranked as the second-largest e-commerce market in the region with an 18% share of total spending in euros, stands out prominently. While many Western European markets have either reverted to pre-pandemic e-commerce growth rates or are currently trailing behind, Germany continues its upward trajectory, surpassing its pre-pandemic…
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Building Consumer Confidence With Embedded Protection
(Source: covergenius.com) Consumer sentiment in Germany is set to rise with the general public expecting wages and salaries to grow this year. With that cautiously optimistic outlook, the willingness of consumers to begin buying will start to grow across e-commerce, retail, and consumer packaged goods. For example, revenue from the e-commerce market in Germany is projected to grow more than 11% to reach EU€106.5bn (US$116.80bn) in 2024. Yet, consumers are still…
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Hot Off the Press: E-Commerce Berlin Expo 2024’s Must-See Agenda
E-commerce Berlin Expo has always been a fantastic opportunity for anyone in the industry to learn new things, meet experts, and get inspired by innovative approaches.  For Organizers, this challenge is an exciting chance to showcase their expertise in directing an event that not only informs but also inspires and connects the e-commerce community like never before. And they did it again in 2024. While it’s not the first time…
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Best Ecommerce Business Ideas for 2024
With consumer behaviors shifting towards online shopping, innovative ecommerce business models and ideas are emerging as pathways to success. From unique product offerings to leveraging advanced technologies, the potential to create a successful business in the ecommerce realm has never been more exciting. Entrepreneurs have the chance to tap into niche markets, meet specific consumer needs, and build brands that stand out in the crowded online space. Profitable Ecommerce Business…
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High-Quality Automated Product Texts For International E-commerce
Filling your e-commerce store with high-quality product information can be time-consuming, especially if you have an extensive product portfolio – and even more so if you want to stand out in the international market.  The fact is that having a good understanding provides security. This also applies online – and to language. Many people do not feel fully comfortable using English, although they can understand it. And when it comes…
9 Key Takeaways from the Mastercard SpendingPulse 2023 Report
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9 Key Takeaways from the Mastercard SpendingPulse 2023 Report
The holiday season of 2023 witnessed a fascinating shift in consumer spending and retail trends, as revealed by the Mastercard SpendingPulse report. As every single year, we’re excited to check out the findings for 2023. A detailed analysis of these trends sheds light on the changing dynamics of the retail industry, particularly in the context of online sales and economic factors. Read our set of key takeaways! Overall Sales Growth…
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The Environmental Challenge in the E-commerce Industry
The European e-commerce market is in a dynamic expansion phase, with forecasts showing a substantial increase from $599.39 billion in 2023 to a significant value of $880.70 billion by 2028. This trend represents a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 8% for the forecast period 2023-2028. This growth is fueled by the ever-increasing spread of the Internet, with 91% of people between 16 and 74 years in the European Union…
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How Businesses Are Already Using ChatGPT: 10 Real Cases
Perspective is a leading developer of e-commerce solutions on the Magento platform and is actively implementing innovations in its projects. This year, the company took part in iForum, the major IT event of Ukraine and Eastern Europe, where CEO Artur Potulny presented the use of ChatGPT artificial intelligence in e-commerce. It’s worth noting that the artificial intelligence landscape is currently undergoing a remarkable surge, characterized by the constant emergence of…
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13 leading marketplaces in North America
In 2023, the US online sales grew by 9.3% to $1.137 trillion. Over the next decade, there is expected to be steady growth, with experts predicting at least 10% year-on-year growth through 2027. Moreover, 70% of Americans shop online. The number of digital shoppers in the country stands at 268 million and is projected to reach up to 285 million by 2025. Canada, in turn, is worth less. In 2023,…