Overview of the news of CW 27/2019
The Top 10 Pitches for e-commerce from the #NOAH19
In mid-June, the NOAH conference took place in Berlin, at which promising start-ups could present their business model to interested investors. Some of the pitches can now be found on YouTube. Jochen Krisch has summarized the ten most exciting pitches – among others by Lillydoo, Marley Spoon and Outfittery – in a blog post.
Does Jungheinrich have to think about the platform economy? Interview with Hans-Georg Frey, CEO
The Hamburg-based company Jungheinrich is one of the world market leaders for forklift trucks and has grown strongly in recent years. In an interview with Alexander Graf, CEO Hans-Georg Frey talks about the further perspectives of his company and the challenges posed by the platform economy.
Amazon fresh – What Picnic, Farmy and Flaschenpost do differently and better
Not the established retail chains, but newcomers such as Picnic, Farmy or Flaschenpost determine the headlines in online grocery. Iki Kühn for “etailment” examined the reasons for this and what the young companies might do better.
Online Grocery: Fresh approaches provide added value and convenience
Sara Herrera also deals with the current situation in the online grocery sector in the “Handelskraft” blog. In addition to some basic thoughts, she also has some exciting reading tips in store.
4 Steps to Ensure Success in Digital Grocery
The online grocery market is still a comparatively young niche – also in the U.S.: 70 percent of online grocery customers there ordered groceries online for the first time less than two years ago. So the market is far from being distributed. Sylvain Perrier, CEO of Mercatus, gives some tips in his article on how to build a successful online grocery retail business.
B2B: (Digital) price transparency requires new revenue streams outside the trade margin
The wholesale business is in the midst of a far-reaching transformation process. In particular, increasing price transparency is forcing many retailers to rethink their monetization strategies. Gero Becker has taken a closer look at the topic for his article in the blog of the ECC Köln.
Top 10 Cross and Omnichannel Retailers
The EHI Retail Institute examined the cross- and omnichannel activities of German retailers and compiled a ranking of the ten companies that most comprehensively implemented the channel link.
PIM systems: Keep all product data in order
What is a PIM system? What do one need it for and what is to be considered with an introduction? Christiane Fröhlich explores these general questions in an article for “Internet World Business”.
How digital technologies divide
In a joint study, the ECC Köln and Otto investigated which digital technologies customers use in retail. The researchers noted, among other things, that the use of digital services is strongly dependent on the target group. Such services are used five times more frequently by the younger, more innovative target group than by the less open-minded laggards.
New Shopify study highlights online retailing
For the first time, Shopify has looked at the status quo of global online commerce in a study. One finding: German online shoppers spend significantly less money per order than Japanese or Americans, for example, but also make the quickest decisions.