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What does it take to be successful in eCommerce? To answer this question, we spoke to Hagen Meischner from PrestaShop about the benefits of an open source shop system and interviewed Michel Sperlich of onlinedesign.eu on quality assurance through crowdtesting.

But not only the retailers themselves are active in online retail today. Many manufacturers are also looking for the most direct way to reach the end customer. Andreas Bauer from 004 GmbH has told us how to best avoid cannibalization effects.

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Interview with Hagen Meischner, PrestaShop
Interview with Michel Sperlich, onlinedesign.eu
Interview with Andreas Bauer, 004 GmbH
Empowered shoppers propel retail change
Digital skills high on retail’s shopping list
Millennials are changing the rules in retail
Returns are a "ticking time bomb"
Ensuring significant return on EAS investment
News from the EuroCIS LinkedIn group
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”Germany’s eCommerce industry is strongly influenced by the ecosystem“

Interview with Hagen Meischner, Country Manager Germany for PrestaShop

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Starting an online shop today no longer needs to be expensive and complicated. Free open source tools have long since been available. Hagen Meischner from open source software vendor PrestaShop, knows the pros and cons.
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“Online stores using responsive design cannot be tested enough“

Interview with Michel Sperlich, Managing Director of onlinedesign.eu

A lot of development work and extensive testing is needed before an online store can be launched. These days, developers are able to outsource this testing to the crowd. Michel Sperlich, Managing Director of onlinedesign.eu, explains the principles of crowdtesting for online shops.
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"Retail and manufacturers need a common strategy"

Interview with Andreas Bauer, CPO of 004 GmbH

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Online retail not only offers sales potential for retailers but also for manufacturers. How can retailers and producers subsequently avoid getting into an uncomfortable competitive situation online? Andreas Bauer from 004 GmbH, argues in favor of a joint online and offline strategy of producers and retail from which ultimately both benefit.
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Empowered shoppers propel retail change

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Today’s empowered shoppers are propelling retail change. To stay competitive, retailers must continually monitor customer preferences along the full path to purchase. The 2015 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper study looks closely into market trends, consumer behavior, and opportunities for retailers.
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Digital skills high on retail’s shopping list

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© Marla Elena eCommerce
The report ‘Sector insights: skills and performance challenges in the retail sector’ highlights that recruiting technically skilled people and upskilling the existing workforce will be crucial for the sector to take full advantage of the changing retail landscape.
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Millennials are changing the rules in retail

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If you want to catch a glimpse of how tech will revolutionize shopping - and so many aspects of our lives - it's worth keeping an eye on the changing habits of our mobile-obsessed teens. Done well, brands can personalize our shopping like never before and create a really enjoyable experience.
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Returns are a "ticking time bomb"

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© Barloworld Supply Chain Software
Stark warnings were voiced at the latest Gartner UK Supply Chain Conference. Analysis from the event shows that a majority (66 percent) of retailers are seeing returns increasing, but one in three do not have the capability to track them.
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Ensuring significant return on EAS investment

Exhibitor News

Checkpoint Systems has announced EVOLVE-Store, a real-time app for smartphones and tablets that supports real-time electronic article surveillance and organized retail crime event management.
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"How Amazon would run your brick-and-mortar store"

News from the EuroCIS LinkedIn group

© LinkedIn Corporation 2013
Monoltih CEO Martin Martin Birač has asked himself a very interesting question due to the persistent rumors of online giant Amazon opening its own stores. Read in his post in our Linkedin group what improvements Amazon could, in his opinion, bring from the online retail world to brick-and-mortar retail.
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