An overview of five local commerce models

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Do online marketplaces really strength local retail market?


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eBay Mönchengladbach – buy online, pick up at a local store

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LocaFox – with its own POS and cloud solution

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BUY LOCAL – active nationwide

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Online City Wuppertal – premium local shopping – both online and offline

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Digital Durlach – a town becomes the poster child of a digital city

Mobile commerce versus local commerce?