"Having access to a 3D printer is going to change many people's lives"
MakieLab is a London based company founded in 2011, building social toys & games from the same dataset, using 3D printing techniques Founder Alice Taylor, who was kind enough to answer a couple of questions for us, will be one of our expert speakers at the Global E-Commerce Summit in Barcelona.

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Friday 29 August 2014

How has online retailing changed the purchase path of the B2B consumer? This infographic shows you what has changed- and how to deal with it.

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Friday 29 August 2014

Western Europeans' expenditure was highest in e-commerce for consumer packaged goods (CPG). Asia-Pacific led the market but focusing in cosmetic products and groceries and Americans reveal as the most hesitant to purchase on line, as Nielsen’s ‘E-commerce Habits” worldwide study conducted between 30.000 consumers in 60 countries reveals.

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Thursday 28 August 2014

Today, August 28th, the German fashion pure-player Zalando opens its doors to reveal some insider information to the invited crowd.

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Thursday 28 August 2014

Alibaba is preparing the largest ever expected IPO, Initial Public Offering, which could raise more than $ 20 billion next month at New York Stock Exchange. Two German companies, Zalando and Rocket, are following very closely this offering in order to prepare their own listing in Frankfurt, also foreseen in September.

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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Exactly 4 years ago, Zippycart published this innovatice illustration of e-commerce linked to parts (and/ or malfunctions) of the human body. In the age of digital supremacy, four years is a long time. Do you think much has changed? Let us know what your think!

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Wednesday 27 August 2014

The digital agenda for Germany is overdue. However, the network-political program presented past week forgets one of its strongest growth promoters by ignoring the e-commerce. As the Federal Association of E-Commerce und Mail-Order Trade (bevh) underlined in a press release: „A digital agenda without the clear recognition of and a commitments to the e-commerce and the interactive trade is nothing more than a beta-version”.

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Tuesday 26 August 2014

The journey to digital business is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.'s "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2014." As the Gartner Hype Cycle celebrates its 20th year, Gartner said that as enterprises set out on the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing the right technologies at the right time will be critical.

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Tuesday 26 August 2014

After expanding its ads platform across main 8 European Countries, from Germany to Spain, Twitter will announce today that the platform will be extended to another 12 countries in the region: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Portugal and Ukraine.

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E-commercefacts.com organises regular E-Commerce Round Tables throughout Europe in co-operation with Ecommerce Europe and national branche organisations. The round tables take place in a dinner setting. They are an excellent way to gain knowledge and meet / network with industry peers. Next editions are:

  • 15th of October in Lugano (Switzerland)
  • 16th of October in Milan (Italy)
  • 23th of October in Dublin (Ireland)
  • 05th of November in Warsaw (Poland)
  • 19th of November in Bilbao (Spain)
  • 27th of November in Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

    Interested in the  next Round Tables in  Autumn 2014?

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