"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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Wednesday 30 July 2014

WalMartLabs has expanded its talent pool with the acquisition of Luvocracy, a community for product recommendations.

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Wednesday 30 July 2014

On their purchase path, consumers make increasingly use of connected devices. Forrester forecasts cross-channel retail sales to increase to no less than $1.8 trillion in 2018.

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Wednesday 30 July 2014

The Dutch postal service PostNL has today launched hundreds of new parcel pick-up points throughout Belgium. Motivated by the rapid increase in parcel deliveries in Belgium, PostNL strives to facilitate cross- border e-commerce logistics in Holland’s most important foreign online retail market.

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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Online shoppers who make regular internet purchases have higher standards for the website, the checkout and the delivery of the goods. The process must be seamless, a current study of German online shoppers by ECC Cologne shows.

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Tuesday 29 July 2014

The US e-tail firm Amazon shows once again how much the company is abreast of the latest trends: On a new sales platform within the Amazon ecosystem, customers will now be able to create and sell or to buy 3D printed designs.

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Tuesday 29 July 2014

The online marketplace eBay and Russian Post have signed a memorandum of cooperation in order to reduce the time of delivery of goods to Russia from the company’s major markets. The agreement on the joint delivery of parcels was signed by Vice-President of eBay Wendy Jones and Director of Russian Post Dmitry Strashnov. This was reported by East-West Digital News on Friday.

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Monday 28 July 2014

Swiss consumers’ online shopping behaviour differs from that of Germans and Austrians. For instance, the disclosure of all anticipated costs is more important to them than to their neighbours, and they shop online proportionally less often.

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Monday 28 July 2014

The British grocery giant Tesco is eager to continue the development of its e-commerce presence in Poland. Currently ready to deliver groceries to over 13 mn Polish citizens, the company wants to reach the milestone of 1,5 mn deliveries by the end of this year, reports the website Freshplaza.com.

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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)
  • 06th of November in Warsaw (Poland)
  • 19th of November in Bilbao (Spain)
  • 27th of November in Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

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