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Rakuten 2014

Rakuten 2014
Rakuten, achieves higher gross merchandise sales (GMS) than Amazon, on both Amazon Retail and its marketplace combined [...]

Marketplaces 2014: Alibaba

Marketplaces 2014: Alibaba
Price competitiveness is not the only reason why Alibaba could become a threat to the established western players. [...]

Amazon: Cross Country Analysis

Amazon: Cross Country Analysis
Details matter, and nowhere has this become clearer than in omnichannel and online retailing, which allows for data insights and granularity on an unprecedented level. [...]

Omnichannel 2014

Omnichannel 2014
Retailers that have not yet embraced the omnichannel trend will need to start transforming their business models now to remain relevant with shoppers. [...]

Amazon 2014

Amazon 2014
Selling online is relatively easy, logistics is what matters & the AmazonFresh future. Amazon is investing heavily in the fulfilment centre rollout to get closer to customers. [...]

Why marketplaces will change everything

Why marketplaces will change everything
Amazon near tipping point in sales growth, profits growth and impact on high street. Amazon is the world’s leading online retailer, the best in class in e-commerce, and as such [...]

Store of the Future 2014

Store of the Future 2014
How can out of town stores stay relevant as much of their space will become redundant going forward? Are there examples for successful transformations? [...]

Online Grocery Retailing in the EU 2014

Online Grocery Retailing in the EU 2014
Focus on drives, click & collect and innovative, collaborative delivery solutions - looking ahead to the next step in the evolution of the sector [...]