Amazon founder Jeff Bezos climate conference
The founder of the world's largest online retailer, Amazon Jeff Bezos, is donating $ 2 billion to the climate conference. We find a fine move from Jeff.
Facebook starts Reddit downvote button
After testing on US market, now facebook starting the reddit downvote button tool for more users in New Zealand and Australia. The downvote button is like the thumbs-up and thumbs-down in youtube. This downvote button can be set by users on
public page post comments.
ECommerce Day 2018 Köln
The E Commerce Day 2018 trade fair for online commerce and shop will be held in Köln this year. More exactly in the RheinEnergieStadion in the Aachener Str. 999. Interested parties and visitors will have a width
range of lectures offered.
Facebook is banning more data scandal companies
Since the Cambridge Analytica release, Facebook has been trading and blocking companies like AggregateIQ or CubeYou. These companies massively collected Facebook customer data for their own purposes.
Also, Facebook is now more active against political manipulation.
Online Payment System Paypal most popular in Germany
According ECC-Payment-Studie Vol. 22 Paypal and Payment by Bill on top of payment methods of german online Customer. Further popular Payment Methods are Credit card, debit and immediately transfer.
Magento 2.2.2 offers more protection through Sgnifyd Fraud Protection and faster loading times. The checkout for Onlineshop customers are faster and easier with access of history orders.
Magento 2.2.2 also improved reporting and statistic tools.
Shopware 5.3.7 becomes more user-friendly and custom. Media, content and PDFs can be edited more easily. Customers are shown more specific offers. In addition, Shopware 5.3.7 increased fast loading times.
Amazon wants to start its own delivery service in the US
Amazon has already established its own delivery service in England. Amazon released its efforts to provide the SWA Delivery Service (Shipping with Amazon) worldwide. In America, the delivery service starts
SWA in Los Angeles and will initially be offered to dealers. Also, 2017 Amazon dominated the german market with 50%.
Google removed about 600.000 Bad Apps from Google Play Store
2017 Google remove all Bad Apps and the responsible developer accounts from Google Play Store. According Android developers blog about 99 Percent of Apps are removed before anyone download and install it. Google is working on an automatic
learning AI for evaluating apps for the Google Play Store.
Ebay exchanges Paypal with competitor Adyen
Ebay is encouraging its customers to pay with Paypal's main competitor Adyen in future. After 15 years of successful cooperation between Ebay and Paypal, Ebay quits the partnership with Paypal. Until 2020 it is still possible to pay with Paypal on Ebay.
Since the two largest E Commerce online shops Amazon and Alibaba offer their own payment systems, Ebay wants to optimize the payment system after a profit decline. However, Adyen also offers payment through Paypal.
Amazon auf Platz 6 in weltweiten Handelsunternehmen Ranking
Amazon ranked 6th in global trading company ranking
Amazon's (USA) unrestrained growth is highlighting the growing popularity of E Commerce online shopping. Wal-Mart (USA) is number one consecutively. 2nd place goes to Costco Wholesale Corporation (USA).
In third place is The Kroger Co. (USA). Ranked #4 Schwarz Gruppe (Germany), #5 Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (USA). Place 8 is denied by the Aldi Group (Germany).
Printers will order new ink cartridges automated
HP and Epson are developing printers that automatically reorder empty ink cartridges in the onlineshop. Soon, the reorder functionality is to be used in many other products as well. Amazon Prime customers can reorder by push of a button.
This Amazon reordering functionality is fueled by the Amazon SDK which allows third-party vendors to implement the reorder function into their own products. Consumers criticize the lack of control and transparency about prices and delivery times.
Big discounts for Overstock onlineshop customers by crypto currency Bitcoin
There were big discounts for overstock customers, as the onlineshop got confused when paying with the crypto currency Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. Coinbase is responsible for paying for overstock crypto transactions.
Coinbase split off from Bitcoin. At the beginning of January an API error made it possible to pay for products in the Overstock onlineshop with bitcoin cash at bitcoin prices. This means that the crypto currency Bitcoin Cash was as valuable as Bitcoin,
about 5 times greater than the actual value of Bitcoin Cash.
Four future reasons for the growing popularity of E Commerce onlineshops
According to a study by Bitkom, the main reason for the growing popularity of E Commerce onlineshops is the independence of opening hours, the high flexibility, the delivery to the door, the time savings in terms of travel
and parking search, the convenience regardless of the weather and the great range of products.
Alibaba makes 22 million euros on 11th of November
Alibaba launches "Singles Day" as a public relations project, because alone living people in China are considered as deplorable. With products and offers, customers are encouraged to buy in the online shop.
Alibaba is taking it to the extreme with the giant "Global Shopping Day" show in Shanghai. Sales are visible live to everyone. The 11th of November is also being staged as a day of action with many famous actors.
Crypto currency Bitcoin Hype - Future or the next Bubble?
Most people have heard about crypto currency Bitcoin and its huge increase in value at the stock exchange. Bitcoin sees itself as the answer to the last financial crisis and people's dissatisfaction.
Our conclusion: Bitcoin is worthwhile to make short-term profit, but is not suitable for long-term retirement provision. Vision of crypto currency: No central control of money and a fixed upper limit on
the quantity production. The upper limit of Bitcoin is about 21 million. This upper limit can not be manipulated.
Shazam was purchased by Apple for $ 400 million
The Shazam mobile app for music detection was bought by Apple in the last few days. Shazam detects via the mobile phone which music is currently playing and displays the artist and song title.
Online payments more safety by the EU Commission
When logging into online accounts or when transferring money online, there are at least two independent steps to ensure greater security. These security barriers for hackers could be
as is known, the password, a PIN code, a biometric recognition or a fingerprint. The rules will be set out in the PSD2 Directive and will be valid in Germany in 2018.
In addition, banks must pass on account information to financial Startup companies.
Italy and Sweden on the growth peak in Europe's E Commerce online shopping
Currently, Italy and Sweden lead the growth in online shopping with 14 percent annually. Turkey is also well ahead of Europe's growth spike of 13 percent.
Amazon Christmas business is booming
According to E Commerce survey, Germany is buying 85 percent of its Christmas gifts online. Almost 45 percent are looking for Christmas gifts at Amazon and 25 percent at Google. Amazon is a clear market leader
in the E Commerce onlineshop market. Price-conscious consumers use online shops to compare before they decide to buy.
Facebook launches B2B campaign
Facebook launches its largest B2B campaign for companies in Germany. Facebook advertises its internet marketing options on Messenger, Instagram and Audience Network. 1.2 million companies in Germany use
Facebook as a internet marketing channel.
Audi starts E Commerce Onlineshop for usesd cars
After the car portals mobile.de and autoscout24.de have already worked very well for years, Volkswagen has entered into the online used car trade. Now Audi is also starting used cars onlineshop. On average, the used cars directly from Audi are better in shot,
have fewer kilometers to the hump, but cost for it also more money. It is assumed that the service in the case of defect parts is better and more organized.
Mobile onlineshop and shopping times in E Commerce
Mobile shopping is becoming increasingly popular among end-users in E Commerce. In comparison, currently 56% of the customers buy via the Internet via their smartphone. Companies are beginning to get even more mobile on their onlineshops
Funtionality and ease of use. The E Commerce industry is also creating more and more jobs as the demand for specialists continues to increase.
New E-Bay automated Retoure
With automatic retoure at E-Bay, customer confidence should be increased and the work of the retailers should be simplified. After 3 days an automatic return system starts when the merchant has not responded.
Amazon 1-click-checkout patent runs out
Amazon can no longer extend the patent for its one-click ordering system. Logical consequences are innovations of this simple system by other companies, because many people shop on their smartphone.
Alipay Beta Payment with face detection
Alibaba provides for its payment service Alipay the "Smile-to-Pay" license for commercial use. The "Smile-to-Pay" service from Alipay works with face detection
and entering the telephone number. A beta version of "Smile-to-Pay" from Alipay was presented at the CEBIT in 2015. Whether Alipay can also expand with "Smile-to-Pay" in the West,
is still speculation because of the strict personal and data protection laws.
E Commerce Expo Berlin
The third E Commerce Berlin Expo starts on February 15, 2018. The fair had this year about 9000 visitors and 83 companies such as Prestashop, Magento, Idealo, DHL etc.
The speakers included Karl Wehner of Alibaba Group, Laurence Kozera of Google, Frank Schlesinger of Immobilienscout24. They discussed about the chinese and
russian market, E Commerce, internet marketing, SEO and E Commerce companies. On February 15, 2018 represented experts at the E Commerce Berlin Expo, such as Rowan Merewood (Developer at Google),
Daniel Krame (Client Manager at Facebook), Lior Barak (internet Marketing Analyst at Zalando) etc. will discuss about E Commerce and coming trends.
Bitcoin splits because mining algorithm
The Bitcoin community is split. One side wants to hold the old rules and the others side have already established the new rules. Now exists the conventional bitcoin
and Bitcoin Cash. Which development Bitcoin takes and which variant is used for long-term, we will see in future.
Open-Source Onlineshop Shopware 5.3
The new version of Onlineshop Shopware has received new features and improvements. The shop system has been expanded with individual product categories and an individual newsletter.
Some improvements in the shopping experience and user interface were made. Also the ERP system of Shopware was updated.
LIDL change in strategy in E Commerce online trade.
Lidl Digitalchef Philipp Götting separates from the discounter giant Lidl. The new Lidl boss Jesper Hojer relies on E Commerce Onlineshop and deserves 1 billion euros in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Manroland Web Systems, Deliveroo and Axa Insurance.
There is a lot changes in the German E Commerce Industry. Axa insurance makes a complete rollback, Deliveroo expands and Manroland Web Systems develops B2B onlineshop. Deliveroo supplies
also in Hannover, Nuremberg, Hanover, Dortmund, Essen, Leipzig, Dresden, Stuttgart, Mainz and Bonn, now. Manroland Systems is expanding its E Commerce Onlineshop.
Amazon Fresh Startup.
Amazon Fresh started with the food E Commerce Onlineshop in Potsdam, Berlin and now also in Hamburg. Consumers can choose between 280,000 products. Requirement for using Amazon Fresh is to be a member of Amazon Prime.
The Amazon Fresh Service can be booked monthly for 9.99EU. For orders under 40EU, 5.99EU are added for delivery.
New Penny Market Onlineshop.
Penny Market launched first Onlineshop. Consumers can order wine, spirits and non-food products. Penny Market, part of REWE Group will continually increase the sortiment until 2018.
The price are the same like in local stores and will delivered by DHL only in Germany.