„For EU conditions, the legislative process is currently progressing very quickly “, Spiegel.de is surprised: The Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA) aim to strengthen consumer protection on Internet platforms. Among other things, it is planned to ban “dark patterns”, which Spiegel.de describes as “design tricks”, „with which users are motivated to do something that they actually do not want. “A vote will take place at the beginning of 2022, and the DSA and DMA could come into effect in 2023. We will stay tuned.
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Black Friday started
The Black Friday week has been running on Amazon since last night, and lasts ten days until November 29th. As the company announced in its newsroom, there is this time more deals than ever before with a discount of up to 50 percent. Between 6:00 a.m. and 7:45 p.m., lightning offers go online every 5 minutes. It is already yesterday Ebay started Cyber Weekwhich runs through November 30th.
Edeka: Disagreement about working with Wolt
The participation of the stationary trade at E-food market is no walk in the park, as the example of Edeka shows. Lebensmittelzeitung.net reports, the collaboration of individual merchants in the Edeka universe with the Wolt delivery service ensures internal discussions. So far, an independent retailer has been working with Wolt, while others have discontinued a cooperation that had already started. Edeka managers and committees have said that they are strengthening a competitor, and that the Wolt plans have not been sufficiently coordinated within the network. Conversely, merchants criticized the cooperative’s existing e-food strategy. The LZ emphasizes that there is no official confirmation for the discussions, the headquarters refer to their contracts with Picnic. At the same time, the article mentions working partnerships between individual merchants, e.g. B. with Bringoo and Bringman.
Babymarkt.de has started the marketplace
Babymarkt.de from Bochum no longer just wants to be a boring online shop: „With the new marketplace, the company would like to at least double its range within the next two years, “that is, to reach around 200,000 articles, it says in an announcement. At the start there are four partners and more than 10,000 articles (Green Cotton is named). By the end of 2021, the total range is to be increased by 25,000 items, including the expansion to include toys, and a new version of the app will be added. The goal is several hundred marketplace providers.
Kaufland.de and Shopify cooperate
The growth of online marketplaces also depends on their ability to cooperate. The online marketplace Kaufland.de is setting a good example and is announcing a collaboration with Shopify. Its dealers now have a simple and direct access to Kaufland.dein order to expand their sales channels and sales channels. The dealers are supported by the seller support at Kaufland.de.
TRADE INTERNATIONALAlibaba corrects growth forecast and causes share price plunge
Also the second Chinese online giant JD.com yesterday announced a 40 percent decline in operating income to 2.6 billion yuan (approximately $ 399 million) for the past quarter from 4.4 billion yuan (approximately $ 646 million) a year earlier. JD.Com cites an increase in the cost of sales, increased expenses for fulfillment, marketing and administrative costs as reasons.
Rohlik announces Milan, Bucharest and seven German cities
Grocery onliner Rohlik, in Germany with Knuspr.de in Munich, wants to start delivering under the “Sezamo” brand in Milan (Italy) and Bucharest (Romania) in spring 2022. Italy will „be the second largest market after Germany “, it says in the announcement. Spain is expected to join in the second half of the year, the city does not name the company. Rohlik announces 8,000 articles and delivery times of three (Milan) and two hours (Bucharest). Germany expansion: Rohlik also wants Knuspr.de „within two years also in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, Essen, Hanover, Stuttgart, Leipzig and other cities.
Amazon vs. Visa: “Well-calculated conflict”
As of January 2022, Amazon in Great Britain will refuse payments with a British Visa card due to high fees, as the “Morning Briefing” reported yesterday. Payment service provider Computop Paygate has spoken out: That „looks like a well-calculated conflict “, says managing director Ralf Gladis. „Who better to challenge Visa than another giant like Amazon? „But it shouldn’t mean that Amazon is now only negotiating special conditions for itself, rather the entire industry should benefit from it. “His word in Jeff’s ear canal.
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Social Media-Marketing Trends 2022
Many online shoppers currently have long faces when looking at delivery times – devastating for retailers, especially during the Christmas season. Retailers usually do not have logistics in their own hands, but they do have relationships with their customers. Guest author Ulrich Hoffmann from the software provider Zendesk explains what retailers can do proactively to increase customer loyalty.
Why is e-commerce so successful in China
Megacities and rural idylls – e-commerce is successful everywhere in China. Winter Nie, Professor of Leadership and Change Management at the Lausanne Business School IMD, explains why this is so in an interview with the Handelszeitung. Four aspects are decisive: The rapid construction of the digital infrastructure, the great acceptance of Chinese consumers to shop by smartphone, fast, efficient and trustworthy delivery systems and widespread super apps such as Tiktok and PDD, with which consumers can complete all transactions – including payment – within a single app .
Sustainable packaging as the greatest potential for optimization
UPS and parking garage providers operate joint micro-depots
In January, Rewe started a project together with Hermes, UPS and Deutsche Post, which provided for delivery by cargo bike from a micro-depot in Hamburg’s old town (the “Morning Briefing” reported). Parking garage operator Apcoa and delivery service UPS have been practicing the same thing since May, as they are now reporting: In four parking garages in Hamburg (Gänsemarkt, Bucerius-Passagen) and Cologne (Klapperhof, Lothringer Straße), parcels are reloaded from truck containers onto cargo bikes. According to the announcement, UPS has been operating such concepts since 2012 and now in 30 German cities. „A central challenge […] is to find suitable micro-depots in the cities, “they say. Apcoa, on the other hand, speaks of overcapacities in the parking garages. That’s right.