Overview of the latest news


  • Podcast: What to consider when choosing the right inventory control system

An efficient inventory control system is a central component for the success of an omnichannel concept. In his latest podcast, Thomas Ottersbach of “E-Commerce-Vision” spoke with Samuel Vogel (Pickware) about the requirements of a modern system.


  • Sellers must be involved

Time and again, in-store retailers lose sales because customers cannot find what they are looking for in the shops. Digital systems at the point of sale can help to increase customer satisfaction. However, as a study by the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg in Heilbronn shows, the sales staff is crucial to the success of such initiatives.



  • Amazon & Co. should be liable for sales tax of dealers

Many foreign marketplace traders – especially from Asia – are not registered in Germany and therefore do not pay sales tax. As a result, the tax authorities miss out on large sums in the millions. Therefore, politicians now want to make trading platforms more liable.


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  • Grocery shows the way: No hackers in the supermarket

In grocery, many processes are dependent on technical systems and are therefore vulnerable. For this reason, the industry has developed a common security standard that has now been approved by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).


  • Uber is planning food delivery by drone in 30 minutes

There has often been speculation about the possibilities of drone technology in logistics. Uber is already subjecting the concept to a practical test: In San Diego, the company wants to deliver food with drones.



  • E-Commerce in China: How to reach Chinese consumers?

According to a study by Frost & Sullivan and Azoya Consulting, Chinese online shoppers are increasingly shopping abroad. In her guest article in the bevh blog, Elena Gatti gives helpful tips on how German companies can also benefit from this trend.



  • This is important when relaunching a B2B website

A relaunch of their own website is a great challenge for many B2B companies. Michael Schreiber, Head of Online Communication at the power tool manufacturer Festool, explains the biggest pitfalls in an interview with “Internet World Business”.



  • How much longer do we actually need DHL, Hermes, DPD and Co?

Do the large logistics groups oversleep the possibilities of digitization and thus put themselves on the sidelines? According to a column by “etailment” editor-in-chief Olaf Kolbrück, there is much to be said for it.


  • Blockchain in Retail: Changing the Shopping Experience

Is the blockchain “the next big thing” in retail? In his article, Brad Anderson reports on possible application scenarios.



  • 3 out of 4 companies fail to meet the deadline of the GDPR

On 25 May, the GDPR comes into force, but according to a Bitkom study, many companies are still not prepared for this. Data protection expert Rafael Gomez-Lus gives final tips in an interview with “E-Commerce-Magazin”.


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