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Survival in the Platform Era

New ECC Köln study highlights options for action for German companies The term "platform" is undisputedly one of the most common buzzwords currently used. Hardly...

Strength in Numbers

How manufacturers of complex products and retailers can grow together The traditional B2C supply chain, consisting of manufacturer, wholesaler (if applicable), retailer and end customer,...
Amazon is coming

Amazon is coming – the end for insurers?

It is rumbling in the market: Initial reports indicate that Amazon is setting up its own insurance department in London. Currently, more than 100 insurance experts are to be employed there.

Local Marketplaces: How Geographical Proximity Generates Added Value

Local online marketplaces have long ceased to be uncommon in Germany. From Wuppertal and Mönchengladbach to Göppingen, customers in many German cities can already...

From Experience-based Decisions to Explicit Rules

From Underwriter to IT Service Provider - Alexander Stolte’s digitization column One of the most exciting aspects of digitization in the SME segment of industrial...

Local Commerce: What you can learn from ongoing pilot projects

E-commerce is still on the rise: According to a forecast by the Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE), online retail (+ 11 percent) will grow much faster...

B2B Commerce: Survival in the Platform Economy

In the digital economy, platforms bundle access to products and services. In the B2C environment they have long redefined the rules of the game...

The Alibaba of Industrial and Commercial Insurance – Part 2

Online marketplaces can revolutionize the customer interface of industrial and commercial insurance for small and midrange businesses (SMBs). But if a marketplace is to...

The Alibaba of Industrial and Commercial Insurance – Part 1

Online marketplaces have the potential to revolutionize the customer interface in industrial and commercial insurance for small and midrange businesses (SMBs). The preconditions for...