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Logistics will be crucial for the future of Amazon, Uber and e-commerce itself

P101 in collaboration with Trademachines

It’s clear, by now, that the world of online retail has disrupted the way we shop. This is so true that even in our very neighbourhoods we happen to see small and medium-sized businesses surrendering to the hegemony of digital …

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April 24th, 2018

Investors Meeting, 2018: P101 development and general future trends

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On April 19th, on the terrace of P101 headquarters in the heart of Milan, our Investors Meeting took place. It’s our annual event in which we look back on last year’s achievements as well as taking a look at the …

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May 25th, 2017

The silent revolution of the retail chain

Redazione di NewsFromThePlatform

The value of e-commerce in the retail market was, in 2016, close to $2 billion, that is, 8.7% of the entire industry. And if the overall growth of retail sales is slowing down, digital retail continues to increase very rapidly, …

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March 2nd, 2017

E-commerce and traditional retail, a new friendship

Redazione di NewsFromThePlatform

The Italian digital market is taking off: the number of customers has increased to 21 million, and purchase frequency and average amount have increased too. 2017 could be the year that sees the highest e-commerce growth since 2010, reaching a …

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October 6th, 2016

The online wine market in Italy and abroad: a world to explore

Marco Magnocavallo, Founder of Tannico

When talking about online wine sales, many people tend to label them as a niche, but is it really such a small segment? Here is some overall data: • Italian wineries are more than 100,000; • The Italian wine industry …

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September 8th, 2016

Logistics, or the coexistence of man and robot at the time of e-commerce

Antonio Perini, CEO and founder at Milkman

“The world of warehouses, forklifts, and brown overalls, that back-room, blokey, almost forgotten world has been changed forever and thrust into the strategic limelight.” This excerpt from Sean Fleming’s last editorial for eDelivery underlines how the digital disruption has entered …

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August 3rd, 2016

Food: the lessons learned by Daniele Biffoli, founder of Gourmant.com

Daniele Biffoli, founder of Gourmant

After nearly three years from its birth, Gourmant.com – the startup that connects food and wine lovers with local Italian producers – is now a competitive reality in the world of high quality food and wine e-commerce, with its 100 …

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June 9th, 2016

What could encourage innovation in Italy? More freedom for institutional investors

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As frequently highlighted by researchers and the industry, the importance of looking beyond traditional investment tools, as well as recognizing the potential difficulties associated with alternative investments (such as illiquid asset class restrictions), is accepted all over the world. Institutional …

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June 1st, 2016

Food: the lessons learned by Marco Porcaro, founder of cortilia.it

Marco Porcaro, founder of Cortilia

Conversation with Marco Porcaro, founder of Cortilia, the first online agricultural market that puts consumers in touch with local farmers, allowing them to shop directly from the farmland. 150,000 subscribers, more than 50 producers and thousands of deliveries: Marco Porcaro, …

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April 6th, 2016

Online Design: the Lessons Learned by Juliette Bellavita, Founder of shoppable.it

Juliette Bellavita, founder and CEO at Shoppable

Scattered notes from a conversation with Juliette Bellavita, founder of Shoppable, the e-commerce reference website for lifestyle and unconventional décor. What have we learned, developed and perfected at Shoppable in three years, during which we have created a community of …

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