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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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December 1st, 2016

How much innovation is there in the Italian retail industry?

NewsFromThePlatform

Not much, but rapidly growing – according to the Observatory for Digital Innovation in Retail, promoted by the Politecnico School of Management in Milan. If the absolute numbers of the Italian retail industry’s investment in technology are small – only …

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March 2nd, 2016

Big retailers: stellar delay in digitization

Luca Catzola, Venture Partner P101

Italian large retailers have an enormous potential but are afraid of the digital revolution. They shun omnichannel strategy, missing sales for tens of billions of Euros. Other industries, such as tourism and electronics, have seized the digital challenge – so …

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