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News about GPeC Events – GPec Summit, GPec E-Commerce Trainings, GPeC E-Commerce Summer School, GPeC E-Commerce Awards Gala, GPeC Online Shops Competition

GPeC 2020. Dan Ariely, first time speaking in Romania at GPeC SUMMIT

The rational thing to do these days would be to disclose our next speakers at GPeC SUMMIT 2019. We know! But today we’re unable to be rational. For, today we’re excited and proud to announce that we bring to Romania, for the first time ever, the Irrationally Yours, Professor Dan Ariely. According to Bloomberg, Dan is one of the top 50 most influential thinkers of our times. Combining cognitive psychology and behavioral economics, he has dedicated his life and career to investigating human irrational behavior.

Dan Ariely speaks for the first time in Romania at GPeC SUMMIT November 2020, in an attempt to understand the irrational consumer. Learn more about Dan.

Citește articolul..., a new e-commerce information portal was launched

Ecommerce Europe members and online businesses interested in entering the Polish market have now access to, a knowledge platform on Polish and international e-commerce. The website gives access to reports and materials about national and European markets and it facilitates the access to the Polish market for those interested in creating partnerships in the region.

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E-commerce Market Report 2017: Romanians purchased online 2.8 billion euro worth of products (UPDATE with infographic)

According to figures and estimates of the main players in the Romanian e-commerce, together with GPeC (all sources are mentioned at the end of the report), the value of online shopping reached 2.8 billion euros in 2017, at least 40% more than in 2016 (when the total gross was of 1.8 to 2 billion euros). It means that Romanians spent an average of 7.67 million euros every day in 2017, for online shopping. The 2.8 billion euros refer strictly to e-tail, to physical (tangible) products that were ordered online and it doesn’t include services, utility bills, air tickets, holidays, hotel bookings, show tickets, downloadable content etc. If we added those, the total amount of online purchases would increase considerably. E-commerce share of total retail: 5.6% The increase of approx. 40% year over year, recorded by the Romanian e-commerce market, is one of the highest in the European Union. The value

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REPORT > European Customer Pulse 2017: 43% of customers returned items purchased online over 1 year

The returns process has a big part to play in omni-channel retail. Across Europe, 70% of shoppers say the ease of being able to return items factors into which retailer they choose to shop online with, according to the report “JDA & Centiro Customer Pulse 2017” by JDA Software Group and Centiro. The research was done online, on 8,238 consumers across Europe, gathering insights from people of all ages across France, Germany, UK and Sweden. Important findings: 45% of shoppers who experienced issues received either a faulty or incorrect item over the last 12 months 24% European shoppers made additional in-store purchases when picking up Click & Collect orders 43% returned items purchased online over the last 12 months as expectations were not met Research shows an 8% increase in issues relating to online orders over the last 12 months.

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1.85 trillion USD is the forecasted turnover for global e-commerce in 2017

The global ecommerce market continues to flourish in 2017 with a growth rate of 17% and forecasted turnover of $1.85 trillion. Global online retail is increasing rapidly with a forecasted growth rate of 17% in 2017. Asia now ‘owns’ 50% of the global ecommerce market. This is one of the many interesting findings of the Global Ecommerce Report 2017. The report reveals ecommerce trends, facts and figures, and offers insights into each region of the global ecommerce industry. Asia (20%+) is booming North America (9%+) is slowing down South America (16.5%+) and the Middle East & Africa (11%+) are growing strongly but surprisingly not as quickly as Europe (19%+). The report displays a correlation between social media and ecommerce trends. Over 53% of global consumers state that social media affects their online purchasing habits, and over 34% share their mobile purchase and online experiences via social media. Additionally, Facebook remains

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