E-commerce

What is the SUP Directive (Single-Use-Plastic) and what are the obligations arising from it?
What is the Single-Use-Plastic Directive (SUP Directive) and what are the obligations arising from it?

In the face of growing environmental awareness and pollution, the European Union authorities enacted the so-called SUP Directive in 2019, resulting in new obligations for entrepreneurs from member states aimed […]

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What is CESOP – Central Electronic System of Payment Information – and how does it affect the e-commerce industry?

The e-commerce industry is growing year by year, as confirmed by increasing numbers and the introduction of new technologies and conveniences. This applies to both the quality of services provided […]

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E-commerce Trends 2024 – What Could the Future of E-commerce Look Like?
E-commerce Trends 2024 – What Could the Future of E-commerce Look Like?

The e-commerce industry evolves year by year. Companies are implementing increasingly newer solutions that allow for the optimization and automation of processes, resulting in sales growth. The use of artificial […]

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What is EDI, Electronic Data Interchange, and its application in the e-commerce industry?
What is EDI, Electronic Data Interchange, and its application in e-commerce?

In the era of digitization, automation is one of the factors significantly increasing the efficiency of an enterprise, and it can be applied in many areas. An example of this […]

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Registration of Producers and Packaging/Waste in Spain - What You Should Know?
Registration of Producers and Packaging/Waste in Spain – What You Should Know?

On December 20, 1994, the European Parliament and the European Council adopted Directive 94/62/EC, which regulated the provisions on waste and packaging waste. However, it was significantly amended in 2018 […]

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how to prepare for q4 e-commerce sales?
How to prepare for Q4 e-commerce sales?

For quite some time, it’s been widely recognised that the 4th quarter brings about a shopping frenzy, associated with numerous holidays, including those from abroad that have either already made […]

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what are incoterms 2020?
What are Incoterms 2020?

The world of mail order selling is a vast subject that encompasses a variety of disciplines, including sales, negotiation, information technology, and logistics. Within the domain of logistics, challenges related […]

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International warehousing - everything you need to know
International warehousing – everything you need to know

For many e-commerce companies, reaching a broader customer base often involves venturing into new markets as a crucial step in scaling operations. Entrepreneurs aim to streamline the expansion process, and […]

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The DAC7 Directive – what is it and how will it affect e-commerce and digital platform operators?
The DAC7 Directive – what is it and how will it affect e-commerce and digital platform operators?

Starting from May 1st, significant transformations are on the horizon for the Polish e-commerce landscape. The EU’s DAC Directive, which applies universally to all member states, is scheduled for implementation. […]

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Packaging registration in Germany - LUCID - and how to register for it?
Packaging registration in Germany – LUCID – and how to register for it?

Sustainability is no longer just a buzzword, it’s now a growing priority and necessity across multiple facets of life and commerce. Should you pursue international growth in Germany, you are […]

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omnichannel and multichannel in e-commerce
Omnichannel and multichannel in e-commerce – how do these two approaches differ?

Multichannel and omnichannel are terms frequently encountered in discussions about expanding e-commerce sales. The former denotes the act of selling or interacting through various channels, while the latter signifies seamless […]

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Analysing a new market prior to expansion
Analysing a new market prior to expansion

Venturing into international markets is a lucrative path for entrepreneurs seeking business expansion. This becomes especially pertinent when the local market has reached its peak, with limited possibilities for substantial […]

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e-commerce payment systems in europe
E-commerce payment systems in Europe

Nowadays, an online payment system is a vital e-commerce component. Beyond simply transferring money to the online shop and seller’s account, each system offers diverse payment options, transaction processing speed, […]

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Obstacles in foreign expansion – what to look out for before entering a new market?
Obstacles in foreign expansion – what to look out for before entering a new market?

In order to properly scale their business, numerous companies eventually consider expanding their operations, which often involves entering foreign markets. Successfully completing this expansion can lead to a larger customer […]

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what is a consignment warehouse?
What is a consignment warehouse?

A consignment warehouse, also known as consignment storage, is a specific type of storage facility where items are kept and sold based on a consignment arrangement. This arrangement involves an […]

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E-commerce fulfilment – what is it and who is this service for?
E-commerce fulfilment – what is it and who is this service for?

The e-commerce industry faces a significant challenge of managing logistics processes, which becomes more complex as a company expands and considers expanding overseas. To address this challenge, the e-commerce fulfilment […]

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marketplace platforms in europe
Marketplace platforms in Europe

The influence of major marketplace platforms in the global e-commerce landscape is constantly expanding, and this trend is equally evident in European markets. Irrespective of the specific country, it is […]

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EU mail order sales limits
EU mail order sales limits

The e-commerce industry is in a constant state of development, a trend that has become especially noticeable in the past couple of years. As companies expand their product offerings and […]

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20 e-commerce tools that support your business development
20 e-commerce tools that support your business development

Running an e-commerce business requires a constant, comrehensive, hands-on approach. A steady growth depends on a wide range of factors – from online sales and SEO, to logistics and customer […]

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What companies can assist in the development of e-commerce?
What companies can assist in the development of e-commerce?

The recent boom of the e-commerce industry means that we have an increasing number of specialised agencies popping up on the market, like mushroom after the rain, offering dedicated services […]

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E-commerce platforms in 2023
E-commerce platforms in 2023

Choosing the right e-commerce platform for an online shop seems to become increasingly more challenging with each passing year. Competing solutions are racing to outdo each other on many levels, […]

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Marketplace platforms – why are they worth taking a closer look at?
Marketplace platforms – why are they worth taking a closer look at?

Marketplace platforms continue to grow in popularity and increasingly retailers admit that it is these channels that are receiving the most attention. The question is whether it is a good […]

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Social proof in foreign markets, in other words, how to build trust?
Social proof in foreign markets, in other words, how to build trust?

Strategies for foreign market penetration or conquest vary from exporting, to opening subsidiaries, to corporate mergers. Expansion is often accompanied by financial, legal and… social matters. That’s why, no matter […]

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What can be sold on Amazon?
What can be sold on Amazon?

Due to a number of factors, mainly the pandemic, in the recent years the growth of the e-commerce industry has accelerated very rapidly. Due to the need to survive and […]

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Cross-border ecommerce logistics: a comprehensive guide
Cross-border ecommerce logistics: a comprehensive guide

International online sales are a sign of the times. Not only big brands and well-known sales platforms such as Shopee, Aliexpress, or Amazon but also owners of smaller companies are […]

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Development of Romanian e-commerce as an opportunity for Polish entrepreneurs
Development of Romanian e-commerce as an opportunity for Polish entrepreneurs

Polish entrepreneurs running online shops are becoming increasingly keen to open up sales abroad, not only to the neighbouring countries, but also to markets further afield.  

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Excess inventory – competitive advantage or margin killer?
Excess inventory – competitive advantage or margin killer?

If you are running an e-commerce business, you are certainly well aware that keeping inventory levels at an appropriate, safe level tends to be a demanding job. Neither the situation, […]

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What are the reasons behind product unavailability on e-commerce stores?
What are the reasons behind product unavailability on e-commerce stores?

The summer season is approaching and it’s time to buy new sports equipment. You are about to place an order on Amazon for some new clothes and accessories. It’s not […]

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What is DDMRP?
What is DDMRP and how does it enable companies to better prepare for dynamic market conditions?

Based on the sales results, we estimated that the demand for our product should increase by about 15% compared to the previous year. Therefore, we plan production and order the […]

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Cross-border e-commerce. What can be done to successfully go abroad with an online store?
Cross-border e-commerce. What can be done to successfully go abroad with an online store?

Despite the globalization of the modern world also in the area of trade, still, each local e-commerce market has its own characteristics. What can be done to successfully conquer the […]

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Data in E-commerce. Challenge or opportunity?
Data in E-commerce. Challenge or opportunity?

How to aggregate data in omnichannel selling? Why understanding and analyzing of data in e-commerce is so important? Must read it.

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What is a SKU? The role of SKU codes in commerce
What is a SKU – the role of SKU codes in commerce

If you sell products online, you must have some sort of way to track them. If our product has a range of colour or size variants, or is sold in […]

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What is the EORI number and how to get it?
What is the EORI number and how to get it?

Are you going to import goods outside the European Union? Or maybe you have contractors from outside the EU who would like to buy your products? Before you start making […]

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