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Smooth shopping experience is vital in any online B2B store
The number of B2B buyers shopping online is predicted to skyrocket in the next few years. According to a Forrester’s survey, 74% of B2B customers already conduct over 50% of their research online even when they purchase offline. Most B2B buyers begin their journey with Google. Without displaying and selling products online, businesses have a hard […]
Customers and employees determine your online B2B store’s success
Online B2B sales are growing rapidly. Why do some online stores fail to attract customers? And why don’t online sales grow in proportion to company revenue? Professional buyers do most of their research online. Many prefer to reorder products online themselves. If you don’t see this happening in your online B2B store, you might be […]
Rethinking global teamwork: ASSA ABLOY and Solteq kick off a united team
The great history of humankind is all about our capability to collaborate. Now ASSA ABLOY and Solteq are taking global teamwork to a whole new level. Why should there be supplier and customer sides in business if people can work as one team? On an almost ordinary Thursday morning in Solteq’s Jyväskylä office in the […]
Platform economy: empty hype or your place in consumers’ daily life?
Recently, I participated in a bank survey. In response to a question about the number of apps I use, I was about to answer, “One”. But after adding up all my online credit cards and bitcoin wallets, I decided on “Six”. I take advantage of mobile and online applications for payments, cash transfers and investments […]
Business disruption and the difficulty of unlearning old ways
Summer holidays are great for a number of reasons. Time to engage in various activities, learn new things, relax and let your brain unwind. It’s also easier to break routines when you have time to think about your old habits and to change them. Although a shortlist as a concept originated in the business world, […]
APIfication is a business decision
Software developers have always shown an interest in dividing responsibilities into different areas and in packaging and distributing their tasks. To rush development, they like to utilise solutions created by others. How does the so-called “APIfication” tie into this and why is it worthwhile to invest in it? Modern software development consists largely of piecing […]
A sales-driven B2B e-commerce site goes beyond technology
When implementing a B2B e-commerce solution, businesses need to take many factors into consideration. Often elements in the territory between technology and business are overlooked. Without them, the implementation project can itself seem to be a success, but future sales targets suffer. To ensure your online store succeeds, ensure you attend to these matters in […]
The second tsunami of digitalisation will hit your company’s engine room
The first steps in digital technology in the early days of IT paved the way for many of today’s solutions. Now traders have gone back to basics. The digital engine room should guide both customer experience and operational efficiency. With the help of digitalisation, many retailers and other players have focused on customers and the […]
From idea to digital business with a positive ecosystem spirit
An old saying about digitalisation echoes in corridors, ‘An idea is worth nothing’. It revolves in my thoughts over a cup of coffee. Why is it so difficult to create new digital services or solutions that become businesses that can be taken seriously? What happens along the way?
Customisation is crucial in the digital market: learn how Magento meets your needs
More than 250,000 merchants have made Magento the world’s most popular e-commerce solution. The secret of its success lies in its ability to respond to rapid digital changes. New features make gaining market share increasingly easy – on your company’s terms. Magento is an e-commerce platform that effectively responds to continuous digital change. It is […]