Marketplaces have become an essential driver of e-commerce growth. Who better to take us through the strengths of this business model, the latest innovations - especially regarding payment - , and regulations, than Marc Lolivier, Executive Director of Fevad.
The regulatory landscape continues to evolve for marketplaces. To protect consumers and promote competition, new European directives, including the DSA, will soon come into force and have a major impact on platforms.
Versatile and scalable, marketplaces are having a moment. But how to make sure your platform stays on top? We spoke with Laurent Thoumine, Associate Director at Accenture, on the technological evolution of marketplaces and how automation is the key to maximizing both the seller and customer experience in the booming platform economy.
Marketplaces are expected to account for over 70% of e-commerce sales this year. To discuss this trend, we caught up with Olivier Godart, associate director at Diamart and co-founder of Diamart Now, a digital project management consulting agency. "Marketplaces are a valuable tool in the digital transition of the retail industry," he agrees, based on his experience with But, Darty and Monoprix.
The e-commerce ecosystem is constantly evolving and it can be hard to keep up with the latest terminology. What are e-commerce, e-retail and marketplaces? What are their specificities and differences? Read on to find out!
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