Venera Shaydullina talks about the digitalization trends of electronic and offline trading, cites the 5 most promising technologies that will have a strong impact on e-commerce in the near future, and gives advice to Russian entrepreneurs on how to get competitive advantages in the new conditions
New Digital Technologies in Electronic Commerce
Global retail sales in e-commerce in 2018 amounted to approximately $ 2.5 trillion, according to forecasts for 2021, their volume will grow to $ 4.5 trillion. The world of digital marketing is developing and changing very quickly due to the global spread of Internet access: both mobile and fixed. And modern information technologies are used on both sides: by both the consumer and the seller. Continue reading
Evgeny Dobrinin compares two types of franchises – direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work with today
In recent years, reverse franchising has become increasingly popular. Many companies offer it as a way of cooperation, since this model allows you to trade on large areas at minimal cost while maintaining the growth and reputation of the brand. As a result, the reverse franchise is beneficial for both the parent organization and those who collaborate with it.
Features of reverse franchise versus direct Continue reading
Ilya Veitsman describes in detail the features of sales in beauty salons, lists the main problems that exist today in this industry, and gives advice on how to overcome them
The Russian market of beauty salons is getting closer and closer to the more developed markets of the United States and major European countries. The beauty salon ceases to be the personification of status, elitism, prestige and preferences, and instead moves more and more into the service sector — “a La” restaurants. A trip to the salon and a haircut for $300-500 or time spent in a chair at the famous hairdresser, who often flashes on television and does the client a favor with his time, are left behind. Over the past 3-4 years, the client has grown wiser, learned to value their time and money, and began to demand first of all the high quality of both the service and, of course, the result itself. Continue reading