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    Infographics 12.13.2019

    Welcome to the Supply Chain Finance collaborative arena

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    The Italian Supply Chain Finance market is one of the biggest in Europe: how can financiers serve an interesting sector such as that of SMBs? What role does technology play in this environment?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Infographics 10.24.2019

    Innovative Payments: mobile and beyond

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    Mobile Payment & Commerce continues to drive New Digital Payments, which by now are worth €80 billion overall. New innovations are emerging in the area of digital payments which will give rise to new services and to the transformation of the user experience for consumers in stores.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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    Infographics 10.15.2018

    eCommerce B2c: the market increases, but does the value grow?

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    The growth of eCommerce B2c in Italy continues: the value of online purchases in 2018 exceeds 27.4 billion euros, with a 16% increase compared to 2017. In absolute value the market is worth 3.8 billion euros, the highest ever. In a context where eCommerce is increasingly relevant and the range of action is less restricted, doubts and questions on the business sustainability arise with increasing force. The most relevant: the market increases, but does the value for companies that have accepted this challenge grow accordingly? And for the Country system?
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Infographics 04.12.2018

    Safeguards and tools for more sustainable gaming: Data and analysis of the Italian Online Gaming sector

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    Social Sustainability has been a priority for some years now, not just for governments in developed countries, but also for companies operating in those countries. In the Online Gaming sector, this concept is reflected in a vast array of policies and procedures, including as part of the Responsible Gaming programs. In contrast to illegal gaming, safeguarding players from fraud and problematic gaming and the prevention of underage Gaming are the cornerstones of the regulated Italian framework, which, together with digitalisation, the enhancement of broadband connections and the growth in the number of smartphones, have influenced consumer behaviour and shaped the evolution of the sector.
    Observatory Online Gaming
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    Infographics 03.15.2018

    Supply Chain Finance: towards new perspectives

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    There are new, innovative solutions appearing on the market, how do I choose the best one for my business? What role do new participants, such as logistics service providers, play? Technology for SCF: is it an enabler, or a strategic component? What are the current trends, in what directions are things evolving?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Infographics 03.07.2018

    Mobile Payment & Commerce: Fasten your seatbelts!

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    2017 saw increasing curiosity and interest among Italians in Mobile Payment & Commerce. Mobile Proximity Payment started to become a reality due to investments made in advertising, and to the entry into the Italian market of some big international players. Mobile Commerce is taking an ever-increasing share of the online purchasing pie.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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    Infographics 11.28.2017

    Digital b2b: the basis for a digital Italy

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    The time has come to go beyond single project “silos”-type digitalisation, or single company, “monad”-type, digitalisation, to concentrate on a truly integrated digital ecosystem, “Digital B2B”, laying sound foundations for digital transformation within Italy.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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    Infographics 11.22.2017

    B2C e-commerce market in Italy: we need vision, courage and perseverance!

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    B2C E-commerce is progressively becoming more relevant and, across the world, its scope has gradually become less restricted or confined. This is increasingly the case in the Italian market, even though B2C e-commerce in this country has yet to reach a level of maturity that exists in other more developed markets abroad. In 2017, the Italian e-commerce demand grew by 17%, the number of web shoppers went up by 10% and its share of overall retail purchases now stands at 5.7%.
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Infographics 09.25.2017

    Food & Grocery in Italy: has e-commerce delivered?

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    Food is at the top of the list in every shopping basket in Italy, but e-commerce has yet to take off in this sector. In 2017, the online Food & Grocery market was worth 812 million euros (up by 37%), a measly 0.5% of overall retail purchases in the sector.
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Infographics 07.20.2017

    Supply Chain Finance: Tomorrow is already here!

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    What is the value of the Net Operating Working Capital of Italian companies? How is it broken down? What is the cash to cash value of Italian companies? What is it composed of? What does it look like when compared to the European situation? What is the Value of the SCF potential and served markets? What approach do startups have to SCF?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Infographics 06.09.2017

    Mobile payment and commerce: conquering the world

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    There is growing interest at global level towards Mobile Payment & Commerce: Mobile Remote Commerce is by now consolidated but Mobile Proximity Payment has yet to prove its potential. “New” Digital Payments in Italy keep growing, and in 2016 have demonstrated they can be the engine that brings Italians closer to electronic payments, replacing cash.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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    Infographics 05.05.2017

    Online Gaming: growth of the legitimate circuit

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    Opposing unlawful gaming, offer extension, taxation based on expenditure and rules to safeguard players have all led to the recovery of most of the unofficial ‘activity’ with a consequent increase of gaming flows in the Italian legitimate circuit. With the advancements of the regulatory and gaming framework the sector’s attractiveness has increased and over recent years there have been two major developments: Italian players have returned to the legitimate circuit and the entry in the Italian market of big international operators that have brought their base of Italian clients with them.
    Observatory Online Gaming
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    Infographics 03.20.2017

    Food online: it whets my appetite!

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    Food&Grocery is one of the sectors of highest interest in the Italian B2c eCommerce scenario, both for the huge and still unexpressed potential and for the ferment going on in the offering sector over the last two years. In 2016 the eCommerce in Food&Grocery market, that is what Italian consumers purchase on both Italian and International sites, is worth 575 million euros, + 30% compared to 2015.
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Infographics 02.03.2017

    Technologic and digital innovation for ever more SMART logistics

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    What are the main figures and scenarios of third party logistics in Italy? What are the new paradigms and services within the logistics offering? In the shift from multichannel to omnichannel, what are the possible logistics models and their integration with traditional channels? What are the evolution scenarios? Which technologic and digital innovations are changing the face of logistics today?
    Observatory Contract Logistics “Gino Marchet”
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    Infographics 12.23.2016

    Fashion online: a trend-setting channel

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    In 2016 the eCommerce in Fashion market, what Italian consumers purchased from Italian and international sites, exceeds 1.8 billion euros, with an absolute value increase of 365 million euros (+25%) compared to 2015. In the product eCommerce sector Fashion is second only to technology and electronics: it counted for 6% in 2012 and today, in 2016, it is just under 10%.
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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