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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 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 11.22.2017

    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 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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    Infographics 12.23.2016

    eCommerce B2c in Italy: the supply graduation test

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    How much is B2c eCommerce worth in Italy? How many Italian online consumers are there? What emerges from the comparison between Italy and major international markets? What are the most used payment methods? What is the role of mobile devices in the purchasing process of Italians? What are the elements for a successful customer experience and what are the main innovation areas within B2c eCommerce?
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Infographics 03.10.2016

    Supply chain finance: what’s up in Italy?

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    Supply Chain Finance is a combination of solutions enabling companies to fund their Working Capital leveraging the position within the Supply Chain they operate in and relationships with other supply chain players.
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Infographics 02.18.2016

    Mobile Payment & Commerce: engage your customers

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    With the entry of two great players – Apple in 2014 and Samsung in 2015 – the competitive Mobile Payment & Commerce framework has become even grander. At the same time, big steps have been made in consolidating technologic configurations, especially in the Mobile Proximity sector, with the improved definition of HCE architectures and tokenization solutions. Meanwhile, Mobile Remote Payment & Commerce has long since established the substantial aspects of IT configurations.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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