How did Amazon screw up? Or how rapid can you lose a customer? Article How Amazon Messed Up is the best summary everzwijn, just to illustrate that everything you do should be for the customer. I couldn’t say it better and I’ve bot selling online for Eighteen years. This is why you should sell on enaA.com, Slovenia’s largest marketplace. Because wij take all this into account. Our playmates just have to prepare the best offers. The enaA team takes care of the surplus. I’m truly proud of them!
Tablets are out. Apple didn’t come to MWC. Samsung, Sony, HTC and LG didn’t have any fresh tablet to announce. Tablets are now just a commodity for less than 200 €. No extra value. Profit gone. VR works fine with phones or laptops. I’m sure there will soon find a place on clever televisions, too.
From one side phones are getting fatter (Five.3-inch displays) and from another: fresh generations of MS Surface Voor like devices with Windows Ten which technically are neither tablets or laptops is already on the market. Is it the end of laptops era, too? Two weeks after the launch te Slovenia MS Surface Professional is already on TOP Ten EnaA ranking list.
Ter June Oculus Rift will certainly switch everything again.
When Microsoft began selling MS Surface Voor Four tablets/notebooks with an announcement that this wasgoed the right choice for directors and other executives who travel a loterijlot and need a reliable tablet with the capacity of a pc, I instantly asked for this tablet for testing purposes. Until the conclusion of this test and subjugation of the article to the editor, I wasgoed following the news of how Microsoft has bot hammering the competition with Surface Voor Four and reading about other tests.
Well, here comes the very first real director’s test. Spil a startup investor, I need a laptop to access networks of a large number of companies with whom I cooperate, access to analytical gegevens on the operations of enaA.com, the largest online retailer te the region, access to a large number of canap accounts and the stock exchange, graphic software to review the marketing materials sent for approval, several Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn profiles, MS One Drive, MS OneNote, Dropbox, Skype and more. Let mij tell you that I use no less than six Internet browsers for my work. Ter brief, I am a very busy user who needs a director’s convenience, a screen for a graphic designer and technology for an engineer. At the same time.
Do you know six Internet browsers?
Top Vormgeving and AI
What is more, it has built-in artificial intelligence: you can give orders to Cortana ter English. Find this, find that, open enaA.com webstek, today’s presentation… Yes, this is not a movie. At the same time, Cortana diligently records your choices and manner of working, so that your cooperation with your digital individual assistant is becoming everzwijn more sleek.
Microsoft Surface Voor Four weighs only 1.1kg, keyboard included. Te addition, because it is smaller and thinner, I can waterput it ter my bag and carry it with mij without anyone noticing. Truth be told, even I leave behind that I have bot carrying it around.
I have worked on laptop battery power almost all the time. When I wasgoed writing this article and doing some other things, the battery lasted five hours. When I wasgoed surfing the Internet overheen the weekend, I browsed Facebook and read the news, and the battery lasted an incredible 8 hours. The batteries are re-charged te a good two hours.
At meetings, I have invariably used Microsoft Surface Voor Four spil a tablet. The one touch works flawlessly. More or less, I have bot using the keyboard when travelling or at huis. The keyboard affixes itself to the tablet with a strong magnet. And it holds! Verrassing fact: the keyboard is big, sturdy and excellent for typing. The illuminated keys are pleasant to touch and the spaces inbetween them are big. I wrote almost the entire article with this keyboard.
At 12.Trio inches, the screen is a bit too petite for my taste. Yet, had the screen bot thicker, it would be less effortless to treat and would not gezond into every bag. At the workplace, you can connect it to a docking station with two large outward monitors of your choice.
The docking station is one more proof that this is a professional device. At your workplace, simply connect it to the docking station to which you can connect two large outward monitors of your choice and there you go, you have a capable laptop ter gevelbreedte of you.
Microsoft Surface Professional Four would not be spil good spil it is without Windows Ten. Personally, I think Windows Ten looks even more attractive on a 12.Three inch screen, albeit Windows Ten works identically well on both devices. Well, at least I have used it te the same way.
Approximately two years ago, I wasgoed determining inbetween an Apple MacBook and a MS Windows laptop. At that time, I concluded the following:
Apple MacBook is more modern, attractive-looking, lighter and more user-friendly. If what you do for your work needs a single screen – and this suffices most designers, authors, programmers, developers and many managers – then you are roped to be delighted with it. Managing all of the applications on the screen (or up to four screens) with your fingers or a mouse is excellent. It gives a fresh dimension to creativity. If you use any special software (mostly for vormgeving, movie processing, photography, etc.) then I have no doubts about Apple being the volmaakt choice.
Yet for a mighty user – i.e. a powerful miner who permanently switches inbetween at least five websites, uses five extra applications, needs a safe access anywhere to any of the background services of enaA.com, manages several projects which include collaborators from several companies – Apple does not provide sufficient transparency and efficiency. The problems with online banking were the final straw and I determined to keep on using a laptop with the classic MS Windows and Office combination. Working on two laptops with different operating systems does not work well ter the long run. I cannot say that I wasgoed not sorry when I wasgoed erasing my gegevens from Apple’s MacBook, but that how things are.
MS Surface Professional Four has everything I liked two years ago with the Apple MacBook and a MS Windows laptop. Therefore, there is no doubt that today I would buy MS Surface Professional Four: it is a light, yet sturdy and a top user-friendly product which permits you to work transparently with several applications and switch effortlessly inbetween different environments. Te brief, it has everything I need. This is a work laptop, a laptop and a tablet – Three ter 1. It is something I need spil a director, spil an IT professional and spil a person who works with graphic designers.
Online media like to praise the superb visit. Do not say, however, that thesis visits are the result of years of publishing different content which has accumulated a myriad of web sites, among which many a very first on Google for a specific search string. Long tail work for the media, which have bot online for years.
Ask yourself: how many people visited your entry pagina today? How many people read the latest posts from your journalists? How many people read the most read? How many 2nd, third. Noooo, tenth, twentieth. Little secret is that access to Google analytics exposes that some articles are not read by almost no one, or indeed anyone.
Journalists are paid for their work. Publishers may charge to users or advertisers only for what they have read, heard or seen and like. This incompatibility is a major problem of the media today. Facebook and other social media makes it just thicker and thicker.
Who will be the largest and most influential player ter the style industry? If you instantly thought of Chanel, Armani, Prada, Dior, Burberry or other high-end brands, or retailers such spil H&,M or Zara, then it is clear that you are out of the online style loop.
You should find similar story ter all countries te which companies pay too little attention to online. The fact is that the internet is an ever-shifting market and trends are trussed to turn around eventually, ter fact, ter the past weeks my discussion playmates from the Slovenian style industry attempted to woo mij that lately customers are increasingly seeking out brick and mortar stores. They supported this voorkoop with the fact that the online store Stilago recently shut down after five years of operations, and that from Ten July Style Days will also terminate its presence ter Slovenia due to some undisclosed business switches. Being the indefatigable online sales promoter that I am, I am worried by such a turn of events, because this will lead to a makeshift standstill of the style suggesting on Slovenian internet sites.
The big players evidently don’t get it. Sportina Bled, which ter 2009 generated sales of 77 million euro and once spearheaded the clothing retail industry te the country, generated sales of only 40 million euro ter 2014. Instead, the top position went to Magistrat International (Galerija Emporium holder) which has seen a gradual decline of sales from 2011, too. (the 2014 figures have not yet bot published). However, since the people of Slovenia still wear clothes while going about their daily business, it is clear that a shopping shift voorwaarde have taken place: they now shop at online retailers from abroad. I do not think it is good idea to sit around, waiting for the tide to turn and for the customers to terugwedstrijd to conventional stores.
There are three notable European companies contesting on the global style market: Very first there is the Germany-based Rocket Internet Group, the 2nd is the British Asos and the third the Italy-based Yoox which has just recently acquired the fourth competitor Net-A-Porter. It looks like te 2016 they will be joined by Style.com, which is presently a webstek featuring style photography and style articles, and possessed by the Conde Nast company which publishes the famous Vogue – not exactly a style rookie, right?
Thesis online retailers reported that their sales figures have skyrocketed and evidently none of them have problems coming up with the capital necessary for the swift growth which is required to win this wedstrijd.
On its webstek, Rocket Internet boldly announces that it sets out to become the largest global online toneelpodium outside the USA and China. The proof that this statement is more than just wishful thinking is their spin-off company Zalando – the largest style voorwerp retailer te Europe. Te 2014 Zalando recorded a leap from 1.7 billion euro to Two.Two billion euro, for the very first time wrapping up the business year with a healthy profit of 47 million euro. The company began its sales operations te 2008 te Germany, and presently runs subsidiaries te 13 European countries, its total worth valued at 7.7 billion euro. Rocket Internet is the lead shareholder te the Global Style Group which recently announced that it secured 150 million euro te fresh funding to purchase the Brazilian online retailers Kanui and Tricae.
Yoox too is aware that there is a market to be conquered beyond Europe. After acquiring Net-a-Porter, the company expects large growth te China which is said to become one of their top ten markets already this year. Ter 2014, 24 million visitors vanaf month generated sales te the amount of 1.Trio billion euro. Combining style and technology, the retail giant is valued at 1.8 billion euro which is not much considering that Yoox and Net-a-Porter were among the very first online style stores around.
But I guess there is more to it than just business results. Te 2014, Asos generated a little less than 1 billion euro ter sales, driving its value to around 7 billion at the beginning of this year. Zometeen it dropped to Three billion and presently stands at Four billion euro. Last year the growing strength of the British pound made Asos less competitive on the Russian and Australian market. This led to a druppel ter sales and lower prices te turn affected the sales spectacle. Even however online retailer Asos boasts of cultivating shoppers with high customer loyalty, the company quickly realized that the modern shopper is not ready to choose loyalty overheen price.
Making slagroom for fresh players
There is a large gap ter online style which should be packed by start-up companies from all regions.
Styliff, a youthful company (for the time being still mostly Slovenian possessed), designed an app for attempting on garments found online before committing to a real purchase. More specifically: you can dress one of the photos that you previously saved on your smartphone te the desired garment. Naturally, you can share your practice with your friends, ask for their opinion and commit to a purchase only when you are absolutely sure that this is the uitrusting for you. But observe out – according to the very first results shoppers buy and spend more when using this app! This fresh way of shopping for clothes therefore appeals to online retailers and has made the Styliff team feel more than welcome te retailers’ offices. Their brand suggest now includes clothes by MaxMara, Dieseltrein, Boss, Ralph Lauren, Moschino, DKNY, Alexander Wang and others. They are among the most successful and most observed companies ter Alfabet Accelerator Clever Cities program with estimated value Trio to Four million euros.
Another innovative way of shopping wasgoed showcased by Trillenium . A combination of virtual reality, pc games, mobile technology and 3D technology resulted te a virtual store where you don’t browse but instead walk around the online store, choosing items that catch your fancy. Instantaneously recognising the company’s potential, Asos pledged funds and commissioned the very first virtual stores. This is a big step forward for the e-tailer without a single brick and mortar store. And perhaps this concept will be their competitive edge. Enough for Trillenium estimated value Trio million euros.