Unity Group’s Commerce Transformation Report: Polish B2B Companies Need to Close the Gap
Despite the trends, the pace at which digital transformation of business, especially commerce, has progressed over the past few years has been rapid. The numbers gauging sales in the B2B channel were brought to light in the report "Polish B2B Market vs. the Digital Megatrend" (PL) by Unity Group. Experts from PFR, LPP SA, eRecruiter, Selena FM S.A and others were invited to comment on the data.
Unity Group Levels Up with APN Advanced Consulting Status!
"The promotion to Advanced level was possible thanks to the team's commitment to competence development and the successful implementation of cloud projects. This is a step on the way to becoming a key partner for the digital transformation of enterprises in our region" – – says Ryszard Łach, Business Unit Director responsible for cloud competence development at Unity Group.
Publio.pl is ready to face digital challenges after successful transformation
Publio.pl, Agora’s online bookstore that has been operating or 8 years, underwent a major digital transformation in 2020. Experts from Unity Group and Ideacto responsible for the improvements predicted the growing needs of users and technological challenges, including those resulting from exceptional traffic spikes in online channels triggered by pandemic-related restrictions.
The Future of Commerce: What’s After Covid?
The pace at which the digital transformation of businesses, especially commerce, is progressing this year is unprecedented. Experts debating during one of the panels of the conference "The Future of Commerce" organized as part of the SelectChicago FDI 2020 series, tried not only to summarize what has already happened in commerce due to the coronavirus, but above all to outline the direction in which the industry could go.
It’s “Singles’ Day” – Polish Shopping Frenzy in Chinese Online Stores
The Singles' Day was created artificially only for consumers to spend more. It brought more than 38 billion dollars spent a year ago. According to Grzegorz Rudno-Rudziński, Unity Group's managing partner, overall, November will be a period of discounts. In his opinion, it is also an opportunity for IT development as e-shops devote more attention to modifying systems and adapting to increased loads. (content in Polish)
It’s Not the City’s Gnomes – How AI Is Made in Wrocław
Wrocław has potential to become Polish Silicon Valley. The city’s tech companies have experience in the area of innovation, but they often work as subcontractors. Grzegorz Rudno-Rudziński, managing partner at Unity Group and the CEO of the ITCorner tech cluster, reveals aspirations of the city to become a European technology hub and announces stronger cooperation with entrepreneurs, the city and its universities. (content in Polish)
Retailing Can Emerge From the Crisis Unscathed
Shopping malls are becoming empty, but the industry has prepared its online sales channels. Grzegorz Rudno-Rudziński, Managing Partner at Unity Group, believes that the investments made by retailers will allow them to handle more online orders. The expert points out that companies connected with order processing such as warehouses, distribution centers and delivery services will also benefit. (content in Polish)
The Government Is Closing Malls Again. New Restrictions
Against its declarations to maintain a functioning economy, the government introduces new restrictions. Mall will be closed and the availability of grocery stores will be limited. Grzegorz Rudno-Rudziński, managing partner at Unity Group, claims that commerce companies are ready to serve order volumes higher by several hundred percent thanks to investments into digital sales infrastructure. (content in Polish)
Transformers Report. SME Gone Digital
Today, even the smallest company has access to technologies that large corporations have. And they can use it reasonably cheaply. Technological experts define digitalization as a priority for SMEs. Sebastian Błaszkiewicz, Sales Director at Unity Group, points out that the pandemic has shifted the interest of entrepreneurs from enhancing traditional sales channels to building online channels and developing solutions supporting them. (content in Polish)
E-Commerce Is Likely to Record Strong Growth Again as of November
According to Statistics Poland, the value of online sales in September increased by 9.5% compared to August. The data and projections promise an interesting last quarter of 2020. The looming second lockdown brings attention to new product categories. Managing Partner of Unity Group, Grzegorz Rudno-Rudziński, predicts a November rebound in the e-commerce market due to intensifying restrictions. (content in Polish)
E-Commerce Could Increase From November Onwards as It Did During the Lockdown
The last quarter in online commerce may prove surprising. A renewed strong increase in online shopping similar to the lockdown levels is expected at the beginning of November, due to increasing pandemic restrictions, says Unity Group managing partner Grzegorz Rudno-Rudziński. The threat of a second lockdown may trigger another wave of growth in e-commerce. (content in Polish)
Business During a Pandemic. Dealing With a Hybrid Lockdown
The last quarter in online commerce may prove surprising. Investments in digital transformation and training in modern technology use are necessary – experts emphasized during the Made in Wroclaw 2020 conference. Grzegorz Rudno-Rudziński, CEO of the ITCorner cluster and managing partner in Unity Group, pointed out the determination of companies to make major technological changes within a month or even a week. (content in Polish)