The Casaleggio Associati’s research “E-commerce in Italy” is the study of the Italian e-commerce market in terms of numbers, trends and the strategies adopted by major market participants.
Since 2007, the research and the conference “E-commerce in Italy” made by Casaleggio Associati represent an important event for networking and an update for operators of e-commerce in Italy, with extensive coverage in the media industry.
The FIEGE Group is a leading European logistics company that specializes in efficient supply chain solutions. With a workforce of over 10,000 at 160 sites in 15 countries, FIEGE operates on an international scale from core markets in Europe, to India and China. Since its foundation in 1873, FIEGE has been family-run – and still is to date, by now in the fifth generation. FIEGE is seen as a pioneer of contract logistics and since its formation has evolved from a transport company to a globally-operating full-service logistics provider. The tradition-conscious organization never ceases to reinvent itself in order to remain state of the art in times of digitization and automation.
MBE operates in the business services industry offering shipping, logistic, communication and postal support for private and business customers – mainly small and medium-sized companies – to improve productivity via outsourcing needs and processes to MBE which are not part of their core activities. The main services, provided through our entrepreneurs Network, are: Shipping & Packaging, Graphic Design and Print, Retail Logistics, Postal Services, Other Products and Services. Mail Boxes Etc. has kept growing throughout its history. The people at MBE’s ca. 1.600 current locations in more than 30 countries use our business concept to solve the needs of local businesses and consumers in the communities in which they live.
GLS Express Courier is quality leader in Europe among express couriers, and one of the major companies operating in Italy. GLS can offer a wide range of services for delivering shipments, in order to meet the specific needs of each kind of customer. The GLS Group is present in 42 European countries, with 700 depots, 41 hubs and over 20.000 delivery vans. In Italy we are widely located on the whole national territory: with a network counting more of 147 Depots and 13 Hubs, GLS reaches all destinations, delivering on the main part of Italian territory within 24 hours.
We’re a global payment provider processing more than 2bn € annually across 150 countries and 220 payment types. By harnessing data analytics we help deliver valuable customer insights that enable our clients’ businesses to succeed.
The turnover from e-commerce in 2015 is estimated at 28.8 billion Euro. The turnover of online sales grew by 19% compared to 2014. This revenue is generated always more by foreign players and by big marketplaces like Amazon.
The sector with the highest growth is the online shopping centers that increased its turnover by 140%, followed by food industry (+77%) thanks to the delivery of fresh foods, meanwhile the tourism and leisure industry are still growing and represent over the three-quarters of the Italian market. The consumer electronics industry suffers a decrease (-15%) compared to 2014.