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Elektro Stolz: Tradeplace supports everything electronix

The pandemic has created the ideal situation for specialized trade to showcase its strength. Armed with its extensive knowledge of the equipment and a flexible approach, both so typical of a family business, Elektro Stolz has been able to build good relationships with the manufacturers. This strategy paid off during the pandemic, when the company was able to realize a further increase in sales and customer satisfaction. Tradeplace has a supporting role in this, as the constantly available range of services can ensure reliability and speed.

AO now strategically connects to Tradeplace’s PIMS

After e-ordering, AO now also uses Tradeplace for product information management (PIMS). A number of other major European retailers are already using PIMS for product information. Increasingly more retailers are choosing Tradeplace since product information comes directly from manufacturers and all product data is standardised. PIMS is free of charge for retailers.

All systems go! Tradeplace fully prepared for new EU energy labels

The new energy label must be visible for all European consumers in all retail shops, both online and brick-and-mortar, as of March 1, 2021. The EU is complying with increased consumer demand for clearer information about the energy efficiency of home appliances during their selection of appliances for purchase. With the new energy labels, EU consumers will be more empowered to make the right energy-saving purchase when buying domestic appliances.

Distributor Korver Holland joins forces with Tradeplace

The high-end design bathroom market especially involves complicated orders because of its customised installations. This market especially requires close coordination and management of several types of manufacturers and suppliers for timely delivery of installations. A fully automated e-ordering process was an important step for Korver Holland to improve customer experience during the entire delivery process.

Luxury design sanitary ware supplier Duravit strategically aligns with Tradeplace

Tradeplace’s Direct Connection offered Duravit more benefits strategically since all its affiliated trade partners are also connected to its hub. Direct Connection operates within the highest level security parameters and is fully encrypted so that critical information never falls into the hands of competitors. Every supplier receives its own protected workspace and portal on Direct Connection and can maintain a complete overview of all logistical information and processes.

Tradeplace prepares for new energy labels

New pictograms will be introduced, and some pictograms will remain, that provide more and clearer information about energy efficiency such as water consumption, annual energy use, energy use per cycle, noise emission, and cooling and freezing capacity. Consumers will also be able to scan a QR code at the top right corner of the label which links them directly to the European Commission’s European Product Database for Energy Labelling (EPREL). This database contains energy efficiency information directly from manufacturers, which is considered by the industry to be the most accurate and reliable.

Specialised dataformat launched at the 2019 IFA in Berlin

ERP systems that operate in the built-in kitchen appliance sector have implemented an IDM interface to import product data. Now that IDM is part of PIMS, Tradeplace can offer more accurate product information to trading partners and kitchen planning software vendors active in this sector

Tradeplace and MediaMarkt optimise product information

Tradeplace and Media-Saturn Holding (MSH), owners of the MediaMarkt retail chain, embarked on creating a platform to provide structured and up-to-date product information that can be used in all MediaMarkts across Europe.

The changing face of High Street – seen and unseen

No one can deny the revolutionary changes the consumer goods marketplace has undergone in recent years. How many times have you thought, “We bought that appliance there, but that shop has gone out of business and disappeared.”

“We would definitely recommend 2Trade, because of its simplicity!”

Philips Myshop is the official employee store of Philips, with the main, bricks-and-mortar branch located in the Philips PSV Stadium in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Philips Myshop also offers a 24/7 online shop and features pop-up stores at Philips plants in the Benelux, almost every month of the year.