Merci e-commerce is an emerging e-commerce training company that cultivates the search for closeness and a high level of support in order to offer a personalized transition to trade and artisans.
Who said French companies don’t care about the local economy? of course no Thank you e-commerce, a rising star in training merchants and craftsmen in e-commerce that has already acquired more than 450 merchants, craftsmen and freelancers in all fields of activity: hairdressers, freelance craftsmen, artists, designers, antique dealers, wholesalers, boutiques, etc. Spread over 10 French regions.
Since July 2020, merci e-commerce has been helping to attract more and more merchants and artisans towards a successful transformation of digital and e-commerce.
Far from providing a service, from a web agency model … Through training, merchants, craftsmen and project leaders find a boost in their e-commerce and digital skills to get started. As consumer demands evolve toward more responsible behavior, online sales represent a double promise that Mercy e-commerce has taken on face to face: training players in the local economy and supporting the development of the e-commerce sector. Responsible commerce.
Support creators with customized training and support
A couple of years ago, small and medium-sized businesses had to digitize at high speed to keep their offerings online during the lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite occasional state aid, many craftsmen, local merchants, and small businesses have found themselves helpless in the face of this forced digitization. If online sales should concern more than 25% of trade in France by 2025, and a recent study confirms that 66% of VSMEs declare that they have a website, it is not enough to build a sustainable e-commerce strategy. Thank you E-commerce was born from this observation.
Johana Bolender, a young graduate of ENS and CELSA, wanted to help the artisans of the Saint-Ouen flea market to start a digital transformation while in confinement. This is why they created Merci for e-commerce, A training organization whose goal is “training commerce in e-commerce”. Developed in the heart of the Saint-Ouen flea market and then extended to the entire region, the training offer has won the hearts of dealers, artisans and project leaders by giving them access to a cherished value: digital autonomy. With offices in Paris, Lyon and soon in Lille, merci e-commerce offers about twenty e-commerce courses.
For Johanna Bolinder, founder and CEO of merci e-commerce, “As the government launches a reversal of responsible e-commerce, our efforts must primarily benefit local businesses. Supporting merchants and artisans in our city centers through digital training is one of The keys to achieving the emergence of a responsible sector that benefits the local economy. »
Training, renewal and development of trade without distorting it
The Digital School of Local Trade now supports hundreds of artisans and merchants every month. The reason for this success: Merci e-commerce is the first player in the world of professional training to formalize face-to-face training, in small groups, on this modern trend of online commerce. All the trainings are provided by big name experts who provide the trainees with the skills specific to their activity. The team was able to develop modern teaching methods for training companies in the field of e-commerce.
For example, the course The first online store It is a 2-day training to understand all the processes of creating and operationally managing a commercial website: tools and software, digital marketing concepts, placing products online, shipping logic, etc. Training Create or take over an e-commerce business It begs an important question these days: How do you start a 100% online business and establish yourself there?
Thank you, e-commerce: the symbol of the new wave of training
Johanna Bolinder (CEO) and James Byrne (COO and ex-Amazon France) embody a new generation of training and educational innovation entrepreneurs. In addition to the six experts from the Merci e-commerce team, fifteen independent trainers share their expertise in various industries: hotel, restaurant, art, creative, key markets and numerous topics such as logistics excellence … unlike many other startups that raise big money without guaranteeing success, The small program relies solely on its own funds and the income generated by its services to grow.
Merci e-commerce has just opened its second office in Lyon, soon to be set up in Lille and will launch its first educational platform in October 2022.
By establishing strong partnerships with local organizations, it ensures accelerated growth that promotes long-term employment and reliability of services.