Hi there! Here’s Piotr and Tom Karwatka, pretty often called “Karwatka Brothers” as we’ve been doing business together for almost 20 years. And yes, we’re brothers :-)
We are two brothers that started building software while we were still teenagers. We sold our first company to one of the biggest media companies in Poland in 2007.
In 2008 we started our second company — Divante. We built it from just the 2 of us sitting in a small office, doing teleconferences in a kitchen, to the 250+ ppl strong company that Divante is now. In 2020 we finalized…
I founded Divante — an eCommerce Technology Company building eCommerce Software for industry leaders in Europe, Asia, and North America — over a decade ago. As the company has grown, I’ve come to realize that I need to grow with it.
By joining business communities, I was looking for some inspiration on how I could adapt and change, as well as looking for some new contacts that could help me do business in foreign markets.
Sometimes, the only people who can help you with the challenges you face are those who have already been there and understand your issues. …
I have found a model that is working for me. I feel that I’m much more productive and I have more cool ideas than before.
I’m CEO of Divante, an eCommerce Technology Company that is growing by double digits every year (last year 51%+ YoY). I’m also an Advisor and a Business Angel to six fast-growing startups (e.g. Open Loyalty, Vue Storefront) — these companies grow even faster. So I am very busy all the time.
At some point, I lost the energy and fun in my work. I was constantly online, checking my email every 30 min, 24/7. I…
We’ve created a simple guide full of ideas that work in any domain and can be implemented within days.
Doctors and nurses are rightly recognized as the heroes of the COVID-19 crisis, but there is also an army of drivers, grocery store workers, and warehouse staff exposing themselves to risks every day so that the rest of us can stay home and make occasional trips to stores.
In our Divante mission statement, we say: “we believe that better eCommerce technology can help shape and improve the world of the future.” It’s the kind of statement that others read and think it is hyperbole or just a bold marketing claim. But we have always thought it was true. …
Summary of the 7th edition of the global report on emerging technologies for online sales.
In this report, we investigate 40 trends in eCommerce, rate them according to the opinions of over 250 eCommerce experts, and dig deeper into the most crucial among them.
Multiple mobile-related trends moved to key positions in the ranks.
User demand for mobile-first solutions is high and brands are using modern mobile apps, social media and payments to improve conversion rates
Artificial Intelligence is the №1 trend for future eCommerce. Widely used in other fields, from AR to IoT, Artificial Intelligence supports brands in understanding…
This article is the outcome of the extensive research I’ve done on conversion rate optimization in mCommerce. I started out from asking our Vue Storefront team, which works on the mobile-first eCommerce platform. I also took some time to talk with mCommerce experts from leading mobile-first companies like Google, Trivago, Tinder, Allegro, OLA, and Konga.
Retailers observe that mobile traffic and consumer time on mobile are much higher than on the desktop. Among many retail categories, apparel is leading with a growth of 20%. Other fast-growing categories are Food, Tickets, Automotive, Travel, and Health.
In the majority of markets, retail…
Every year we publish an eCommerce Trends report. We ask eCommerce Managers for their opinion’s on the most important trends observed in the market.
This year, we have involved 150 specialists. We have analyzed 70 trends and their impact on the eCommerce market. This report is to show what people are investing in, what is working and what is not, and what is delivering ROI.
Below you’ll find the most interesting insights from my point of view:
7 of the 10 biggest top retailers (revenue) are not from the US.
6 of the 10 most popular eCommerce websites (traffic) are…
Despite differences in approach or design, native apps and Progressive Web Apps allow us to build strong engagement of mobile users, and thus sales. Which one is better for eCommerce?
Let’s look at the most important differences between these two solutions from the business point of view
Native apps need to be downloaded from a dedicated app marketplace. For users already using the mobile website, it is an additional step in the user journey and a distraction. While visiting AppStore or Google Play the user is exposed to apps of other brands. …
Every year I prepare a report about eCommerce Trends for the next year.
This year I would like to start by asking You about new eCommerce Trends / Tools / Techniques you see.
What would you add to my list?