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Interview about Russian E-Commerce (Part II)

In Part II of the interview, I discuss Russian consumer behaviour in the context of e-commerce: Practical insights into Russian online consumer behaviour About Leighton Peter PrabhuI am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

Online Payments in Russia – Are we at a Tipping Point?

Over the weekend I was shopping at my local Auchan hypermarket and noticed the sign at left (rough translation: “YES! We’ve started taking Visa!”). Auchan has been a notable holdout from accepting plastic in their stores. Russian grocery retailers such as X5, Alie Parusa and Bakhetle have long accepted bank cards and, as a shopper, I’ve […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

e5 – The Customer Experience

Following up my recent post about my personal experience with Enter.ru, I also recently made a purchase through e5.ru, the online project of X5 retail, Russia’s largest food retail group (operator of the Perekrestok and Pyaterochka chain of grocery stores, and Karusel hypermarkets). I was shopping for a vacuum cleaner and there was a decent […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

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