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E-Commerce Growth: Competition and Regulatory Implications for the Postal Sector

In: The Changing Postal Environment


  • Roberto Alimonti

    (Oxera Consulting LLP
    Oxera Consulting LLP)

  • Leonardo Mautino

    (Oxera Consulting LLP)

  • Luigi Stammati

    (Oxera Consulting LLP
    Oxera Consulting LLP)


Business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce has shown considerable growth in Europe in recent years, generating a turnover in excess of €300bn in the largest European countries (i.e., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK) in 2018. With the emergence of B2C e-commerce, marketplaces have grown significantly, expanding in different parts of the supply chain: from providing an ecosystem to online merchants and e-shoppers to offering logistics and cloud services.

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  • Roberto Alimonti & Leonardo Mautino & Luigi Stammati, 2020. "E-Commerce Growth: Competition and Regulatory Implications for the Postal Sector," Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy, in: Pier Luigi Parcu & Timothy J. Brennan & Victor Glass (ed.), The Changing Postal Environment, pages 167-181, Springer.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:topchp:978-3-030-34532-7_13
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34532-7_13

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