Online marketplaces are becoming more popular. This is also the case for regional platforms that bring local retailers and specialty stores together. One such example is Lozuka, which started in the German city Siegen, but is now, as a reaction to Covid-19, available to more regions.
MonkeyData has launched online platform Ecomcovid19.com, which shows the impact coronavirus Covid-19 has on ecommerce in Central and Eastern Europe. The study involves over 1,200 online stores.
The outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) has a significant impact on ecommerce in Europe. Most national ecommerce associations think that it will lead to a decline in sales and a release of staff.
Mirakl, a French provider of marketplace solutions, has launched StopCovid19.fr. The online platform, launched in partnership with the French government, aims to solve the shortage of essential products and materials in hospitals.
A new online platform, called #supportyourlocal, has been launched to support local business owners. The non-profit project urges consumers to buy vouchers, so that business owners who need to close their doors, can still generate some turnover.