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Pleuni

Pleuni has been working as an editor for Ecommerce News since 2019. She mostly writes news and background articles. She is also the person responsible for adding events to our event calendar. If you have questions about getting your event mentioned on our website, chances are that she will be the one answering them.

Background

Before Ecommerce News, Pleuni studied Psychology and obtained a Master’s degree in Gender Studies. After that, she started out as a freelance writer but soon noticed that she wanted to work with colleagues. Then she found Ecommerce News, where she has been working ever since.

Octopia Fulfillment to enter the UK and Germany

Octopia Fulfillment to enter the UK and Germany

Octopia Fulfillment, a logistics service provider from France, has announced that it will open new warehouses in the coming months. The company will launch warehouses in the UK and Germany, as an addition to its warehouses that are currently active in France and Spain. The expansion will further solidify the company's logistics network.

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Active Ants opens distribution center in the UK

Active Ants opens distribution center in the UK

Dutch fulfillment company Active Ants has announced that it is opening its fifth distribution center in September. After two sites in the Netherlands and an expansion to Belgium and Germany, the company will now take on England. "Coming to Northampton will allow us to increase our presence. Ultimately, we want to become the best fulfillment company in Europe", says co-founder Jeroen Dekker.

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Veepee’s Re-Cycle launches in Spain

Veepee’s Re-Cycle launches in Spain

Veepee's second-hand platform, Re-Cycle, collects used products of members of the platform to resell or recycle them. It was founded in France two years ago, but is now making its entry into Spain. This is the first international expansion of the platform.

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Lengow acquires Netrivals

Lengow acquires Netrivals

French ecommerce automation platform Lengow has acquired Netrivals, a software provider for price comparison. The companies have not released any financial details about the deal. As a result of the acquisition, Lengow will expand into Spain.

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Online sales in Europe -13% in first quarter

Online sales in Europe -13% in first quarter

Globally, ecommerce revenues have dropped 3 percent in the first quarter of this year, when compared to that same period in 2021. That decline was seen in Europe as well (-13 percent). However, online sales in Spain reached a 6 percent year-on-year growth. It's the only country in Europe where digital revenues grew in this time frame.

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