Payment service company Alternative Payments has launched a payment widget which should help retailers and consumers tackling cross-border barrier issues. The solution automatically locates the consumers and then displays the appropriate language, currency and payment options that apply to that particular customer.
Cross-border ecommerce is a very hot topic, as more online retailers are expanding their businesses abroad. Want to be inspired? Or just stay up-to-date? Read our articles about ecommerce companies who went or are planning to go cross-border.
Swiss online furniture retailer Beliani has further expanded its business across Europe. The ecommerce company has opened an online store in Spain, where it has run a pilot project since the beginning of 2015. Beliani is now active in 14 European countries.
Amazon Germany has discovered its Turkish customers. Buyers from that country can get their goods delivered for free. In addition, the website of Amazon Germany and its catalogue has been translated into Turkish. Customer service via email and phone is also available in Turkish.
International Internet Day is celebrated every year on October 29, but Ireland has its own Internet Day. On October 27 this event took place in the Mansion House in Dublin and was hosted by the .ie Domain Registry. This day shows that things don’t look so bright for ecommerce in Ireland; too many consumers shop online at foreign stores.
The French company SoCloz, which provides digitalization services to retailers through its SaaS software, today announced it launched a dedicated commercial team based in the United Kingdom. The solution is now available to British retailers looking to offer services such as click & collect and click & reserve.
The Dutch music store Bax Music is still growing and is looking to expand further across Europe. The company is already active in eight European countries, but its founders say they want to launch an online store of Bax Music in all European countries by 2021.
The Netherlands and Belgium have a combined population of 28 million people, a gross domestic product of 1.08 trillion euros and English is spoken widely. The two countries offer an attractive market to international retailers looking to expand into new territories. A new guidebook helps companies who want to sell online in the Netherlands and Belgium.
The British fashion retailer New Look want’s to further benefit from the German market and has launched a local online shop. The company wants to get a share of the online fashion market in Germany with its wide product range and a daily selection of new styles.
Abercrombie & Fitch has entered into a wholesale agreement with Zalando, Europe’s largest online fashion retailer. Starting this week, Zalando will offer Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister and Abercrombie Kids products through its online stores in the 15 European countries it serves.
The online Dutch fashion store Winkelstraat.nl has launched an international website, which at the moment delivers to 24 countries across Europe. The English-written website Boutique24.com delivers the high-end fashion items to customers in one to three business days.