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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.

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24% of ecommerce in Europe is cross-border

24% of ecommerce in Europe is cross-border

The total online cross-border market (excluding travel) in Europe represented a turnover of 108.75 billion euros in 2019. This is an increase of 14.4 percent compared to the situation one year before. The cross-border share represents 23.55 percent of total online sales in Europe, which is similar to the situation last year. Continue reading

Mattress retailer Casper leaves Europe

Mattress retailer Casper leaves Europe

Casper, a mattress retailer from the US, is shutting down its operations in Europe. As a result, 78 people are laid off, which corresponds to a fifth of its corporate workforce worldwide. Continue reading

CCC launches in Hungary and Austria

CCC launches in Hungary and Austria

CCC Group, a major footwear retail company from Poland, has launched its online shop CCC.eu in Hungary and Austria. In Hungary, the group already operates two ecommerce platforms, while in Austria, this will be the group’s first ecommerce platform. Continue reading

Zalando Lounge launched in the Czech Republic

Zalando Lounge launched in the Czech Republic

Zalando has launched Zalando Lounge in the Czech Republic. The online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products has arrived just in time for the holidays, starting with Black Friday this week. The Czech Republic is the 14th market in Europe where Zalando Lounge is active. Continue reading

Fashion search engine Glami expands to Spain

Fashion search engine Glami expands to Spain

Glami, a search engine for fashion, has expanded its presence abroad. The Czech ecommerce company is now also offering its services in Spain. In this Southern European country, Glami partners with local fashion companies, such as Desigual, Merkal and Vero Moda. Continue reading

AO closes its Netherlands operation

AO closes its Netherlands operation

UK online electricals retailer AO announced today that it will close its Netherlands operation. The exit from the Netherlands enables the retailer to focus more on its German business, soon the only operation outside of the United Kingdom. Continue reading