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Here you’ll find interesting articles about companies launching an online store, or companies launching their already existing online store in another country.

Ontex launches online diaper subscription service in Benelux

Little Big Change

Ontex has launched Little Big Change in Benelux this week. This is an online diaper subscription service, which was first launched in France in June last year. Now, the subscription offer is also available in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Continue reading

Greenstorm opens online marketplace for used e-bikes

E-bike marketplace Greenstorm

Greenstorm, which launched an online shop this morning, is one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe. The German company that provides e-bikes to hoteliers in six European countries, now has an online marketplace which offers private traders the opportunity to sell their used e-bikes. Continue reading

Bolt launches food delivery service

Bolt

Transportation platform Bolt (previously known as Taxify) has launched a food delivery service. The first city where this will be active is Tallinn, but according to the company more cities in Europe will follow soon. Continue reading

Amazon Business Prime launches in the United Kingdom

Amazon Business Prime

Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Business Prime in the United Kingdom. The new service offers one membership for a company’s business account and gives access to Prime delivery benefits like unlimited one-day, same-day and nominated-day delivery. Continue reading

Allbirds launches online store in Europe

Allbirds.eu

Allbirds has launched its online store in Europe. Consumers from twelve different countries across Europe can now orders sustainable shoes from the American brand through the dedicated ecommerce website. Continue reading

H&M launches Afound in the Netherlands

Afound

H&M will launch its latest brand Afound in the Netherlands. It’s the first market outside Sweden where H&M will be present with its outlet concept. In the autumn of this year, Afound will launch in the Netherlands. Continue reading

Brack.ch is now also a drugstore

Swiss online store Brack.ch

Swiss retailer Brack.ch, which totally relaunched its online shop two months ago, has entered the market of drugstore articles. Customers can now order health products, natural cosmetics and other drugstore products at the Swiss ecommerce platform. Continue reading

Sustainable ecommerce service Loop launches in France

Loop

Loop, a shopping service with reusable packages, has launched in France. The whole idea behind this startup is that containers are designed to be reused. Major manufacturers, such as Unilever, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo have already partnered with Loop. Continue reading

Spar starts with online shop in Hungary

Supermarket chain Spar

Supermarket chain Spar wants to start an online store in Hungary this year. Currently, home delivery of online groceries is already possible in some cities in Austria and Slovenia and soon, consumers from Hungary will be able to order their groceries online. Continue reading

Apple Pay comes to the Netherlands

Apple Pay

Apple Pay is coming soon to the Netherlands. And the first partner is known. Major bank ING will be the one introducing Apple Pay on the Dutch market. It’s not exactly clear when consumers will be able to pay with Apple Pay in the Netherlands. Continue reading

Ikea tests furniture rental in Europe

Ikea

Ikea is testing the rental of its furniture in all of its main markets. The furniture retailer first said it was looking to lease its products in February, but it now revealed more details about the furniture rental project it will run across Europe and other markets. Continue reading

BigCommerce for B2B Businesses launches

BigCommerce

BigCommerce has announced the roll out of BigCommerce for B2B. As the name suggests, it’s software suite that’s tailored for business-to-business retailers who want to sell their products online. BigCommerce for B2B is aimed at wholesalers, manufacturers and distributors. Continue reading

Ikea launches online store in Luxembourg

Ikea

Swedish furniture store chain Ikea has launched its offical online store for the Luxembourgian market. The launch in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg follows one year after Ikea opened an online store in Belgium. Continue reading

Handelsverband wants to double number of Austrian webshops

Handelsverband

The Austrian trade association Handelsverband has an ambitious goal: in the next two years, it wants to double the share of Austrian retailers that operate an online store. In order to achieve this, the association has put together a toolkit, which enables small and medium-sized businesses to start with ecommerce in a simple and reliable way. Continue reading

Beliani lets customers rent furniture

Beliani

Swiss online furniture retailer Beliani not only wants to sell its entire range of around 3,000 pieces of furniture, the company also wants to rent them out. With this initiative, Beliani is responding to the upcoming subscription culture, in which more and more people rent stuff instead of buying it. Continue reading