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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.

Online-only supermarket Hopr launches in Belgium

Online-only supermarket Hopr launches in Belgium

Hopr, the first online-only supermarket from Belgium, will start its activities this Monday. It will first test in the city of Hasselt, but the goal is to become available to the whole of Belgium by 2026. Continue reading

Amazon opens local shop for Germany and Austria

Amazon opens local shop for Germany and Austria

Amazon is also jumping on the local train. In an effort to offer a more regional shopping experience, Amazon has launched a separate website section where small and medium-sized businesses from Germany and Austria can present their goods on Amazon. Continue reading

Amazon Fresh launches in Spain

Amazon Fresh launches in Spain

Amazon Fresh has arrived in Spain. This service, which is only for Amazon Prime members, offers same-day grocery deliveries in two-hour slots. Amazon Fresh starts in and around Madrid, but will soon also arrive in Barcelona and, later on, in other Spanish cities. Continue reading

Amazon Fresh launches in Italy

Amazon Fresh launches in Italy

Amazon has launched its grocery delivery service Amazon Fresh in Italy. At first, it will only be available in Milan, but soon Rome and the rest of Italy will be added to its delivery region. Continue reading

Bestseller Group launches ecommerce platform The Founded

Bestseller Group launches ecommerce platform The Founded

Danish fashion company Bestseller Group, which owns brands like Jack & Jones, Vero Moda, and Only, has started a new online platform. It’s called The Founded and will feature all 20 brands in a new, more personalized way. Continue reading

Amazon almost ready to launch Amazon Poland

Amazon almost ready to launch Amazon Poland

Amazon is planning to launch Amazon Poland at Amazon.pl. The dedicated ecommerce website isn’t live yet, but selling partners in Poland and abroad can now register their businesses for Amazon Poland. Continue reading

Cdiscount launches Cdiscount Occasion

Cdiscount launches Cdiscount Occasion

Cdiscount has launched Cdiscount Occasion, a platform full of second-hand products. Cdiscount Occasion features items from all product categories: from high-tech and DIY to books and toys. Continue reading

Samsung Germany launches subscription service

Samsung Germany launches subscription service

Samsung offers its customers in Germany a monthly subscription. This service enables consumers to rent select products from the Galaxy S20 series via the manufacturer’s own online shop. The subscription program is a partnership between Samsung and the Berlin-based company Grover. Continue reading

H&M’s Afound now also sells beauty products

H&M’s Afound now also sells beauty products

Afound, the outlet concept of H&M, now also offers a range of beauty products. The online platform already sells clothing, shoes, and interior accessories, but now customers can also shop for things like cosmetics, perfumes, and shampoos. Continue reading

Troy UK launches order hub and store builder

Troy UK launches order hub and store builder

Engineering distributor group Troy UK has launched a new B2B2C platform. The platform, called Troy Commerce, allows members to procure products from the Order hub, but also enables them to design their own ecommerce stores. Continue reading

Bookshop.org wants to compete with Amazon

Bookshop.org wants to compete with Amazon

Bookshop.org is a new initiative that wants to support local independent booksellers. After a successful launch in the US earlier this year, the platform has now launched in the United Kingdom. Continue reading

Amazon.se launches in Sweden

Amazon.se launches in Sweden

Amazon.se has officially launched. Starting today, customers in Sweden can start buying items from the local Amazon website. Amazon Sweden currently offers over 150 million products across more than 30 categories. Continue reading

Czech company Nulisec launches B2B marketplace

Czech company Nulisec launches B2B marketplace

The Czech company Nulisec has launched an online business-to-business marketplace for retailers. The platform started out as project to digitize the local wholesale business center in Prague, but turned into an online wholesale marketplace with thousands of businesses. Continue reading