Payment and banking service provider FinXP has launched Real Time Payments by FinXP (RTPF). This is an account-to-account payment method that is targeted at online merchants. The Malta-based electronic money institution says its transaction fees are lower than many other popular alternative payment methods.
Here you’ll find interesting articles about companies launching an online store, or companies launching their already existing online store in another country.
Manor, a big department store chain from Switzerland, has launched its online marketplace. The platform was announced last year, was released in silent beta mode recently and is now officially live.
Uber Eats will launch in Germany over the next few weeks. It will be the US company’s biggest entry to a new country since 2018. By launching in Germany, Uber Eats wants to challenge Just Eat Takeaway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cajoo, a new startup from France, promises to deliver groceries in 15 minutes. The ecommerce logistics company had just raised 6 million euros to make this possible.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MerXu , a new ecommerce platform for B2B customers, has entered the market in Central and Eastern Europe. It’s co-founded by three former Allegro executives.
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.
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.