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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.

H&M’s outlet brand Afound launches online on 14 June

Afound

Afound, H&M’s newest retail brand, has announced that it will open its online store on 14 June. On that day, the outlet brand will also open the doors of its physical store in Stockholm. Two days later, the Malmö store will open. Continue reading

Online furniture store Loberon expands to the Netherlands

Online furniture store Loberon

Loberon, an online furniture store from Germany, has launched a dedicated ecommerce website in the Netherlands. The launch marks the third time the German retailer opened an online store abroad, after starting operations in Austria and Switzerland. Continue reading

Square launches iPad POS Stand in the UK

Square

Payments company Square has launched Stand in the United Kingdom. This is a hardware solution to turn an iPad into a point of sale system, so retailers can accept payments and run their business operations from their countertop. The launch of Stand in the UK follows one year after Square itself launched in this European country. Continue reading

Mail.ru launches online pharmacy

All Pharmacies, online pharmacy of Mail.ru

Mail.ru, one of the largest internet businesses in Russia, has announced the launch of an online pharmacy. The announcement of Mail.ru’s online pharmacy All Pharmacies follows just four months after a new telemedicine law came into effect in Russia. Continue reading

Amazon will soon launch Amazon Turkey

Amazon will soon launch Amazon.com.tr, a localized version of its website, dedicated to Turkish consumers. Amazon will not only have its own website in Turkey, but also its own warehouse and office. Continue reading

Migros platform Amigos connects customers with bringers

Migros platform Amigos

Swiss supermarket chain Migros has launched a new social shopping platform, called Amigos. Through this platform, Migros’ customers get connected with people who like to receive packages and earn some money by bringing the products to the original customer. Continue reading

Amazon delivers groceries in France

Amazon France - Amazon in France

Amazon will launch Amazon Prime Now grocery deliveries in France this year. Thanks to a partnership with French retailer Monoprix, a subsidiary of Casino Group, Prime Now customers will be able to order groceries sourced by Monoprix through the Prime Now app and website. Continue reading

Amazon will launch grocery service in France

Amazon France - Amazon in France

Amazon has confirmed it has plans to launch an online grocery service in France. Since the launch of Amazon Fresh in the US in 2016, the American company is focusing more and more on selling food online. Continue reading

Amazon Business launches in France

Amazon Business

Amazon has launched its business marketplace Amazon Business in France. The B2B ecommerce website is now available on three Amazon marketplaces in Europe. Amazon UK and Amazon Germany already gave business customers the opportunity to buy business supplies through Amazon Business. Continue reading

JD.com launches in Europe

JD.com launches in Europe

Chinese online retailer JD.com is ready to take on Amazon in Europe. The company will first launchs its ecommerce platform and delivery services in France next year. After that, the United Kingdom and Germany are next. Continue reading