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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.

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

Amazon Sweden is on its way

Amazon Sweden is on its way

Amazon Sweden will probably open its digital doors next year. The upcoming launch of a dedicated Amazon website in Sweden has now been officially announced. It would be the first time Amazon launches in a Nordic country. Continue reading

Amazon offers same-day grocery delivery in the UK

Amazon offers same-day grocery delivery in the UK

Amazon now offers its grocery delivery service Amazon Fresh in the United Kingdom free with Prime. Members can do their weekly shopping and choose from a selection of products. In over 40 postcodes in the South East, members can even place orders before 9pm and have them delivered same-day. Continue reading

Marley Spoon offers Dinnerly in Germany

Marley Spoon offers Dinnerly in Germany

Marley Spoon has started offering Dinnerly, its affordable food delivery service, in Germany. The spin-off sells meal kits that starts at 2.99 euros per serving. Continue reading

KaDeWe’s online shop is live

KaDeWe’s online shop is live

In April it was announced that KaDeWe wanted an online shop. And now it’s there. The ecommerce website from the famous Berlin department store starts with 3,000 articles from 100 different suppliers. Continue reading

Shavatar wants to decrease fashion returns

Shavatar wants to decrease fashion returns

Shavatar is the name of a 3D avatar tool that should lead to fewer returns in the online fashion industry. With Shavatar, consumers can create their own avatars based on a few parameters. The tool then suggests the right size and fit of any given fashion item. Continue reading

Czech online supermarket Rohlík will launch in Germany

Czech online supermarket Rohlík will launch in Germany

Rohlík, an online supermarket from the Czech Republic, has announced plans to launch in Germany. The expansion was originally planned for 2025. But due to the current high demand for online grocery shopping, the start is brought forward. Rohlík is expected to launch in Munich by the end of this year. Continue reading