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

John Lewis launches smart home department

John Lewis - Smart home department

The Internet of Things is wildly popular among consumers. UK department store chain John Lewis has now launched a new smart home department to showcase all kinds of gadgets that should make the consumer’s life at home more convenient. Continue reading

UK ratings platform Feefo launches plugin for Shopify


Feefo, a consumer ratings and reviews platform from the United Kingdom, has added a new ecommerce plugin to its suits of feedback features. The plugin is available for online store owners who run their website on Shopify’s ecommerce platform. Feefo already integrated with DemandWare and Hybris and is working on plugins for other ecommerce software, such as Magento and PrestaShop. Continue reading

Ecommerce News launches Community

Ecommerce News Community (forum)

Ecommerce News is the website you must read if you want to stay up-to-date on the European ecommerce sphere. But what if you have a question about your cross-border sales? What if you want to brainstorm with international retailers? At the new Ecommerce News Community you can discuss all things ecommerce. Continue reading

Lidl launches online store in Belgium

Lidl launches online store in Belgium

Lidl has opened a dedicated ecommerce website in Belgium, which currently lists about 350 non-food items. Belgium is now the first country, aside from its home country Germany, where Lidl has launched an online store. The supermarket discounter is slowly stepping up its game with regards to ecommerce. The Netherlands could be next. Continue reading

Zalando launches inspiration app Fleek

Zalando Fleek

Zalando has launched yet another mobile shopping app. With the app Fleek, the German fashion retailer wants to inspire users with fashion items and offer them effortless shopping. Its dream is to offer one of the broadest in-app lifestyle assortments in Europe. Continue reading

ODSNet launches B2C ecommerce software solution

ODSNet Retail E-commerce

On Demand Solutions, a UK company that already has ecommerce software for B2B retailers, has now launched an ecommerce software solution for B2C retailers. It focuses especially on small and medium-sized companies. The B2C version of ecommerce solution ODSnet has omni-channel functionality. Continue reading

Dutch online store of AO has launched will launch in the Netherlands

The British online retailer AO World has opened its online store in the Netherlands. After launching in Germany last year, AO now wants to sell household appliances like washing machines and refrigerators to Dutch consumers. It will try to beat the local competition with a best price guarantee, free delivery and trade-in of old products. Continue reading