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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.

CDON stops selling books as Adlibris joins marketplace

CDON Marketplace

Adlibris, the leading online bookstore in the Nordics, is partnering with CDON to sell books via the CDON Marketplace. As a result of this partnership, CDON will phase out its own assortment of books. Its current sales volume of books is in the range 21-27 million euros on an annual basis. Continue reading

Amazon now sells fresh produce in Italy

Amazon Prime Now

Amazon has started selling fresh fruit and vegetables in Italy through its Prime Now service. For now, the fresh produce can only be ordered online by people living in the city of Milan and 34 municipalities in the back country, but if it happens to be a big success, more cities will probably follow. Continue reading

Online discounter Lesara expands to France

Lesara

Online fashion and lifestyle retailer Lesara has expanded to France. By opening a dedicated website here, Lesara could potentially reach more than 66 million new customers. In just two years’ time, the German discounter is now active in 22 countries across Europe. Continue reading

Ukraine’s PrivatBank launches marketplace PrivatMarket

PrivatBank launches PrivatMarket

PrivatBank, the largest commercial bank in Ukraine, has launched its own online marketplace, called PrivatMarket. Buyers and suppliers come together on this platform that was been in the works for quite some time. PrivatMarket is aimed both at private and business clients from the Ukrainian bank. Continue reading

Aldi opens its first online store in the UK

Aldi launches online store

Also has finally opened its online store in the United Kingdom. The discount retailer has kicked-off its online shopping store by offering cases of wines for home delivery. The online wine store was announced by Aldi in September last year. Continue reading

Dutch organizations launch EcommerceWiki

Several Dutch organizations have launched EcommerceWiki, an English-written platform where experts from all over the world can collect and share all knowledge about ecommerce topics such as merchandising, performance advertising, selecting an ecommerce platform and managing social media. Continue reading

ePages launches app & theme store for online merchants

ePages

Online shop software provider ePages has launched an app & theme store for its online retailers. The app section offers applications from third party providers that deliver extra functionalities to a merchant, while the themes section offers premium shop templates so merchants can redesign their online stores. Continue reading