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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.

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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

Facebook Shops launched

Facebook Shops launched

Facebook has launched its own ecommerce platform called Facebook Shops. The service can be used on both Facebook and Instagram, with the products displayed through pages, stories and advertisements. In the future, placing an order in WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram Direct will also be possible. Continue reading

Nuet Aquavit first Norwegian company to sell spirits online

Nuet Aquavit first Norwegian company to sell spirits online

Nuet Aquavit says it is the first Norwegian company ever to sell spirits online. The startup offers its products from their own website with global delivery. The drinks are not for sale in Norway itself. That’s because sales of alcoholic beverages have to go through state-owned channels. Continue reading

FC Barcelona launches online Barça Store

FC Barcelona launches online Barça Store

FC Barcelona has launched its own ecommerce channel for the sale of products from the Barça Store at Camp Nou. In the online store, fans will find club merchandising and retail items. There are also items that can only be bought at point of sales managed directly by the club. Continue reading

‘H&M wants to launch Afound in Germany’

‘H&M wants to launch Afound in Germany’

H&M apparently has plans to soon launch Afound in Germany. The outlet concept is currently only available in two markets, but a third might be on its way. At least, that’s what a Facebook ad makes people believe. Continue reading

Zalando sells textile masks

Zalando sells textile masks

Today, Zalando has started the online sales of textile masks in Europe. The disposable masks are sold at an affordable price in all 17 markets and the profit will go to international efforts against the coronavirus. Continue reading

Maternia now sells prescription glasses online

Maternia now sells prescription glasses online

Maternia has launched the online sales of prescription eyeglasses. This was originally planned for the second half of 2020, but due to the current situation caused by the coronavirus the eye care specialist accelerated these expansion plans. Continue reading

Rinascente starts with ecommerce in June

Rinascente starts with ecommerce in June

La Rinascente, a department store chain from Italy, will launch its own online store in June. Initially, the idea was to make an online debut last month, but this has been delayed due to the outbreak of coronavirus Covid-19. Continue reading

Retail platform Shopdaheim is a success

Retail platform Shopdaheim is a success

The German retail platform Shopdaheim is a success. Four weeks after the launch, almost 10.000 dealer addresses from 41 different industries are listed. Every day, clicks in the six-figure range generated through the platform. Continue reading