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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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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

Bol.com to start in Wallonia

Bol.com to start in Wallonia

Bol.com will start with a French-speaking online shop in June this year. For, the Dutch ecommerce giant this will mark the first time its online store isn’t in Dutch. It also means Bol.com will be accessible for all consumers in Belgium. Continue reading

Mister Spex offers first online eye test

Mister Spex offers first online eye test

Online optician Mister Spex now offers an online eye test, since the coronavirus has made it impossible in many European countries to visit an optician. It says it’s the first optician to offer customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland the possibility of an individual eye test via an online application. Continue reading

Amazon launches in the Netherlands

Amazon launches in the Netherlands

Amazon has officially launched in the Netherlands. Instead of selling only e-books and e-readers, the ecommerce giant now offers all kinds of products. With product categories such as consumer electronics, toys, fashion, DIY and foodstuff it’s going to compete with local players Bol.com, Coolblue and Wehkamp. Continue reading

Zalando introduces ‘Pre-Owned’ category

Zalando introduces ‘Pre-Owned’ category

Zalando will launch a ‘Pre-Owned’ category in its platform. This fall, Germany will be the first market to offer this will service. It will be available in the women’s, men’s and kids’ segments. Continue reading

Amazon Business Prime launched in Spain

Amazon Business Prime launched in Spain

Amazon Business Prime has launched in Spain, the fourth market in Europe where this premium service can now be used by businesses. With Amazon Business Prime, customers can get unlimited free delivery in one business day, as well as delivery on the same evening. Continue reading

Fiverr.de launched in Germany

Fiverr.de launched in Germany

Fiverr now offers a German online marketplace. For the platform, which connects businesses with freelancers offering digital services, Germany is the first market outside of the United States. The localized website Fiverr.de wants to give German SMEs, startups and solo entrepreneurs better access to experts from all over the world. Continue reading

De Bijenkorf wants to launch in France

De Bijenkorf wants to launch in France

De Bijenkorf, a major omnichannel retailer from the Netherlands, might be looking for further expansion across Europe. The retailer has posted job offers, in which it’s looking for native French speakers. Continue reading

Russian ecommerce giant Wildberries launches in Europe

Russian ecommerce giant Wildberries launches in Europe

Wildberries, the largest online retailer of Russia, has officially entered the European Union. The ecommerce company has launched its online store Wildberries.eu in Poland, where it plans to open about 100 branded points of delivery. Continue reading

Add your company to Ecommerce News Europe

Add your company to Ecommerce News Europe

Ecommerce News Europe is a news site that covers everything that happens in the ever-thriving European ecommerce industry. And now we’ve also added a company database, which aims to feature all small, medium-sized and big ecommerce companies of Europe. For a limited time you can add yours for free! Continue reading

Zalando Beauty launches in Switzerland

Zalando Beauty launches in Switzerland

Zalando will launch its beauty category in Switzerland on the 11th of December, giving its Swiss customers the opportunity to complete their outfits with matching cosmetics. The introduction of its beauty category in Switzerland follows after launches in several other European markets, including the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark. Continue reading

Amazon launches own wine brand

Amazon launches own wine brand

Amazon has presented a selection of “simple yet savory” wines, which are presented under its new wine and spirits brand Compass Road. The alcoholic beverages are currently available exclusively at Amazon Germany. Continue reading

International Marketplace Network opens for all retailers

International Marketplace Network opens for all retailers

The International Marketplace Network (IMN), an alliance of major European ecommerce platforms, is now open for all traders. After a one-year test phases, European online marketplaces Real.de, Cdiscount, eMAG and ePrice are launching the International Marketplace Network. Continue reading

Posti opens Box, ecommerce-focused premises

Posti opens Box, ecommerce-focused premises

Tomorrow, Posti will open a new premises in Helsinki, which is focused on ecommerce for its consumer customers and online retailers. The initiative, called Box, is equipped with fitting rooms, a big parcel locker and a digital kiosk. Continue reading