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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.

Swedish online marketplace Webgallerian relaunches

Online marketplace and shopping mall WebGallerian

Webgallerian, an online marketplace from Sweden, has relaunched this year. The goal is still the same: to bring together hundreds of online stores under one single roof and to become the biggest online marketplace in the Nordic region. Continue reading

‘H&M will launch online discount store’

H&M (Hennes & Mauritz), fashion retailer from Sweden

Swedish fashion retailer H&M is secretly working on a new project, which aims to sell branded clothes online at discount prices. For now, the project has been dubbed P12 and it’s expected to launch somewhere in April. Continue reading

French fashion brand Céline launches ecommerce website

The French brand Céline, the only LVMH-owned fashion label without its own ecommerce business, has launched its online store. For now, the ecommerce website Celine.com is only available in France, but next year it will roll out further in Europe, the United States and, in 2019, in Japan. Continue reading

Amazon launches in Switzerland

Amazon.com

The entry of Amazon into the Swish ecommerce market seems imminent. The American ecommerce giant has signed a cooperation agreement with Swiss Post, which means the postal agency will carry out customs clearance for Amazon in the near future. Continue reading

Luxembourg launches national ecommerce platform Letz’shop

Let'z Shop

Luxembourg has created and launched LetzShop.lu, a national ecommerce platform aimed to boost the urban commerce. LetzShop.lu is an initiative from the Ministry of Economy, with the economic interest group (GIE) in charge of setting up and managing the ecommerce platform. Continue reading

LogistCompare, marketplace for warehouse space, to launch

LogistCompare - logistics marketplace

LogistCompare will launch in the United Kingdom. It’s an online marketplace for retail and ecommerce customers who are looking for warehouse space. It seems like a great timing, considering the busy holiday season is near and retailers might be looking for extra space for inventory. Continue reading

‘Amazon launches in Sweden within 12 months’

Amazon.com

Amazon will launch in Sweden. This rumor has been going around for quite some time, but now it’s just a matter of when, not if, Amazon will open Amazon.se to the Swedish public. Now the CEO of comparison site Pricerunner says Amazon will launch in Sweden very soon. “It’s happening in the next 1 to 12 months.” Continue reading

Sloggi launches online shop in Europe

Sloggi

Sloggi, the underwear brand from Triumph, is now presenting itself completely independently online and has launched an online shop in Germany, the United Kingdom, Austria and France. By the end of the year, Sloggi also wants to have online stores in seven more countries throughout Europe. Continue reading

Alibaba launches Tmall in Russia

Tmall in Russia

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba will launch its online b2c marketplace Tmall in Russia, sources say. Currently, the service is in test mode, but it should become fully operational somewhere next month. It will be launched within the AliExpress platform. Continue reading

Luxembourg develops national online shopping platform

Luxembourg

The government council of Luxembourg has decided to develop and operate a national online shopping platform. This platform will be called “Luxembourg for shopping” and is meant for Luxembourgian wholesalers who don’t yet sell their products online. Continue reading

Hornbach launches online shop in Slovakia

Hornbach

German DIY-store Hornbach has entered the ecommerce market in Slovakia. It launched an online store, which currently consists of 12,000 products that get sold at the same prices as in the physical stores. Continue reading

Online supermarket myEnso lets customers decide

Online supermarket MyEnso from Germany

MyEnso is a new online marketplace for food in Germany and wants to do things totally different than established parties. The most important part of the company’s vision is the customer focus. With myEnso, only the consumer decides on innovation, product listing or service offerings. Continue reading

Amazon launched fashion label Find only in Europe

Amazon

Last week, Amazon announced the launch of fashion label Find. What’s quite surprising, coming from the American ecommerce giant, this trend-driven fashion label is only available in Europe. But there’s a very logical reason behind this move. Continue reading

Returns platform ReBound launches in the UK

Returns platform ReBound

International returns platform ReBound has introduced its return services to the ecommerce market in the United Kingdom. With ReBound, online retailers can manage both international and domestic returns using one multi-carrier returns solutions. Continue reading