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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.

Zalando will open its first Nordic fulfillment center this year

Zalando

Zalando is ready to conquer the Nordic region. The online fashion platform successfully completed its location search and will open its first Nordic fulfillment center in Sweden later this year. The fulfillment center will be built in Brunna, near Stockholm, and is meant to meet the demand of its customers in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Continue reading

Turkish online retailer Hepsiburada helps female entrepreneurs

Turkish ecommerce website Hepsiburada.com

Hepsiburada, the biggest ecommerce company in Turkey, has introduced a new program, which will help 1,000 women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through ecommerce. The Technology Power for Entrepreneur Women Program offers free online stores, but also gives assistance with sales, operations, marketing and logistics. Continue reading

‘Amazon will launch checkout-free supermarkets in the UK’

Amazon Go

There are strong rumors that Amazon will launch Amazon Go, its checkout-free grocery stores, in the United Kingdom. And there are many reasons to believe these rumors, after the UK Intellectual Property Office has approved the company’s application to trademark the slogan ‘No lines. No checkout. (No, seriously.)’. Continue reading

Zalando introduces personal shopping service Zalon in Belgium

Zalon by Zalando

Zalando has launched its curated shopping service Zalon in Belgium. The free personal shopping service for men and women offers its customers personalized advice from fashion experts. Zalon by Zalando is now available in five European countries. Continue reading

Tommy Hilfiger launches mobile app in Europe

Tommy Hilfiger - ecommerce app in Europe

Tommy Hilfiger has launched its first European shopping app. The mobile application is targeted towards seventeen European countries and supports four different languages. One of the things users of the Tommy Hilfiger app can do, is shopping looks directly from the brand’s Instagram feed. Continue reading

Otto lets customers filter product reviews

Otto Group

Otto has introduced a new feature on its ecommerce website. The German online retailer now offers customers the opportunity to filter the most important aspects from product reviews on Otto.de. Consumers now have better access to information from the countless reviews on the website. Continue reading

Italian distributor Selex launches online shopping service CosìComodo

CosìComodo

The Italian Selex group has launched a new ecommerce portal, called CosìComodo. This online shopping project brings together the company’s multiple brands in one single portal. CosìComodo is available throughout the entire country and wants to become the place to be for Italian consumers who want to buy food online. Continue reading

M&S will test online grocery service this autumn

Marks & Spencer (M&S)

UK retailer Marks and Spencer will start testing its own online grocery shopping service later this year, as more and more of its customers are shopping online. Just a week after M&S said it will open 36 new physical stores across the UK during the next six months, of which 34 will be dedicated to food, the retail company is now making a move towards online shopping. Continue reading

Amazon Business launches in the UK

Amazon Business launches in UK

Amazon has launched Amazon Business in the United Kingdom, a B2B service where companies can order a curated selection of products online. Amazon Business supplies products directly to businesses, but also acts as a middleman through its marketplace service. Continue reading

Bic launches online razor subscription service in France

Bic

Bic has launched its first online subscription service in France. Starting at 5 euros per month, customers get a shaver directly to their home with refillable cartridges delivered at their desired frequency. The Bic Shave Club is the company’s first experience with large-scale direct sales to consumers. Continue reading