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Online marketplaces in EuropeLooking for popular online marketplaces in Europe? If not, please read further. Whenever you ask someone what comes up in his mind on hearing the word ‘ecommerce’, there’s a big chance he’ll come up with eBay or Amazon. And can you blame him? These marketplaces are amongst the biggest and most successful ecommerce players in the world. Marketplaces are very popular among consumers as they often offer a very wide range of merchandise, all on one site

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Trendyol: 347 million products in 2020

Trendyol: 347 million products in 2020

About 98,000 businesses and 1.1 million individuals sold a total of 347 million products on Trendyol last year. The popular Turkish ecommerce platform also contributed to the creation and retention of 1.1 million jobs in Turkey. Continue reading

BigBuy launches dropshipping connector for Amazon.nl

BigBuy launches dropshipping connector for Amazon.nl

Wholesale platform BigBuy has launched its new connector, which enables selling on Amazon.nl, the Dutch Amazon marketplace that opened its doors in March last year. BigBuy wants to help its B2B customers sell on Amazon.nl without the need to invest in stock. Continue reading

Cdiscount launches Cdiscount Occasion

Cdiscount launches Cdiscount Occasion

Cdiscount has launched Cdiscount Occasion, a platform full of second-hand products. Cdiscount Occasion features items from all product categories: from high-tech and DIY to books and toys. Continue reading

Vinted launches in Italy

Vinted launches in Italy

Secondhand fashion marketplace Vinted has launched in Italy. This is the 13th market where the online platform from Lithuania has opened its digital doors. Continue reading

European brands: relying on marketplaces isn’t sustainable

European brands: relying on marketplaces isn’t sustainable

54 percent of European brands think their ecommerce potential is crippled by their logistical capabilities. And that’s why many retailers and brands turn to online marketplaces. But they also think that relying on marketplaces isn’t sustainable and want to shift the balance more to their own ecommerce channels. Continue reading

Czech company Nulisec launches B2B marketplace

Czech company Nulisec launches B2B marketplace

The Czech company Nulisec has launched an online business-to-business marketplace for retailers. The platform started out as project to digitize the local wholesale business center in Prague, but turned into an online wholesale marketplace with thousands of businesses. Continue reading

Rakuten Germany closes its doors

Rakuten Germany closes its doors

Rakuten.de will no longer accept any new orders. The online marketplace announced it will close its doors on 15 October. The decision was made due to challenges with “leading the ecommerce business to a relevant market presence”. Continue reading

Cross-border ecommerce Europe worth €143 billion

Cross-border ecommerce Europe worth €143 billion

Cross-border ecommerce in Europe was worth 143 billion euros in 2019. And 59 percent of this market, 84 billion euros, is generated by online marketplaces. Amazon accounts for 22 percent of the market, while marketplaces with European capital represent 11 percent. Continue reading

Amazon Prime launches in Turkey

Amazon Prime launches in Turkey

Amazon Prime has launched in Turkey. The introduction of the aid subscription program follows almost exactly two years after Amazon Turkey was launched. Continue reading

Schuhe24 Group partners with Neckermann in Austria

Schuhe24 Group partners with Neckermann in Austria

Schuhe24, which sells shoes online from over 2,000 connected retailers in Germany, is partnering with Neckermann in Austria. The cooperation should benefit both Neckermann and the retailers connected to the Schuhe24 Group, which also sells clothing, bags, jewelry, and more. Continue reading