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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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Obuv Rossii will launch online marketplace

Obuv Rossii will launch online marketplace

Russian footwear company Obuv Rossii has announced plans to develop an online marketplace. This platform will be based on the online store of its main brand Westfalika.ru. The marketplace will be used to sell products that aren’t provided in the Obuv Rossi Group’s physical stores. Continue reading

Groupon stops selling goods

Groupon stops selling goods

Groupon has announced it will stop selling goods. Instead, it wants to focus on the local experiences market opportunity. Groupon announced the transformation news after a disappointing fourth quarter. 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

Spanish ecommerce growth fueled by AliExpress

Spanish ecommerce growth fueled by AliExpress

Ecommerce in Spain is ready to grow. And for the next three years, it’s predicted to grow faster than other countries in Western Europe. One of the factors responsible for this development is AliExpress. For the Alibaba Group, Spain is the starting point of its growth in Western Europe. Continue reading

Allegro Gadane, platform for buyers and sellers, launched

Allegro Gadane, platform for buyers and sellers, launched

The popular Polish marketplace Allegro has launched its own social website, called Allegro Gadane. It shouldn’t be compared to the likes of Facebook or Twitter. It’s more like a social platform for sellers and buyers to exchange opinions, ask questions and solve problems. Continue reading

Allegro enters global top 10 biggest ecommerce websites

Allegro enters global top 10 biggest ecommerce websites

Allegro has entered the top 10 list of biggest ecommerce websites in the world, in terms of monthly visits. The Polish ecommerce company welcomes almost 194 million visitors per month, which is slightly less than the number of people visiting Shopee and Tmall. Continue reading

Bol.com starts selling men’s and women’s clothing

Bol.com starts selling men’s and women’s clothing

Bol.com, the biggest online store in the Netherlands, is opening its platform for external vendors that sell men’s and women’s clothing. The move follows one week after Amazon announced it will open its platform in the Netherlands for third party sellers. Continue reading

Amazon.nl open for external vendors

Amazon.nl open for external vendors

Amazon has officially announced it will launch an online store in the Netherlands. That’s why it is now opening its doors to external vendors. Both Dutch and foreign sellers can now register if they want to sell their products on Amazon.nl. Continue reading

Amazon has 1.1 million active sellers in Europe

Amazon has 1.1 million active sellers in Europe

There are over 1.1 million active sellers on Amazon marketplaces located in Europe. That’s an increase of 25 percent, compared to the situation last year. The most percentage growth can be found on Amazon Turkey and Amazon Italy. 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

Ebay and Amazon: 90% of UK online marketplace spend

Ebay and Amazon: 90% of UK online marketplace spend

The total spend via UK online marketplaces is forecast to reach over 30.4 billion euros in 2019. It’s also expected to rise 15.2 billion euros over the next five years. This corresponds to an increase of 50.1 percent. And it’s mostly Amazon and eBay who dominate the online marketplaces market. Continue reading

Heyconnect helps German brands sell on La Redoute

Heyconnect helps German brands sell on La Redoute

Platform service provider Heyconnect has started a cooperation with French marketplace La Redoute. Now, Heyconnect can offer German and international brands the opportunity to offer their products on the popular French ecommerce platform for home and fashion. Continue reading