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Online store

Ah, the online store! That’s what it’s all about in the ecommerce industry, right? In this category you’ll find articles about several online stores throughout Europe. It could be an article about an online store has been launched or about online stores in general in a certain country. So check out this category if you’re specifically interested in online stores.

Nuet Aquavit first Norwegian company to sell spirits online

Nuet Aquavit

Nuet Aquavit says it is the first Norwegian company ever to sell spirits online. The startup offers its products from their own website with global delivery. The drinks are not for sale in Norway itself. That’s because sales of alcoholic beverages have to go through state-owned channels. Continue reading

FC Barcelona launches online Barça Store

FC Barcelona has launched its own ecommerce channel for the sale of products from the Barça Store at Camp Nou. In the online store, fans will find club merchandising and retail items. There are also items that can only be bought at point of sales managed directly by the club. Continue reading

Zalando: ‘double-digit growth in 2020’


Zalando expects to grows its Gross Merchandise Volume by 10 to 20 percent this year. Its revenue is also expected to increase in the same range. Meanwhile, the overall fashion market is expected to decrease by about 28 percent due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading

Coop and Posten deliver groceries in Norway

Coop Norway

Grocery chain Coop and postal company Posten Norge have launched grocery home deliveries in Norway. The two companies have partnered to deliver groceries to those who can’t go to stores during the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. Continue reading

Aldi UK sells food parcels online

Aldi Food Parcel

Aldi has launched its first online grocery service in the United Kingdom. The German discounter offers a box with 22 essential items to help consumers who are in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

About You offers textile makeshift masks at cost price

About You Masken

About You has announced the launch of a new shop category for non-medical, textile makeshift masks. The online retailer wants to sell them at cost price. By giving consumers access to affordable masks, the ecommerce company wants to raise awareness to help reducing the spread of coronavirus Covid-19. Continue reading

Dm rolls out click & collect in Germany

DM, drugstore operator from Germany

Dm is now offering its click & collect solution, called “Express-Abholung”, nationwide in Germany. In view of the corona pandemic, the drugstore operator expanded the service after just a short test phase. Continue reading

Otto sees sales grow 9 percent to 3.5 billion euros


Otto continued to grow last year. The mail order company reported an increase in sales of 9 percent to 3.5 billion euros. It’s the tenth year in a row that revenues of the Otto Group subsidiary increased. Continue reading

Ccinsight shows Covid-19’s impact on ecommerce

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A new project, called Covid-19 Commerce Insight, shows the impact coronavirus Covid-19 has on ecommerce in Europe and the rest of the world. Every day, the tool shows new data at a global and regional level in multiple sectors. Continue reading

ICA stores stop ecommerce after hoarding


Several ICA stores in Sweden have been forced to stop its ecommerce activities, after consumers have been hoarding like crazy. Mainly in the Stockholm area, some ICA stores have completely or partially stopped the opportunity to pick up orders in stores. Continue reading

Southern Europe discovers online groceries

Online groceries

With the Covid-19 lockdown in action in Southern Europe, consumers in Italy, Spain and France are quickly discovering online shopping. More and more retailers are going online to sell their stuff, while an increasing number of consumers are ordering their groceries and products online. Continue reading

Qliro Group becomes Nelly Group after CDON moves out

Qliro Group becomes Nelly Group

Qliro Group, a Nordic ecommerce group that currently consists of marketplace CDON, payments company Qliro and fashion retailer, is transforming. CDON will move out and become an independent company, while Nelly will remain. As a result, Qliro Group will be renamed Nelly Group. Continue reading 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 Continue reading

Asos trials AR tool See My Fit


Asos has started a test with See My Fit, an augmented reality tool that shows a product in different sizes and on different body types. Asos is the first retailer in Europe to test the technology. Continue reading