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Statistics are boring? Hell no! They can be very interesting, if you are interested in the ecommerce industry that is. Check out this category to see some stunning numbers and data about the ecommerce industry in different European countries or about a certain company.

The impact of Covid-19 on ecommerce

The impact of Covid-19 on ecommerce

2020 was a challenging year for many. At the same time, ecommerce grew like never before. What can we expect from 2021? SearchNode published a new report on the latest ecommerce trends and the impact of Covid-19. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Poland breaks records

Ecommerce in Poland breaks records

The number of online purchases reached an all-time record in Poland last year. This has, of course, to do with the lockdowns due to Covid-19. But still, Poland was one of the fastest growing ecommerce markets in Europe. Continue reading

‘German ecommerce could grow to €141 billion in 2024’

‘German ecommerce could grow to €141 billion in 2024’

Ecommerce in Germany is predicted to grow significantly in the coming years. After a corona-related record year with online sales somewhere between 80 and 88 billion euros, the trend will continue. It’s predicted that the online trade in Germany could be worth 120 billion euros in 2024, and maybe even 141 billion euros. Continue reading

NetOnNet is biggest online store in Sweden

NetOnNet is biggest online store in Sweden

When you think about big online stores from Sweden, you can’t ignore H&M and Ikea. But these ecommerce giants aren’t the biggest online shops in Sweden. Last year, NetOnNet was the one with the biggest ecommerce sales in Sweden. Continue reading

Shopify usage in Europe

Shopify usage in Europe

Shopify is only 14 years old, but is already extremely popular. And although it’s a Canadian company, it has enormous popularity in the United States. The US accounts for 73.24 percent of all live Shopify ecommerce websites worldwide. But what about the Shopify usage in Europe? Continue reading

Online payment trends across Europe

Online payment trends across Europe

When it comes to paying for online purchases, many shoppers use their credit cards, PayPal or bank transfers. But which payment methods are most popular? And what’s the difference in payment preferences among different countries across Europe? Continue reading

Dutch ecommerce top remains unchanged

Dutch ecommerce top remains unchanged

The six biggest online stores in the Netherlands in 2019 are still the same six as in the year before. Bol.com remains the biggest ecommerce player, with a revenue of 2.17 billion euros. It’s followed by fellow Dutch companies Coolblue and Albert Heijn. Continue reading

Irish retail moves to ecommerce

Irish retail moves to ecommerce

Retailers in Ireland are migrating online as the outbreak of the coronavirus has fueled ecommerce in the Western European country. Online sales are now a significant part of the retail offering for thousands of Irish companies. Continue reading

Poland: 5,500 new online stores in first half year

Poland: 5,500 new online stores in first half year

During the first half of this year, about 5,500 new online stores were registered in Poland. At the same time 2,000 got shut down. But some think the recent boom in ecommerce, due to the pandemic, won’t last long. Continue reading

The top 100 retailers in Austria

The top 100 retailers in Austria

The top 100 retailers in Austria generated sales of 38.7 billion euros in 2018. The ranking of Austria’s largest retailers is led by six companies that have exceeded the billion euros mark: Rewe, Spar, Hofer, Lidl, XXXL Group and Media Saturn. Together, they generate 32 percent of all retail sales in Austria. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Europe: €717 billion in 2020

Ecommerce in Europe: €717 billion in 2020

Ecommerce in Europe is expected to be worth 717 billion euros at the end of 2020. That would mean an increase of 12.7 percent compared to the situation last year. This growth is somewhat lower than the 14.2 percent increase of the European ecommerce in 2019. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Hungary: €2.2 billion in 2019

Ecommerce in Hungary: €2.2 billion in 2019

Ecommerce in Hungary was worth 781 billion Hungarian forint (2.2 billion euros) in 2019. The domestic online retail turnover saw a 17 percent increase compared to the previous year. Continue reading