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Trustmarks

There are so many online stores, a lot of consumers can no longer see the wood for the trees. That’s why some years ago trustmarks were being introduced. Retailers can submit their store but they only get approved if they follow certain rules, like showing who’s behind the store, informing the customer about his rights, providing information about returning products bought online, et cetera. Here, on this page you’ll find all the articles we’ve written about such trustmarks.

Ecommerce Foundation acquires Scamadviser

Scamadviser

Ecommerce Foundation has acquired the British website Scamadviser, which aims to help online shoppers make a well-informed decision before they buy something online. With the technology behind the website, Ecommerce Foundation wants to further strengthen its global ecommerce trustmark solution. Continue reading

Italian ecommerce association AICEL joins EMOTA

EMOTA

The pan-European ecommerce association EMOTA has welcomed another member. The Italian ecommerce association AICEL, which is short for Associazione Italiana Commercio Elettronico, is the latest to join the club. Continue reading

Safe.Shop launched as first global ecommerce trust mark

Safe.Shop

Safe.Shop has launched today as the first global ecommerce trust mark. Safe.Shop wants to help improve the customer confidence, while further boosting the ecommerce trade worldwide. National ecommerce associations from 13 different countries are the first connected trust mark partners. Continue reading

Electronic Retailing Association joins EMOTA

ERA Europe joins EMOTA

European retail organization ERA Europe has joined EMOTA, the European Ecommerce and Omni-channel Trade Association. Normally, national ecommerce associations join EMOTA, the addition of ERA Europe should be seen more as a widening of EMOTA’s voice in Brussels. Continue reading

Alibaba joins EMOTA as corporate member

Alibaba

EMOTA has announced it attracted the Alibaba Group as its latest corporate member. The Chinese ecommerce company wants to do more with European companies and policymakers, as Europe is an important market for Alibaba. Continue reading

Greek ecommerce association GRECA launches trustmark

GRECA trustmark

The Greek ecommerce association GRECA (which is short for Greek Ecommerce Assocation) has launched the first ecommerce trustmark from Greece. The organization launched the trustmark in cooperation with Ecommerce Europe and the E-Business Research Center. Awardees will be subject to an audit to make sure they comply with European consumer law. Continue reading

Romanian ecommerce association ARMO joins Ecommerce Europe

ARMO joins Ecommerce Europe

The Romanian ecommerce association ARMO has joined Ecommerce Europe, one week after it joined EMOTA, another pan-European ecommerce association. It’s the first time ever a national ecommerce association has joined both umbrella organizations. Continue reading

Association of Romanian Online Stores joins EMOTA

ARMO joins EMOTA

The European Ecommerce & Omnichannel Association has a new member. It announced ARMO, the Association of Romanian Online Stores, has joined the pan-European ecommerce association. Romania is now the 17th country to have an ecommerce association joining EMOTA. Continue reading

Irish ecommerce association eCAI joins EMOTA

eCAI

The Irish ecommerce association eCAI has joined EMOTA, the European association for multi-channel and online retailers. According to Maurits Bruggink, secretary general of EMOTA, the eCAI membership comes at a pivotal time for Irish businesses. “Especially in light of the UK referendum result and pending Brexit negotiations.” Continue reading

New website Ecommerce Europe Trustmark online

The Ecommerce Europe Association has released the new website for its Ecommerce Europe Trustmark. With the website, the pan-European online retail association wants to give consumers a place where they can read in full what their rights are and what commitments the online retailer has made. Continue reading

Ecommerce Europe Trustmark rolls out in 11 countries

Ecommerce Europe Trustmark

Ecommerce Europe has finally started the rollout of its pan-European trustmark. Starting today, more than 10,000 certified online stores can join the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark for free. By establishing one European set of rules, Ecommerce Europe wants to further stimulate cross-border ecommerce in Europe. Continue reading

Luxembourg joins Ecommerce Europe

Luxembourg joins Ecommerce Europe

The Luxembourg E-commerce Association has joined Ecommerce Europe, the organization that represents over 25,000 online retailers across Europe. By joining Ecommerce Europe, Luxembourg has become the 18th national association member. The cross-border experiences of the Luxembourg ecommerce sector are said to be of great added value to the knowledge of the association. Continue reading

EMOTA launches European Trust Mark for ecommerce

European Trust Mark for ecommerce launched

EMOTA, the European ecommerce association, has officially launched its European Trust Mark. Starting today, the accompanied logo will appear on websites that comply with the trading practices laid down by the European Trust Mark. Continue reading