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‘Half of Amazon reviews are fake’

Reviews

Five out of ten Amazon reviews are currently based on fake entries. That is what a reviewer, working for a reputation agency, claims in a report written by German magazine Computer Bild. Continue reading

Amazon Germany customers choose their favorite sellers

Amazon Verkaufspartner Awards

At the start of the Christmas season, Amazon has honored small and medium-sized enterprises with the Amazon Verkaufspartner-Awards (Amazon Selling Partner Awards). Customers of Amazon Germany chose their favorite companies in the categories ‘Partner of the year’, ‘Innovation champion of the year’ and ‘export champion of the year’. Continue reading

Cards are preferred payment method in Europe

Card payments

Cards are the preferred payment method in Europe, for both consumers and merchants. The use of cards has expanded over the past few years, with 87 percent of European consumers feeling comfortable paying by card. Continue reading

Europe still dominates global ecommerce ranking

Number one in ecommerce

European countries hold eight of the top ten spots on the B2C E-commerce Index of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. This list ranks countries on their reading to engage in ecommerce. Europe remains, by far, the most prepared region for ecommerce. Continue reading

Comparison shopping services call for actions against Google

Google Shopping

41 European comparison shopping services are complaining about Google. They say the search engine is “artfully avoiding compliance with the law and the decisions of authorities” and that Google continues abusing market power. Continue reading

Zalando Lounge launched in the Czech Republic

Zalando Lounge

Zalando has launched Zalando Lounge in the Czech Republic. The online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products has arrived just in time for the holidays, starting with Black Friday this week. The Czech Republic is the 14th market in Europe where Zalando Lounge is active. Continue reading

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

‘Ecommerce Germany will rise to €68 billion in 2019’

Growth/increase

Ecommerce in Germany grew 9.1 percent last year and was worth around 63 billion euros. For this year, a further increase of almost 9 percent is expected. This would mean ecommerce in Germany will grow to 68 billion euros at the end of 2019. Continue reading

Rewe expands its package service

German online supermarket Rewe

Customers of German supermarket Rewe can now choose from an even larger selection online to have it delivered with Rewe’s package service. They can order all kinds of private label products, durable foods and non-food items, all with no minimum order value. Continue reading

Fashion search engine Glami expands to Spain

Fasion search engine Glami

Glami, a search engine for fashion, has expanded its presence abroad. The Czech ecommerce company is now also offering its services in Spain. In this Southern European country, Glami partners with local fashion companies, such as Desigual, Merkal and Vero Moda. Continue reading