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74% of Europeans won’t reduce online shopping

74% of Europeans won’t reduce online shopping

Three in four European consumers (74 percent) say they will stick to their pandemic online shopping levels, meaning they won’t reduce their ecommerce activities now they can shop offline again. So it looks like the shift to ecommerce is here to stay. Continue reading

Klarna launches Comparison Shopping Service

Klarna launches Comparison Shopping Service

Klarna has announced the launch of its new Comparison Shopping Service. This service offers retailers across Europe an increased customer reach. Klarna has also launched a comparison shopping page that offers brands the opportunity to reach browsing consumers with their products. Continue reading

Wish partners with PrestaShop

Wish partners with PrestaShop

Wish has announced a two-year partnership with ecommerce software provider PrestaShop. Merchants using this software will be able to quickly sell to consumers on the Wish marketplace. A integration module on the PrestaShop platform syncs their products and orders between PrestaShop and Wish. Continue reading

FinXP launches Real Time Payments

FinXP launches Real Time Payments

Payment and banking service provider FinXP has launched Real Time Payments by FinXP (RTPF). This is an account-to-account payment method that is targeted at online merchants. The Malta-based electronic money institution says its transaction fees are lower than many other popular alternative payment methods. Continue reading

Signa Sports United acquires sports store Wiggle

Signa Sports United acquires sports store Wiggle

Signa Sports United has agreed to list on the New York Stock Exchange through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Yucaipa. The deal will raise over 530 million euros in proceeds for Signa Sports United, which will use part of this money to buy UK-based sports store Wiggle. Continue reading

Top 10 fashion brands on Amazon analyzed

Top 10 fashion brands on Amazon analyzed

What are the best sellers in the clothing category on the four most popular Amazon marketplaces in Europe? How is the ratio between known and unknown brands? And on which other European marketplaces do brands sell their clothing in addition to Amazon? Continue reading

Lightspeed acquires Ecwid and NuOrder

Lightspeed acquires Ecwid and NuOrder

Lightspeed today announced the acquisition of two ecommerce companies. The omnichannel commerce platform will acquire Ecwid, a US-based ecommerce software provider, and NuOrder, an online platform that connects businesses and suppliers. Continue reading

Carrefour partners with La Poste subsidiary Pickup

Carrefour partners with La Poste subsidiary Pickup

French supermarket group Carrefour has partnered with Pickup, a subsidiary of La Poste, to launch a new service. Under the name Pickup Drive, customers of Carrefour can collect their online groceries and also pick up or drop off parcels. Continue reading

FedEx expands International Connect Plus across Europe

FedEx expands International Connect Plus across Europe

FedEx has expanded its day-definite delivery service across Europe. After successfully launching International Connect Plus (FICP) in Italy and the UK last January, this service is now available in ten additional countries across Europe. Continue reading