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SearchNode publishes report on ecommerce trends 2020

SearchNode

What can we expect from the ecommerce industry in 2020? Ecommerce News Europe spoke with Antanas Bakšys, CEO and co-founder of Lithuanian tech company SearchNode, about the latest ecommerce trends. Continue reading

Ecommerce in UK grew 6.7% in 2019

The United Kingdom (UK)

Ecommerce in the United Kingdom grew 6.7 percent last year. This is an all-time low. The discouraging growth rate is especially significant when you compare it to the 11.8 percent growth rate in 2018. Continue reading

Bol.com starts selling men’s and women’s clothing

Dutch ecommerce company Bol.com

Bol.com, the biggest online store in the Netherlands, is opening its platform for external vendors that sell men’s and women’s clothing. The move follows one week after Amazon announced it will open its platform in the Netherlands for third party sellers. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Germany was worth €72.6 billion in 2019

Ecommerce in Germany

Ecommerce in Germany was worth 72.6 billion euros in 2019. This is an increase of 11.6 percent compared to the situation one year before. The growth of the German online retail industry is thanks to shoppers ordering several times a week and a significantly increase order volume through mobile devices. Continue reading

Posten Norge tests parcel lockers in Norway

Posten Norge (The Norwegian Post)

Posten Norge has started a pilot project in Oslo with 100 parcel lockers across the city. The test is meant to provide insight for the further rollout of a new parcel locker network in Norway. Continue reading

GLS Spain now offers over 200 automated lockers

GLS

Parcel and express transport provider GLS Spain has integrated a large number of Pudo, Hapiick and PDN360 terminals into its network. Now, the number of automated lockers than can be used by GLS in Spain amounts to over 200. Continue reading

Amazon.nl 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 Amazon.nl. Continue reading

Bose focuses on online only

Bose

Bose will close all of its stores in Europe, as well as in North America, Australia and Japan. The audio brand chose for this solution after it saw a ‘dramatic shift’ to online shopping in certain regions across the globe. Continue reading

Asos trials AR tool See My Fit

Asos

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

Prisync raises €1 million

Prisync

Prisync, an ecommerce pricing platform from Turkey, has raised 1.1 million dollars (985.700 euros) in a seed round that was led by Istanbul-based venture capital investment company Collective Spark. With the money, Prisync wants to further develop its product and grow the customer base. Continue reading

56% of Germans read reviews before buying

Reviews

More than half of online shoppers in Germany use customer reviews to help them make a buying decision. Young people in particular rely on the experiences that other buyers had with a certain product. Aside from customer reviews, price comparison websites and tips from friends and family are also often used. Continue reading