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Loop launches in the UK

Loop

Loop, a sustainable ecommerce service, will launch in the United Kingdom later this month. The service, which puts products in containers that are designed to be reused, will be made available to 5,000 early adopters from 26 March. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Switzerland: 9.77 billion euros in 2019

Ecommerce in Switzerland

Ecommerce in Switzerland was worth 9.77 billion euros last year, which means it passed the 10 billion Swiss francs mark for the first time. The Swiss online retail industry increased by 8.4 compared to the situation one year before. Continue reading

EU wants goods to be more durable and repairable

Recycling in ecommerce

The European Commission has adopted a new plan, which focuses on the design and production for a circular economy. The Commission wants to transform the way products in the EU are made. It wants them recyclable, repairable and designed to last longer. Continue reading

Hermes will pay for neighborhood deliveries

Hermes Germany

Logistics company Hermes has launched a pilot project, called PaketFuxx, in which consumers who regularly accept parcels for neighbors are paid 30 cents per package. Hermes will also pay this money if the goods are delivered by another company. Continue reading

Ecommerce in the Netherlands: €25.8 billion in 2019

Ecommerce in the Netherlands

Ecommerce in the Netherlands was worth 25.8 billion euros last year. This is an increase of 7 percent compared to the situation one year before. The Dutch online retail industry grew mostly because of an increase in online grocery purchases. Continue reading

Shop-Awards 2020 winners revealed

Shop-Award 2020

The Shop-Awards 2020 were handed out. This award show is organized by Internet World Business and praises the best online stores in Germany. A total of 17 different online retailers won an award. Continue reading

Amazon launches in the Netherlands

Amazon has officially launched in the Netherlands. Instead of selling only e-books and e-readers, the ecommerce giant now offers all kinds of products. With product categories such as consumer electronics, toys, fashion, DIY and foodstuff it’s going to compete with local players Bol.com, Coolblue and Wehkamp. Continue reading

Postponed ecommerce events

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is dominating the headlines all over the world. This has led to the postponing and cancellation of several ecommerce events in Europe. Here you can find which ones you can and cannot visit for now. Continue reading

Ecommerce Belgium: €8.2 billion in 2019

Ecommerce in Belgium

Online stores in Belgium have generated a total turnover of 8.2 billion euros in 2019. This is an increase of 17 percent compared to the situation one year before. One out of every four euros generated by Belgian online shops came from foreign shoppers. Continue reading

40% of Estonians order at local shops

Ecommerce in Estonia

Major international platforms like AliExpress and Amazon are the most popular online shopping channels among residents of Estonia. But still, slightly more than 40 percent of consumers in Estonia shop online at local ecommerce websites. Continue reading

Momox sees sales grow 25% to €250 million

Momox

Momox, a major recommerce player from Germany, has recorded a significant increase of its sales. Last year, the company’s annual turnover was worth 250 million euros. This is 25 percent more than in the previous year. Continue reading

Deutsche Post DHL announces new digital services

Deutsche Post

Deutsche Post and DHL Paket have announced a variety of new digital services and improvements of existing solutions, which should make the use of mail and parcel services easier and more transparent. The new services include letter tracking, pictures of envelops and a new Post & Paket 24/7 machine. Continue reading

B2B marketplace Ankorstore launches in Germany

Ankorstore

Ankorstore, a B2B marketplace from France, has opened its doors in Germany. With a look that is reminiscent of a business-to-consumer website, the platform wants to adapt the distribution between brands and retailers to today’s needs. Continue reading

March: ecommerce events in Europe

Ecommerce events in Europe in March

March is a very busy month, when it comes to ecommerce events you can visit in Europe. So, as always, we’ve made a handy overview for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce event takes place this month in Europe. Continue reading