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Allegro prepares IPO

Allegro prepares IPO

The major Polish ecommerce platform Allegro has announced its intention to apply for listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Should the company proceed with the initial public offering, it would become the largest IPO of Poland. Continue reading

The impact of Covid-19 on consumer trends in Europe

The impact of Covid-19 on consumer trends in Europe

The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically changed the way we shop online and offline. Food retailers have benefited from it, while omnichannel non-food retailers are just starting to recover. How has the coronavirus impacted consumer trends in Europe? Continue reading

Schuhe24 Group partners with Neckermann in Austria

Schuhe24 Group partners with Neckermann in Austria

Schuhe24, which sells shoes online from over 2,000 connected retailers in Germany, is partnering with Neckermann in Austria. The cooperation should benefit both Neckermann and the retailers connected to the Schuhe24 Group, which also sells clothing, bags, jewelry, and more. Continue reading

Otto Group closes German returns-processing facility

Otto Group closes German returns-processing facility

Otto Group has announced the upcoming closure of the last returns-processing facility in Germany. The facility is operated by Otto subsidiary Hermes Fulfilment in Hamburg and will be closed down in the second half of next year. Continue reading

Swedish startup Brink raises €844,000

Swedish startup Brink raises €844,000

Swedish startup Brink has raised 1 million dollars (844,000 euros) to further develop its ecommerce platform. The money was raised in a first investment round, ahead of the company’s launch. Over the past two years, Brink has operated in stealth mode building a headless ecommerce platform with open APIs. Continue reading

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €9.3 million

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €9.3 million

Moteefe, a Dutch platform for on-demand production of merchandise, has successfully completed an 11 million dollar (9.3 million euros) funding round. It was led by new investor BGF, with participation from existing investors. The round follows a Series A fundraise announced earlier this year. Continue reading

Colruyt launches meal delivery service Rose Mary

Colruyt launches meal delivery service Rose Mary

Belgian supermarket chain Colruyt has launched its own fresh food delivery service, called Rose Mary. The service enables customers to order ready-made meals. For now, Rose Mary only serves consumers in the Brussels region. Continue reading

Ecommerce News partners with Cross-Border Magazine

Ecommerce News partners with Cross-Border Magazine

As of today, Ecommerce News Europe and Cross-Border Magazine are partners. Our blog and the magazine on cross-border online trade will help each other with attracting new markets and expanding their reach, both online and offline. Continue reading

September: ecommerce events in Europe

September: ecommerce events in Europe

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, many events got canceled in the last few months. But now it’s September and there are several virtual ecommerce events in Europe you can attend. Let’s have a look. Continue reading