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Trendyol: 347 million products in 2020

Trendyol: 347 million products in 2020

About 98,000 businesses and 1.1 million individuals sold a total of 347 million products on Trendyol last year. The popular Turkish ecommerce platform also contributed to the creation and retention of 1.1 million jobs in Turkey. Continue reading

Same-day-delivery in Germany? That’s so 2020!

Same-day-delivery in Germany? That’s so 2020!

Many major parcel service providers in Germany have stopped offering same-day-delivery. The reason behind this is painfully simple: the demand for same-day-delivery in Germany is just too low. Continue reading

The impact of Covid-19 on ecommerce

The impact of Covid-19 on ecommerce

2020 was a challenging year for many. At the same time, ecommerce grew like never before. What can we expect from 2021? SearchNode published a new report on the latest ecommerce trends and the impact of Covid-19. Continue reading

Wildberries launches in Germany

Wildberries launches in Germany

Wildberries, the biggest ecommerce company in Russia, has launched its online store in Germany. It’s the start of a major expansion to Europe. Wildberries is now looking to open ecommerce websites in France, Italy, and Spain. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Poland breaks records

Ecommerce in Poland breaks records

The number of online purchases reached an all-time record in Poland last year. This has, of course, to do with the lockdowns due to Covid-19. But still, Poland was one of the fastest growing ecommerce markets in Europe. Continue reading

Envolve Tech expands to US

Envolve Tech expands to US

Envolve Tech, a retail tech company from Wales, has entered the US market. The Newport-based company has launched an office in New York. The expansion follows after raising over 800,000 euros last year. Continue reading

Checkout.com raises 370 million euros

Checkout.com raises 370 million euros

London fintech company Checkout.com has raised 450 million dollars (370 million euros) in a Series C round. The company is now valuated at over 12 billion euros and is looking to expand its business further abroad. Continue reading

BigBuy launches dropshipping connector for Amazon.nl

BigBuy launches dropshipping connector for Amazon.nl

Wholesale platform BigBuy has launched its new connector, which enables selling on Amazon.nl, the Dutch Amazon marketplace that opened its doors in March last year. BigBuy wants to help its B2B customers sell on Amazon.nl without the need to invest in stock. Continue reading

Platform Group expands to France

Platform Group expands to France

The Platform Group, which has been selling fashion and shoes online in Germany for years through its brands Schuhe24 and Outfits24, is expanding to France. It launched shopping portal EnVogue, which is aimed at online fashion shoppers from France. Continue reading

Thrasio: €220 million to acquire Amazon sellers in UK

Thrasio: €220 million to acquire Amazon sellers in UK

Thrasio, a large acquirer of Amazon FBA businesses, has announced a commitment of 200 million pounds (220 million euros) to complete acquisitions of ecommerce companies in the United Kingdom. It has also announced the acquisition of Maximo Fitniss, its 11th acquisition in the UK. Continue reading

Amazon doubles reach in the Netherlands

Amazon doubles reach in the Netherlands

Last month, Amazon has managed to double its reach in the Netherlands, compared to last year. In November, the US ecommerce giant reached 7.3 million Dutch consumers. This amounts to 45 percent of all online users in the Netherlands. Continue reading

Ecwid partners with popular payment providers in Europe

Ecwid partners with popular payment providers in Europe

Ecommerce software solution Ecwid has announced partnerships with popular payments providers in Europe, including Giropay, Sofort, iDeal, SEPA, Klarna, and PayPal Plus. This news follows after an increase in new customers of 143 percent year-on-year and strong transaction volume growth. Continue reading

Cdiscount launches Cdiscount Occasion

Cdiscount launches Cdiscount Occasion

Cdiscount has launched Cdiscount Occasion, a platform full of second-hand products. Cdiscount Occasion features items from all product categories: from high-tech and DIY to books and toys. Continue reading