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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

SwipBox and Bpost join forces

SwipBox and Bpost join forces

SwipBox is partnering in Europe again. This time it’s with Belgian logistics provider Bpost. The two have teamed up to launch a network of parcel lockers that are battery driven and Bluetooth enabled. The first step is a pilot project in the Belgian city of Mechelen. Continue reading

Poland: 5,500 new online stores in first half year

Poland: 5,500 new online stores in first half year

During the first half of this year, about 5,500 new online stores were registered in Poland. At the same time 2,000 got shut down. But some think the recent boom in ecommerce, due to the pandemic, won’t last long. Continue reading

The top 100 retailers in Austria

The top 100 retailers in Austria

The top 100 retailers in Austria generated sales of 38.7 billion euros in 2018. The ranking of Austria’s largest retailers is led by six companies that have exceeded the billion euros mark: Rewe, Spar, Hofer, Lidl, XXXL Group and Media Saturn. Together, they generate 32 percent of all retail sales in Austria. Continue reading

Purchase on account still popular in Germany

Purchase on account still popular in Germany

For almost a third of all online shoppers in Germany, purchase on account is the most popular payment method. Last year, this method gained even more sales than in the year before. PayPal ranked second among the payment methods with the highest turnover. Continue reading