France sees stagnation in ecommerce growth

France is lagging behind in terms of frequency of purchasing and the recruitment of new online buyers. Is that bad news? The fact that less new customers arise doesn’t have to be that bad. But the fact that the frequency of purchasing online is no longer increasing, could have a negative effect on French ecommerce. Continue reading

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Zalando’s logistics centre will be Europe’s biggest

Zalando is expanding its logistics centre in Mönchengladbach, Germany. Its facility is already 78,000 square meters large, but now 56,000 sqm of expansion space will be developed alongside the current logistics center. When it’s finished (development is due for completion in September 2014), it will be the largest dedicated ecommerce logistics centre in Europe. Continue reading

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PKO Bank Polski and EVO form strategic alliance

PKO Banks Polsi and EVO Payments International are forming a long-term strategic alliance. Payment service provider EVO Payments will acquire a 66 percent interest in PKO’s merchant acquiring business eService. The two companies will also establish a 20 year alliance under which both parties will continue to work together to grow further eService’s business within Europe. Continue reading

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1 in 8 online EU Christmas sales come from mobile

Slightly more than 12 percent of the total online sales during the holiday season in Europe will come from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. That’s an increase of 68 percent compared to the same period a year ago. The growth in Europe is bigger than the mobile holiday sales growth in the United States. Continue reading

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Co-founder Asos: “High street is over”

What a customer wants to buy shouldn’t be dictated by where he lives. That’s what Nick Robertson, CEO and co-founder at Asos, told the audience at WWD Ceo Summit. He also thinks the high street is no longer the sole arbiter of fashion where choice is limited. “The high street’s presence is being democratized. Twentysomethings have better things to do than go to the high street.” Continue reading

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More European searches for UK retailers

The number of internet searches for UK retailers has increased, mostly thanks to Russian and Dutch consumers. According to research from the British Retail Consortium, in co-operation with Google, the number of overseas consumers searching for UK retailers grew with 23 percent in 2013’s third quarter. Total retail search volumes grew 12 percent in the third quarter of 2013, compared with the same period one year earlier. Continue reading

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