67% of Spanish internet users shop online

Average Spanish shopper

In Spain, almost seven out of ten internet users, which corresponds to 19.2 million Spaniards, shop online. And the average online consumer orders something online three times per month, while spending an average of 70 euros per order. Continue reading

EMOTA launches European Trust Mark for ecommerce

European Trust Mark for ecommerce launched

EMOTA, the European ecommerce association, has officially launched its European Trust Mark. Starting today, the accompanied logo will appear on websites that comply with the trading practices laid down by the European Trust Mark. Continue reading

Dutch retailer Fonq expands to Austria

Online department store Fonq from the Netherlands has launched a website in Austria, making this the eighth country in Europe where Fonq sells its products. But Austria is only the fifth with a dedicated ecommerce site, after Fonq opened online stores in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Turkey reaches €6.34 billion

The ecommerce volume in Turkey has reached 18.9 billion Turkish liras (6.34 billion euros) last year, after it increased by 35 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year. Ecommerce in Turkey now represents 1.6 percent of all retail business in the European country. Continue reading

Amazon launches Amazon Prime Now in London

Amazon Prime Now in UK (London)

Amazon has launched its one-hour delivery service, called Amazon Prime Now, in London yesterday. This is six months after it introduced the delivery service, which is offered exclusively for its Amazon Prime members, in the United States. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Italy consists of 16.9 million online shoppers

Ecommerce in Italy

In Italy, 16.9 million people have bought something online during the first three months of this year. This corresponds with 55.1% of Italians who have access to the Internet. Individuals who bought something at least three times during this period, e.g. 11 million Italians or 36% of Internet users, are responsible for 88% of the value of all online purchases. Continue reading