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64% of Belgians shopped online last year

Belgium

Slightly more than 7 million Belgian shopped online last year, which means 64% of the population has ordered something via the Internet in 2014. Of all these shoppers, 440.000 Belgians ordered something online for the first time ever. Continue reading

Online sales in the Netherlands have increased by 16%

Ecommerce in the Netherlands

During the first quarter of 2015, Dutch consumers spent 4.4 billion euros online. Last year, online sales in the Netherlands during that period were worth 3.8 billion euros, so this means the ecommerce industry has increased by 16% year-on-year. Continue reading

GLS Germany simplifies the returns handling process

GLS

Starting immediately, GLS Germany offers an advanced online returns solution, which makes the handling of returns easier. With the new online returns solutions, GLS Germany now provides three ways to create a return label. Continue reading

Whistl stops home deliveries in the UK

Whistl

Whistl had stopped its home deliveries in the United Kingdom. The Dutch-owned business will however continue developing its other activities in the UK, such as downstream access (DSA), door drop media, packets & parcels and logistics. Continue reading

‘Global marketplaces to own 39% of online retail market in 2020’

Global marketplaces (Etsy, Marktplaats, Rakuten, eBay, Amazon, Alibaba)

Global marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and Alibaba will own almost 40% of the global online retail market within five years. At least, that’s what retailers from all over the world expect to happen. A new study gives more insights in the rise of global marketplace and how retailers can compete with them. Continue reading

European E-commerce Awards winners revealed

European E-commerce Awards winners revealed

Last night, the winners of the European E-Commerce Awards have been announced. During the Global E-commerce Summit that takes place in Barcelona, awards were handed out in the Entrepreneurial, Omnichannel and Pure Player categories. And we’ve got all the winners listed for you. Continue reading

Software platform JMango360 easily lets you make apps

Dutch platform JMango360 easily lets you make apps

It is said that mobile commerce is the future of online retail. If that’s the case, online retailers should have their own app, so consumers can shop online more easily. But developing an app can be very expensive, that’s why some online retailers ignore this opportunity. Dutch mcommerce software company JMango360 wants to change this and offers retailers a cheap way to turn their Magento store into an app. Continue reading