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.
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.
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.
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.
After the launch of One Touch for Web in the US, PayPal’s payment feature will now expand to the United Kingdom as well as Canada. With One Touch, consumers can pay on the Web with a single click after their first login.
German consumers may get the products they ordered online later than expected. Employees of Deutsche Post went on a strike this afternoon and it’s still unclear when this will end. The strike is a result of the ongoing battle between Deutsche Post AG and the German trade union Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft, better known under the abbreviation Ver.di.
The 35 parcel stores of Doddle will join the pickup network from DPD on June 22, which enables customers in the United Kingdom to pick up their DPD-delivered parcels at Doddle stores in railway stations and popular shopping centers.