Whistl stops home deliveries in the UK


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

PayPal’s One Touch for Web expands to the UK

PayPal's One Touch

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. Continue reading

Deutsche Post staff goes on indefinite strike

Deutsche Post

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. Continue reading

DPD shoppers can pick up orders at Doddle shops


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. Continue reading