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Refurbed raises 45 million euros

Refurbed raises 45 million euros

Refurbed, an online marketplace for refurbished electronics, has raised 45 million euros in a Series B funding round led by Evli Growth Partners and Almaz Capital. With the money, Refurbed wants to expands to three new markets before the end of the year.

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FinXP launches Real Time Payments

Payment and banking service provider FinXP has launched Real Time Payments by FinXP (RTPF). This is an account-to-account payment method that is targeted at online merchants. The Malta-based electronic money institution says its transaction fees are lower than many other popular alternative payment methods.

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The top 100 retailers in Austria

The top 100 retailers in Austria generated sales of 38.7 billion euros in 2018. The ranking of Austria's largest retailers is led by six companies that have exceeded the billion euros mark: Rewe, Spar, Hofer, Lidl, XXXL Group and Media Saturn. Together, they generate 32 percent of all retail sales in Austria.

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Mister Spex offers first online eye test

Online optician Mister Spex now offers an online eye test, since the coronavirus has made it impossible in many European countries to visit an optician. It says it's the first optician to offer customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland the possibility of an individual eye test via an online application.

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