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Ecommerce in BelgiumBelow you’ll find all the articles we’ve written about Belgian ecommerce, online retailers, acquisitions, cross-border initiatives and more. If you want to know more about the Belgian online retail industry, check out our information page on ecommerce in Belgium.

Colruyt launches meal delivery service Rose Mary

Colruyt launches meal delivery service Rose Mary

Belgian supermarket chain Colruyt has launched its own fresh food delivery service, called Rose Mary. The service enables customers to order ready-made meals. For now, Rose Mary only serves consumers in the Brussels region. Continue reading

SwipBox and Bpost join forces

SwipBox and Bpost join forces

SwipBox is partnering in Europe again. This time it’s with Belgian logistics provider Bpost. The two have teamed up to launch a network of parcel lockers that are battery driven and Bluetooth enabled. The first step is a pilot project in the Belgian city of Mechelen. Continue reading

Shavatar wants to decrease fashion returns

Shavatar wants to decrease fashion returns

Shavatar is the name of a 3D avatar tool that should lead to fewer returns in the online fashion industry. With Shavatar, consumers can create their own avatars based on a few parameters. The tool then suggests the right size and fit of any given fashion item. Continue reading

Bol.com to start in Wallonia

Bol.com to start in Wallonia

Bol.com will start with a French-speaking online shop in June this year. For, the Dutch ecommerce giant this will mark the first time its online store isn’t in Dutch. It also means Bol.com will be accessible for all consumers in Belgium. Continue reading

Ecommerce Belgium: €11.46 billion in 2019

Ecommerce Belgium: €11.46 billion in 2019

Belgian ecommerce broke all national records in 2019. Last year, Belgian online shoppers spent 11.46 billion euros, which is 900 million euros more than during the year before. Belgians shopped, on average, 13.4 times online, which led to a total of 112.9 million online purchases. Continue reading

Ecommerce Belgium: €8.2 billion in 2019

Ecommerce Belgium: €8.2 billion in 2019

Online stores in Belgium have generated a total turnover of 8.2 billion euros in 2019. This is an increase of 17 percent compared to the situation one year before. One out of every four euros generated by Belgian online shops came from foreign shoppers. Continue reading

Amara launches online store in Belgium

Amara launches online store in Belgium

Interiors online retailer Amara will launch its online store in Belgium. This would be the tenth country where Amara runs a localized website. The announced launch in Belgium follows after a period of strong European growth. Continue reading

Belgian ecommerce top 10 dominated by foreign players

Belgian ecommerce top 10 dominated by foreign players

Ecommerce in Belgium is still being dominated by foreign online retailers. Last year, the biggest online turnover was achieved by Dutch ecommerce giant Bol.com, followed by Coolblue (also from the Netherlands) and Amazon France. In the top 10, there are only two Belgian players. Continue reading