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Increased fraud in online fashion

Increased fraud in online fashion

The growing ecommerce has led to a rise in most types of fraud, online fashion retailers claim. One in three have experienced more online payment fraud, while 44 percent have experiences a rise in account takeover and promotion abuse. Continue reading

40% growth in pick-up/drop-off points in Europe

40% growth in pick-up/drop-off points in Europe

There has been a 40 percent growth in pick-up/drop-off points in the European Union and the United Kingdom since mid-2019. Especially in Poland there was a significant increase in the number of PUDO points. Continue reading

Hubble Contacts is gaining ground in Europe

Hubble Contacts is gaining ground in Europe

Almost five years ago, Hubble Contacts turned the optical market upside down by supplying contact lenses directly to consumers. Nowadays the US company has hundreds of thousands subscribers in about 30 countries. Ecommerce News Europe spoke with Emily Sewell, Vice President Supply Chain. Continue reading

Lightspeed Payments launched in Europe

Lightspeed Payments launched in Europe

Lightspeed has announced the launch of Lightspeed Payments in Europe. At first, this payment solution will only available for hospitality merchants in the United Kingdom. Soon it will be available for retailers. Other European markets will also follow soon. Continue reading

April: ecommerce events in Europe

April: ecommerce events in Europe

Spring is here! It’s April and while physically visiting ecommerce events is still not an option, there are still a few interesting ones you can visit online. Let’s have a look at what’s possible this month. Continue reading

What do European consumers want from customer service?

What do European consumers want from customer service?

With the corona crisis giving a massive boost to ecommerce in Europe, customer service teams were put under substantial pressure. And the return numbers also significantly increased last year. How do customer service in European countries perform? Continue reading

25.5% of ecommerce in Europe is cross-border

25.5% of ecommerce in Europe is cross-border

The online cross-border market in Europe was worth 146 billion euros in 2020. This is an increase of 35 percent compared to the situation one year before. The cross-border share represents 25.5 percent of total online sales in Europe. Continue reading

PayPal launches Checkout with Crypto

PayPal launches Checkout with Crypto

PayPal today announced the launch of Checkout with Crypto. With this feature, PayPal customers can pay with crypto coins alongside other payment methods in their PayPal wallet. Checkout with Crypto is available at millions of global online retailers and other businesses. Continue reading

The impact of the Suez Canal blockage on ecommerce

The impact of the Suez Canal blockage on ecommerce

The Suez Canal blockage, from 23 until 29 March, doesn’t just affect the Egyptian economy or the global shipping industry. Around 12 percent of global trade passed through the canal, so a lot is affected by the blockage. The delay will strongly impact on ecommerce orders placed by European consumers. Continue reading

Amazon sellers, check your PSP

Amazon sellers, check your PSP

Online retailers who sell on Amazon and use a payment service provider (PSP) to receive their Amazon sales proceeds, need to make sure their PSP participates in Amazon’s Payment Service Provider program. Here’s what is about to change and how you can be ready for the changes. Continue reading

DHL grows 5.5%, thanks to ecommerce

DHL grows 5.5%, thanks to ecommerce

Deutsche Post DHL Group saw its revenue increase by 5.5 percent to 66.8 billion euros in 2020. This growth was primarily driven by the global ecommerce boom. The pandemic measures worldwide led to higher parcel volumes. Continue reading

Amazon Launchpad Innovation Awards launched

Amazon Launchpad Innovation Awards launched

Amazon has launched the first edition of the Amazon Launchpad Innovation Awards. This is a European competition designed to support innovative startups. The best company will win the ‘Startup of the year’ prize of 100,000 euros. Continue reading