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The impact of Covid-19 on ecommerce

The impact of Covid-19 on ecommerce

2020 was a challenging year for many. At the same time, ecommerce grew like never before. What can we expect from 2021? SearchNode published a new report on the latest ecommerce trends and the impact of Covid-19. Continue reading

Ecwid partners with popular payment providers in Europe

Ecwid partners with popular payment providers in Europe

Ecommerce software solution Ecwid has announced partnerships with popular payments providers in Europe, including Giropay, Sofort, iDeal, SEPA, Klarna, and PayPal Plus. This news follows after an increase in new customers of 143 percent year-on-year and strong transaction volume growth. Continue reading

MikMak launches in Europe

MikMak launches in Europe

Ecommerce marketing startup MikMak has launched in Europe and Canada. Its ecommerce enablement and analytics software are now available for European brands. The expansion follows after the company raised 10 million dollars in a Series A funding round in August. Continue reading

Saloodo launches globally

Saloodo launches globally

Logistics startup Saloodo has announced it’s now ready to be used globally. The road freight platform was launched by DHL Group in 2017 and was already available in some markets in Europe. Continue reading

Shopify usage in Europe

Shopify usage in Europe

Shopify is only 14 years old, but is already extremely popular. And although it’s a Canadian company, it has enormous popularity in the United States. The US accounts for 73.24 percent of all live Shopify ecommerce websites worldwide. But what about the Shopify usage in Europe? Continue reading

Amazon charged with antitrust violations in Europe

Amazon charged with antitrust violations in Europe

The European Commission has accused Amazon of abusing non-public data from third-party merchants to boost sales of its own brands in France and Germany. The Commission also opened a second investigation regarding the possible preferential treatment of marketplace sellers that use Amazon’s fulfillment services. Continue reading

Online payment trends across Europe

Online payment trends across Europe

When it comes to paying for online purchases, many shoppers use their credit cards, PayPal or bank transfers. But which payment methods are most popular? And what’s the difference in payment preferences among different countries across Europe? Continue reading

November: ecommerce events in Europe

November: ecommerce events in Europe

The second wave of the coronavirus has hit Europe, so, unfortunately, many ecommerce events still take place online. But the good news is there are still several virtual ecommerce events in Europe you can attend. Let’s have a look. Continue reading

PayPal allows cryptocurrencies

PayPal allows cryptocurrencies

PayPal has announced it will allow customers to buy, sell and hold Bitcoin and other crypto coins using its online wallets. Starting in early 2021, customers will also be able to use these virtual coins to shop at the 26 million connected merchants. Continue reading

European brands: relying on marketplaces isn’t sustainable

European brands: relying on marketplaces isn’t sustainable

54 percent of European brands think their ecommerce potential is crippled by their logistical capabilities. And that’s why many retailers and brands turn to online marketplaces. But they also think that relying on marketplaces isn’t sustainable and want to shift the balance more to their own ecommerce channels. Continue reading

October: ecommerce events in Europe

October: ecommerce events in Europe

Unfortunately, Covid-19 is still among us, so there are rarely physical ecommerce events to attend. Still, there are several virtual ecommerce events in Europe you can attend. Let’s have a look. Continue reading