Three in four European consumers (74 percent) say they will stick to their pandemic online shopping levels, meaning they won’t reduce their ecommerce activities now they can shop offline again. So it looks like the shift to ecommerce is here to stay.
Klarna has announced the launch of its new Comparison Shopping Service. This service offers retailers across Europe an increased customer reach. Klarna has also launched a comparison shopping page that offers brands the opportunity to reach browsing consumers with their products.
Wish has announced a two-year partnership with ecommerce software provider PrestaShop. Merchants using this software will be able to quickly sell to consumers on the Wish marketplace. A integration module on the PrestaShop platform syncs their products and orders between PrestaShop and Wish.
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.
Hokodo, a B2B buy-now-pay-later provider, has raised 12.5 million dollars (10.28 million euros) in a Series A round. The London-based fintech startup will use this money to extend its services across Europe.
What are the best sellers in the clothing category on the four most popular Amazon marketplaces in Europe? How is the ratio between known and unknown brands? And on which other European marketplaces do brands sell their clothing in addition to Amazon?
Lightspeed today announced the acquisition of two ecommerce companies. The omnichannel commerce platform will acquire Ecwid, a US-based ecommerce software provider, and NuOrder, an online platform that connects businesses and suppliers.
FedEx has expanded its day-definite delivery service across Europe. After successfully launching International Connect Plus (FICP) in Italy and the UK last January, this service is now available in ten additional countries across Europe.
It’s June and, slowly, Europe is getting more and more vaccinated. For now, physically visiting ecommerce events is still not a real option, but there are a few interesting ones you can visit online. Let’s have a look at what’s possible this month.
In a major part of Europe, delivery costs are the most important factor for online shoppers who are choosing which online store they will buy from. This doesn’t necessarily mean online customers are fundamentally unwilling to pay for delivery, but the willingness differs per country.
A new startup called Factory14 has joined the already crowded market of companies that acquire and sale marketplace vendors. Factory14 has raised 200 million dollars (164 million euros) and has already made four acquisitions.
Last year, a lot happened in the world of logistics and ecommerce fulfillment. The coronavirus pandemic has boosted ecommerce in many ways, but also led to many companies having to make significant changes in the short term. What’s the state of ecommerce fulfillment per country in 2021?
Ankorstore, a wholesale marketplace from France, has raised 100 million dollars (82.4 million euros) in a Series B funding round. The online marketplace will use the money to further expand in Europe and grow its customer base.
Lightspeed and Google today announced a partnership with the goal of helping retailers as stores are re-opening. Lightspeed will integrate some Google tools directly into its platform, at no additional cost, to boost local sales from retailers.
Dutch wholesale platform Orderchamp has raised 16.5 million euros for further expansion in Europe. The Series A-round was led by venture capital firm Prime Ventures, while existing investors henQ and several business angels also participated.