Europe

Popular payment methods in Europe in 2022

Payment methods are an integral component to the success of ecommerce businesses. Knowing which payment methods are preferred by customers can increase conversion for online stores. Genome, a Lithuania-based financial platform, made a list of the current trends and most popular methods in Europe.

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SwipBox: 10 thousand lockers in 2021

SwipBox, the parcel locker company from Denmark, has had a good year. The number of lockers has tripled to 10 thousand. The amount of customers has also doubled in 2021, thanks to the pandemic boom in ecommerce as well as increased sales of their smart lockers, the company says.

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Ecommerce advocates: EU needs new VAT rules

Ecommerce Europe and EuroCommerce, the biggest branch organizations for European online retail, call on the European Union to issue a unified VAT registration. Companies that sell cross-border can already register for taxes via one EU-country. However, this does not apply to those stocking goods in multiple countries, the organizations say.

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Klarna launches one-stop shopping app

Klarna, known for its 'buy now, pay later' solution launches a new one-stop shopping app today. Shoppers can place orders, see special offers, receive alerts on price reductions, manage payments and track deliveries within the app. All online stores are visible in the app, even if they're not working with Klarna.

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Global growth ecommerce slows down

Global online sales have grown with 11 percent in Q3 2021. This is a higher growth than in the previous quarter, when online sales grew 2 percent. However, compared to the same time last year, it's visible that ecommerce is slowing down. The European amount of sales seems to be returning to pre-pandemic levels.

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November: ecommerce events in Europe

It's November and Europe is starting to get colder again. Luckily, there are still many interesting ecommerce events around Europe. Some will take place online, while others are completely offline. As usual, we've made an overview of interesting events for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce event takes place this month in Europe.

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