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March: ecommerce events in Europe

March: ecommerce events in Europe

It’s March and we’re still unable to physically visit ecommerce events in Europe. Luckily, there are still some interesting ones you can visit online. Let’s have a look at what’s possible this month. Continue reading

Thrasio expands budget to grow across Europe

Thrasio expands budget to grow across Europe

Thrasio, a company that acquires Amazon FBA brands and then scales them, will expand its recent 200 million euros commitment to 500 million euros. It will use this money to acquire ecommerce businesses in Germany and further expand its growth across Europe. Continue reading

European logistics investments: €39 billion in 2020

European logistics investments: €39 billion in 2020

Logistics investments in Europe went up to 38.64 billion euros in 2020. This is, of course, driven by the massive growth of ecommerce in Europe. Last year marks the highest figure on record since 2013. Continue reading

Branded raises 124 million euros to acquire Amazon sellers

Branded raises 124 million euros to acquire Amazon sellers

Branded Group announced it has raised 150 million dollars (124 million euros) in investment capital. Since its inception in mid-2020, the institutional acquirer and operator of ecommerce businesses has already acquired 25 best-selling marketplace brands. Continue reading

Mondi introduces thermo-insulated packaging

Mondi introduces thermo-insulated packaging

UK packaging company Mondi has introduced its latest ecommerce product. It’s called BCoolBox and it’s a recyclable packaging solution that keeps perishable food cool while in transit. It uses thermo-insulation to keep items chilled below 7 degrees Celsius for up to 24 hours. Continue reading

Ecommerce financer Storfund provides €825 million of funding

Ecommerce financer Storfund provides €825 million of funding

Storfund, which shortens the cash cycle of online sellers, secured 30 million euros of capital from the Private Debt team of Swiss bank Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) and private investors. This year, the company wants to provide 1 billion dollars (825 million euros) of cash advances to online marketplace merchants. Continue reading

Webador expands further in Europe

Webador expands further in Europe

Webador, the international brand name of Dutch website builder JouwWeb, is slowly expanding across Europe. The ecommerce software solution has released a French version of its service and is currently busy launching Webador.be, to better serve the French-speaking part of Belgium. Continue reading

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