European E-commerce Awards winners revealed

European E-commerce Awards winners revealed

Last night, the winners of the European E-Commerce Awards have been announced. During the Global E-commerce Summit that takes place in Barcelona, awards were handed out in the Entrepreneurial, Omnichannel and Pure Player categories. And we’ve got all the winners listed for you. Continue reading

EU supports online store that sells local products


The European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development is supporting a Dutch project that wants to highlight local products from all over Europe. The pilot project will launch in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and French Guiana. The multilingual web shop is called More for Local and offers typical local products. Continue reading

A review of barriers to ecommerce in Europe

The European Union tries hard to achieve the Digital Single Market. But despite all the efforts, there’s still a long way to go before there’s a borderless ecommerce industry in Europe. The national board of trade of Sweden has published a report where it maps out the legal barriers affecting ecommerce in the EU. Continue reading

Google unveils Android Pay

Android Pay

Google has announced Android Pay. This contactless payment system is another attempt of Google to gain a foothold in the payments market. With the smartphone tool consumers are able to instantly pay for goods in physical stores and mobile apps on Android phones. Continue reading

The nominees for the European E-commerce Awards 2015

The European E-commerce Awards 2015

The Global E-commerce Summit, that takes place on 9 and 10 June, will again be the place for the European E-commerce Awards. In three categories, online retailers from all over Europe can win a prestigious award. Now, in two of these categories, the nominees are already known and we have them for you. Continue reading

European Commission wants consultation on cross-border parcel delivery

European Commission

The European Commission has released its Digital Single Market Strategy to bring down barriers and unlock online opportunities across the continent. One way to achieve this, is by having more efficient and affordable parcel delivery. In order to improve the situation, the Commission wants feedback from consumers, companies and associations. It launched an online public consultation which will close on 29th July. Continue reading

‘Don’t focus on one country if you want to sell abroad’

Focus on several countries as once

If you want to grow with your ecommerce business, you should start selling abroad. And if you do, don’t focus on one country, but instead focus on several countries at once. That’s what’s founder Jarno Vanhatapio had to say during the eFashion event in the Netherlands. Continue reading