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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Nelly.com’s founder Jarno Vanhatapio had to say during the eFashion event in the Netherlands.