Casper, a mattress retailer from the US, is shutting down its operations in Europe. As a result, 78 people are laid off, which corresponds to a fifth of its corporate workforce worldwide.
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The share of people in the European Union who shopped online has increased to 60 percent. The highest proportion of online shoppers can be found in Denmark, while Estonia achieved the biggest growth over the last ten years.
A new project, called Covid-19 Commerce Insight, shows the impact coronavirus Covid-19 has on ecommerce in Europe and the rest of the world. Every day, the tool shows new data at a global and regional level in multiple sectors.
The outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) has a significant impact on ecommerce in Europe. Most national ecommerce associations think that it will lead to a decline in sales and a release of staff.
Amazon has suspended most inbound shipments for its Fulfillment by Amazon service in Europe. The ecommerce giant wants to prioritize items such as medical supplies, as there is now a bigger need for these kinds of products due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The European Commission has adopted a new plan, which focuses on the design and production for a circular economy. The Commission wants to transform the way products in the EU are made. It wants them recyclable, repairable and designed to last longer.
COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is dominating the headlines all over the world. This has led to the postponing and cancellation of several ecommerce events in Europe. Here you can find which ones you can and cannot visit for now.
March is a very busy month, when it comes to ecommerce events you can visit in Europe. So, as always, we’ve made a handy overview for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce event takes place this month in Europe.
Two thirds of products bought from the online marketplaces AliExpress, Wish, LightInTheBox, eBay and Amazon have failed safety tests. This is the result of extensive research done by six European consumers’ associations.
Groupon has announced it will stop selling goods. Instead, it wants to focus on the local experiences market opportunity. Groupon announced the transformation news after a disappointing fourth quarter.
BigCommerce introduced a collection of multi-currency features, which enables merchants to present and process online purchases in over 100 foreign currencies. This should make it easier for online stores to sell cross-border to shoppers across Europe and beyond.
January is over, the days are getting longer, so why don’t you visit some ecommerce events? So, as always, we’ve made a handy overview for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce event takes place this month in Europe.
UPS has announced a range of plug-ins, that allows users of Magento, WooCommerce, PrestaShop and OpenCart to add its services to their ecommerce websites. The plug-ins are part of the recently announced UPS Digital Access Program.
What can we expect from the ecommerce industry in 2020? Ecommerce News Europe spoke with Antanas Bakšys, CEO and co-founder of Lithuanian tech company SearchNode, about the latest ecommerce trends.
Bose will close all of its stores in Europe, as well as in North America, Australia and Japan. The audio brand chose for this solution after it saw a ‘dramatic shift’ to online shopping in certain regions across the globe.