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There are 173,000 ecommerce websites in France

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At the end of last year, French ecommerce federation Fevad counted about 173,000 active retail websites in France. This is an increase of 10 percent compared to one year earlier, when there were 157,273 active merchant websites in France. Continue reading

Carrefour partners with Google for online groceries

Carrefour & Google

Google entered a deal with Carrefour to sell groceries online in France. Next year, shoppers in this European country will be able to buy Carrefour’s products through Google’s platforms such as Google Home, Google Assistant and Google Shopping. Continue reading

Franprix tests home delivery while customer is away

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French supermarket chain Franprix has started tests with delivering groceries to the customer’s home, while the customer isn’t at home during the delivery. Franprix is the first company to test this kind of service in France. Continue reading

Discount fashion retailer Get the Label expands to France

Get the Label

Get the Label, an UK online retailer specialized in discount fashion and footwear, has launched a new ecommerce website in France. After seeing significant growth in international orders coming from its main website, the company decided to introduce a dedicated website for the French market. Continue reading

French retailers launch shopping event French Days

French online shopping event French Days

Six online retailers from France have created a new shopping event. This event, called French Days, should provide a local alternative to the famous Black Friday shopping event. The event will run from 27 April until 1 May. Continue reading

Amazon launches virtual Dash buttons in France

Amazon Dash button

Amazon Prime users in France are now able to place 1-click orders on tens of millions of products that ship with Prime. The US ecommerce company has launched virtual Dash buttons in France, two years after the physical Dash buttons were announced. Continue reading

La Poste launches subscription service with unlimited free delivery

La Poste France

French postal service company La Poste has launched Colissimo Pass, a subscription service which offers customers unlimited free delivery. Currently, the subscription service costs 9 euros per year. In return, customers enjoy unlimited delivery and zero shipping costs on partner websites. Continue reading

Amazon delivers groceries in France

Amazon France - Amazon in France

Amazon will launch Amazon Prime Now grocery deliveries in France this year. Thanks to a partnership with French retailer Monoprix, a subsidiary of Casino Group, Prime Now customers will be able to order groceries sourced by Monoprix through the Prime Now app and website. Continue reading

Amazon will launch grocery service in France

Amazon France - Amazon in France

Amazon has confirmed it has plans to launch an online grocery service in France. Since the launch of Amazon Fresh in the US in 2016, the American company is focusing more and more on selling food online. Continue reading