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DHL builds largest parcel center in Germany

DHL builds largest parcel center in Germany

Next year, DHL will have the largest parcel center in Germany. It’s not building a completely new building to achieve this. Instead, DHL will expand its parcel center in Aschheim by building a new facility adjacent to the existing center. The two buildings will be connected through a tunnel for trucks. Continue reading

Fashionette acquires Brandfield

Fashionette acquires Brandfield

Fashionette, an online platform for luxury fashion accessories, has acquired Dutch jewelry store Brandfield. With this acquisition, the German company Fashionette wants to accelerate its international profitable growth. Continue reading

Uber Eats launches in Germany

Uber Eats launches in Germany

Uber Eats will launch in Germany over the next few weeks. It will be the US company’s biggest entry to a new country since 2018. By launching in Germany, Uber Eats wants to challenge Just Eat Takeaway. Continue reading

Amazon opens local shop for Germany and Austria

Amazon opens local shop for Germany and Austria

Amazon is also jumping on the local train. In an effort to offer a more regional shopping experience, Amazon has launched a separate website section where small and medium-sized businesses from Germany and Austria can present their goods on Amazon. Continue reading

29% of German ecommerce generated by small businesses

29% of German ecommerce generated by small businesses

29 percent of German ecommerce sales are generated by small businesses with fewer than 10 employees. Compared to the situation in the entire German economy, small ecommerce enterprises are much more important for the total turnover in their sector. Continue reading

DHL grows 5.5%, thanks to ecommerce

DHL grows 5.5%, thanks to ecommerce

Deutsche Post DHL Group saw its revenue increase by 5.5 percent to 66.8 billion euros in 2020. This growth was primarily driven by the global ecommerce boom. The pandemic measures worldwide led to higher parcel volumes. Continue reading

Berlin Brands Group’s sales grew 54% to €335 million

Berlin Brands Group’s sales grew 54% to €335 million

Berlin Brands Group, which acquires ecommerce brands and Amazon retailers, has had a good year. In 2020, the group’s sales increased by 54 percent to 400 million dollars, which corresponds to 335 million euros. Its profit was in the “mid-double-digit million range”. Continue reading

Orderchamp expands to Germany

Orderchamp expands to Germany

Dutch wholesale marketplace Orderchamp has announced its expansion to Germany. It’s the fifth market where the B2B platform officially has a presence. It’s also active in the Benelux and France. After a soft-launch, Orderchamp will now open an office in Germany to further penetrate this market. 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