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DIY-startup ManoMano aims for Germany

DIY-startup ManoMano aims for Germany

ManoMano, a startup from France selling DIY, home improvement and gardening products, raised 125 million euros earlier this year and is ready to conquer Europe. Now it has set its sights on Germany, which has a market that’s dominated by Amazon, while big home improvement retailers are late to the game. Continue reading

Dm rolls out click & collect in Germany

Dm rolls out click & collect in Germany

Dm is now offering its click & collect solution, called “Express-Abholung”, nationwide in Germany. In view of the corona pandemic, the drugstore operator expanded the service after just a short test phase. Continue reading

Mister Spex offers first online eye test

Mister Spex offers first online eye test

Online optician Mister Spex now offers an online eye test, since the coronavirus has made it impossible in many European countries to visit an optician. It says it’s the first optician to offer customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland the possibility of an individual eye test via an online application. Continue reading

Ebay cooperates with Shopify

Ebay cooperates with Shopify

From now on, Shopify retailers in Germany can now set up and sell their products directly on eBay from their Shopify account. This way, they can benefit from the major reach the online marketplace has in Germany and abroad. Continue reading

Regional marketplace Lozuka is booming

Regional marketplace Lozuka is booming

Online marketplaces are becoming more popular. This is also the case for regional platforms that bring local retailers and specialty stores together. One such example is Lozuka, which started in the German city Siegen, but is now, as a reaction to Covid-19, available to more regions. Continue reading

#supportyourlocal launched to help German businesses

#supportyourlocal launched to help German businesses

A new online platform, called #supportyourlocal, has been launched to support local business owners. The non-profit project urges consumers to buy vouchers, so that business owners who need to close their doors, can still generate some turnover. Continue reading

Hermes will pay for neighborhood deliveries

Hermes will pay for neighborhood deliveries

Logistics company Hermes has launched a pilot project, called PaketFuxx, in which consumers who regularly accept parcels for neighbors are paid 30 cents per package. Hermes will also pay this money if the goods are delivered by another company. Continue reading

Shop-Awards 2020 winners revealed

Shop-Awards 2020 winners revealed

The Shop-Awards 2020 were handed out. This award show is organized by Internet World Business and praises the best online stores in Germany. A total of 17 different online retailers won an award. Continue reading

Momox sees sales grow 25% to €250 million

Momox sees sales grow 25% to €250 million

Momox, a major recommerce player from Germany, has recorded a significant increase of its sales. Last year, the company’s annual turnover was worth 250 million euros. This is 25 percent more than in the previous year. Continue reading

Deutsche Post DHL announces new digital services

Deutsche Post DHL announces new digital services

Deutsche Post and DHL Paket have announced a variety of new digital services and improvements of existing solutions, which should make the use of mail and parcel services easier and more transparent. The new services include letter tracking, pictures of envelops and a new Post & Paket 24/7 machine. Continue reading

B2B marketplace Ankorstore launches in Germany

B2B marketplace Ankorstore launches in Germany

Ankorstore, a B2B marketplace from France, has opened its doors in Germany. With a look that is reminiscent of a business-to-consumer website, the platform wants to adapt the distribution between brands and retailers to today’s needs. Continue reading

Zalando introduces ‘Pre-Owned’ category

Zalando introduces ‘Pre-Owned’ category

Zalando will launch a ‘Pre-Owned’ category in its platform. This fall, Germany will be the first market to offer this will service. It will be available in the women’s, men’s and kids’ segments. Continue reading

Mybudapester looks for investor and expands outside Europe

Mybudapester looks for investor and expands outside Europe

Mybudapester says 2019 was a strong year for the fashion retailer. It achieved an annual turnover of 18 million euros and it opened an office and their own online shop in China. For the current year, the focus is on the search for an investor and the expansion of its presence in Asia and the USA. Continue reading