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Otto Group: coronavirus has lowered the return rate

Otto Group: coronavirus has lowered the return rate

The corona crisis has led to a surge in online shopping, but consumers aren’t returning more. That’s what the Otto Group has noticed. It doesn’t have a simple answer to why this is the case, and whether a general trend reversal can be derived from this. Continue reading

Checkout Charlie expands to Italy and Spain

Checkout Charlie expands to Italy and Spain

Checkout Charlie, a German company with many consumer and discount portals, is expanding in Europe again. The business, part of A company of the Media Group RTL Germany, has launched two new voucher portals: Buonisconto.it in Italy and Topdescuento.es in Spain. Continue reading

Dutch Fonq leaves Germany

Dutch Fonq leaves Germany

Online department store FonQ has left Germany. The Dutch ecommerce company says it wants to focus solely on its profiting businesses in the Netherlands and Belgium instead. Continue reading

Marley Spoon offers Dinnerly in Germany

Marley Spoon offers Dinnerly in Germany

Marley Spoon has started offering Dinnerly, its affordable food delivery service, in Germany. The spin-off sells meal kits that starts at 2.99 euros per serving. Continue reading

Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2020

Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2020

Online retailers in Germany should better inform their customers about the status of their orders. One in four ecommerce companies only sends a single email after checkout, a study about Ecommerce shipping in Germany shows. Continue reading

Coolblue expands to Germany

Coolblue expands to Germany

Dutch omnichannel retailer Coolblue has set the first steps to expand to Germany. In the Düsseldorf area, Coolblue starts with its own delivery network, installation service, bike couriers and physical stores. Further expansion across Germany is the next step. Continue reading

KaDeWe’s online shop is live

KaDeWe’s online shop is live

In April it was announced that KaDeWe wanted an online shop. And now it’s there. The ecommerce website from the famous Berlin department store starts with 3,000 articles from 100 different suppliers. Continue reading

Czech online supermarket Rohlík will launch in Germany

Czech online supermarket Rohlík will launch in Germany

Rohlík, an online supermarket from the Czech Republic, has announced plans to launch in Germany. The expansion was originally planned for 2025. But due to the current high demand for online grocery shopping, the start is brought forward. Rohlík is expected to launch in Munich by the end of this year. Continue reading

Zalando: ‘double-digit growth in 2020’

Zalando: ‘double-digit growth in 2020’

Zalando expects to grows its Gross Merchandise Volume by 10 to 20 percent this year. Its revenue is also expected to increase in the same range. Meanwhile, the overall fashion market is expected to decrease by about 28 percent due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading

‘H&M wants to launch Afound in Germany’

‘H&M wants to launch Afound in Germany’

H&M apparently has plans to soon launch Afound in Germany. The outlet concept is currently only available in two markets, but a third might be on its way. At least, that’s what a Facebook ad makes people believe. Continue reading