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Allegro Gadane, platform for buyers and sellers, launched

Allegro Gadane

The popular Polish marketplace Allegro has launched its own social website, called Allegro Gadane. It shouldn’t be compared to the likes of Facebook or Twitter. It’s more like a social platform for sellers and buyers to exchange opinions, ask questions and solve problems. Continue reading

Allegro enters global top 10 biggest ecommerce websites

Allegro

Allegro has entered the top 10 list of biggest ecommerce websites in the world, in terms of monthly visits. The Polish ecommerce company welcomes almost 194 million visitors per month, which is slightly less than the number of people visiting Shopee and Tmall. Continue reading

Polish consumers not happy with eco-behavior retailers

Recycling in ecommerce

About three out of four Polish consumers see environmentally-unfriendly behavior of sellers when they are shopping online. Among this behavior is the use of film for packing shipments, packing food products in plastic bags and packing small products in too large packages with fillers. Continue reading

Russian ecommerce giant Wildberries launches in Europe

Wildberries, the largest online retailer of Russia, has officially entered the European Union. The ecommerce company has launched its online store Wildberries.eu in Poland, where it plans to open about 100 branded points of delivery. Continue reading

Allegro launches Allegro Lokalnie

Allegro

Allegro, a popular online shopping platform from Poland, has announced Allegro Lokalnie, or Allegro Locally in English. This is an online platform dedicated to private sellers and buyers looking for items listed by such sellers. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Poland to reach €11.64 billion in 2019

Ecommerce in Poland

Ecommerce in Poland is predicted to increase by 25 percent this year. This would mean business-to-consumer ecommerce sales of this Eastern European country will be worth 11.64 million euros at the end of this year. Continue reading

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online

Ecommerce in Poland

About three in four business-to-business companies in Poland sell their products or services online. The majority of those retailers have been involved in ecommerce for over five years now, while half of Polish B2B companies also operate internationally. Continue reading

Polish startup Packhelp raises 8.8 million euros

Packhelp

Packhelp, a startup from Poland that allows users to design their packaging, has raised 8.8 million euros in a Series A round. White Star Capital led the investment, while existing investors participated. With the money, Packhelp wants to boost its growth in Europe. Continue reading

PayU extends cooperation with Google Pay

Google Pay

Online retailers that use the services of PayU can now offer Google Pay in their ecommerce websites and mobile apps. Two years ago, the Polish payment service provider was also chosen as a partner for Google to introduce its payment method Google Pay to Poland. Continue reading

Peek & Cloppenburg opens online store in Poland

Peek & Cloppenburg

Fashion retailer Peek & Cloppenburg is further expanding its omnichannel strategy in Eastern Europe. The retailer launched an online store in Poland, where it already has eleven stationary stores. In the online Peek & Cloppenburg store, customers can order 20,000 products from 300 different brands. Continue reading

DHL opens new fulfillment centers in Europe

DHL

Deutsche Post DHL Group has opened a new fulfillment center in the United Kingdom. In the English town of Radlett, an area of about 6,500 square meters offers same-day processing for the Greater London area. DHL already operates a similar fulfillment center in Germany and is now working to open such centers in the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. Continue reading