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One in four Polish e-consumers shop on foreign websites

Shop online at foreign ecommerce websites in Poland

Almost one in eight Polish internet users, and one in four online consumers, shop on foreign websites. And the people who do this, mostly shop cross-border for clothes and accessories. Also media like books, CDs and films and multimedia like apps and e-books are among the most popular products Poles buy on foreign websites. Continue reading

Docdata partners with Polish ecommerce company Allegro

Allegro & Docdata

Docdata, a Dutch service provider for online retailers, will work with Allegro Group in Poland. Docdata was already active in this Eastern European country, but this will be its first complete fulfilment operation in Poland. For Allegro, Docdata will be providing both fulfilment and returns management. Continue reading

Ebusiness agency Divante to enter the Dutch market


Divante, an e-business agency that supports other companies in optimizing their online sales, will enter the Dutch market. It already built an ecommerce site for Dutch company and is now working on a whole new website for a Dutch online retailer. We interviewed Tom Karwatka, CEO of Divante, and discovered how they think about Dutch ecommerce… Continue reading

Europe sees rise of mobile payments

Mobile payments in Europe

In Europe, more and more consumers like to pay using their smartphone or tablet. In share of mobile device owners who already have experience with mobile payments, Turkey is the absolute leader in Europe. This is apparent from the latest report by, called “Europe Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015”. Continue reading

DHL launches European shopping portal Allyouneed

Allyouneed - DHL's online marketplace

DHL has relaunched its Allyouneed service. Previously, it was an online supermarket, but this is now rebranded as Allyouneed Fresh. And has now become Allyouneed. Quite confusing right? Well, get used to it. The latter shopping portal will expand to other European markets. It rolled out already to Poland in March and more countries will follow. Continue reading

Online fashion trends in Poland

Ecommerce in Poland

The online fashion industry in Poland is being dominated by two players. First, there’s online sales platform Allegro that, via the so-called Strefa Marek, offers products from various popular fashion brands. And of course, there’s Zalando which dominates the online fashion retail industry with its ecommerce business. Gemius shared the latest trends from this industry with us. Continue reading

New report on ecommerce in Poland published

Ecommerce in Poland

Ecommerce in Poland is developing rapidly. With 75% of Internet users who bought something online and about 10 million online shoppers, Poland is a very interesting market for investors and foreign companies. A new report on the Polish online retail industry substantiates this. Continue reading

Online shoppers in Poland spend €37 per month online

Online shoppers in Poland

The average amount of money Polish Internet users spent each month on online shopping was 156 zloty or 37.28 euro in 2014. And this year, about 6 in 10 consumers will be more likely to shop online rather than in traditional stores. Continue reading

Polish banks launch mobile payments solution Blik


Customers in Poland can now make payments in stores and online, withdraw cash and send P2P transfers, all using their mobile phone. They can do this with Blik, a new service set up by Polish Payment Standard, a company that’s formed by Poland’s six largest banks. Continue reading

H&M will open 9 new ecommerce sites in Europe

H&M in Barcelona, Spain

H&M will sell online in Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Switzerland. The Swedish fashion retailer is making a big ecommerce push as it already invested heavily in its online retail site and took several steps to connect its web and mobile assets with its brick-and-mortar stores. Continue reading

Romanian online retailer eMAG expands to Poland

eMAG, the largest online retailer in Romania, sets foot in Poland. Its sales platform will extend into this Eastern European country, after’s owner Dante International acquired Agito, one of Poland’s biggest online stores. Poland will be the fourth international market where will be active in, after Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. Continue reading

45% growth in Polish cross-border ecommerce in 2014

Cross-border growth in Ecommerce Poland

There was a growth of 45% in the cross-border ecommerce industry in Poland this year. With this growth rate, it grew harder than the cross-border ecommerce industry in European countries like Romania, Greece and Hungary. Polish consumers would shop more abroad if cost of returns was free. Continue reading

‘Polish ecommerce industry is worth €6.94bn in 2014’

It’s estimated that the value of the Polish ecommerce market will be worth 6.94 billion euros (29 billion zloty) in 2014. That’s 1.2 billion euros more than the Polish ecommerce industry value in 2013. Nowadays, more than 60 percent of Polish Internet users make online purchases and this number is about to grow. The Polish ecommerce industry however, does have one big problem: too many online stores still ignore mobile users. Continue reading