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Ecommerce in Spain was worth €27.96bn in 2018

Ecommerce in Spain was worth 27.96 billion euros in 2018. That’s an increase of 17 percent compared to the previous year. For this year, a growth of about 20 percent is expected, which would mean ecommerce in Spain will be worth 33.56 billion euros at the end of 2019. Continue reading

Lidl sells groceries online in Spain

Lidl

Lidl is selling its groceries online in Spain. The delivery of fresh foods though is only available in Madrid for now. To get the products to customers’ homes, Lidl is working together with online food platform Lola Market. Continue reading

AliExpress welcomes sellers from Europe

AliExpress in Europe

AliExpress has opened its marketplace to welcome non-Chinese sellers. The Alibaba-owned business-to-consumer marketplace has changed its business model to better compete with Amazon. Online retailers from Spain, Italy, Turkey and Russia now have access to the Chinese platform. Continue reading

Correos improves deliveries between China and Spain

Correos

Correos, the national postal service of Spain, is teaming up with ecommerce giant AliExpress and Alibaba’s logistics data platform operator Cainiao Network. The companies want to better support small and medium-sized enterprises in Spain to grow into new markets, such as China. Continue reading

ReBuy expands to Italy and Spain

Recommerce platform ReBuy

ReBuy, an online platform for buying and selling refurbished consumer electronics, has expanded in Europe. The company has launched its online store in both Italy and Spain. The company already runs its online platform in German, the United Kingdom, France, Austria and the Netherlands. Continue reading

Correos sent over 106 million parcels in 2018

Correos

Correos, the national postal service of Spain, has distributed more than 106 million packages in 2018. This represents an increase of 61 percent compared to the total amount of packages it managed during the year before. Continue reading

4 European countries in top 10 online grocery markets by 2023

Online groceries

Ten leading global online grocery markets are predicted to generate combined sales of almost 200 billion euros, at an annual rate of 20 percent, by 2023. And four of them are from Europe. The United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain are predicted to have the highest online grocery market sizes in Europe. Continue reading

Promofarma experiments with one-hour delivery

Promofarma from Spain

Spanish pharmacy network Promofarma wants to deliver products to customers a lot faster than it currently does and is thus testing one-hour delivery. The new service will initially start only in Spain, but expanding to other countries in Europe is something they are thinking about. Continue reading

Micolet sells second-hand fashion across Europe

Micolet'

Micolet is a new online marketplace that sells second-hand clothing for women. What’s interesting about Micolet, is that it enables customers from Europe to shop second-hand clothing from other countries. Continue reading

Ecommerce accounts for 10% of Inditex’s sales

Inditex

Spanish fashion giant Inditex says online sales now account for 10 percent of its global total. In 47 markets around the world, Inditex has one or several ecommerce platforms available and these online sales increased by 41 percent compared to last year. Continue reading

Fashion app 21Buttons raises €15 million

21Buttons

21Buttons, a social-commerce fashion app from Spain, has raised almost 15 million euros in a Series B round led by Idinvest Partners. With the fresh capital, 21Buttons wants to invent in talent traction for tech and product profiles, and user acquisition. Continue reading

HomyHub delivers parcels in consumers’ garages

HomyHub

The Spanish startup HomyHub has, together with national postal service Correos, developed a service, called Safe Delivery, which allows consumers to receive their packages in the garage, without having to be at home. By using an app, consumers can control, monitor and manage access to their garage. Continue reading