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Centra secures 10 million euros

Centra secures 10 million euros

Centra, a direct-to-consumer and wholesale platform for global brands, has secured an investment of 10 million. It will use the new funding to power up product development and accelerate its international expansion. The platform specifically wants to challenge ShopifyPlus and enterprise-level platforms.

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Ikea’s online sales increased 73%

Ikea’s online sales increased 73%

World-famous furniture retailer Ikea managed to grow its online presence last year. Its online channels welcomed more than 5 billion visitors and online sales increased with 73 percent. Even though most offline stores have opened, online sales now account for 26 percent of Ikea's total sales.

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Briqpay raises 2 million euros

Briqpay raises 2 million euros

Briqpay, a Swedish company that offers solutions for B2B payments, has just closed a seed round of 2 million euros. The funding round was led by Swedish private equity firm eEquity. With the help of this money, Briqpay wants to become the leading B2B payment supplier.

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Centra aims for further expansion

Centra aims for further expansion

Centra, a direct-to-consumer and wholesale platform for global brands, has been growing significantly during the pandemic last year. The Swedish company is now aiming for an aggressive, international expansion this year. It has made several new recruitments to achieve this goal.

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Posti invests €100 million in growth

Posti invests €100 million in growth

Finnish postal and logistics service provider Posti will invest over 100 million euros in its growth. The company follows a new strategy, which is all about parcels and flows of goods. It wants to focus more on parcel traffic and logistics in Finland, Sweden and the Baltics.

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