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Mister Spex offers first online eye test

Mister Spex offers first online eye test

Online optician Mister Spex now offers an online eye test, since the coronavirus has made it impossible in many European countries to visit an optician. It says it’s the first optician to offer customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland the possibility of an individual eye test via an online application. Continue reading

Ecommerce in Switzerland: 9.77 billion euros in 2019

Ecommerce in Switzerland: 9.77 billion euros in 2019

Ecommerce in Switzerland was worth 9.77 billion euros last year, which means it passed the 10 billion Swiss francs mark for the first time. The Swiss online retail industry increased by 8.4 compared to the situation one year before. Continue reading

Coop’s ecommerce sales grow 16.3%

Coop’s ecommerce sales grow 16.3%

The Coop Group generated sales of 28.9 billion euros in 2019, with ecommerce sales increasing by 16.3 percent. The profit of the Swiss retail and wholesale company amounted to almost 500 million euros. Continue reading

Digitec Galaxus passes €1 billion mark

Digitec Galaxus passes €1 billion mark

Digitec Galaxus has generated over 1 billion francs in sales through its online shops. The exact amount was 1.146 billion francs, which corresponds to 1.06 billion euros. This is an increase of 16 percent compared to the situation one year before. Continue reading

Zalando Beauty launches in Switzerland

Zalando Beauty launches in Switzerland

Zalando will launch its beauty category in Switzerland on the 11th of December, giving its Swiss customers the opportunity to complete their outfits with matching cosmetics. The introduction of its beauty category in Switzerland follows after launches in several other European markets, including the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark. Continue reading

Microspot rebrands as online shopping center

Microspot rebrands as online shopping center

Microspot has changed its image. The Swiss online retail company is now officially presenting itself as a non-food online shopping center. The logo, colors and design have been changed to give the website the look of a shopping center instead of a consumer electronics retailer. Continue reading

Breuninger expands to Switzerland

Breuninger expands to Switzerland

Fashion and lifestyle retailer Breuninger is expanding again. After opening an online store in Austria two years ago, the German company has now launched an online shop in Switzerland. Continue reading

Zalando tests evening delivery in Switzerland

Zalando tests evening delivery in Switzerland

Zalando is testing same-evening delivery in Switzerland. The new service enables selected customers to receive their orders the same evening. Zalando is running the test with Swiss Post and Notime. Continue reading

Coop turns Microspot into online department store

Coop turns Microspot into online department store

There is another online department store arising in Switzerland. Two months after electronics retailer Brack.ch relaunched as an online department store, competitor Microspot will also switch to being an online platform where customers can shop for things like jewelry, diapers, sports equipment and dog food. Continue reading

Brack.ch is now also a drugstore

Brack.ch is now also a drugstore

Swiss retailer Brack.ch, which totally relaunched its online shop two months ago, has entered the market of drugstore articles. Customers can now order health products, natural cosmetics and other drugstore products at the Swiss ecommerce platform. Continue reading

Brack.ch relaunches as online department store

Brack.ch relaunches as online department store

Swiss ecommerce company Brack.ch has ditched its focus on consumer electronics after a total relaunch of its online shop. Brack.ch has now become an online department store that sells a wide range of products, from electronics and household items to DIY and supermarket goods. Continue reading

How omnichannel-ready is Switzerland?

How omnichannel-ready is Switzerland?

How omnichannel-ready is Switzerland? That’s what mail-order association VSV tried to find out with the Omnichannel Readiness Index. It shows the DIY & Home Improvement sector in Switzerland scores best on omnichannel maturity. Jewelry retailers and department stores are strong omnichannel players as well. Continue reading