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Ecommerce in the NetherlandsBelow you’ll find all the articles we’ve written about Dutch ecommerce, online retailers, acquisitions, cross-border initiatives and more. If you want to know more about the Dutch online retail industry, check out our information page on ecommerce in the Netherlands.

PostNL gets most revenue from ecommerce

PostNL

Ecommerce is getting increasingly important for Dutch logistics company PostNL. During the first half of this year, 51 percent of its revenue was related to ecommerce. PostNL is focusing less on postal activities and more and more on the delivery of parcels. Selling Postcon is just the latest example of this trend. Continue reading

Lentiamo expands to the Netherlands

Lentiamo

Eyewear retailer Lentiamo has expanded to a new market in Europe. The eyecare specialist has opened its online shop in the Netherlands, making this the 16th country where Lentiamo is present. Foreign markets currently account for 85 percent of the company’s revenues. Continue reading

Takeaway confirms bid for Just Eat

Takeaway.com

Dutch food delivery group Takeaway has confirmed it wants to acquire its British competitor Just Eat. If Just Eat and Takeaway successfully end talks, the combined company will be one of the largest food delivery companies in the world. Continue reading

Mollie raises 25 million euros

Mollie

Dutch online payment processor Mollie has raised 25 million euros from a group of technology and payment entrepreneurs. With the money, Mollie wants to accelerate its expansion through Europe. Continue reading

H&M launches Afound in the Netherlands

Afound

H&M will launch its latest brand Afound in the Netherlands. It’s the first market outside Sweden where H&M will be present with its outlet concept. In the autumn of this year, Afound will launch in the Netherlands. Continue reading

iDeal used for 59% of Dutch online purchases

Dutch payment method iDeal

iDeal is getting increasingly popular among Dutch consumers. The payment method was used for 59 percent of online purchases in the Netherlands last year. That’s an increase of 3 percentage points compared to the situation one year before. Continue reading

Peek & Cloppenburg opens online store in the Netherlands

Peek & Cloppenburg

Fashion retailer Peek & Cloppenburg will open an online store in the Netherlands later this year. The retailer, which has three physical stores in the Netherlands, is focusing more and more on its online business. One year ago, the company opened its online store in Poland. Continue reading

Ikea renews its augmented reality app

Ikea

Ikea is launching a new app, which enables customers to visualize products in the context of their own homes and then order these items through the app. The new Ikea app will be launched first in France and the Netherlands. Continue reading