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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.

The Future Mobility Network tests delivery robot

The Future Mobility Network tests delivery robot

The Future Mobility Network, a Dutch network organization aimed at innovative mobility, has started a pilot project with an electric and autonomous driving delivery robot. The robot will drive around at the Breda University of Applied Sciences and deliver various (non-food) goods between the three buildings on campus. Continue reading

Sendcloud expands to UK

Sendcloud expands to UK

Dutch shipping software provider Sendcloud will be available in the United Kingdom starting today. The British expansion is a logical next step in the company’s mission to offer its service across Europe. Previously, Sendcloud also expanded to Germany and France as well as other markets. Continue reading

Trouw Nutrition digitizes its B2B offering

Trouw Nutrition digitizes its B2B offering

Trouw Nutrition, a major player in animal nutrition, has decided to digitize its offering on a large scale. It turned its outdated ordering tool into a modern online sales solution, thereby putting more effort into its B2B ecommerce business. Continue reading

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €9.3 million

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €9.3 million

Moteefe, a Dutch platform for on-demand production of merchandise, has successfully completed an 11 million dollar (9.3 million euros) funding round. It was led by new investor BGF, with participation from existing investors. The round follows a Series A fundraise announced earlier this year. Continue reading

Dutch Fonq leaves Germany

Dutch Fonq leaves Germany

Online department store FonQ has left Germany. The Dutch ecommerce company says it wants to focus solely on its profiting businesses in the Netherlands and Belgium instead. Continue reading

Dutch TrustProfile runs pilot across Europe

Dutch TrustProfile runs pilot across Europe

TrustProfile is the new service from Dutch trust mark WebwinkelKeur. With this label, online retailers can show several pieces of information, like reviews and verified identification data, to enable trust among customers. Currently, a pilot project is running in France, Spain and Italy. Continue reading

DHL Parcel invests €125 million in the Netherlands

DHL Parcel invests €125 million in the Netherlands

DHL Parcel has announced it will invest at least 125 million euros in the Netherlands. It will use the money to open two new parcel sorting centers. During the last two years, DHL Parcel already invested 150 million euros in the Dutch market. Continue reading

Fashion outlet Otrium raises €24 million

Fashion outlet Otrium raises €24 million

Otrium, an online fashion outlet platform from the Netherlands, has raised 24 million euros. This happened during a series B round, led by Eight Roads Ventures and current investor Index Ventures. With the money, Otrium wants to further expand its platform. Continue reading