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17-01-2017 - Zalando’s revenue was worth €3.6 billion in 2016

Zalando saw its revenue increase by about 23 percent to 3.6 billion euros last year. And for the first time, the German online fashion platform broke the billion-euro revenue barrier in a single quarter. The company has plans to open a satellite warehouse in Sweden later this year, which will Continue reading Continue reading

16-01-2017 - Komplett.no wants to become ‘Amazon of the Nordics’ with marketplace

Komplett.no, the biggest online retailer in Norway, will launch its own marketplace where other retailers can sell their products. The company is slowly transforming from being an online shop to an ecommerce marketplace and is aiming to become the Amazon of the Nordics. Continue reading

13-01-2017 - ASOS sees EU sales increase by 49 percent

British online fashion retailer ASOS saw its total retail sales increase by 36 percent during the four months ended 31 December last year. Especially in the United States and Europe the online-only retailer saw its sales grow strongly. In Europe, sales increased by 49 percent during that period. Continue reading

12-01-2017 - Ecommerce in Spain: 20.3% growth during second quarter 2016

Ecommerce in Spain has increased with a year-on-year-growth of 20.3 percent during the second quarter of 2016. The online turnover was worth 5.95 billion euros during that period. Industries with the highest online revenue were travel agencies and tour operators, air transport and clothing. Continue reading

11-01-2017 - AnyPlan app lets retailers meet at ecommerce events

A new mobile app, called AnyPlan, has been released which aims to make it easier for online retailers and other ecommerce professionals to meet others at ecommerce events and trade fairs. The app includes a database with over 4.000 trade shows around the world. Continue reading

10-01-2017 - Online contact lens supplier Maternia expands in Europe

Maternia, the biggest contact lens retailer in the Czech Republic, has expanded its online reach in Europe. The company opened its online store in Belgium, which is now the 15th country in Europe where Maternia is active. Continue reading

09-01-2017 - Danish ecommerce event stops and partners with Shoptalk Europe

Total Retail, the ecommerce event of Danish ecommerce association Foreningen for Dansk Internet Handel, will cease to operate. Members of FDIH will instead be invited to attend Shoptalk Europe, a large ecommerce event which will be held in Copenhagen on 9, 10 and 11 October. Continue reading

09-01-2017 - Hyundai lets UK customers buy a car online

Car manufacturer Hyundai has launched it’s so-called ‘click to buy’ website, which lets customers buy a new car from their computer or smartphone. According to the press release, it’s the first time a car manufacturer offers its customers nationwide the opportunity to buy a car completely online. Continue reading

05-01-2017 - DPDgroup acquires ecommerce parcels company WnDirect

DPDgroup, the second largest international parcel delivery network in Europe, has taken full control of Wndirect, a global ecommerce parcels company. DPDgroup already was a shareholder in WnDirect for a couple of years, but has now acquired the logistics company. Continue reading

23-12-2016 - Zalando or Amazon, who will dominate online fashion in Western Europe?

Zalando, Amazon and Otto together account for 18 percent of the 40 billion euros online shoe and apparel market in Western Europe. For now, Otto Group is the market leader, with Zalando just behind, but Amazon could be the number one soon. The American company is ramping up its fashion Continue reading Continue reading