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    ‘Shein and Temu are clogging the air freight market’

    Shein and Temu send tons of goods daily from China to Europe. In Germany alone, it...

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    Shopify’s policy generator not legally secure

    To help merchants set up their general terms and conditions, Shopify has a policy generator. It...

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    Wix launches localized features

    Ecommerce software solution Wix has partnered with Global-e, a cross-border software solution. As a result, sellers...

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    Fressnapf is launching new warehouse

    German pet store group Fressnapf is launching its ninth European logistics location. The new building will...

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    The Platform Group acquires Hood Media

    The Platform Group has taken over Hood Media. This gives TPG control over Hood.de, one of...

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    Pineca launches in Austria

    Pineca has launched an Austrian online store. This is the fourth new market that the online...

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    Bol: turnover of almost 3 billion euros in 2023

    Dutch online platform Bol has generated a turnover of 2.9 billion euros in 2023. This is...

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    Zooplus expands subscription model

    German online pet supply store Zooplus is launching its subscription program in Belgium and the Netherlands....

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    Amazon launches product safety page in Europe

    Amazon has created a new page on its European marketplaces, offering customers direct access to recalls...

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    70% European online shoppers active on C2C platforms

    The amount of online shoppers in Europe decreased 1 percent in 2023. However, the amount of...

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    UK: 79% fashion retailers have return fees

    At least 79 percent of fashion retailers are currently charging for returns in the United Kingdom....

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    ‘Politicians should take tougher action against Temu’

    Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE) calls on politicians to be stricter towards cheap marketplaces from China, including Temu....

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    Free delivery an exception in DACH

    Only a fraction of online retailers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland offer free delivery for online...

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    Amazon expands luxury offering with pre-owned goods

    Ecommerce giant Amazon is entering the secondhand fashion market in Europe. It is collaborating with luxury...

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    Hatstore is launching a new warehouse

    Swedish online seller of caps and hats, Hatstore, is building a new office and warehouse. The...

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    Mirakl: 'recurring revenue nearly 150 million euros in 2023'

    Marketplace solution provider Mirakl generated nearly 160 million dollars (148.6 million euros) in annual recurring revenue...

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    Saleor raises 7.4 million euros in funding round

    Polish ecommerce platform Saleor has raised 8 million dollars, or 7.4 million euros, in a funding...

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    UK government urges Amazon to unfreeze seller funds

    The British government has issued an urgent plea to Amazon to unfreeze seller funds. Kevin Hollinrake,...

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    BigBuy generated turnover of 123 million euros

    Last year, Spanish wholesale platform BigBuy generated a turnover of 123 million euros. This is a...

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    Shopify launches localized online stores

    This week, Shopify has launched its Winter ’24 Edition, which includes more than 100 product updates...

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    Sales Home24 marketplace over 100 million euros

    Third-party sellers on the curated Home24 marketplace have generated more than 100 million euros in sales....

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    British Amazon sellers despair after payment freeze

    Many British Amazon merchants are at a loss after the platform froze payments, leading to numerous...

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    ‘Low point in German ecommerce’

    Online product spending in Germany has experienced a double-digit decline for the first time last year....

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    Temu welcomes European sellers

    In March, the rapidly growing ecommerce player from China, Temu, will open its marketplace to sellers...

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    Tax investigation looms for private German platform traders

    As of next spring, German individuals who engage in significant trading on platforms may face scrutiny...

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    Recommerce market worth 94 billion euros

    In 2022/23, the European recommerce market was valued at 94 billion euros. The market share, compared...

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    Amazon UK: 'Prime not a criterion for the Buy Box'

    For the allocation of the Buy Box, Amazon in the United Kingdom promises not to differentiate...

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    ‘Enforcement first, new rules second’

    For online sellers, it is more important that existing rules are enforced than the introduction of...

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    63% Dutch biggest online stores are custom-built

    Within the top 100 of the biggest online stores in the Netherlands in 2023, 63 percent...

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    Alibaba will promote French SMEs

    This week, French government agency Business France and Alibaba have launched a partnership to promote French...

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    Thomann continues to grow: 65% international revenue

    Thomann from Germany has become Europe’s largest online seller of musical instruments. Last year, the revenue...

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    La Poste installs fitting room in post office

    French postal service company La Poste has installed a fitting room in two of its post...

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    Austrian Niceshops is downsizing

    Niceshops, an online retailer and ecommerce service provider from Saaz, Austria, is saying goodbye to 20...

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    'Return wave' floods online sellers

    Online retailers are grappling with ‘the biggest-ever wave of January returns’, according to returns provider ZigZag....

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    Olsam Group acquires Dwarfs

    Olsam, a British ecommerce aggregator has acquired Dutch competitor Dwarfs. The amount involved in the acquisition...

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    MediaMarkt: third-party sales worth 137 million euros

    MediaMarkt is experiencing substantial growth with its marketplace. In the past fiscal year, third-party revenues more...

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    Matches Fashion acquired by Frasers Group

    Luxury online fashion retailer Matches Fashion has been acquired by Frasers Group. The deal was worth...

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    The Platform Group is looking for more acquisitions

    The Platform Group has become the sole owner of Möbelfirst, an online provider of luxury furniture...

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    Marketplace Qogita raises 80 million euros

    Wholesale marketplace Qogita has raised 80 million euros in a funding round. The platform wants to...

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    76 billion euros of Dutch export ordered online

    In 2021, Dutch companies exported 76 billion euros worth of goods and services ordered online. This...

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    Specialized marketplaces gaining ground

    Marketplaces have become dominant in global ecommerce, accounting for 60 percent of online spending last year....

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    Forrester predicts a new online boom

    Forrester anticipates significant growth in online retail spending in the largest European countries in the coming...

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    2022: Almost 75% of Belgians shopped online

    In 2022, 74.8 percent of Belgian consumers shopped online. This is a higher share than the...

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    78% Dutch consumers shop online in 2023

    In the first quarter of this year, almost eight out of ten Dutch consumers bought something...

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    Avoiding returns a top priority in DACH

    Preventing returns is a significant focus for online retailers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. On average,...

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    Amazon shifts from European roads to trains and boats

    Amazon is increasingly using rail and sea transportation in Europe, with a 50 percent growth in...

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    Huboo raises 33.7 million euros

    Ecommerce fulfillment company Huboo has raised 33.7 million euros (29 million British pounds) in a new...

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    Amazon's European second-hand sales exceed 1 billion euros

    Demand from European customers has propelled second-hand shopping on Amazon into a billion euros business. The...

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    Salesupply launches fulfillment center in France

    Dutch fulfillment company Salesupply has added another new fulfillment location to its global network. It is...

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    ‘Amazon drives cross-border sales for German SMEs’

    German small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are extensively utilizing Amazon as a sales channel, both domestically...