Friday, September 20, 2019

Wish locks out accounts for excessive refunds

Online marketplace Wish appears to increasingly lock out user accounts in Germany after users returned items too many times. This also means customers lose access to the customer service and...

Amazon extends anti-counterfeiting program to Europe

Amazon has extended its anti-counterfeiting program Project Zero to Europe. With this initiative, which launches in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, the ecommerce giant wants to drive...

27% of German ecommerce generated on Amazon

About 27 percent of German ecommerce sales are generated on Amazon Germany. This can be calculated after some marketplace sales data from Amazon sellers leaked. In an email sent to some...

Micolet expands to Poland and the Netherlands

Micolet, an online marketplace that sells second-hand clothing for women, will expand to two new markets in Europe. The startup will set foot in both Poland and the Netherlands later...

‘In Europe, Otto is only alternative to Amazon’

German ecommerce company Otto is the biggest competitor of Amazon, and the only European alternative to this American ecommerce giant. At least, that is what the former CEO and current...

Douglas wants to offer fashion

Perfumery chain Douglas wants to further expand its online business by launching an online marketplace. The company won’t stick to perfumes and make-up, it also wants to offer fashion through...

Shop Apotheke will launch online marketplace

Shop Apotheke is aiming to grow from 540 million euros to over 700 million euros this year. The online pharmacy wants to achieve this without any major acquisitions, but it...

Shöpping.at is still in the red

Shöpping.at, the online shopping platform launched by Austrian Post, receives a few hundred orders on a daily basis. The ecommerce platform was launched two years ago, but still hasn’t come...

Bol.com’s revenue from external vendors grows 55%

Bol.com, the biggest online retailer from the Netherlands, is rapidly transforming into an online marketplace that accommodates other vendors. The company’s own revenue is still higher than those of its...

Russian marketplace Joom recruits French brands

Russian online marketplace Joom, which features low-priced products from China, is increasingly betting on French brands. After helping French merchants to sell their products in Europe, Joom wants to take...
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Highest online store density in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has the most online stores per capita. In this country, there are about 80,000 online stores with a population of 17...