Saturday, August 24, 2019

‘Switzerland needs a strong local B2C marketplace’

In many countries, Amazon is the first stop for online shopping. In Switzerland, there is still no corresponding counterpart. A recent survey shows that three quarters of retailers think that...

PrestaShop and eBay expand their partnership in Europe

PrestaShop and eBay have agreed to expand their partnership and business development activities in Europe. After already establishing a partnership in France, Italy, Spain and the UK, the two companies...

Switzerland’s largest online retailer Ricardo.ch is for sale

Naspers is considering a sale of its ecommerce site Ricardo.ch. The largest online retailer in Switzerland is owned by Naspers since 1998, but according to Bloomberg the South-African media group...

‘Amazon wants to launch in the Netherlands as soon as possible’

Amazon is getting very serious about entering the Dutch market with its online store. More and more publishers state the American ecommerce giant has contacted them to negotiate about selling...

Hybris partners with marketplace management solution Neteven

Hybris has partnered with online marketplace management solution Neteven. Thanks to this partnership, customers from Hybris are now able to distribute their products on more than fifty international marketplaces, such...

Swedish marketplace Fyndiq exits Germany

Fyndiq, an online bargain marketplace from Sweden, has decided to quit its business in Germany. After less than a year, the Swedish company hung a “Sorry, we’re closed” sign on...

Pilot project ‘Monchengladbach on eBay’ launched

eBay has started a pilot project in Germany, which should give a boost to local commerce. The pilot project called “Monchengladbach on eBay” is intended to allow retailers to offer...

Swisscom and Coop to build online marketplace Siroop

Swisscom and Coop are allowed to build their joint online marketplace Siroop. The two companies want to defy the American ecommerce giant Amazon in Switzerland by launching their own ecommerce...

Etsy sellers disagree with increased importance seller location

Etsy has been testing an updated search ranking so locally-made items for buyers in the United Kingdom and Australia are shown more prominent. The goal is to create a better...

UK online retailer sells dubious refugee costumes

The British company Fancy Me has received many complaints after one of their costumes went viral. The UK online retailer sells ‘wartime refugee’ costumes and many customers are now furious....
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Online retailers open E-commerce Park in Sweden

E-Commerce Park has officially opened its doors. This new initiative will provide online merchants with the opportunity to benefit from the economies of...