Nov 13

82% of Swiss ecommerce players expect growing sales

Swiss online retailers are looking positively to the future of ecommerce. The rising service level will be played as a trump card the Christmas season and after that, revenue will keep increasing, the majority of Swiss ecommerce players think. Not only the continuing increase in service level, but also the... read more →
Nov 12

6 export markets you should be thinking about

6 export markets you should be thinking about We had a look at six promising exports markets that deserve more attention and why you should be thinking about their potential. From Central Africa to Chile there are many destinations that have demonstrated considerable growth and potential but remain outside of... read more →
Nov 11

Swedish marketplace Fyndic gets €16mln in funding

Swedish marketplace Fyndic gets €16mln in funding Fyndiq, a popular online marketplace in Sweden, received a 20 million dollar (€16.03 million) Serie A funding. Investors are Northzone and Industrifonden. Before this funding, Fyndiq has raised 4 million euros in funding from private investors. With the money, Fyndiq will continue growing... read more →
Nov 10

What you should know about selling online in Poland Every country in Europe has its own set of things you should take into account when selling online over there. This is of course also the case for Poland, one of Europe’s fastest-growing ecommerce markets. Here’s what you should know about... read more →
Nov 07

22% of Europeans go cross-border for online shopping

22% of Europeans go cross-border for online shopping Almost a quarter of Europeans has bought something online across the border during the past three months. For online retailers who have reached maturity in their home market and for specialists, the foreign market offers enough growth potential, researcher Forrester concludes. And... read more →
Nov 06

Eastern European ecommerce attracts investors

Eastern European ecommerce attracts investors Global investors are looking with increasing interest to the ecommerce industry in Eastern Europe. The growth and trends in this region attracts the attention of international ecommerce players and investors. For example in Turkey, there’s a raised interest of investors, mostly in the clothing sectors.... read more →
Nov 05

Eastern European ecommerce to grow to €23bln in 2014

Eastern European ecommerce to grow to €23bln in 2014 The ecommerce industry in Eastern Europe is expected to reach 23 billion euros worth of sales in 2014. In absolute numbers, this region may not be top notch, but when we consider the average growth rate of 47% over the year... read more →
Nov 04

The influence of the Netherlands in Belgian ecommerce

Since time immemorial, the Netherlands and Belgium have influenced each other on several fronts. They not only share the same language (although the Walloon part of Belgium speaks French, not Dutch), but also have much in common on cultural, sport and economic levels. In the ecommerce industry however, it’s mostly... read more →
Nov 03

How not accepting Apple Pay could backfire for retailers

With mobile payments already struggling to catch on, the recent face-off between Apple Pay and CurrentC, a payments and loyalty platform developed by a consortium of retailers, could further stall adoption and end up costing merchants customers. Drugstore chains CVS and Rite-Aid reportedly turned off the ability to accept Apple... read more →
Oct 31

Chinese Bank card clearing market is opening!

Chinese Bank card clearing market is opening! On Oct 29th, Chinese premier Ke-Qiang Li held an executive meeting of the State Council and announced to open up and improve the bank card clearing market, which allows both foreigner and domestic-funded enterprisers to apply for setting bank card clearing organization. The... read more →