Nov 24

Europeans will spend €1.67bn online during busiest shopping days

Europeans will spend €1.67bn online during busiest shopping days Soon it will be Christmas. And that means spending some precious time with your beloved ones, but Christmas is also about presents. And Europeans love to shop those presents online. As a matter of fact, in Europe 19.3% of online sales... read more →
Nov 20

Mobile payments set to boom by 2019

Mobile payments set to boom by 2019 The next five years will be the tipping point bringing mobile payments to the mainstream according to a report from the research firm Forrester. The study, released on Monday, expects mobile payments in the US alone to reach $142 billion in volume in... read more →
Nov 18

Apple adds UnionPay to Chinese app store payments options

Apple adds UnionPay to Chinese app store payments options Apple has has added UnionPay as a payment option for its App Store customers in China, Apple’s second largest market for app downloads. Customers can now link their Apple ID with a UnionPay debit or credit card for one-tap purchases. Previously,... read more →
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 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 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 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 28

Yandex let customers place orders via search site

Yandex let customers place orders via search site Yandex, the most popular search engine in Russia, is now offering online stores a new model for listing their products on product search service Yandex.Market. The search engine currently gets a few cents every time a customer clicks on a link to... read more →
Oct 27

Almost half of Dutch online stores quits after two years

Almost half of Dutch online stores quits after two years Of all online stores in the Netherlands that started in 2012, almost half of them doesn’t exist anymore. There were 7591 online stores founded two years ago, but today only 56 percent of them is still active. It also seems... read more →