| 21-11-2017 - Luxembourg launches national ecommerce platform Letz’shop
Luxembourg has created and launched LetzShop.lu, a national ecommerce platform aimed to boost the urban commerce. LetzShop.lu is an initiative from the Ministry of Economy, with the economic interest group (GIE) in charge of setting up and managing the ecommerce platform.
| 21-11-2017 - Europe ends unjustified geoblocking
The European Union will make an end to unjustified geoblocking for consumers who want to buy products or services online within the EU. According to the union, these new rules will boost ecommerce for the benefit of consumers and businesses.
| 20-11-2017 - 54% European e-shoppers made cross-border purchase
Around 14 percent of all online shoppers in Europe purchase fresh food and beverages online. And over half of European e-shoppers shopped online at foreign websites this year. This is shown in the latest E-shopper Barometer report from DPDgroup.
| 10-11-2017 - Italian ecommerce association AICEL joins EMOTA
The pan-European ecommerce association EMOTA has welcomed another member. The Italian ecommerce association AICEL, which is short for Associazione Italiana Commercio Elettronico, is the latest to join the club.
| 08-11-2017 - 24% Europeans buy more in-store with click & collect
42 percent of consumers from France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Sweden have used click & collect in the past twelve months. And one in four Europeans who used click & collect bought another product in-store while they were picking up their online order.
| 07-11-2017 - The fastest-growing ecommerce markets in Europe
The Netherlands and Italy will be the fastest-growing ecommerce markets in Europe during the next five years. In both countries, the online retail industry will increase by 14 percent every year until 2021. Turkey is another fast-growing ecommerce industry in Europe, with a projected compound annual growth rate of 13 Continue reading
| 06-11-2017 - Photoslurp receives investment to expand in Europe
Photoslurp, a Spanish visual commerce platform, just received an investment of 750,000 euros. The funding round was led by Spanish VC firm Inveready Technology Investment Group and joined by Bankinter VC, Caixa Capital Risc and ICF. Photoslurp wants to use this money to further expand in Europe.
| 01-11-2017 - 83% of Irish consumers buy online from UK retailers
The majority of consumers in Ireland also turn to the United Kingdom for online shopping. The fact that the ecommerce industry in the UK offers more choice, is the main advantage to shopping from the UK, nearly half of those who shop with UK retailers say.
| 01-11-2017 - November: ecommerce events in Europe
November is the second-to-last month of the year, so maybe you are really ready for the holiday season. But first, why don’t you attend some interesting ecommerce events in Europe? In case you want to, we’ve made a handy overview for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce Continue reading
| 31-10-2017 - 47.5% of Spanish online stores participate in Black Friday
Black Friday continues to be one of the most important sales periods for Spanish small and medium-sized enterprises, especially online. This year’s edition of Black Friday takes place on 24 November and it’s expected that almost half of online stores in Spain will participate.