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Europe wants to better protect sellers on marketplaces

Europe wants to better protect sellers on marketplaces

The European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission want rules to make it easier for businesses and traders to use online marketplaces and platforms. They have now agreed to set up seven new rules to improve the fairness of online platforms’ trading practices. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/europe-wants-to-better-protect-sellers-on-marketplaces/

The Rules of Sustainability

The Rules of Sustainability

For online retailers, creating an unmatched customer experience is not only a top priority — it is also a business imperative. They must make sure the items customers want to order are in stock, and that the orders are packaged correctly and shipped quickly, and delivered to the appropriate address. Focusing solely on these necessities tends to be a shortsighted way of viewing the process, however. Oftentimes, when online retailers see that an order has been delivered to the customer’s…

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Google Fiber Missteps Could Tarnish Brand

Google Fiber Missteps Could Tarnish Brand

This winter has been very rough on Google Fiber, Alphabet’s high-speed Internet service. An overabundance of snow, ice and water have caused service outages. Why do these issues not seem to hamper competitors? The latest news is that the service is leaving Louisville, supposedly due to a faulty installation process. Why not correct the faults? What is the real problem at Google Fiber? Traditional competition starts with the local phone and cable television companies. That category includes both large companies…

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Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2018

Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2018

A new study focuses on the strengths and potential capabilities in checkout, shipping and returns of the 100 largest online shops in Germany. It shows that online retailers are throwing away millions of euros in potential sales every month, because after checkout retailers don’t focus on the customer anymore. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/ecommerce-shipping-in-germany-2018/

Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2018

Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2018

A new study focuses on the strengths and potential capabilities in checkout, shipping and returns of the 100 largest online shops in Germany. It shows that online retailers are throwing away millions of euros in potential sales every month, because after checkout retailers don’t focus on the customer anymore. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/ecommerce-shipping-in-germany-2018/

Will Congress Override State Net Neutrality Laws?

Will Congress Override State Net Neutrality Laws?

Way back in the dark ages in May 2011 — about 2,345 Internet years ago — I wrote a column about Net neutrality, which was in court at the time. For those of you who are not sure, “Net neutrality” is short for “Internet neutrality” or “network neutrality.” The concept addresses user access to the Internet, and the debate around Net neutrality centers on whether ISPs can limit, tier, block or otherwise affect Internet performance. Net neutrality is a law…

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Coolblue’s revenue grows to 1.35 billion euros

Coolblue’s revenue grows to 1.35 billion euros

Dutch omnichannel retailer has generated revenues worth 1.35 billion euros last year. That’s an increase of 160 million compared to the situation in 2017. According to Coolblue, this growth is partly due to the introduction of an English and French website and app. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/coolblues-revenue-grows-to-1-35-billion-euros/

Coolblue’s revenue grows to 1.35 billion euros

Coolblue’s revenue grows to 1.35 billion euros

Dutch omnichannel retailer has generated revenues worth 1.35 billion euros last year. That’s an increase of 160 million compared to the situation in 2017. According to Coolblue, this growth is partly due to the introduction of an English and French website and app. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/coolblues-revenue-grows-to-1-35-billion-euros/

Ikea launches online store in Luxembourg

Ikea launches online store in Luxembourg

Swedish furniture store chain Ikea has launched its offical online store for the Luxembourgian market. The launch in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg follows one year after Ikea opened an online store in Belgium. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/ikea-launches-online-store-in-luxembourg/

Walmart E-Commerce Has Blowout Q4

Walmart E-Commerce Has Blowout Q4

Walmart’s e-commerce sales were up 43 percent for Q4 FY 2019, the 13-week period ended Jan. 25. Sam’s Club e-commerce sales grew 21 percent. Customers “continue to respond to our increasingly omnichannel offerings. We’re executing against our strategy and it’s working,” said Walmart spokesperson Robyn Babbitt. Walmart’s e-commerce focus “remains on earning repeat visits and strengthening our assortment of merchandise.” It’s also “improving search, enhancing our website, and executing better on the fundamentals.” Original source: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85857.html?rss=1

Ikea launches online store in Luxembourg

Ikea launches online store in Luxembourg

Swedish furniture store chain Ikea has launched its offical online store for the Luxembourgian market. The launch in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg follows one year after Ikea opened an online store in Belgium. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/ikea-launches-online-store-in-luxembourg/

Blending Offline and Online Commerce With Advanced Payments Tech

Blending Offline and Online Commerce With Advanced Payments Tech

Technology by its nature changes the market. The introduction of efficient solutions spurred by technology to meet consumer demand creates new positive effects across an economy. Plenty of industries — entertainment, transportation, the press and retail, for example — have experienced changes in business models, delivery methods and competitors, due to the development and deployment of new technologies. Of course, technology also creates entirely new markets. The modern payments industry was shaped by critical innovations. Original source: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85852.html?rss=1

Uber Eats and Foodora leave Austria

Uber Eats and Foodora leave Austria

A few days after Uber Eats announced it would withdraw completely from Austria, another food delivery service, Foodora, shares the same message. But the Delivery Hero-owned company disappears from Austria, because the parent company focuses on its other food delivery service, Mjam, instead. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/uber-eats-and-foodora-leave-austria/

Europe wants to better protect sellers on marketplaces

Europe wants to better protect sellers on marketplaces

The European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission want rules to make it easier for businesses and traders to use online marketplaces and platforms. They have now agreed to set up seven new rules to improve the fairness of online platforms’ trading practices. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/europe-wants-to-better-protect-sellers-on-marketplaces/

Uber Eats and Foodora leave Austria

Uber Eats and Foodora leave Austria

A few days after Uber Eats announced it would withdraw completely from Austria, another food delivery service, Foodora, shares the same message. But the Delivery Hero-owned company disappears from Austria, because the parent company focuses on its other food delivery service, Mjam, instead. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/uber-eats-and-foodora-leave-austria/

Handelsverband wants to double number of Austrian webshops

Handelsverband wants to double number of Austrian webshops

The Austrian trade association Handelsverband has an ambitious goal: in the next two years, it wants to double the share of Austrian retailers that operate an online store. In order to achieve this, the association has put together a toolkit, which enables small and medium-sized businesses to start with ecommerce in a simple and reliable way. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/handelsverband-wants-to-double-number-of-austrian-webshops/

Essilor acquires German online optical retailer Brille24

Essilor acquires German online optical retailer Brille24

Essilor International is actively expanding its footprint in Europe and Latin America with four different acquisitions. In Germany, the optics company acquired online retailer Brille24, while in Greece, Essilor partner Shamir acquired Union Optic. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/essilor-acquires-german-online-optical-retailer-brille24/

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