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Amazon is adding dozens of new brands to its Amazon Dash service, a device that allows customers to order on Amazon at the click of a button. Despite its efforts, very few consumers actually use Amazon Dash.

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Walmart has signed a deal with JD.com: the American retailer willl get 5 % of the Chinese online retailer's shares in return for Yihaodian, Walmart's online marketplace in China.

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Amazon announced it will open a third book store in the United States this fall. Location: the Washington Square shopping mall in Tigard, near Portland (Oregon).

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Amazon has launched Amazon Prime Now, which delivers orders within the hour, in Paris this morning. Amazon customers can use the service in the Parisian city centre and 21 suburbs.

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Apple is to introduce its mobile payment service Apple Pay in several web shops soon, but only for users who use Apple's browser Safari. Aside from web shops, the company will expand Apple Pay into other European countries as well.

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Chinese online giant Alibaba has no plans to slow down the company's growth: the company want to double its transaction volume by 2020, up to 6 trillion yuan (800 billion euro).

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Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba continues its Benelux expansion and has attracted Jack Peters to become its business development director.

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American Amazon plans to compete with Spotify, Apple Music and Google Play Music soon, as the online retailer is currently preparing its own music streaming service.

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British online electronics seller, AO World, managed a 25.7 % turnover growth in the past fiscal year, up to 559.2 million pounds (712.6 million euro). Its Dutch launch was also encouraging, the company revealed.

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If Adidas customers in Berlin use Zalando for their purchase, the sports brand will ship those orders from its flagship store (on the Tauentzienstraße) on the very same day. If the order is made before 15h, then it will be delivered between 19h and 21h on the same day, thanks to the Zipcart app.

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British fashion retailer New Look achieved a decent 5.4 % growth in the past fiscal year (which ended on 26 March 2016), partially thanks to its improved eCommerce performance, up 27.9 %.

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Japanese Rakuten has decided to close several of its European online marketplaces, namely England and Spain. It will now focus on its German and French activities.

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The European Commission has proposed several new measures to grant consumers easier access to foreign web shops. One measure is that these web shops cannot refuse a customer based on his residence.

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Online retailer Amazon has filed a complaint against three companies for the fake reviews on their products. An astonishing 40 % of those reviews turned out to be fake.

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American online supermarket Peapod, an Ahold subsidiary, has struck a deal with Whisk.com, which gives the food retailer's customers the chance to directly buy online recipe's ingredients. 

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Zalando, Adidas and Danish Aarstiderne each won a golden European Ecommerce Award. The silver awards were for Onepiece, Topshop and HelloFresh, while Chic by Choice and Made.Com received a bronze award.

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In the future, German online fashion retailer Zalando wants to ship clothes from every physical store and has launched a trial project in Berlin for interested retailers. 

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Looking at Rocket Internet's 12 most important online sellers, their first quarter revenue grew 34 %, helping lower losses 23 %. Nevertheless, investors punished investment firm Rocket Internet, sending its share down 5 %.

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In 2015, the average European shopper bought 1,540 euros' worth of goods online. Overall, European shoppers created 455 billion euro worth of revenue online and there is still room for growth according to a Marlene ten Ham presentation at the Global E-commerce Summit.

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