Auction site eBay was able to benefit from the coronavirus pandemic in the fourth quarter of 2020 as well. The company had already revised its annual forecast upwards.
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Decathlon turns its Belgian webshop into a platform on which other brands and partners can sell their sporting products – from Adidas to local start-ups. The project will be rolled out to other countries as well.
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Electronics chain MediaMarkt wants to open an online market place in May 2020. This would debut in Germany and should make it possible to expand the product range on offer.
Clothing by Primark, the Irish chain that stubbornly refuses to start with e-commerce, is now for sale at Amazon. Does that mean the fashion discounter finally has come round to the idea? Or is there something not quite right?
The European Union has created a new set of rules that want to create a fair and transparent environment in which companies can trade on online marketplaces. The platforms are banned from, among others, unilaterally suspending accounts.
The big platforms are growing in might and are able to gain control over the Dutch and Belgian online retail as well. Non-food retail now finds itself on the eve of a new battle, ING writes in a new report.
In October 2016, Facebook launched a marketplace for used items in several countries, including the United Kingdom and the United States. That marketplace is now also coming to Belgium, the Netherlands and fifteen other European countries.
Danish online marketplace for FMCG brands Shobr is diligently working on its international expansion, with the Netherlands as its first foreign market. Are brand manufacturers trying to bypass the supermarket?
VidaXL opens its marketplace to other home & garden sellers. The Venray-based company already has its own brand in this particular market branch.
Store chain Fnac has now given sellers of sports products, kitchen appliances and household appliances the opportunity sell items on its marketplace. In France, this puts the company in direct competition with major online players.