Aldi had launched its first webshop, in the UK. It is selling more than 90 wines via its new website. The result of a 35m pound investment, it features online exclusives as well as the bestselling wines already in the shops.
Zalando has closed 2015 with a revenue of nearly 3 billion euro. The pure player achieved an overall group revenues of 2,955-2,962 million euro at a growth rate of 33.5-33.8 per cent.
Online shopping is thriving in Slovenia, with 85% of all internet users in the country buying online at least occasionally, up from 78 percent in 2013, according to new research.
British online fashion retailer ASOS reported a recovery in international sales growth, helped by moves to make its prices abroad more responsive to exchange rate volatility.
AO World has reported an increase in revenue of 35% from its ao.com platform, while overall UK revenue increased 24%.
The UK is the world leader in e-commerce, former Google boss Eric Schmidt has told the BBC. 'Far ahead of the United States.'
The German fashion retailer is testing a same-day delivery service in Cologne and Berlin since September 2015. Apparently this has been rather successful as it is expanding this service to several more cities.
The Dutch grocery delivery service officially launched this summer and is slowly but surely expanding its services to more Dutch cities. Picnic is a possible competitor of Albert Heijn and other supermarkets.
The European Parliament voted to create the first ever Europe-wide cyber security laws. E-commerce players need to make sure that they are “cyberattack-proof” under the new law known as Network and Information Security Directive.
Alibaba is opening offices in Germany and France. The move is the latest in a series of steps in which Alibaba is seeking out business partnerships to get more foreign products for sale to Chinese consumers.