Romy Piepenbrock

Apple Music tops Spotify in US paid subscribers
Apple Music has bested Spotify in the amount of paid US subscribers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apple Music counted an estimated 28 million paid subscriptions in February 2019....
April 18, 2019
Top 30 UK Logistics Service Providers 2019
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has recently published the 'Top 30 UK Logistics Service Providers 2019' report. This report contains a list of the top 30 logistics...
April 18, 2019
Paypal Cross-Border Consumer Research 2018
Well-known payment provider PayPal carried out an annual survey in collaboration with Ipsos on cross border purchases by consumers worldwide. For this Cross-Border Consumer Research in 2018, they collected survey...
April 9, 2019
7th edition of eTail Asia
The 7th edition of e-commerce conference eTail Asia 2019 was held at Sheraton Towers in Singapore. eTail Asia is part of the eTail event series and is dedicated to the...
April 2, 2019
Google launches gaming platform Stadia
Google launches a new gaming platform: Stadia. The platform is built on the Google Cloud Platform and games are streamed directly to a Chrome browser. This means that the player...
March 28, 2019
Instagram trials in-app purchasing with leading brands in US
Social media platform Instagram works on making in-app purchases possible. The platform teams up with major brands like Adidas, Anastasia Beverly Hills, ColourPop, Huda Beauty, KKW Beauty, Kylie Cosmetics, Nike...
March 26, 2019
Rising sales for international e-tailer ASOS
ASOS said it had 16% more active customers and that 4% more orders were placed. However, the average selling prices and basket sizes both decreased by 1%. The basket value...
March 26, 2019
A Real Cool Solution
This article previously was published in Cross-Border Magazine Have you ever ordered frozen food online? If so, you can imagine how unsatisfying it would be to receive your frozen veggies completely...
March 20, 2019
Zalando Lounge and Fiege partner for fulfilment center in Poland
Zalando Lounge, Zalando’s dedicated shopping club, has started its partnership with the logistics service provider, Fiege e-Com North. They are in charge of the operation of the Zalando Lounge fulfilment...
March 19, 2019
Online shopping: Possible price increase for home delivery
Last-mile service providers DPD and Hermes think about increasing prices for parcel home delivery at the front door. The delivery that we know as 'standard delivery' could become a premium...
March 18, 2019
Global E-commerce Market Ranking 2019
eShopWorld has recently published its 'Global Ecommerce Market Ranking 2019' report. In this report, multiple countries are compared across various criteria such as logistics, average shopper spending and more. It...
March 13, 2019
India proposes new e-commerce regulations with focus on data rules
India outlined a new draft policy for its rapidly growing e-commerce sector on Saturday. The focus in this policy lays on data localisation, improved privacy safeguards and measures to combat...
March 4, 2019
US users need PayPal Cash or PayPal Cash Plus account by 29th March
Payment company PayPal has informed their US customers of changes to the way US personal account holders can use and hold a balance with PayPal. Before the end of March...
February 27, 2019
Amazon aims to be semi-climate neutral in 2030
E-commerce giant Amazon will present its strategy to operate entirely CO2-neutral in the long term later this year. The closest target, according to its ambitions, is to carry out half...
February 26, 2019
IKEA considers launching a marketplace
IKEA is considering launching its own marketplace to sell their own products and other company’s goods. This new marketplace would sell products from IKEA and other retailers. It will not...
February 25, 2019
Revenue Shopify increases by 59%
Shopify: a Canadian company that started out as an e-commerce software company, but has grown to be a well-known e-commerce platform that assists web shops with a variety of services....
February 22, 2019
Made.com is expanding to 4 new countries in Europe
Furniture (r)etailer Made has announced that its sales in the United Kingdom hit the 100 million pound mark for the first time last year. The sales grew by 34% in...
February 21, 2019
E-commerce China bigger than the US's this year
Even though China's economy is not growing as hard as it did a few years ago, online sales are still rising faster than those of the US, according to figures...
February 19, 2019
MANGO will open 60,000 square metres of new selling space in 2019
Fashion brand MANGO is planning to open 60,000 new square metres of selling space in 2019. This extra selling space will be used for company stores and franchises all around...
January 17, 2019
The B2C E-commerce Index: the Netherlands on top
The annual B2C E-commerce Index of UN conference UNCTAD positioned the Netherlands on top of the index, replacing Luxembourg.  The B2C E-commerce Index measures the willingness of an economy to...
December 19, 2018
Adyen: 70 billion euros in the first half of 2018
According to the figures that were published on the 22nd of August, payment agency Adyen has grown considerably in sales in the first half of this year. These figures are...
August 22, 2018
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