- UK online retail is the number one market in Europe!Photo by João Barbosa on Unsplash The UK is one of the world’s leading e-commerce nations, particularly in groceries, where it was an early mover compared to, for example, the Nordic countries. E-commerce consumers are both domestic and foreign, which contributes to the country’s strength in the market. Internet penetration is 98%, making the UK one of the top EU countries for internet usage. In March 2021, e-commerce accounted for around ...Continue reading →
- Direct Link Report: A look at e-commerce in GermanyAs in previous years, Germany is one of the strongest e-commerce markets in Europe. 62,1 million consumers shopped online in 2021, representing 94% of the population that shops online. The most common products purchased online were clothing and footwear, followed by pharmacy products and home electronics. Do you want to know more about international commerce, e-commerce, and also get all the tips and news that might give your company an edge? ...Continue reading →
- Direct Link/PostNord released the E-Commerce report 2021!Direct Link/PostNord released the E-Commerce report 2021! and you can get it for free. As borders were closed in Belgium due to the pandemic, creating uncertainty in cross-border trade 37% of Dutch and 39% of Belgian consumers have shopped online more often in 2021. Thus, more consumers started to shop online domestically, even more, than 20.000 new e-commerce stores opened in 2020. This figure represents 42% of all e-commerce businesses ...Continue reading →
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