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Walmart joins the Metaverse with Walmart Land and Universe of Play
Walmart has joined the trend of the Metaverse launching Walmart Land and Universe of Play. This Metaverse space is an immersive 3D environment developed by Roblox in alliance with Walmart....
September 30, 2022
Amazon and iRobot merger is under investigation by the FTC
Amazon and iRobot, the maker of the Roomba brand cleaning robots, announced last August the signing of a merger agreement, and now the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to...
September 28, 2022
Alibaba pledges to invest 1.025 million dollars in cloud technology
Alibaba Cloud, the technology and digital intelligence backbone of the Alibaba Group has announced its latest international strategic roadmap with a clear objective: to double its cloud business outside China....
September 27, 2022
Instant Commerce gets 5.4 million euros to expand into Europe and the United States
The Amsterdam-based e-commerce startup Instant Commerce has managed to raise 5.4 million euros in seed capital. This new funding will be used to expand Instant Commerce operations in Europe and...
September 22, 2022
Amazon puts on hold its expansion plans in Spain
Amazon has decided to delay its planned new logistics warehouse in Spain until, at least, 2024.  The e-commerce titan was planning to build a new logistic warehouse with a blueprint...
September 20, 2022
Jenson Button will be one of the main speakers at IRX 2022! 
By IRX - Former F1 champion Jenson Button and experts from Mars, Trinny London, River Island, and Lounge Underwear will be among the many engaging speakers when senior-level retail technology...
September 19, 2022
Join The B2B Online Live eCommerce and Digital Marketing Conference!
With digital customer interactions accelerating post-pandemic, the race to build a winning B2B sales and marketing tech stack is now on!   Only at B2B online  - 🔥held on dates 07...
September 16, 2022
Over 50% of online shoppers willing to wait longer for sustainable products
Over 50% of online shoppers will be willing to wait longer for their purchases if they are shipped in a sustainable way or come from sustainable brands.  This figure comes...
September 15, 2022
Wayflyer secures $253mn debt financing from Credit Suisse
Wayflyer, the revenue-based financing and growth platform for e-commerce businesses, has secured a $253mn debt financing facility from Credit Suisse. Wayflyer will use the additional debt facility to support further...
September 14, 2022
Spanish fast fashion grew almost 300% during 2021
The fashion sector - for many years considered the main engine behind e-commerce in Spain - is recovering from the pandemic effect thanks to the push of fast fashion, which...
September 12, 2022
eBay Germany launches a loan service
eBay Germany has announced that will offer a loan service in alliance with online loan provider Iwoca. This credit solution will be eBay Flexi-Kapital by Iwoca and sellers on the...
September 7, 2022
Metapack joins forces with Zenify en in the UK
Metapack, one of the UK's leading delivery tracking platforms, announced a partnership with the last mile startup Zedify in the United Kingdom. Zenify is known for its bicycle courier network....
September 6, 2022
U.S. regulators could finally audit Alibaba and JD.com
U.S. regulators have selected a group of Chinese companies for inspection. As reported by Reuters, e-commerce giants such as Alibaba Group and JD.com will be among the companies selected. Do...
September 5, 2022
WhatsApp tests its first in-app shopping functionality
Meta - WhatsApp parent company - has announced an alliance with the e-commerce company JioMart from India. Through this, they have launched a service that allows purchases to be made...
September 1, 2022
Mexican startup Plerk raises 12 MDD for LATAM expansion
Plerk, a Mexican startup that provides employee perk plans and programs for companies, raised US$12 million in a Series A round in which Upload Ventures, Magma Partners, 500 Startups, MGV...
August 30, 2022
Tik Tok is testing a new ‘Nearby’ feed
TikTok is testing a new ‘Nearby’ content feature that could become a great ally for brands and help small traditional businesses to better position themselves through social media. This would...
August 24, 2022
Spanish e-commerce in 2021 generated 57.000 million euros in sales!
Spanish e-commerce closed in 2021 with a grand total of 57.000 million euros in sales. The sectors of activity with the highest revenues were clothing, with 8% of total turnover;...
August 18, 2022
Walmart joins the 'streaming wars' in alliance with Paramount!
Walmart has decided to enter the so-called ‘streaming wars'. To that end, it has partnered with Paramount Global to offer its streaming service, Paramount+, to its subscribers. In doing so,...
August 17, 2022
Serbian startup Apotekamo raises 2.5 million euros to expand!
Apotekamo, a Serbian online pharmacy solution, has managed to raise 2.5 million euros in funding. The company will use this funding to expand into new markets, increase its marketing activities...
August 16, 2022
CoDi from Mexico expands into Europe with Unlimint
CoDi - the official Mexican online payment platform created by the Bank of Mexico - has announced that it is expanding into Europe through a partnership with Unlimint, a London-based...
August 15, 2022
Google crashes and Twitter gets hacked
Google crashes after its data center in Iowa, US explodes. So far, Google has not officially explained what exactly happened, but a rumour has been circulating that the explosion was...
August 10, 2022
Bol.com reaches 50.000 partner sellers and 13 million customers
Benelux’s marketplace Bol.com has doubled its number of sellers during the last three years, reaching the mark of 50.000 partner sellers. Currently, partner sellers are responsible for 60% percent of...
August 9, 2022
Tik Tok freezes the expansion of its e-commerce functionalities
Tik Tok won't expand its e-commerce functionalities to Europe. The Chinese social networking titan intended to launch its online shopping service in Europe in the coming months, but has decided...
August 8, 2022
Yaydoo has become the latest Mexican unicorn!
Yaydoo, a Mexican pioneer in blockchain-based B2B receivables and payments, has become the latest tech unicorn in LATAM, following a merger with Paystand to form a global network for B2B...
August 4, 2022
HubSpot launches a free CMS!
The CRM platform HubSpot has announced the launch of its CMS tools completely free of charge. This content management system will allow entrepreneurs to create free websites, landing pages and...
August 3, 2022
Zalando won’t expand into the U.S. ... for now
Zalando, one of the largest e-commerce fashion platforms, was planning to launch in the U.S. next year with an estimated investment of over a hundred million euros. However, current financial...
August 2, 2022
Digital advertising accounts for 46% of Spain total advertising
Digital advertising accounts for 46% of total advertising investment in Spain. Digital advertising is fast becoming the main option for advertising in Spain. In a year on year comparison, digital...
August 1, 2022
Vinted wants to acquire Rebelle!
Vinted wants to acquire its competitor Rebelle. Apparently, the company offered 30,2 million euros for Rebelle. So far, no official response has been made public, but inside sources claim that...
July 28, 2022
Meta Make-A-Scene: AI for image generation!
Under the name Meta "Make-A-Scene", the former Facebook recently unveiled its new image-generating AI. It is inspired by the classic DALL-E model. However, Mark Zuckerberg has set out to give...
July 27, 2022
YouTube and Shopify announce YouTube Shopping
Online video platform giant, YouTube, and renowned e-commerce software, Shopify, announce the launch of YouTube Shopping. It is a platform that offers new live shopping options to allow users to...
July 26, 2022
Proptech Casavo raises EUR 400 million to expand into Europe
Casavo, one of Europe's leading tech platforms, has recently announced that it has raised capital of up to €400 million. Casavo is known for transforming the experience of home sellers...
July 25, 2022
New Metro Italia marketplace!
Metro Italia has recently announced the launch of a new digital marketplace. This will be dedicated especially to the non-food HORECA - Hotels, Restaurants, and Catering - offer. For its...
July 21, 2022
83% of cross-border e-commerce items weigh less than 2 kilos
By our partners at Direct Link - Approximately 83% of all cross-border e-commerce items weigh less than 2 kilos, according to a report by Statista. This is further confirmed by...
July 20, 2022
Amazon UK pledges to use electric bikes for delivery
Amazon UK, in a bet to reduce carbon emissions in its deliveries, is launching its first micro-mobility hub in the English city of London, through a fleet of electric cargo...
July 19, 2022
Bizum payments increased 281% in 2021
Bizum payments have increased almost four times in the past 2021. The Spanish banking mobile payment solution, reached 6.1 million purchases made in the first half of 2022, almost four...
July 14, 2022
Meta translator claims to be capable of translating 200 languages in real-time
Meta translator will use artificial intelligence (AI) models with the aim of translating 200 different languages in real-time and will be accessible worldwide under Meta platform services such as Facebook,...
July 13, 2022
ID Logistics arrives in Italy!
ID Logistics - the European logistic e-commerce platform - has arrived in Italy, with the installation of a logistics platform in Casei Gerola, between the Italian cities of Genoa and...
July 12, 2022
Amazon is under investigation by the UK Market Authority
Recently, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) started an investigation into Amazon, due to its dominant position in the local market. This is under the assumption that the company...
July 11, 2022
Sailpost aims to grow with a loan from Azimut Direct
Thanks to the collaboration of Azimut Direct's network of financial advisors, Sailpost, one of Italy's biggest postal and logistics solutions providers, will receive a €5 million loan to expand and...
July 7, 2022
Google makes changes to its password management tool
Google has made great strides in password management with changes for phones and computers. Among the new features that have been announced, we can highlight Google's Weakness Analysis tool for...
July 5, 2022
Zara will add fixed shipping costs
Zara has decided to add fixed shipping costs. Regardless of how much they have spent, customers will now have to pay 3.95 euros for each home delivery or pick-up at...
June 30, 2022
ANEXA expands its international logistics network in Italy with GRUBER Logistics
GRUBER Logistics is one of the most successful logistics companies in Europe. With its 80 years of experience, it is now part of the ANEXA Logistics network of correspondents. This...
June 29, 2022
Vinted launches Vinted Go, its logistic solution
Vinted is one of the world's leading second-hand fashion marketplaces. Known as Lithuania's first unicorn, it is a platform where users can buy and sell second-hand fashion. It currently operates...
June 28, 2022
Instagram plans a new age verification system
Instagram is concerned about children's access to its platform. For years, Instagram has been making different efforts to steer kids away from its app. In this sense, it has recently...
June 27, 2022
Amazon Belgium: is ready to begin operations!
Amazon Belgium is close to becoming a reality after the company announced its plans, earlier this year, to open a logistics center in Belgium. So far, everything indicates that Amazon...
June 23, 2022
Huboo is ready to launch in Germany!
After launching in the Netherlands in 2021, the e-commerce company founded in the UK and already active in Spain, Huboo, is preparing to launch in Germany.  Do you want to...
June 22, 2022
Google Chrome wants to get “smarter”
Google Chrome aims at becoming smarter and more efficient in its results, by using advanced Machine Learning. With the main objective of making its Chrome browser more useful - and...
June 13, 2022
Clearco launches in Germany with €500 million as promised capital
Canada's big e-commerce investor Clearco has recently launched in Germany. To this end, the firm has pledged €500 million to German online companies. Only a few months ago, the company...
June 11, 2022
Go Global Ecommerce Networking Rooftop Session: will be held next June 2nd!
By Go Global Ecommerce. Expand your e-commerce management horizons and your cross-border online sales with the GoGlobal Networking Rooftop Session. Sign up for what is set to be quite possibly...
May 25, 2022
Cut It Evo
Ranpak presents Cut’it! EVO™ a new generation of In-Line Packaging Machines!
CONCORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio – May 10, 2022 – Ranpak Holdings Corp. (“Ranpak”) (NYSE: PACK), a global leader in environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, will...
May 19, 2022
DELIVER Insight on e-Commerce and Logistics: The Evolving Journey!
Our partner DELIVER Events has released its first Insights report ahead of DELIVER 2022, its flagship in-person event. Do you want to know more about international commerce, e-commerce, and also...
May 16, 2022
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