Research from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), revealed that Europe remains by far the most prepared region for e-commerce. It has eight countries ranking in the top ten of a global index that was published last December. On top, we find the Netherlands, Switzerland and Singapore. The Netherlands is on top of the list for its second
After months of negotiating, the Dutch food-delivery company Takeaway acquired Just Eat. By completing the takeover, it trumps its competitor Naspers. Just Eat stakeholders now have accepted the Takeaway offer. Dominant in Europe Takeaway is already one of the leading European food-delivery companies. The company holds a leading position in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,
SEKO Logistics completed its largest-ever acquisition with the purchase of New York-based freight forwarder and cross-border e-commerce experts, Air-City, Inc. The investment represents the latest phase of SEKO’s program to expand its global footprint and establishing more strategic partnerships. The acquisition is made to expedite the growth of its three core services;
In the final days of 2019, Swedish fashion brand Chiquelle already announced that the company will relocate its warehouse in Europe. The move, from Stockholm, Sweden, to the Netherlands is now completed, reports ehandel. According to the company's CEO, Pouya Boland, the warehouse move is completed and has already begun sending customers order from the new Dutch location.
Avalara predicts that, following the United Kingdom Conservative national election win mid-December 2019, the United Kingdom will push ahead with the Withdrawal Agreement ('WA'). It is likely to plan to exit the European Union on the 31 January 2020. At the end of 2020, that is followed by an exit from the European VAT regime, Customs Union and Single Market. Exit from EU VAT