The Netherlands

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
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Peek & Cloppenburg opens webshop in the Netherlands
Peek & Cloppenburg announced last December that a Dutch webshop will be launched. The webshop is now expected to open this upcoming autumn. Unlike in Germany, there are no plans...
June 13, 2019
Albert Heijn uses artificial intelligence to fight food waste
Dutch supermarket giant Albert Heijn is taking a new step towards reducing food waste. This week, they've started a trial with “dynamic discounting” of chicken and fish products at a...
June 3, 2019
AliExpress includes payment method - Klarna
AliExpress customers in four different European countries can now decide when and how they pay. Adyen, AliExpress’ payment provider now supports Klarna’s ‘Pay Later’ solution. This collaboration is made possible by...
May 21, 2019
European webshops convert 1.6 billion in the Netherlands
Dutch consumers bought around 1.6 billion euros (excluding VAT) from European webshops last year. This is a 17 % increase in comparison to 2017. In the fourth quarter of 2018,...
May 9, 2019
Annual EU Online Sales up 12%
Eurostat has just released the annual retail figures, and average internet sales in the European Union are up by 12%, reports Tamebay. Estonia is leading with a growth of 36%,...
February 12, 2019
Payment methods have the biggest impact on reliability web shop
In the Netherlands, almost two thirds (63%) of customers checked if a webshop was safe by seeing if safe payment methods like PayPal and iDeal are offered, reports Trusted Shops....
February 6, 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
Zalando connects offline and online more
Zalando is expanding its cooperation with brick-and-mortar stores that are connected to the Zalando platform to 600 by the end of this year. This so-called 'Connected Retail Model' will be internationalised...
November 1, 2018
The Netherlands has the highest online store density
The Netherlands has the most online stores per capita, about 80.000 on a population of 17 million. This means that for every online store, there are 214 people. It is...
September 4, 2018
Panasonic moves Europe headquarters from UK to Amsterdam
Japanese conglomerate Panasonic will move its European headquarters from the United Kingdom to Amsterdam in October, as Brexit is approaching. This way, the company aims to avoid potential tax issues...
August 31, 2018
Cash remains important, in spite of digital payments
Despite the great promise of mobile payment solutions, cash money will remain important in the coming years. There are some Western European countries, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Sweden for example, where...
August 27, 2018
Dutch consumers spent 15 percent more on European webshops
According to the Dutch research company CBS, Dutch consumers spent around 400 million euros on products at foreign webshops in the European Union in the first quarter of 2018. This...
August 3, 2018
Leapp restarts in The Netherlands
Leapp is being restarted by the Dutch investment company Nobel Capital Partners and founder Rogier van Camp. Fourteen stores in the Netherlands and the webshop will open again in the...
July 30, 2018
E-commerce represents 42 percent of PostNL's turnover
Dutch postal company PostNL experiences that e-commerce is becoming a more important turnover factor every year. Last year, e-commerce logistics was responsible for 34 percent. This percentage increased by 8...
May 14, 2018
DPD starts delivery in letterbox
Delivery company DPD is expanding its logistic services with ParcelLetter service. With this new service, it will be able to deliver small packages, letters and other shipped materials into the...
May 11, 2018
More than 800.000 online stores in Europe
Ecommerce News and Dataprovider, a data company, have executed research to find out how many online stores are present in Europe. According to the research, there is a 98% accuracy...
October 9, 2017
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