Eight trends spotted from five years of e-commerce research (part 2)

The very first PostNord/Direct Link report “E-commerce in Europe” was published in 2014. Since then, the entire concept of online shopping has developed at a remarkable speed. Here are the remaining four of eight trends that have emerged during this period (see the...

Eight trends from five years of analyzing e-commerce (part 1)

The very first PostNord/Direct Link report “E-commerce in Europe” was published in 2014. Since then, the entire concept of online shopping has developed at a remarkable speed. Here are the first four of eight trends that have emerged during this period (the remaining...

The digitization race in Europe is on

The pace of digitization in Europe the last few years has been quite staggering. Eurostat statistics show growth in essentially all areas, from video streaming and social media to banking and – naturally – e-commerce. Within four years, 45 million new e-consumers have...

Lower prices attract shoppers from abroad

PostNord/Direct Link has been producing “E-commerce in Europe” reports since 2014. Over the years, we have been able to see how e-commerce has developed in a number of areas, ranging from consumer demand for deliveries and returns, to how e-commerce moved to the...

E-commerce in Europe 2019 report now ready to order

PostNord has been producing the “E-commerce in Europe” report since 2014. Over the years, we have been able to see how e-commerce has developed in a number of areas, ranging from consumer demand for deliveries and returns, to how e-commerce moved to the mobile phone....

International marketplaces gaining ground in Europe

Shopping at e-commerce marketplaces has increased significantly in Europe in recent years. The likes of Amazon, Wish, eBay, and others have seen a growing number of European customers. It’s interesting to note that international marketplaces are common in large...