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...

For new e-commerce trends, look east

Oftentimes, when looking for new trends, many people tend to look to the west. However, when it comes to e-commerce, one should definitely look eastwards. – When people ask me why I live in China, I usually turn it around and ask why they have not come here yet,...

Belgians buy Dutch and expect fast deliveries

Belgium’s e-commerce sector has grown rapidly in recent years. The country is above the European average for Internet penetration, but at the same time below average for both number of online consumers and yearly spending. However, the growth of new e-commerce...