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Spreadshirt generated €71.9 million in revenue last year

Spreadshirt, the European competitor of Cafepress, today confirmed that both revenue (10.4%) and orders (12.7%) grew globally in 2013. The e-commerce platform, which enables brands and consumers to create, sell and buy ideas on merchandising, achieved revenue of € 71.87 million. … Continue reading

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Brille24 signed a financing deal worth €12m with TIME

Brille24, one of the leading German e-retailers specialized in affordable high-quality prescription eyeglasses, signed a financing deal with the French growth investor TIME for an amount of up to €12 million, of which €7 million are invested as of today. Matthias Hunecke, … Continue reading

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Ecommerce personalization service Proactify raises $100K

Jiri Kopsa and Josef Holy, the co-founders of the ecommerce personalization service Proactify, just announced they raised a seed round of $100.000 from Absurd Capital and Rockaway Enterprises. The Prague based startup will use the investment to grow the team. Proactify was founded … Continue reading

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€40m: Axel Springer acquires 78% of ShopAlike / Ladenzeile

By the end of last week, the German media giant Axel Springer has announced the acquisition of a majority interest in the Visual Meta GmbH. The Berlin based company was founded at the end of 2008 and operates shopping portals … Continue reading

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Spartoo bought its UK competitor Rubbersole.co.uk

Spartoo.com, one of Europe’s leading online shoe stores, is still carrying on with its international development, with an increase of more than 350 % in 2011 in Europe, especially in the United Kingdom. Most recently, the young company has announced that it … Continue reading

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Buyback service Momox expands into France & the UK

Momox GmbH, the Berlin based online buyback service for media products, has just launched its platform in France an the UK. Momox was founded in 2006 by Christian Wegner, who operated the business from his apartment at that time. Today the … Continue reading

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Japanese online giant Rakuten acquires Tradoria

The Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. has just purchased an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. The virtual mall operator Rakuten has announced this acquisition today – without mentioning the price that was paid. Rumors … Continue reading

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