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E-commerce in the News – August 15

Here’s Our Weekly Round-Up of Important E-Commerce Industry news, Just for You!

Every Tuesday we will be bringing you relevant VAT and E-commerce articles to keep you informed in the latest industry news.

Britain’s Amazon obsession helps revenues at its UK warehouse business jump 50%

Oscar Williams-Grut, Business Insider UK

Revenue at Amazon’s key UK operating company jumped by more than 50% to £1.46 billion last year, as the e-commerce giant’s popularity with consumers continues and it expanded its warehouse footprint.

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European Ecommerce Expected to be Worth €602 Billion in 2017

Scott Bretton, Ecommerce Guide

The European Ecommerce Report was released this week during a presentation at Press Club Brussels by Jorij Abraham, Managing Director of Ecommerce Foundation. The report was undertaken as a collaborative project between the Ecommerce Foundation, Ecommerce Europe and EuroCommerce. The comprehensive report includes reports on commercial trends, a variety of facts and figures as well as insights into each separate European ecommerce market. The overall takeaway of the report was that ecommerce is prospering in Europe but it is growing at different rates in different countries.

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European Private Label Summit

Augustas Kligys, European Private Label Summit

The European Private Label Summit is back! Join the FREE event (while it lasts!) for an online summit like no other. Over 30 experts, including SimplyVAT CEO, Claire Taylor, to help you drive your Private Label Sales throughout Europe.

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