Raiffeisen Attempts Last-Ditch Russian Spin-Off

The increasing pressure to cut all ties with Moscow has finally boosted the efforts of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) to transfer its Russian arm to shareholders

Science & Technology

Austria Launches Multi-Modal Mobile Fare Payments

SimplyGo! service allows all citizens of Austria to make contactless fare payments for both single and multi-modal journeys with just two swipes on their smartphone screen


BMW Introduces In-Car Parking Payments

BMW drivers in two European countries can find parking spaces and pay for parking, using its in-vehicle infotainment system or My BMW app


Klarna announced partnership with Wix

From designers and developers to musicians and restaurant owners, Wix is a website development platform for e-commerce merchants globally


Which European countries don’t use the euro?

Do you know how many countries use the euro? Do you know which European countries have retained their own currency?

Finance & Economics

Swiss major online department store expands to Austria

With a range of half a million products, it will start out as a wide-range store immediately


Over 3/4 of cashless transactions in DACH region are now contactless

​Here’s new data on contactless payment transactions in the DACH region


German seniors to make most purchases online in 2022: survey

Over 9,000 consumers from the US, UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland and Sweden participated in the poll


Americans are the most optimistic about their finances: research

 Klarna surveyed over 9,000 consumers across the US, the UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, and Sweden


Dutch popular retailer enters Austria

This marks the fourth foreign market for the Dutch omnichannel retailer

Finance & Economics

Zalando expands its pre-owned business across new European markets

The company accepts like-new items without signs of use from over 3,000 common brands


Amazon opens local shops in two European countries

The company aims to offer a more regional shopping experience


E-commerce in DACH region surpassed €100B for the first time

The retail e-commerce share keeps growing in these three countries


More than 100 people arrested for the theft of funds over £12M

The investigation which took 8 months was facilitated by Europol

Finance & Economics

Nordic countries are leading in online banking penetration

Online banking penetration in Nordic countries turned out to be significant


H&M expands its second-hand platform across Europe

Previously, it launched in Sweden and Germany

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