Belgium

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Swift Tests Use of Its Infrastructure for Transfers Over Blockchains

Swift is currently testing its infrastructure in terms of its suitability for the transfer of tokenized value over blockchain networks.

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Belgian Regulator Obliges Crypto Companies to Warn Customers About Risk

The Belgian financial regulator FSMA demanded that companies engaged in cryptocurrency mention during advertising campaigns that there are no guarantees of profit in this industry and that risk factors are always present.

Finance & Economics

Amazon launches in Belgium: here’s when

Earlier this year, Amazon announced plans of opening a logistics center in the country

Countries

Here’s how many countries will be affected by Inditex return fees

Inditex, the major clothing retail group from Spain, is now charging a fixed fee for online returns, as per Ecommerce News. The owner of brands such as Zara, Pull & Bear and Bershka is implementing this change in 30 countries. This way, the Group wants to motivate customers to return items in brick-and-mortar stores. The […]

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Record number of European consumers abandon financial apps during onboarding

The report is based on a survey of 7600 consumers across Europe including Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and Ukraine

Fintech & Ecommerce

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

Countries

Top 7 Belgian banks

Belgium is one of the pioneers of a cashless society, with 90% of transactions in the country done electronically. Therefore, it’s best banks are demonstrating excellent online and mobile banking tools

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Europol arrested gang for engaging in major VAT fraud scheme

To support the raid, Europol sent its experts to the Netherlands and Spain

Countries

Stripe Issuing service is now available in Europe

Stripe Issuing is giving businesses more control over how they spend their money

Countries

Danes can now return goods by putting them in parcel locker box

The coronacrisis has caused a rise in the utilization of parcel lockers

Finance & Economics

Carrefour partners Deliveroo for express grocery delivery

With this partnership, Carrefour is strengthening its express home shopping delivery offer and extending this offer to Europe’s major cities

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Lightspeed Payments land in Europe

Lightspeed Payments was first launched in the US and Canada in 2018

Countries

Belgian e-commerce faced a decrease in 2020

Belgians bought fewer services online but ordered more products

Finance & Economics

Swedish last-mile delivery startup will soon be available in Belgium

It’s no coincidence Budbee will launch in Belgium

Countries

Dutch wholesale marketplace expands to Germany

The online platform offers access to 25,000 retailers across Europe, who can buy products from over 1,500 different European brands

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Klarna collaborates with Ingenico to expand payments across Europe

The expansion builds on an initial successful rollout in the Nordics, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland