By Chris Dawson September 10, 2020 - 10:00 am

Country marketplaces brief – Switzerland

With Fruugo, we are publishing a series of country marketplaces briefs and today take a look at Switzerland: The purchasing power of Swiss consumers is one of the highest in the world, making the country an attractive market for cross-border sellers. Despite being located at the

What is Swiss buyers’ fashion choice?

Switzerland unites a range of cultures. Fashion sellers who wish to expand into Switzerland must learn the local differences and similarities of the multicultural environment. This also means understanding the uniqueness of the wishes of Swiss buyers, says a new report by Zalando's styling service

Swiss VAT law change taking effect 1st January 2019

Swiss VAT law is changing as of the beginning of next year and it will impact sellers of low value goods who sell goods to the value of more than 100,000 Swiss Francs annually. Low value goods are defined as all goods sent from abroad into

Ecommerce in Switzerland was worth €5.27 billion in 2017

The ecommerce industry in Switzerland grew by 8.7% in 2017 and totalled 6.25bn Swiss francs, or €5.27 billion. In 2018 further growth of 10% is predicted, meaning ecommerce in Switzerland will be worth nearly €7bn this year. The country, for reference, has a population of

Prestashop & eBay launch in .DE, .AU and .CH

PrestaShop have announced a new partnership with eBay, the two companies have agreed to expand their partnership and business development activities into Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This follows successful partnerships between the companies in France, Italy, Spain and the UK. It's worth noting upfront that Prestashop

Iraqi relic auction pulled from

A 4,000 year old archaeological treasure thought to have been smuggled from Iraq was pulled from eBay Switzerland last week. Zurich police have confiscated the item and have launched criminal proceedings against the seller. The auction was for a "business-card sized" clay tablet bearing cuneiform

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