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Shop Apotheke Europe acquires Europa Apotheek

Shop Apotheke Europe has acquired mail-order pharmacy Europa Apotheek. Through this acquisition, Shop Apotheke wants to strengthen its European market leadership. The combination of prescription-free and prescription drugs is expected to create the largest and fastest-growing integrated online pharmacy of Europe. Shop Apotheke Europe, which is headquartered in the Netherlands, Continue reading

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Romanian fashion retailer FashionUP acquires Click4Fashion

The Romanian online fashion retailer FashionUP has taken over Click4Fashion, which is active in Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Hungary. With the acquisition, FashionUP wants to further expand its business operations in the region. The value of the transaction wasn’t disclosed. With the deal, the portfolio of FashionUP, which already consists Continue reading

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Vente-privee acquires Danish competitor Designers & Friends

Vente-privee keeps on expanding in Europe by buying competitive websites that also offer private sales online. The French company now acquired, through its subsidiary, the Danish ecommerce website Designers & Friends. With the acquisition, Vente-privee wants to strengthen its position in Scandinavia. The current management team of Designers & Continue reading

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ClickTale acquires FlightRecorder in readiness for mobile push at MWC 2016

ClickTale has announced today the acquisition of FlightRecorder, as it gears up to launch a new product at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next week. Founded in 2006, ClickTale is a conversion rate optimization tool (CRO) that allows its customers to understand how visitors use their websites. The company has raised $58 million to date, and its […]

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Call for Speakers now open for MobileBeat 2016

VB EVENT: In 2016, there will be 2 billion smartphones worldwide, and users will spend more time on them than they do watching TV. Reaching this audience presents expected – and surprising – opportunities for nearly every business. Now in its ninth year, MobileBeat 2016 is the place where leaders from the most forward-looking brands and technology […]

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Martech in 2015: $17B in funding, $87B in exits, and more fragmented than ever

VB INSIGHT: There has been $17 billion in funding, spread over 313 businesses, generated within the marketing technology industry this year. While that is down from last year’s impressive $47 billion total — which was distributed across 487 organizations — it is still impressive for a sector that has yet to find its footing outside of the Fortune 500. […]

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