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Cross-border e-commerce in Netherlands

Doing business in Netherlands

What works in one market doesn’t automatically guarantee success in another. Differences in competition, regulation, risk and consumer behaviour make it all too easy for your business to get lost in translation. So it pays to familiarise yourself with the local e-commerce landscape and the best risk and fraud prevention strategies.

What are the key elements succeeding for e-Commerce businesses in the Netherlands?

The Dutch e-commerce market is highly developed. The growth outlook for online shopping is modest, with 98% of the population already using the internet.

Download the Arvato Payments Review guide to the Netherlands for insights and tips on how to succeed in this demanding market.

The Netherlands is ideal for a European e-commerce hub, thanks to its central geographical location, accessibility and strong logistics infrastructure.

Quick Facts: Netherlands

eGDP: #13

The proportion of goods and services bought online in comparison to GDP.
The rankings stated come from e-commerce association Ecommerce Europe.

Mobile adoption: 76%

Smartphone use as a percentage of the total population.

Ease of business: #28

The higher a country’s ranking in the World
Bank Group’s Ease of Doing Business Index, the more business-friendly local
regulations are when establishing a presence there.

"Make sure you are well organised and honest about delivery options and times."

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