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EuroCommerce proposes practical solutions and policies to boost e-commerce and omni-channel retail in Europe
EuroCommerce asks the European Commission to develop an online one-stop-shop to help retailers and wholesalers adapt to the digital economy. This is just one of the policy recommendation containted in the comprehensive policy guidance called "E-commerce, omni-channel retail, and EU policy", published today by EuroCommerce to push the growth of e-commerce in Europe.
The European Parliament today rightly adopted a resolution to make Single Market Governance a dedicated pillar of the European Semester. Making Single Market governance an integral part of the annual European Semester cycle will put it high on the political agenda and guarantee its ongoing improvement.
- 25 February 2014Read more
To boost the lacklustre performance of cross border e-commerce in the European Union, it is crucial to reduce the legal fragmentation which makes it currently complicated for online traders to sell to customers abroad. Ahead of the release of its major policy guidance later this week, EuroCommerce calls on the European Parliament to vote in favour of the Common European Sales Law (CESL) on Wednesday as proposed by the European Commission and reject any amendment which puts the full harmonisation approach at risk.
- 21 February 2014Read more
Following the EP's ENVI committee backing of Mario Prilioo's report on official controls for food and feed, EuroCommerce is pleased to see MEPs have shown recognition of the efforts and good practices already put in place by the commerce sector in providing consumers with safe food, as well as the benefit of working togther.
"Shopping for Growth"
We are at the dawn of a new European legislature. The next five years will be critical in returning the European economy to growth and job creation. Retail and wholesale can contribute, given the right economic and policy conditions. This manifesto, "Shopping for Growth" highlights our key proposals for the next five years. With the right policy and legisative environment, our sector will respond, supporting growth and creating jobs in the European economy.