- Modern e-commerceThe Dutch love online shopping, but they also care about environmental issues.
- A developed infrastructureAn efficient transport network enables fast and trouble-free delivery.
- Complete localisation In addition to good Dutch translation and prices quoted in the single European currency, the choice of preferred carriers and payment methods is crucial.
Interesting facts about the Dutch market
There are on average two bicycles for every Dutch person. In addition to the classic delivery of parcels by couriers, bicycles are a popular way of delivering smaller parcels. Just as their network of cycling paths is well developed, Dutch e-commerce is also extensive thanks to strong internet coverage and the excellent services of local online shops.
In addition to the daily use of bicycles, the Dutch are interested in the environmental responsibility of brands. Evidence of their strong environmental awareness can be seen in their innovative yet design-led packaging methods.
The Dutch like the option of paying via iDeal local payment gateway. When placing an order, they expect information about its processing time, usually with a delivery date as early as the next day, or with the possibility of evening delivery in the evening or a personal pick-up.
In addition to the rapid growth of the online world, the rapid growth of then Dutch themselves is interesting – especially for fashion sector. The average height has increased by up to 20 cm in the last 200 years. Indeed, Dutch men are among the tallest inhabitants of the planet.
- 17 millionResidents
- 11%Share of Online Sales
- €26 billionTurnover
- 50 000Number of Online Shops
- 10%E-commerce Growth