European Commission takes action to boost e-commerce

The European Commission is taking action to boost e-commerce business by addressing three main issues: geo-blocking, parcel delivery and consumer trust. Being able to buy and sell services and products online has generated many opportunities.

Consumers benefit from more choice and companies can reach a wide customer base. But the e-commerce business in the EU is not functioning as smoothly as it could. Consumers and online retailers are missing out on opportunities. The European Commission is proposing to ban all unjustified forms of geo-blocking, more transparency and regulatory oversight, so that consumers and retailers can benefit from affordable deliveries and convenient return options, as well as stronger cooperation between national authorities to tackle unfair practices across Europe. For more information, watch the video by clicking on the image below.

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Source: European Commission - Audovisual Sources