2015 Edition

Europe 500

Meet the Masters of Cross-Border Commerce in the EU and Beyond

The Europe 500 Guide profiles, ranks and reveals detailed information on Europe's 500 largest e-retailers.

  • 81,500 facts on the 500 largest global e-retailers competing in Europe
  • 317-page digital edition with 114 metrics, or 163 metrics in database
  • Contact information on 1,371 e-commerce executives
2015 Europe 500 Devices
Available in the following formats:
  • Digital Only
  • Online Database
Your Passport to the Competitive Intelligence Needed to Grow Your E-Commerce Business

Ranking the 500 largest e-retailers in the Eurozone and beyond.

Collectively Europe is the world’s second-biggest regional e-commerce market behind China and ahead of the United States. European e-commerce grew 16% last year to reach an estimated $411 billion, according to Ecommerce Europe. The data in the 2015 Europe 500 show that the Continent’s 500 leading web merchants increased their collective web sales 15.6% to $141.35 billion; in comparison, total e-commerce growth in the U.S. amounted to 15.4%, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Now in its Fifth Edition, this trusted guide reveals which retailers are mastering cross-border online shopping in Europe. If your business competes against any of these European e-retailers or is selling e-commerce solutions into this dynamic market, the all-new, completely updated 2015 Europe 500 is your passport to the competitive intelligence you need to grow your e-commerce business.

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What you get

  • 2014 online sales (basis of ranking)
  • Updated metrics, including each ranked retailer's multi-year financial history, average ticket, conversion rate, web traffic & more
  • Solutions providers tracked across 29 categories
  • 114 metrics in digital edition
  • 163 metrics in database
  • Corporate contact information on 1,371 e-commerce executives in Europe
  • Profiles on 29 newcomers
  • Comprehensive cover story & key data charts analyzing Europe's push for more universal e-commerce across borders

The competitive data contained in the Europe 500 reveal that retailers based on the Continent are responding in a big way to the inroads that U.S. retailers have been making in the European e-commerce market by using the technologies and business practices the Americans perfected.

-– Jack Love, Internet Retailer Publisher


Comprehensive data on the e-retailers championing e-retailing excellence in Europe

Details on each of the 500 ranked web merchants include their last 5 years of web sales, annual growth rates, web traffic and conversion rates, average ticket, number of SKUs, vendors used in key solutions areas and much more. And the Europe 500 includes corporate contact information on the 1,371 executives who run these online businesses—collectively the top e-retail professionals in Europe.

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Detailed Rankings on Europe’s E-Commerce Leaders

In the digital edition, each profile begins with a data insight summarizing the e-retailer's highlights in the past year. Complete financial, web operations and performance, corporate contact information, and website features and functions data follow. The profile concludes with a tracking of key vendors used across 29 technologies and services categories.

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You'll learn the tech, marketing, and sales info for these top retailers

Data Points

Below are the 114 individual data elements found in the digital edition of the Europe 500 (the database format has 163 data elements) grouped under major headings that subscribers will find for each 2015 Europe 500 company.

Because each listing includes separate elements under major headings, subscribers can quickly and easily find the key individual data elements they are looking for. For example, under the Operations heading subscribers can find a Europe 500 retailer’s tally of 2014 monthly unique visitors, conversion rates and similar metrics. All data elements are organized under the major headings of Financial, Web Site Summary, Operations, Site Performance, Corporate Information, Social Media, Features & Functions, and Suppliers.


  • Financial Metrics
  • 2014 Web Sales Euros/USD
  • 2013 Web Sales Euros/USD
  • 2012 Web Sales Euros/USD
  • 2011 Web Sales Euros/USD
  • 2010 Web Sales Euros/USD
  • 2009 Web Sales Euros/USD
  • 2014 Growth
  • Web Site Summary
  • URL
  • Year Launched
  • Category
  • Merchant Type
  • Site Performance
  • Response Time (seconds)
  • Site Availability
  • Site Performance
  • Suppliers
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Comparison Engine Feeds
  • Content Delivery
  • Content Management
  • CRM
  • Customer Reviews & Forums
  • Customer Service Software
  • E-Commerce Platform
  • Email Marketing
  • Fulfillment
  • Live Chat/Click-to-Call
  • Marketplace Management
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Online Advertising
  • Order Management
  • Payment Security
  • Payment Systems
  • Personalization Supplier
  • Rich Media
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Security Certification
  • Shipping Carrier
  • Site Design
  • Site Search
  • Web Analytics
  • Web Hosting
  • Web Performance Monitoring
  • Website Testing / Optimization
  • Operations
  • 2014 Monthly Visits
  • 2014 Monthly Unique Visitors
  • Conversion Rate
  • Average Ticket
  • Total SKUs on the Web
  • Corporate Information
  • Address
  • City
  • Country
  • Postal Code
  • Phone Number
  • Executives
  • Features & Functions
  • Alternate Views
  • Affiliate Program
  • Catalog Quick Order
  • Color Change
  • Coupons/Rebates
  • Customer Reviews
  • Dealer Locator
  • Directions/Maps
  • Enlarged Product View
  • Frequent Buyer Program
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Gift Center
  • Gift Message
  • Gift Wrap
  • Guided Navigation
  • Interactive Catalog
  • Mouseover
  • Online Circular
  • Online Gift Certificates
  • Outlet Center
  • Personalization
  • Pre-Orders
  • Product Comparisons
  • Product Customization
  • Product Ratings
  • Product Recommendations
  • Product Sidebars
  • Real-Time Inventory
  • Registry
  • Site Map
  • Store Locator
  • Store Pickup
  • Store Return
  • Syndicated Content
  • Top Sellers
  • Video
  • What's New
  • Wish List
  • Zoom
  • Social Media
  • Facebook (Number of Likes)
  • Twitter (Number of Followers)
  • YouTube (Number of Videos)
  • Pinterest (Number of Followers)
  • Google+ (Number of +1s)
  • Like Button
  • Pin It Button
  • Tweet It Button
  • +1 Button
  • Blog
  • Email a Friend
  • Payments
  • 4b
  • ACH
  • Amazon Checkout
  • American Express
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bill Me Later
  • Carta Si
  • Catre Bleu
  • Cash on Delivery
  • Debit Card
  • Deferred Payment
  • Diners
  • Direct Debit
  • Discover
  • Electronic Checks
  • Epagado
  • Eurocard
  • Financing
  • Giro
  • Google Checkout
  • iDeal
  • JCB
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard Connect
  • Mobipay
  • Moneybookers
  • Paybox
  • PayPal
  • PayPal Express Checkout
  • POLi
  • Private Label Credit Card
  • RevolutionCard
  • Sofortubeweisung
  • Solo
  • Stored Value Cards
  • Switch/Maestro
  • Ukash
  • Visa
  • Visa Delta
  • Visa Eletron
  • Western Union Quickpay
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