Bol.com trials “return retrieval” service in Amsterdam

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com has introduced innovations in product returns that will offer customers more services and greater convenience in online shopping. In partnership with Dutch mail delivery company PostNL, bol.com is allowing customers in the Netherlands to return products using a digital barcode rather than having to print a […]

Bol.com opens new BREEAM certified fulfillment center

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 27 Bol.com opened its new fulfillment center, one of the biggest projects in its history that will help the brand ensure the most reliable and fast delivery of eCommerce orders in the Netherlands and Belgium. The fulfillment center, which has space for around 7 million […]

Bol.com announces same-day delivery service

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com has announced the largest expansion in its delivery options since the introduction of “next day delivery” in 2011. Starting October 6, bol.com customers can opt for same-day delivery to their homes. Orders placed on weekday mornings before noon can be delivered the same day, between 6 […]

Bol.com named Best Web Store of the Netherlands in the annual Thuiswinkel Awards Ceremony

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Mar-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com was named Best Web Store of the Netherlands in the annual Thuiswinkel Awards (Homeshopping Awards) Ceremony, both by an expert jury and a consumer panel. According to the jury, bol.com deserved the prize as it bases its choices on what customers find most important rather than on […]

bol.com to start the construction of its own fulfillment center in Waalwijk, the Netherlands in 2016

In 2016, bol.com will start the construction of its own fulfillment center in Waalwijk, the Netherlands that will put it in a better position to keep growing and innovating. This expansion will enable customers to choose from an even broader assortment, while they will be able to count on the fastest delivery and the best […]

bol.com names Margaret Versteden as its new SVP Marketing

Margaret Versteden has been appointed as the new SVP Marketing of bol.com. As of June 1, Margaret will succeed Michel Schaeffer, who is leaving the company to pursue a new phase in his career. He will stay on until August 1 to help ensure a smooth transition. Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

Bol.com’s store partners achieved sales in excess of €100 million in the past twelve months

Estimated joint annual sales add up to a spot in Top 10 largest web stores in the Netherlands Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-11-5— /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com’s store partners together achieved sales in excess of €100 million in the past twelve months. With estimated joint annual sales its store partners would be eligible for a place […]

bol.com marks the opening of its new sportswear store; launches auction of items signed by some of the Netherlands’ best-known sportspeople

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — To mark the opening of its new sportswear store, bol.com today launched an auction of 14 items signed by some of the Netherlands’ best-known sportspeople. All proceeds will go to Spieren voor Spieren (“Muscles for Muscles”), the Dutch charity that raises awareness for spinal muscular atrophy as part […]

Bol.com and Kobo launch the world’s most seamless shopping and reading experience

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com, the largest provider of eBooks in the Netherlands and Belgium, has joined forces with Kobo, one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, to revolutionize how readers enjoy digital books by introducing the world’s most seamless shopping and reading experience. Dutch and Flemish gain access to two million […]

Bol.com names Belgian national Patrick Wauters as director of Buying & Merchandising

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-15— /EPR Retail News/ — Bol.com has recruited Belgian national Patrick Wauters (45) to head up Buying & Merchandising, responsible for the day-to-day operations at all of bol.com’s stores, from Books & Music, Films & Games to its latest additions Baby & Toddler and Jewelry & Watches. As Director of Buying & Merchandising, Wauters […]