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Swiss online shoppers accessing EU-wide products

National News // Jan. 15, 2020

Swiss online shoppers are increasingly turning to intermediaries which allow them to access all products available across the EU.

Pixabay Swiss online shoppers accessing EU-wide products

Many shoppers in Switzerland are frustrated that large online retailers such as Amazon and Ebay don’t ship many items to the country.

A market gap has been created for firms like ‘Mein Einkauf’ or ‘Internet Shoppers Club.’ These companies post well over a thousand packages a day.

Online customers can choose exactly what they want – mainly from German based retailers.

Analysts say although products from the EU are normally cheaper – it’s not the main reason. Shoppers are driven by availability.

But there are drawbacks. Swiss buyers will not have access to after sales support.

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