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Company Name: bol.com
Established: 1999
Joined Ahold:
2012
Market area: The Netherlands and Belgium, in Europe
Store formats:
Online general merchandise ordering and delivery
Leadership: Daniel Ropers

News

Margaret Versteden appointed Marketing Director bol.com
May 4, 2015

Margaret Versteden appointed Marketing Director bol.com

Margaret Versteden has been appointed as the new SVP Marketing of bol.com. As of June 1, Margaret wi...

Bol.com opens new bags and accessories store
Feb 24, 2015

Bol.com opens new bags and accessories store

Bol.com now offers customers the perfect bag for every occasion through their new shop opened today....

Bol.com store partners hit €100 million sales milestone
Nov 3, 2014

Bol.com store partners hit €100 million sales milestone

Estimated joint annual sales add up to a spot in Top 10 largest web stores in the Netherlands

Bol.com auctions sports collector’s items to raise money for charity
Oct 21, 2014

Bol.com auctions sports collector’s items to raise money for charity

To mark the opening of its new sportswear store, bol.com today launched an auction of 14 items signe...

Bol.com and Kobo join forces to revolutionize digital reading
Sep 15, 2014

Bol.com and Kobo join forces to revolutionize digital reading

Bol.com, the largest provider of eBooks in the Netherlands and Belgium, has joined forces with Kobo,...

Bol.com appoints Patrick Wauters as Director of Buying & Merchandising
Sep 12, 2014

Bol.com appoints Patrick Wauters as Director of Buying & Merchandising

Bol.com has recruited Belgian national Patrick Wauters (45) to head up Buying & Merchandising, respo...

Bol.com wins twice!
Jun 17, 2014

Bol.com wins twice!

At the Global E-commerce Summit in Barcelona, bol.com received The Entrepreneurial Award for its inn...

Bol.com extends range to include thousands of large furniture items
Oct 31, 2013

Bol.com extends range to include thousands of large furniture items

In cooperation with other retailers, bol.com is now expanding its homeware assortment to offer large...

Bol.com opens large leisure goods store with over 15,000 items
Aug 13, 2013

Bol.com opens large leisure goods store with over 15,000 items

Bol.com today opened a new, complete leisure shop where customers in the Netherlands can find everyt...

Bol.com opens temporary virtual store at Rotterdam metro station
Jul 22, 2013

Bol.com opens temporary virtual store at Rotterdam metro station

Today, bol.com opened its temporary virtual “vacation store” at Rotterdam Centraal metro station, in...

Bol.com introduces new self-publishing platform
Jun 27, 2013

Bol.com introduces new self-publishing platform

Yesterday, bol.com together with Singel Uitgevers (publishing house) made it possible for aspiring w...

Bol.com today opens the Netherlands´ biggest furniture and homeware store
May 14, 2013

Bol.com today opens the Netherlands´ biggest furniture and homeware store

Table lamps, duvet covers, throw cushions and dining room chairs: from today, these items are as eas...

Bol.com pick-up points expand to almost all Albert Heijn stores
May 13, 2013

Bol.com pick-up points expand to almost all Albert Heijn stores

Utrecht - Since November 2012, customers have been able to pick up items they have ordered at bol.co...

Bol.com second-hand sellers make healthy returns, and deliveries get even faster
Apr 25, 2013

Bol.com second-hand sellers make healthy returns, and deliveries get even faster

Utrecht - This week, bol.com announced a useful improvement to its service: next-day delivery for or...

Bol.com to open two new specialty stores with everything “home, garden and pets'”
Feb 14, 2013

Bol.com to open two new specialty stores with everything “home, garden and pets'”

Utrecht - Bol.com will open two new specialty stores next week. One shop will have everything for pe...

New specialist stores fuel growth at bol.com
Jan 24, 2013

New specialist stores fuel growth at bol.com

Utrecht - Bol.com’s three new specialist stores, opened in 2012 and offering everything for baby, ki...

Bol.com helps websites set up their own webstores in a matter of minutes
Nov 21, 2012

Bol.com helps websites set up their own webstores in a matter of minutes

Utrecht - Building a website is a first step, but how do you actually make money from it? It´s a que...

Customers able to pick up bol.com orders in Albert Heijn stores
Nov 7, 2012

Customers able to pick up bol.com orders in Albert Heijn stores

Today, Albert Heijn and bol.com introduced their first joint service to offer customers even greater...

Bol.com uses Facebook to help personalize customer approach
Oct 5, 2012

Bol.com uses Facebook to help personalize customer approach

Bol.com is taking a playful approach to introducing customers to items that might be personally rele...

Bol.com opens new mobile store to give customers access to product range anytime, anywhere
Sep 19, 2012

Bol.com opens new mobile store to give customers access to product range anytime, anywhere

Utrecht - The popularity of smartphones is radically changing consumers’ shopping behavior. Since th...

Bol.com enhances service for business customers
Sep 5, 2012

Bol.com enhances service for business customers

Utrecht - Bol.com is looking to focus on businesses as well as on its retail customers. Starting tod...

Bol.com opens biggest health and beauty store in the Netherlands
Aug 29, 2012

Bol.com opens biggest health and beauty store in the Netherlands

Utrecht - Hot on the heels of its introduction of household equipment, baby products, and kitchen an...

Bol.com customers given greater choice through integration of other retailers
Jul 4, 2012

Bol.com customers given greater choice through integration of other retailers

Utrecht - Bol.com looks set to change the face of shopping in the Netherlands: starting today, busin...

Bol.com integrates store in Layar app
Jun 15, 2012

Bol.com integrates store in Layar app

In a new step for online shopping in the Netherlands and Belgium, bol.com is introducing its own app...

Everything's cooking in bol.com's latest specialist store
Jun 5, 2012

Everything's cooking in bol.com's latest specialist store

Utrecht - Today bol.com is opening a new specialist store with a full complement of over 12,000 kitc...

Bol.com offers free shipping and other new services
Jun 4, 2012

Bol.com offers free shipping and other new services

Utrecht - Bol.com believes that the growth of online shopping in the Netherlands and Belgium is pois...


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Bol.com is the number one online retailer in the Netherlands, and serves more than five million customers in the Netherlands and Belgium. It offers general merchandise products in a wide range of categories, delivered direct to people’s homes.


Since its inception as an online book seller in 1999, bol.com’s offering has expanded to approximately nine million products in categories such as books, music, film, electronics, toys, jewelry, watches, baby products, gardening and DIY tools and everything for the home, pets, sport, leisure and personal care The company launched a marketplace in February 2011 that gives customers access to products from other retailers through its website.

In order to serve customers quickly and efficiently, bol.com has created a highly developed inventory-management system. The company stocks tens of thousands of products, buying more into its central warehouse as and when necessary. Bol.com has also made agreements with other suppliers promising fast and free delivery, and hosts an online “marketplace” for the exchange of second-hand goods.

Bol.com continues to build visitors to its online store. The company has also won a number of awards based on customer appreciation, including numerous Home Shopping Awards. In 2014, bol.com was nominated “Best Web Shop of the Netherlands” and “Best Web Shop of Belgium 2014-2015.”. To give customers another convenient way to collect their orders, Bol.com has opened over 700 pick-up points in Albert Heijn stores.

Bol.com employs 800 people and is based in Utrecht, in the Netherlands.

Contact details

bol.com
Papendorpseweg 100
3528 BJ Utrecht
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 30 60 08 888

www.bol.com


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