News and Updates

As of January 2016, SEOshop Will Continue as Lightspeed

As of January 2016, SEOshop Will Continue as Lightspeed

Last month was the most important one in SEOshop history. We were acquired by Lightspeed, the leading Canadian provider of cloud-based POS solutions for retailers and restaurateurs, to go forward together as a global omnichannel software supplier. Although SEOshop will live on in our hearts forever, we will continue as Lightspeed. Our e-commerce product will be branded as Lightspeed eCom. In this blog post, you can read what this will mean for you.

SEOshop acquired by retail commerce company Lightspeed POS

SEOshop acquired by retail commerce company Lightspeed POS

Amsterdam, Nov. 19, 2015 – SEOshop, the fastest growing eCommerce platform in Europe, doubling revenue every year for the past three years, delivering more than 1000% growth since receiving VC investment from henQ in 2011, announced today its acquisition by Canadian software company Lightspeed POS. Lightspeed is the most powerful point of sale (POS) platform for stores and restaurants, and combined with SEOshop, will enable merchants to offer a unified in-store and online omnichannel customer experience.

Update: How to comply with VAT rules for international sales

Update: How to comply with VAT rules for international sales

In Europe, we deal with threshold values when it comes to applying VAT. Are you selling more in one year to private persons or entrepreneurs that do not declare, or organizations that are not legally classified as entrepreneurs, than the threshold values established by the tax authorities? Then you will have to charge the VAT rate that applies to the country where the customer in question resides. This is mandatory when the turnover for that specific country exceeds its threshold value. This Thursday, we will implement an update that will solve this technical matter. In this blog post, you can already read what to expect.

A remarkable week of milestones and nominations

A remarkable week of milestones and nominations

It sure was a remarkable week. On Wednesday we announced reaching the milestone of 100 apps in our App Store, as reported by Twinkle and Webwinkel Weblog (articles available in Dutch). We could not believe our luck, because in the same week SEOshop was nominated for the Red Herring Award and our CEO Ruud Stelder, ended up on the nominee shortlist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Emerging category.

SEOshop Store Update - 7 new apps!

SEOshop Store Update - 7 new apps!

The SEOshop App Store and Theme Store offer you a wide range of functionalities and expansion options that enable you to run a successful webshop. Every month we add a series of new apps and themes to our platform that can help you generate more traffic, optimize conversion, customer loyalty, automate business processes and more.  In this blog post we will show you the six new apps and theme  that have been added in the past month and explain what these can do for you.