Rakuten's Wuaki.tv enters German market

Rakuten, owner of Wuaki.tv is quietly fortifying its position in Europe. It has been active in Europe for 3 years now, after a few strategic acquisitions in ecommerce and media. (eg Kobo that sells e-readers ).

Another purchase was Spanish online videowall Wuaki.tv , that was purchased by Rakuten in 2012.  The company has expanded  its services to the UK, France and Andorra since. It is also available on Xbox360/One.

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Rakuten allows Spanish shops to sell abroad

Spain: Rakuten, is one of the biggest online market places that allows companies to sell  products online over their platform . They came to Spain a year ago and while celebrating their first year anniversary in Spain with some 600 registered companies on their platform and a catalogue containing more than 1 million products, they decided to adjust their strategy for our country. They announced that from 2015, Spanish companies that sell on their platform, will also be allowed to sell outside of Spain on other European Rakuten websites: in France, Austria, Germany and in the UK.

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