Weekly News: PC Garage turns 11, eMAG will turn a profit, Amazon hires in Romania

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pc-garagePC Garage turns 11

PC Garage estimates a turnover of 45 million euros for 2016, by 30% more than last year. The online shop celebrates 11 years of activity in October; it’s one of the biggest IT and electronics online shops in Romania. More details at capital.ro.


 

emageMAG will turn a profit in 2018

Iulian Stanciu, eMAG’s General Manager, said that the online shop will turn a profit in 2018 or 2019, when the turnover will be of 1 billion euros. Presently, eMAG invests more in IT and aims to grow the business. During 2012-2015, the shop reported a net loss of 184,6 million lei (45 million USD), according to www.profit.ro.


 

amazonAmazon hires in Iasi 

Amazon Romania announced the opening of its development and technology center and the company is looking for more than 400 employees in the next three years. The American retailer opened its first offices in Romania in 2005 in Iasi and now has 600 employees. More details at digi24.ro.


 

3-stirile-gpec-kaufland-onlineNETOPIA mobilPay: Romanians pay more and more electronically

The number of transactions processed by NETOPIA mobilPay exceeded 3 million in the first 9 months of this year. The transactions volume will reach 4,5 million by the end of the year, which means 70% more than in 2015. More details at ecompedia.ro.