PrestaShop with a 40% increase in revenue in 2021. The company is accelerating its transformation to become the leading e-commerce platform for business development

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In 2021, PrestaShop saw a significant increase in revenue and gross goods value generated by sellers using the platform. The company also plans to double employment in 2022. The platform has become the preferred e-commerce solution for small and medium-sized businesses in Europe and Latin America. After joining the MBE Worldwide group, the company presents even more dynamic development plans.

A historic year for the e-commerce leader in Europe and Latin America

Fifteen years after its debut in France, PrestaShop has experienced exceptional growth momentum. Nearly 300,000 PrestaShop stores generated 24 billion euros in turnover in 2021which is a 9% increase over 2020 and translates to a 40% increase in revenue.

“We are very proud to have been able to contribute to the excellent results of PrestaShop and its sellers over the past year. All PrestaShop Polska teams are looking forward to even better results in 2022 to develop our common success”- underlines Mateusz Osiecki, Country Manager of PrestaShop Polska.

PrestaShop plans to increase the number of employees in 2022 from 200 to 400. This will also be possible thanks to the “Work From Anywhere” approach, ensuring a balance between work and private life. At the beginning of 2022, 50 new employees joined the company.

A growth mindset also requires building large-scale strategic partnerships to support platform user goals. These include offering new features and services, increasing the number of customers through appropriate marketing strategies and increasing visibility. By providing access to the best of technology, PrestaShop allows businesses of all sizes, especially SMEs, to grow and evolve.

PrestaShop Essentials, available on the platform Complements, is a feature pack designed to improve and simplify the retailer experience. It includes, among others PrestaShop Checkout built using PayPal payment interfaceanalysis and management of e-commerce data with PrestaShop Metricsinternet marketing with PrestaShop Marketing with Googlesocial shopping with PrestaShopFacebookif deferred payments with PrestaShop Pay Laterrecently launched in partnership with Oney and PayPlug.

“PrestaShop is based on an ambitious growth strategy, thanks to the combination of three unique pillars: dynamic sellers, the development of teams by recruiting the best specialists and a constantly evolving portfolio with increasingly innovative and efficient solutions” – declared Alexandre Eruimy, CEO of PrestaShop.

Prestashop priority for 2022: consolidate its position within the MBE group to accelerate its visibility with ETIs

At the end of 2021, PrestaShop was acquired by MBE Worldwide. By taking advantage of the complementarity of their offers, companies wish to become a leading global trading platform.

The synergy between PrestaShop services and MBE’s experience in logistics and customer experience personalization will enable the platform to win new customers around the world. With the support of a major player in the industry, PrestaShop can now offer a seamless and fully integrated experience covering all the seller’s needs. The merger with MBE strengthened PrestaShop and allowed it to dynamically achieve new goals.

“The excellent performance of PrestaShop and its resellers in 2021 confirms that our decision to acquire the platform was the right one. With PrestaShop’s expertise and teams, we are now striving to further maximize e-commerce opportunities, supporting thus our long-term goal of becoming a leading platform for global commerce.” – comments Paolo Fiorelli, CEO of MBE.

“With MBE, we can now meet all business needs with a fully integrated approach – from logistics to shipping and payment systems to the last mile. Omnichannel has become the norm, it’s is why the combination of our know-how will make it possible to achieve the objective of becoming the reference e-commerce platform accelerating commercial development throughout the world.” – emphasizes Alexandre Eruimy, Managing Director of PrestaShop.

About PrestaShop

As a key partner in the digitalization of commerce, PrestaShop aims to become a reference platform for commercial development worldwide, based on a set of values: courage, proximity, perseverance and commitment. PrestaShop is the leading open source e-commerce platform in Europe and Latin America. The solution is fully configurable and adapted to the needs of each market. It operates in 300,000 stores with combined sales reaching more than 22 billion euros in 2020. In Poland, more than 25,000 online stores, or around 25% of all online stores, are operated by PrestaShop. The platform is used, among others, Inglot, Mosquito, Battery World or Ania Kruk. From November 2021, PrestaShop joined the MBE Worldwide group (https://www.mbecorporate.com/) to accelerate its growth and jointly become a global e-commerce and logistics platform for businesses.

Official page: https://www.prestashop.com/

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