- Wikipedia is a webshop in the Netherlands and offers general merchandising products in categories such as music, film, electronics, toys, jewelry, watches, baby products, gardening and DIY. Per 2020, the store serves 11 million active customers in the Netherlands and Belgium and offers over 23 million items.[2] Since 2011, has also opened its webshop for retailers to sell and effectively became a platform. Since the introduction of "Selling via", more than 30,000 retailers have already sold via The company employs approximately 2,000 workers.
Founded1999; 22 years ago
Areas served
The Netherlands
Key people
Huub Vermeulen (CEO)
Revenue€4.3 billion (2020)[1]
ParentAhold Delhaize
The company was founded on 30 March 1999 by Bertelsmann as 'Bertelsmann Online'.[3] In 2003 it was sold to Weltbild, Holtzbrinck Networks and T-Online Venture Funds.[4] From 2009 until 2012 the company was managed by Cyrte Investments, part of Delta Lloyd.[5] On 9 May 2012 the Dutch Koninklijke Ahold N.V. acquired[6]
  1. ^ "Recordjaar voor supers Ahold; verkoopt in lockdown 70 procent meer". (in Dutch). Retrieved 2021-02-17.
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  3. ^ " Van start tot overname" (in Dutch). ecommercenews. 4 June 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Weltbild verkauft" (in German). 28 April 2009. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Overname door Cyrte Investments afgerond" (in Dutch). 9 July 2009. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Company Overview of b.v." 3 March 2018. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
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