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Our press teams love working with journalists to share stories illustrating how Ankorstore, the largest collective of independent retailers and brands in Europe, empowers, connects and equips our community with the tools to sell more efficiently across Europe.

Our fast-growing platform has over 15,000 brands and 200,000 retailers across 23 countries. We can provide journalists with compelling data and insights on independent retail across Europe.

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FNP, Germany

“Since the first lockdown customers are looking for "flat things that you can put through the letterbox slot without contact”. They can find these items in independent stores that offer unique products directly from the manufacturer. A start-up in France discovered exactly this sales gap two years ago. It is called Ankorstore…”

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Siliconcanals, Netherland

“2022 began with a bang for the European startup ecosystem, with many startups achieving the elusive unicorn status, just a couple of weeks into the new year. Paris-based Ankorstore is one of them…”

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Handelsblatt, German newspapper

"The wholesale platform Ankorstore becomes a unicorn in just two years. After a new round of financing, the start-up comes to a valuation of billions. The money is intended to help with global expansion."

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Yahoo News, Finance

" French startup Ankorstore has raised a $283 million Series C funding round (€250 million). Founded in November 2019, it took Ankorstore around two years to reach a post-money valuation of $2 billion (€1.75 billion). The company operates a wholesale marketplace for independent retailers across Europe."

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BFMTV, French TV channel

"The marketplace Ankorstore, which brings together independent retailers and brands, has become the 24th French unicorn with a fundraising of 250 million euros."

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Nicolas Cohen, co-Founder of Ankorstore

"Nicolas D'Audiffret, co-founder and co-CEO of Ankorstore: “This year, for the first time ever in the history of independent retail, local retailers will not only have the possibility to participate but thrive during Black Friday."

Ankorstore's Lift Days are well on their way to becoming a must-attend event for B2B companies across Europe."

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Press Assets

Ankorstore press materials for media use

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