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Selling on the online marketplace

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Selling on the online marketplace

Getting started on Real

Real operates a chain of hypermarkets in Germany.

It has moved into operating an online marketplace which covers a wide range of products and services.

You must be able to handle orders, returns and claims on time.

And you’ll need to communicate with customers in German.


Real is a business-to-consumer (B2C) market place, selling to customers in Germany.


You can sell on Real if your business is in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Fashion
  • Electronics
  • Homewares
  • Garden
  • Sports
  • Food and drink
  • Automotive
  • Health and beauty

Subscriptions and fees

As a seller on Real, you will be required to pay a monthly subscription fee of 39.99 EUR. You’ll also need to pay percentage commission, based on your sold items.

Contact us

Get in touch with our trade advisers who can help you sell on international online marketplaces.


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