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Facebook reveals its Libra cryptocurrency

Jun 19, 2019 / Innovation
Libra was announced as a low-volatility cryptocurrency, powered by a smart contract platform that’s designed to be secure, scalable, and reliable. The cryptocurrency is governed by non-profit Libra Association based in Geneva

Stein Mart to install Amazon pick-up lockers

Jun 7, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will soon be able to receive delivery of their orders at nearly 200 Stein Mart stores across 28 states. The giant ecommerce player has been focusing on some similar initiatives

US: online sales grow by 16.5% in the holiday season

Jan 29, 2019 / United States
According to the Adobe Digital Insights Holiday Recap 2018, 126 billion US dollars were spent online this holiday season in the US, which represents an increase of 16.5% year-over-year

Kyaia invests in digital platform

May 21, 2018 / Portugal
Overcube is the name of the new project of the Kyaia group, the largest footwear group in Portugal

Farfetch to mentor start-ups

Apr 30, 2018 / Portugal
Named Dream Assembly, the technology accelerator powered by Farfetch, aims to give selected start-ups the opportunity to join a programme of mentorship and networking. Access to early-stage funding also included

Great Britain: Online sales continue to increase

Apr 20, 2018 / Great Britain
A first estimate issued by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicates that retail sales in Great Britain continue to decline. Online sales increased again

Carrefour to acquire 17% of Showroomprive

Jan 16, 2018 / France
The French multinational retailer and the online sales player announced the signing of a strategic agreement. Carrefour will acquire 17% of the share capital of Showroomprive from Conforama, a subsidiary of the Steinhoff Group

E-commerce in Romania: 2.8 billion euros in 2017

Jan 12, 2018 / Romania
The Romanian e-commerce market was valued at 2.8 billion euros at the end of 2017, according to GPeC, ecommerce specialists. According to the report, Romanians spent an average of 7.67 million euros daily in online shopping

Spartoo to acquire André

Jan 11, 2018 / France
The France-based online fashion retailer is said to be in talks to buy Vivarte's André

Double digit growth for CCC

Jan 10, 2018 / Poland
The Polish-based footwear company has announced sales growth of 41.9% in the last month of the year. Revenue in 2017 should cross the 30% threshold

Birkenstock discontinuing Amazon deliveries in Europe

Dec 11, 2017 / Europe
The Germany-based footwear company has issued a statement where it claims consumers have been misled by counterfeit products offered for sale on Amazon Marketplace. They will discontinue deliveries through Amazon effective in the new year

Yoox self-destructing online ads

Nov 24, 2017 / Italy
Yoox has teamed up with Google to develop an innovative and groundbreaking interactive ads, creating for YouTube the world’s most exclusive collection

Mi-Môh, Step into Love

Nov 23, 2017 / Portugal
A new Portuguese footwear brand focused on the cosmopolitan women who are passionate about life and well-being and looking for shoes that are sober, sophisticated and with a twist of romance

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day with new record

Nov 14, 2017 / China
China-based ecommerce giant Alibaba generated record 25 billion US dollars (168 billion yuan) in sales in a day, partnering with more retailers to host the 2017 Singles’ Day event

Strong customer growth energises Zalando

Nov 14, 2017 / Germany
The Berlin-based online platform dedicated to fashion products announced third quarter revenue up by 28.7% reaching 1 074.7 million euros. Active customers base increased by one million
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