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Nike is ending its two-year deal with Amazon

Nov 14, 2019 / United States
The US-based athleticwear brand will end the partnership initiated in 2017 with Amazon and stop selling its products directly on Amazon’s website

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales top 38 billion US dollars

Nov 12, 2019 / China
The Hangzhou-based group announced that it generated 268.4 billion renminbi (38.4 billion US dollars) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on 2019 Singles' Day

adidas launches sneaker through Snapchat video game

Oct 21, 2019 / Germany
For the release of its new baseball cleat the Germany-based sportswear giant has created a video game and partnered with Snapchat

Allbirds to expand footprint

Oct 16, 2019 / United States
Online shoe brand Allbirds plans to more than double its store network in 2020. The brand says it cannot ignore most sales take place in the brick and mortar arena

Tapestry with strategic alliance with Alibaba’s Tmall

Sep 12, 2019 / China
The New York-based luxury house will be one of the first companies to collaborate with Tmall in adopting the recently unveiled Flagship Store 2.0, beginning later this month

Online retail in the UK to reach 53% by 2028

Jul 12, 2019 / United Kingdom
A new report by Retail Economics* and commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) reveals that online shopping in the UK will account for more than 50% of retail sales over the next ten years

Asos to reduce staff

Jul 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British-based online retailer is said to be on the verge of implementing a plan to reduce its workforce, as reported by the Sunday Times a few days ago. The cuts should be made at headquarters in London

48 hours Prime Day at Amazon

Jun 27, 2019 / United States
The giant ecommerce player announced its longest Prime Day ever for this July

You have to get the priorities right

Jun 24, 2019 / Switzerland
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Thomas G Bata, from the Bata Group

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
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