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    Decathlon Spain dominates in mountain sports


    When it comes to e-commerce in mountain sporting goods Decathlon reigns supreme in Spain. Drawing from Google analytics and data gathered by the SEO company Sistrix, CMDsport has evaluated the performance of the country’s top e-tailers with a list of 32 best-selling product types, such as tents, skis, ski boots, ...

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    Nike tops global retailers list among sports retailers


    Nike Inc./Nike Direct is the largest sports retailer in the world, according to the “Global Powers of Retailing 2023” report, which Deloitte has just released. Decathlon takes the 2nd spot, followed by Dick’s, JD Sports and Adidas, to complete the Top 5 in the sports retailing sub-category. ...

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    Zwift raises $620 million from backers


    Zwift has raised $620 million from backers including Amazon’s Alexa Fund, KKR & Co. and Permira Holdings. According to Bloomberg, Zwift expects these investments to enable it to increase subscription prices, reach the milestone of ten million subscriptions (from roughly one million), take the company public and eventually invest in ...

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    Amazon Q4 revenues top forecasts while profit decreases


    Amazon posted net sales of $149 billion for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2022, for a 9 percent increase compared with the fourth quarter of 2021. Revenues topped forecasts and were driven by “a record-breaking holiday season,” the company said. As previously reported, the company expected net sales in ...

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    Peloton posts strongest quarter in year, but work remains


    Peloton Interactive continues to make progress in its turnaround under CEO Barry McCarthy but must achieve numerous objectives in the year ahead if it wants to stay the course.

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    Red soles and a red light for Amazon in European Court of Justice proceedings


    A new ECJ judgment has made it easier for brands to protect their IP rights on e-commerce platforms. Experts are calling it a “landmark” case

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    Amazon cuts 18,000 jobs, secures billion-dollar loan


    Amazon will lay off over 18,000 employees, with the majority focused on Amazon Stores and the People, Experience, and Technology (PXT) organizations, Andy Jassy, the company’s CEO, announced. The U.S. online retailer plans to start talking to employees or representative bodies from Jan. 18. Amazon had already imposed a hiring ...

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    Snap and Amazon Fashion collaborate on seamless AR shopping experience, starting with eyewear


    Source: Venice, California-based U.S. technology and social media company Snap and Amazon Fashion are collaborating to bring new Virtual Try-On (VTO) experiences to Snapchat users and extend augmented reality (AR) to both brands and customers. The new Snapchat try-on lenses include thousands of Amazon Fashion’s Virtual ...

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    Peloton extends cooperation with Amazon to Germany


    Peloton Interactive announced on Dec. 29 that select Peloton products are now available on the German Amazon store. The company had already announced the expansion of its deal with Amazon to Germany in November. Peloton products are also available in Amazon stores in the U.S. and U.K. As part of ...

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    Investors file a shareholder resolution pressing Amazon for more information on its climate footprint


    U.S. environmentally and socially responsible investor Green Century Funds together with Amalgamated Bank led the filing of a shareholder proposal on Dec. 15, 2022, pressing Amazon to fully quantify and disclose its scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. This was followed up by the filing of a shareholder resolution with Amazon ...

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    Shein looks at becoming an online marketplace


    Shein, one of the world’s largest online fashion retailers, is looking at becoming an online marketplace, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move would likely mean Shein becomes a direct competitor for existing e-commerce sites such as Alibaba, AliExpress and Amazon Marketplace, expanding beyond selling its own apparel and ...

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    Peloton expands collaboration with Amazon in the U.K. and Germany


    Peloton Interactive announced that it is expanding its collaboration with Amazon in the U.K. and Germany. Certain Peloton products and accessories are now available on the U.K. Amazon Store and will be available on German Amazon stores in the coming weeks. The shaken connected fitness company is expanding its sales ...

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    Amazon helps seize fake sports apparel and other counterfeit products in China


    Amazon has announced the identification and disruption of three counterfeiting operations in China’s Guangdong and Jiangxi provinces, thanks to a collaboration between the local public security bureaus (PSBs) and intel provided by Amazon’s Counterfeit Crimes Unit (CCU). Chinese law enforcement seized more than 240,000 counterfeit items, including fake sports apparel, ...

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    Amazon announces 15% sales increase in Q3 but gives weak guidance for Q4 holiday season


    Amazon has announced a net sales increase of 15 percent to $127.1 billion in the third quarter ended Sept. 30. Excluding the $5.0 billion unfavorable impact from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates during the quarter, net sales increased 19 percent versus third quarter 2021. Sales at the Amazon Web ...

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    ​Amazon expands legal efforts to stop the source of fake reviews


    Amazon has announced that it has filed its first criminal complaint in Italy and its first lawsuit in Spain as part of its legal efforts to shut down fake review brokers. These two unprecedented lawsuits in Europe target bad actors that attempt to orchestrate fake reviews on Amazon and other ...

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    ​Amazon goes live with Belgian site


    Amazon has launched the Belgian online store, through which Belgians can now become members of Amazon Prime, the e-commerce company announced. In addition, “Brands of Belgium” (La boutique des marques belges) is intended to bring local customers together with local companies. In the online store, Belgian customers can currently ...

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    Peloton’s ride to breakeven cash flow results in more layoffs


    In an effort to continue to drive the business forward and achieve cash flow breakeven by the end of the current FY23, Peloton is laying off more employees. On Oct. 6, the connected fitness company announced another round of job cuts, the fourth in 2022. The latest action – the ...

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    Amazon Marketplace reports significant growth in Germany


    According to Amazon, small and medium-sized retailers in Germany sold around 750 million products via Amazon Marketplace in 2021. With a population of around 83 million people, that would amount to almost ten products per person. In 2020, the figure was still around 100 million products lower. According to Amazon’s ...

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    E-Commerce: Secondhand marketplaces on the rise


    Cross-border marketplaces are developing fast, and the C2C trend is one of the drivers.

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    Cross-border commerce publishes first online retail ranking


    Providing an overview of the European fashion retail market in 2021, Cross-Border Commerce Europe has published a ranking of fashion retail online.