Maxisport.com has been recognized as the best Italian e-commerce site for 2020/2021 in the category “Sport&Outdoor” by L´Istituto Tedesco Qualità e Finanza (ITQF). Founded in 1989 in Merate, in Lombardy, Maxi Sport has four stores in the region. The retailer launched its e-commerce site in 2002.

Cisalfa, running 147 brick-and-mortar stores, took the fourth spot in the ranking for its e-commerce site. The ranking is published annually by the Italian newspaper la Repubblica, media partner of ITQF for the study. ITQF took into account only e-commerce sites based in Italy and in Italian. The score was determined by a jury of experts (50 percent) and a survey of 350,000 consumers in Italy (the other 50 percent).