Lululemon has been boosted by the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the sports and leisure clothing brand now wants to conquer the rest of the world.
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After a successful trial in the Netherlands, food giant Kraft Heinz will deliver fresh ready meals from its own brand Honig to homes across Europe.
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With the second wave of COVID-19, a second wave of lockdowns is also rolling across Europe. Several countries close non-essential stores. Here’s an overview of the lockdowns and their impact on retail in Europe.
LVMH may acquire Tiffany & Co, says the European competition watchdog. Remarkably the green light is not welcome at all this time, as the Vuitton mother looks for a way out of the deal.
(update) Gap plans to leave Europe: the American clothing chain announces the possible closure of all its stores on the European continent. Nearly 120 stores are affected by the decision.
Amazon already has a quarter of the e-commerce market in Europe. It is therefore not surprising that platforms dominate the market: by 2025, marketplaces will account for 65% of cross-border online sales in Europe.
The corona crisis has caused an acceleration in e-commerce, but that acceleration had already started last year. In 2019 online sales in Europe grew by 14.2%, this year an increase of 'at least' 12.7% is expected.
European governments lose more than fifteen billion euros in revenue every year due to counterfeiting. A new survey also reveals that counterfeiting has close links with other types of organised crime and poses serious health risks.
Stores in various European countries (like Austria, Czechia and Germany) are gradually allowed to reopen. Where are shops resuming their activities and in which countries do they remain closed? An overview of the measures taken throughout Europe.
AS Watson, the holding company of chains like Ici Paris XL, Kruidvat and Rossmann, has appointed Malina Ngai as CEO for Asia and Europe. She also remains a member of the board of directors and COO for the entire AS Watson Group.
European Commissioner Margarethe Vestager is opening an official inquest into Amazon, which she believes is treating the sellers on its platform unfairly.
A recent study found that contents and quality of food products can be different throughout the European Union. The EU now demands the practice be stopped.
Disposable plastic items such as straws, cutlery, plates or cotton swabs will be banned in the EU a little more than two years from now. EuroCommerce responds by pointing out that everyone involved will have to contribute to make that goal succeed.
Negotiators for the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission reached an agreement on a geoblocking ban. With geoblocking, web shops could exclude visitors from other countries.
American Amazon presented its first collection for women to be sold in Europe. The clothing, part of the Find brand, will be sold in Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Spain.
The number of companies with an online sales channel in the European Union has stagnated. The study shows that many companies are hesitant to sell abroad, because they fear fraudulent activity.