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Emma Thomasson

Amazon's treatment of sellers comes under scrutiny in Germany

Nov 29 2018

BERLIN Germany's antitrust authority has launched an investigation into whether U.S. ecommerce giant Amazon is exploiting its market dominance in its relations with third-party retailers who use its website as a marketplace. | Video

Bangladesh clothing factories face squeeze if safety push blocked

Nov 21 2018

BERLIN/DHAKA A group set up to improve safety in Bangladesh's garment industry after the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013 is warning global fashion firms that they will have to stop sourcing from some factories if the watchdog is forced to close next week.

Henkel still recovering after U.S. delivery problems

Nov 15 2018

BERLIN Henkel , owner of consumer brands including Persil detergent and Schwarzkopf shampoo, said it is still working to win back shelf space for its products in the United States after being hit by delivery problems early this year.

Hugo Boss seeks boost from speed, online and Asia

Nov 15 2018

BERLIN German fashion house Hugo Boss set new targets to accelerate sales growth and lift profitability on Thursday as it seeks to react faster to trends, expand in Asia and quadruple the size of its own online business by 2022.

Adidas slips in Europe as Stan Smiths, Superstars go out of fashion

Nov 07 2018

BERLIN Adidas cut its 2018 revenue forecast on Wednesday after third quarter sales fell in western Europe, where it was hit by changing fashions and Nike's gains in soccer. | Video

Ahold ups stakes in U.S. grocery war with mini-'robot supermarkets'

Nov 07 2018

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands/NEW YORK Grocery group Ahold Delhaize will roll out small, automated warehouses to speed order picking and cut delivery times, Reuters has learned, as it revamps its ecommerce business in response to rising competition in a fast-growing sector.

Adidas vergeigt das Heimspiel - "Zu langsam, zu teuer"

Nov 07 2018

München Adidas hat ausgerechnet auf seinem Heimatmarkt gepatzt.

RPT-FOCUS-Ahold ups stakes in US grocery war with mini-"robot supermarkets"

Nov 07 2018

* Supermarkets strive for market share as online shopping expands

FOCUS-Ahold ups stakes in US grocery war with mini-"robot supermarkets"

Nov 07 2018

* Supermarkets strive for market share as online shopping expands

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