Amazon India has made changes to make life easier for its merchants, two major European supermarket chains are planning expansions in Spain, and Macy’s in the US avoids strike action at the last minute. Enjoy the read, and if you enjoy this edition, please share.
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Adidas winning soccer wars The German sports clothing and accessories giant expects sales of soccer boots, shirts and balls to reach a record EUR 2.5 billion this year. They have passed Nike to become market leader and now hold 36% of the soccer boot market.
Macy’s avoids strike Just hours after the deadline passed, the US department store chain has reached a tentative agreement with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union and avoided strike action at its flagship Manhattan store. The agreement is said to include substantial wage increases and fairer schedules.
Target app gets makeover The US retailer’s Cartwheel app, which was introduced in 2013 and has been used by more than 25 million customers, is getting its biggest makeover yet in order to make customer experience more personalised. One of the changes includes a feature called “For You”, which offers personalised recommendations.