Figure of the week: 67%

According to figures from the We Are Social annual report; the digital data Bible, 40,000,000 French people aged 15+ bought something or paid a bill online in 2019. That’s 67% of...

News: The opening of the 500th Action store

Founded in the Netherlands in 1993, distributor Action has enjoyed spectacular success in Europe, and particularly in France, where it has developed quite a presence since 2012. In fact, the...

Word of the week: DNVB

DNVB. Many have heard this acronym but do not necessarily know exactly what it stands for. Andy Dunn, co-founder of jeans brand Bonobos, coined the term Digital Native Vertical Brand...

Word of the week: Zero

It is vital that we prevent the release of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere if we are to limit the rise in temperature to 2 degrees centigrade, as claimed in...

Word of the week: the ‘gig economy’

The gig economy refers to an economic situation in which many self-employed workers are paid by the job, on a day-to-day basis. People who enjoy the freedom that comes with...

Paddock: the up-and-coming outlet

The Paddock Paris designer outlet, located at the ZAC de l’Horloge development in Romainville, Seine-Saint-Denis, was officially opened at the end of November. Despite initially being fuelled by great ambition, the...

Figure of the week: 1,300,000,000

The 11th edition of the world’s most intense shopping day broke records yet again this year, with 1,300,000,000 orders placed in just 24 hours during China’s 11/11 event, equating to...

Word of the week: Sustainable Fashion

By Nathan Stern, President of Altavia Shoppermind The fashion industry – and the higher end of the market in particular – is coming under increasing criticism for its negative impacts...
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