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Asics limits sales via Amazon Marketplace to authorized dealers, Mirapodo ships internationally and Metro wants to "buy more than sell" in the next few years.

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- NEWS -

Amazon apparently has an agreement with the sportswear manufacturer Asics to limit sales through the marketplace to authorized Asics dealers. All other online retailers who have previously also been selling products via Amazon Asics have been blocked and their products have been canceled according to information from online retailer news. Adidas proceeded in a similar way last year, but after a storm of indignation allowed sales on Amazon and eBay. >>> Online retailer news

Mirapodo starts international business. The shoe retailer now delivers to 28 EU countries. However, there are initially no special country pages; international customers must first order via the German-language website. International shipping costs between 5.95 and 15.95 euros. >>> Textile industry

The young fashion label Rich & Royal has launched its online shop and is now also present in e-commerce. The company was supported by the agency reality bytes and CGI. >>> Internetworld

The Tomorrow Focus AG, which got rid of its publishing business in spring 2015, has had a successful first quarter. Compared to the same quarter of the previous year, sales grew by 4.8 percent to 38.6 million euros. The workhorse remains the successful HolidayCheck AG, which grew by 9 percent. The Jameda doctor recommendation list also developed positively. Elitepartner, on the other hand, posted a slight decline in sales. >>> ibusiness

The Burda paper Instyle Glossybox takes itself as a model and from July sends an "InstyleBox" with selected fashion, beauty, food and lifestyle products. Including shipping, a box costs 29.95 euros and is to appear four times a year. >>> Mail order consultant

Not only the parent company, but also the subsidiary seems to get a new owner: while Verizon buys AOL, it should Axel Springer Interest in the Huffington Post to have. The Huffington Post is valued at $ 1 billion. >>> Internetworld

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Amazon plans to open a new distribution center in Carteret, New Jersey. It will cover 93,000 square meters of storage space, increasing the storage capacity in New Jersey to over 232,000 square meters. >>> Textile industry

Walmart tries its own delivery flat rate à la Amazon Prime: Starting in the summer, the US retail chain wants to offer selected customers free delivery within three days - at an annual price of 50 US dollars. Amazon Prime costs twice as much. >>> Internet retailer

The Indian online fashion retailer Mytra does without a desktop version of his shop with immediate effect and sells exclusively via his mobile app. According to the Flipkart subsidiary, 95 percent of traffic and over 70 percent of sales are already generated purely via mobile devices. With a focus on the mobile business, the retailer expects five million more downloads for its app in the next four months, which is already installed on the devices of nine million Indians. >>> Internet retailer

- BACKGROUND -

Cloud shop systems: With the right platform, the new webshop can be online in a few weeks. INTERNET WORLD Business took a close look at four cloud shop software systems (Plentymarkets, Sphere.IO, Elastic Path, Hybris). >>> Internetworld

E-commerce fraud: The consumer center of Saxony warns of cases of fraud on eBay classifieds. In the current case, a laptop seller was ripped off by a decoy and a fake email from a bank. >>> Online retailer news

B2B commerce: The eBusiness Lotsen Cologne and Chemnitz have published a new guideline “B2B E-Commerce - Opportunities and Challenges for SMEs”. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the B2B area (business-to-business) will find help in developing a future-proof online strategy. >>> E-commerce vision

- NUMBER OF THE DAY -

Around everyone second European under 45 years of age sells items on the Internet, according to the Europe Consumption Barometer 2015. >>> der Handel

- BELONGS -

"The gap between where we stand today and where we can be in five or ten years is huge. In the years to come, our main activity will be buying rather than selling."
Metro CEO Olaf Koch announced further acquisitions, from start-ups to "companies of a certain size". There would be no problems financing such shopping trips. >>> Reuters.com

"We have the opportunity to build a $ 10 billion company."
Zalando's Managing Director Rubin Ritter sees the outstanding numbers this week as the beginning of a far-reaching development. The company plans to increase its workforce to 10,000 this year. >>> Bloomberg Business (video)