Learn about how two coffee aficionados, Chris Weil and Michael Halbritter, fulfilled their dream of being entrepreneurs, while working at Amazon in Munich at the same time. “Barista Royal” coffee not only tastes good, but it’s put together – from roasting to packaging – by employees with disabilities.
In 2017, when he bought the famous Ducs de Gascogne brand, Cyril had the ambition of injecting new life into the company based in the region of Gers in southwest France. And it was on the internet that he decided to focus his strategy. The Ducs de Gascogne gourmet brand, traditional yet modern, took a new turn in 2017, joining the boutique des producteurs (Amazon’s online sales platform for French local producers), much to the delight of artisan and regional produce enthusiasts.
2020 has been a challenging year for the fashion industry, and those within it affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Amazon Fashion is committed to helping in any way it can. Kicking off in line with the start of Fashion Week in September, Amazon Fashion is launching a new initiative; Amazon Fashion Connects.
By training and coaching businesses, SMEs will overcome existing barriers to sell online in Spain and abroad. The program includes online learning resources, a series of virtual academies and an intensive week-long bootcamp to help businesses get online as well as access to business advice from strategy and funding, to marketing and internationalization. Currently there are already more than 9,000 Spanish SMEs selling on Amazon stores all over the world