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
As the Covid-19 pandemic hit, bestselling KDP author Suzy K. Quinn turned to writing to deal with her own feelings of anxiety and helplessness. She channelled those feelings into her new novel, and found it helped her cope with the new normal.
The closure of restaurants and borders due to COVID-19 caused a major crisis in the sheep meat industry, which saw two of its main sales channels shut down: restaurants and exports. Thanks to collaboration between Amazon and INTEROVIC (the interbranch organisation for the sheep and goat meat sector in Spain), Amazon Prime customers in Madrid and Barcelona can now enjoy traditional cuts of lamb and goat, such as chops, shanks, shoulders, skewered diced meat, leg steaks and skirt steaks.