Amazon in Hot Water Again For Allegedly Using Seller Data to Launch Competing Products

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon employees accessed proprietary data collected from third-party marketplace sellers to launch its own products in violation of company policies and contradictory statements to Congress. The Journal report relies on interviews with 20 former Amazon employees who worked for its private-label division and on internal documents WSJ reviewed. In […]

Zalando Folds Up Its Private Label Business


Online fashion retailer Zalando is set to close its private label business, zLabels, on April 1st as it undertakes a complementary strategy with its partner brands to improve its marketplace offerings. The Germany-based eCommerce company said in a press release that it aims to provide a wider variety of products, and the only way to […]

Kroger Launches Its Own Clothing Line

According to Kroger Co.’s statement on Nov.3, the retail giant will soon add an apparel line in its superstores by next fall. The country’s largest supermarket chain will introduce a modern lifestyle apparel line exclusively in its 300 Fred Meyer and Kroger Marketplace branches. The news came in after the company released an outline of […]

Amazon’s Private Labels Driven By Device And Fashion Sales

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Amazon sells products that people aren’t actually aware that are owned by the company. These brands though are doing well even if they’re not readily identified to be Amazon owned product lines. While they may not be identified as such, they are still doing really well. These brands that have been growing include Scout + […]