Bicycle E-Commerce Company Listed in Financial Times’ Top Ranking
MANRESA, Spain – E-commerce company Deporvillage has been ranked in the FT1000 as online sports shop with strong growth in Europe, according to the Financial Times. The FT1000 list includes the top one thousand companies in Europe that have achieved the highest percentage in revenue growth between 2013 and 2017. Among the ranked companies, technology has been the sector which drives main growth.
The Spanish e-commerce company generated 35 million euros in revenues last year, a growth rate of 60%, after doubling revenues in 2016 to an amount of 22 million euros. At 50% of the company’s turnover, cycling is the biggest category for Deporvillage next other sports like running, fitness and triathlon.
Introduction of private label
Also for 2018 the webshop is very positive and expects to continue its double-digit growth rate. The company has reached one million orders and is focused on consolidating the business in the European countries where it holds a presence and is preparing for the launch of its private label. It claims a customer base of 600,000 people mainly located in Spain, France, Italy and Portugal offering more than 40.000 products
Deporvillage was founded in 2010 by Xavier Pladellorens and Àngel Corcuera. Today the company is supported by multiple investors including SeedRocket, Cabiedes & Partners, Spanish Samaipata and the Italian P101 and Grupo Mediaset. Together they hold over 50% in shares of the company.