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Good News from Ecommerce & Business - 22 February 2021

23 February 2021

Well we seem to be in such a good place that we can all start getting upset about Brexit again! 

The vaccination programme continues its impressive march onwards and with Israel slightly ahead of us to point the way forwards it will hopefully help us to avoid any pitfalls.

Summer is on its way and it looks like our children are going back to school in just a few weeks.

Oh, and of course, there are more good news stories below with continuing reports of record growth for all businesses able to execute well on-line...



UK & IRELAND ECOMMERCE

Moonpig posts “strongest ever trading week”.
(Retail Gazette)


Unilever builds new ‘Grocery Now’ team to capture rapid delivery demand.
(The Grocer)


Demand for sustainable homewares sees refurbished furniture sales on eBay skyrocket.
(Retail Times)


Ocado launches UK’s largest dedicated B-Corp range in major sustainability push.
(Charged Retail)


Virgin Wines plans stock market float amid ecommerce boom.
(Decanter)


ASOS begins targeting Topman and Topshop customers with multi-million pound campaign.
(The Industry Fashion)


M&S to begin rolling out new clothing brand tie-ups online.
(Retail Gazette)


Surge in Irish retailers with €1m online sales in ecommerce boom.
(Irish Times)


Clothing retailers reduce presence in malls as growth ecommerce expected to continue.
(Yahoo Finance)
 

INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE

Fast Retailing becomes world's most valuable fashion firm.
(Fashion Network)


Moncler beats forecasts with 8% sale rise in fourth quarter.
(Fashion Network)


Foot Locker to invest $275 million in 2021, with focus on digital.
(Fashion Network)


China becomes first country to see ecommerce surpass 50% of retail sales.
(Internet Retailing)


Walmart rides soaring holiday demand to beat same-store sales estimates.
(Fashion Network)


Carrefour eyes more savings as 2020 core profits rise.
(ESM Magazine)
 


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