Ecommerce News Roundup 1 March 2021 | Hannington Tame
15627
post-template-default,single,single-post,postid-15627,single-format-standard,bridge-core-3.0.1,qode-page-transition-enabled,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-28.5,qode-theme-bridge,disabled_footer_bottom,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.7.0,vc_responsive

The Ecommerce News Roundup – 1 March 2021

Can you feel it?

There is now a very clear sense in the air that we are about to emerge from the tunnel of Covid and it feels, from our point of view, that everyone is going to be going crazy hiring over the next few months to make up for lost time.  We are all very very busy.  Good luck everyone with the coming deluge of work!

As always, below are just some of the latest stories from digital & ecommerce – enjoy!

UK ECOMMERCE NEWS

Facebook Shop comes to the UK as the social site taps into growing social commerce mood.
(Internet Retailing)

Secret Sales see 4,000% month-on-month revenue growth.
(Ecommerce News)

Lockdown shopping habits see 93% of UK online shoppers buy on Amazon.
(Tamebay)

TikTok expands Shopify partnership helping UK sellers “achieve a huge sales increase”.
(Charged Retail)

Ikea full-year sales fall cushioned by strong online growth.
(Retail Week)

Pets at Home says lockdown pet bonanza will bring even higher profits.
(BBC News)

Fixter, the UK’s first digital car maintenance provider reports 200% revenue growth.
(Cision PR Newswire)

Asda unveils far-reaching shift online – creating 4,500 jobs.
(Internet Retailing)

The Very Group donating new laptops to local schools.
(Retail Gazette)

Ebay launches multi-million pound support package for businesses helping their community.
(Charged Retail)

INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE NEWS

Farfetch reaches profitability after 12 years.
(Vogue Business)

Shopify doubles revenues for 3rd consecutive quarter.
(Charged Retail)

Etsy blitzes analyst estimates seeing 130% growth in “exceptional Q4 performance”.
(Charged Retail)

Russian online retailer Wildberries has launched dedicated ecommerce websites in France, Italy, and Spain.
(Ecommerce News)

Crocs revenues rise 13% to record $1.4 billion in 2020.
(Fashion Network)

James Minter
jamesminter@hanningtontame.com

James Minter is a partner at Hannington Tame, the digital CEO and C-Suite headhunting specialist.



× How can we help you? Available on SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday