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The Ecommerce News Roundup – 3 July 2020

Welcome to Ecommerce Good News where we’ve pulled together the best & most positive ecommerce news stories from the UK (as well as the top ecommerce news from Europe and beyond) to give you a pool of information showcasing the strength of the sector at the moment. Essentially, you need to be in it, to win it!

International Ecommerce and Business News

The pandemic is a gift to Ecommerce: Brands and retailers who had underinvested in ecommerce learned a tough lesson: that ecommerce is no longer optional.
(Digital Commerce 360)

How the UK lockdown made e-commerce vital: Interview with Fruugo.
(Retail Insight Network)

Bike boom: UK sales up 60% in April as Covid-19 changes lifestyles.
(The Guardian)

Matalan reports strong ecommerce growth and plans to invest further in online and in multichannel services as it emerges from lockdown.
(Internet Retailing)

H&M’s eCommerce sales jump amid temporary store closures.

Etsy sees share price triple to all time high to become one of the few retail winners of pandemic.
(Charged Retail)

Boohoo bosses in line for £150m bonus as part of incentive plan.
(The Guardian)

Travel companies say holiday bookings have “exploded” after the government announced current restrictions will be eased.

Scottish Conservatives call for taskforce to make Scotland the ecommerce capital of Europe.

Tesco first-quarter sales jump driven by lockdown ecommerce surge.
(Retail Week)

Business is booming for these 14 companies during the coronavirus pandemic.
(The Mercury News)

How coronavirus has helped to push e-commerce to the forefront of retail.
(London Loves Business)

Visa Wants to Give 50 Million SMBs a Digital Leg Up.
(Sourcing Journal)

Coronavirus drives e-commerce as 5M new shoppers age 45+ buy online.

Mastercard research indicates sharp rise in ecommerce, abandonment of cash as eCommerce comprises 33% of all retail sales in the U.K. 
(The Motley Fool)

Diageo launches $100m recovery fund for the hospitality industry.

Covid-19: DPD invests £200m to handle surge in online demand.
(Essential Retail)

Covid-19 is e-commerce industry’s once in a lifetime opportunity to change, says Astound Commerce.
(Retail Times)

Burberry plans physical September show with outdoor setting, live-streaming.
(Fashion Network)

Savvy retailers will adapt and thrive in post coronavirus world.

How tech drives automotive sales to ecommerce during Covid-19. 

Coronavirus drives e-commerce as 5M new shoppers age 45+ buy online.
(Fox Business)

Brazil ecommerce jumps 57% in first five months of 2020 fueled by COVID-19.
(Yahoo Finance)

The coronavirus continues to alter the course of B2B ecommerce

Marketers invested in digital tools were quicker to pivot when pandemic hit.

Ecommerce in India posts strong recovery, back to 90% of pre COVID-19 levels.

How the coronavirus pandemic is reshaping GCC e-commerce.

(Arab News)

James Minter

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


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