06 Aug The Ecommerce News Roundup – 6 August 2020
Good News This Week – This week the Government signed a deal with a UK based pharmaceutical company to supply COVID-19 vaccines – positive news indeed. There has also been an awful lot happening in ecommerce as the digital landscape continues to grow and develop.
Loaf and Neal’s Yard gain access to new online warehouse.
John Lewis chair White sets out new “digital first” direction.
ScS “encouraged” by reopenings as orders skyrocket 92.2% from both online and in-store.
Kellogg raises full-year guidance as pandemic sustains high demand.
Greggs to roll out digital shopping including nationwide click & collect and delivery services.
Ebay UK has reported a lockdown start-up boom as the number of new businesses joining the platform more than doubled in the second quarter.
Fashion brand Barbour has reported early success using a new online personalisation tool.
Sainsbury’s has launched a virtual queuing trial in five of its stores whereby customers can download the app on their smartphone and join a virtual queue without needing to physically wait in line at the store.
Vivobarefoot to launch re-commerce website to sell repaired shoes.
Cleaning products boost P&G’s profit by 234%.
Digital transformation initiatives at Levi Strauss & Co have gained momentum as the fashion brand gained from higher investment in its online business and retail stores.
An easing of coronavirus lockdowns helped to reverse the slump in music listening that Spotify has been suffering.
Microsoft has seen increased demand for its flagship products.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, Apple reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter earnings on Thursday.
What Crocs’ Q2 Earnings Say About Where Footwear is Heading.
Shopify’s strength amid the coronavirus pandemic has boosted the entire universe of ecommerce companies.
“We [Shopify] are committed to transferring the benefits of scale to our merchants, helping them sell more and sell more efficiently.”
Lowe’s was built for the Covid-era consumer – what’s next on the retailer’s innovation ‘roadmap.’
Coca-Cola adapts digital marketing to enhance its brand presence on the “virtual aisle” whilst investing in high-quality content and ramping up SEO.
Samsung’s second-quarter profit grew 23% year-over-year, thanks to strong chip demand.
Mondelez India on upcoming festive season and ecommerce game
The Future of Luxury | Burberry debuts luxury’s first social retail store in Shenzen, China.
Ahold Delhaize enjoy a Coronavirus-tailwind.
The Country of Uganda Using eCommerce Platforms to Overcome COVID-19.
(The Fintech Times)