09 Jul The Ecommerce News Roundup – 9 July 2020
Beyond the good news that the pubs are now open, it’s seems that there are a lot of other grounds for optimism this week. Hopefully we’ll be returning to ‘normal’ shortly, but in the meantime here’s your weekly dose of positive news from the world of ecommerce and business.
Sainsbury’s and Argos report bumper Q1 online.
Pets At Home to use digital platform to enhance in-store experience.
H&M’s online second-hand shop Sellpy launches in Germany.
Mango online turnover jumps 50% thanks to Covid-19 lockdown.
Hugo Boss to accelerate e-commerce growth over next two years.
Wix Creates Takes Aim at Shopify with Enhanced Ecommerce Solution.
(Multi Channel Merchant)
Stripe the San Francisco-based startup rolls out a pair of new products and changes aimed at helping customers manage subscriptions and increase their ability to pay with international bank debits.
Opportunity meets preparation: How L’Oréal withstood the COVID-19 crisis in the SEA region.
(Cosmetics Design Asia)
Shift to eCommerce continues despite physical store reopenings.
(Essential Retail / IMRG)
Scurri, the software provider that connects and optimises the e-commerce ordering, shipping, and delivery process, has announced a further €1.5 million investment to support continued growth.
(Post & Parcel)
Lululemon Athletica Inc. said on Monday that it has struck a deal to acquire in-home fitness company Mirror.The $500 million acquisition will allow the athleticwear brand to deliver an interactive workout platform that features live and on-demand classes to new and existing Lululemon customers.
(UK Fashion Network)
Albuquerque, New Mexico have seen the largest rise in new sellers transitioning to the web due to the coronavirus. The city was followed by Durham, North Carolina and Portland, Oregon in the “top 50” ranking. Other ranked cities include Seattle, Kansas City and San Francisco.
Anti-social robots help to increase coronavirus social distancing.