11 Jan The Ecommerce News Roundup – 11 January 2021
I was beginning to get a bit doubtful about how long we could continue with our optimistic reporting but there is still a refreshing abundance of good news stories from the world of e-commerce. There is even good news about bricks and mortar retail…
Here’s hoping that this time next week we will be able to see the current wave flatten out a little and the impressive vaccination efforts continue to grow.
Simba’s profit dream ‘to come true’.
JD Sports continues buying spree with Wellgosh takeover.
Tapi Carpets to open new stores this year after sales growth.
Entertainment retail sales broke records in 2020 topping £9 billion.
Pets at Home in “strong position” for 2021 after Christmas sales surge.
Mirror publisher Reach stock jumps on digital good news.
Walgreens Boots Alliance beats forecasts thanks to strong Boots trading.
Hairy Bikers partner with Visualsoft to launch kitchenware e-commerce offering.
Online purchases from Next over the peak trading period have almost closed the gap left by sales lost in-store.
Online grocery sales doubled in December in biggest Christmas for supermarkets ever.
ASOS to create 2000 jobs with new UK warehouse
Logitech announces 50 jobs at Cork facility
Vincero Watches Sees a 31% Increase in International Conversions.
Mattress retailer Resident wins sales, profitability and $130 million in new funding in 2020.
AllSaints US strong pre-Covid, looks to rebound.
German ecommerce sector books record year amid corona.
Fossil deploys AR tool enabling customers to try on watches virtually.