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The Ecommerce News Roundup – 12 August 2020

What a week it has been.The V&A museum re-opened, funding was announced for major new parks in England and BP announced it will increase investment in renewables.If that wasn’t enough, we’ve also enjoyed exceptional weather.

We have seen stronger than ever results in ecommerce and it has been reported that 2.7 million more households have converted to online shopping during COVID-19.  The future is exciting!

During lockdown, 2.7 million more households converted to online shopping.


UK’s Lick Home raises £3 million to offer ecommerce shop for DIY interior design projects. 
(Tech EU)

Hobbycraft reports 200% boom in online sales since start of pandemic. 
(The Guardian)

Wolverine Worldwide Q2 sales drop but online revenues grow 96 percent. 
(Fashion United)

Naked Wines expects 73% sales rise as wine proves popular in lockdown. 
(Retail Gazette)

Kingfisher has accelerated its eCommerce plans since the onset of Covid-19, but stores will be at the centre of this digitised strategy.
(Essential Retail)

Amazon plans on launching at least 30 physical stores across the UK.

Amazon’s merger with Deliveroo given final approval. 
(Essential Retail)

Amazon starts preparations to launch in Sweden. 
(Fashion Network)

Ecommerce grows at Joules while shop sales decline. 
(Internet Retailing)

Moncler to bring its ecommerce channel in-house. 
(The Paypers)

Montblanc links with YNAP for new ‘seamless’ mobile-first webstore. 
(Fashion Network)

Yotpo, a SaaS-based ecommerce platform, has snared $75 million in Series funding, bringing its total financing to $176 million. 

Stories of food-sector continuity in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic have served up a remarkable running buffet of resilience.

How mobile can bridge your customers’ physical and digital experiences during COVID-19.
(Digital Commerce 360)

DoorDash launches a convenience store. 

Etsy profits skyrocket in Q2.
(Retail Dive)

Segro profits surge due to coronavirus ‘accelerating adoption’ of ecommerce. 
(Retail Week)

Pru Life raises digital marketing game amid pandemic.
(Buiness Inquirer)

Is COVID-19 ecommerce’s tipping point?
(Eurobuild CEE)

Sendle, the Small Business Shipping Carrier, Introduces Seamless Delivery Experience for Etsy Sellers. 
(Business Wire)

James Minter

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


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