14 Jun The Ecommerce News Roundup – 14 June 2021
Cornwall hosted the latest G7 gathering this weekend and it looks like Johnson and Macron won’t be inviting each other out for a drink any time soon…
Progress was made on global climate change policy (and funding) and the promise of 1 billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer countries was also agreed – a positive step forward, even if it’s not the perfect solution just yet.
On a more local level £460,000 has been raised in the last 6 weeks enabling villagers to buy and refurbish their local pub in Gwynedd.
We never cease to be amazed by what can be achieved when people truly work together towards a common goal.
As always, below is your weekly dose of ecommerce news to enjoy.
UK ECOMMERCE NEWS
John Lewis expands online fashion offering with 100 new brands.
Ecommerce accounts for 57% of Ted Baker sales in Covid-19 year that shifted business online.
Majestic Wine online sales skyrocket 300%.
Signa Sports United acquires UK based sports store Wiggle.
Tmall programme aims to help retailers in UK ‘go global’ with 11.11 pitch fest.
Turkish furniture brand plots UK-wide store network.
INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE NEWS
Klarna is now Europe’s most valuable Fintech company after SoftBank investment.
Instagram tool lets creators earn commission on purchases.
Signet sales almost double in first quarter.
Cheers! Naked Wines sales surge 68 per cent on strong US performance.
Netflix is launching an e-commerce site.
Sales at Zara owner jump beyond pre-pandemic levels after online shopping surge.
Hokodo raises over €10 million to scale across Europe.
E-tailer Mytheresa teams up with Vestiaire Collective for resale service.
Wolverine Worldwide predicts Q2 sales above 2019 levels.
(UK Fashion Network)