19 Apr The Ecommerce News Roundup – 19 April 2021
What a week it’s turning out to be!
The Bank of England has begun exploring the possibility of a central bank digital currency…
NASA has successfully flown a small helicopter on Mars!
If that’s not enough for you, here’s this week’s snapshot of all things ecommerce.
UK ECOMMERCE NEWS
Ebay launch automated advertising campaigns functionality.
AO’s revenue up 62% to €1.91 billion.
AO hails ‘outstanding progress’ as sales and profits soar.
Sainsbury’s to offer 20-minute delivery from Deliveroo from 100 UK stores.
Amazon launches new private food label ‘Aplenty’ as it continues push into grocery.
Ecommerce start-up to take on Shopify and Magento.
Sosandar shines after year of gains.
$205m to unlock further UK growth for California unicorn.
Timberland rolls out Community Loyalty Programme in the UK.
INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE NEWS
Levi Strauss raises sales growth outlook on vaccine rollout hopes.
Naked Wines exceeds sales guidance as it seizes US opportunities.
Michael Hill grows loyalty database to over 600k.
Stellar Vuitton growth powers LVMH sales in first quarter.
Hugo Boss adds to webstore total as it targets €300m in web sales this year.
Saltbox raises $10.6M to help booming e-commerce stores store their goods.
SIGNA Sports United bolsters leadership on top of ecommerce boom.
Online-only supermarket Hopr launches in Belgium.