20 Sep The Ecommerce News Roundup – 20 September 2021
Watching the new university student intake ready to embark on at least one (presumably more);years of relaxing and partying ahead of them feels;so different to last year’s poor freshers experience.
It’s great to see that all this ‘dangerous’ socialising is not making any difference to the numbers of people with the plague.;;
Coupled to this is;the thoroughly uplifting experience of seeing;many of our city;centres packed with people spending their hard earned cash.;;
Confidence is back and there is money to be spent.
As always, here’s your slice of ecommerce & digital news from;the past week to enjoy.;
UK ECOMMERCE NEWS
Next to run Gap’s business in UK and Ireland.
Wickes lifts profit outlook as demand for DIY continues.
Co-op plans to hit £200m online sales by end of 2021.
(The Retail Bulletin)
Co-op and Starship Technologies to expand partnership to 500 robots.
MusicMagpie becomes first seller to hit 10 million feedback mark on Ebay.
Made.com to launch homewares marketplace selling 3rd-party goods.
INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE NEWS
Avon to become fully “omnichannel” in wake of pandemic.
Crocs aims to achieve 5 billion dollars revenue target by 2026.
Mytheresa reports strong Q4 sales amid continued consumer shift to e-commerce.
Southeast Asian e-tailers battle for celebrity endorsements.
(Business of Fashion)
The Post Office will soon let you buy Bitcoin through its app.
Pinterest Tests New Full-Screen, Vertical Scrolling Feed for Pin Discovery.
(Social Media Today)
Facebook revamps its business tool lineup following threats to its ad targeting business.
World’s leading reusable nappy brand Bambino Mio announces £13m investment.
£127m funding to help Sendcloud deliver UK expansion.
Tradesy Nabs Another $67 Million.
Whatnot raises another $150M for its livestream shopping platform, evolves into a unicorn.
Who Gives a Crap raises $41.5 million in a milestone moment for impact investment.