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The Ecommerce News Roundup – 21 December 2020

There really is still a lot of good news out there! ‘Adapt, improvise and overcome’ is one of many useful aphorisms from the mental toolkit of the Royal Marines (one of the others was ‘grab, twist and remove’…!)

Please remember that despite the fact you are now going to be spending Christmas in the same place you now call the office; you need to step away from that laptop!

Have a wonderful Christmas, however you’re spending it…

UK ECOMMERCE

The Cornish Fishmonger nets ecommerce gain.
(Daily Express)

Corona defies coronavirus link with extra £68m sales.
(The Grocer)

New e-commerce platform Parfum Muse is preparing to shake up the luxury niche fragrance space with its online debut.
(Cosmetics Business)

The Watches of Switzerland Group launches virtual boutique in UK to boost high-end customer sales and service.
(Retail Times)

Hamleys Toy Shop launches on eBay.
(365 Retail)

Online car retailer Cazoo acquires UK-based car subscription platform Drover.
(tech.eu)

Travis Perkins sales rise thanks to DIY demand.
(Retail Gazette)

Frasers Group’s luxury store Flannels has unveiled plans to open 15 new stores in the next five years.
(Retail Week)

GoHenry, a pre-paid card and finance app for 6-18 year olds, raises $40M
(TechCrunch)

Thrasio: €220 million to acquire Amazon sellers in UK.
(Ecommerce News)

Made gives staff share options windfall after lockdown boosts sales.
(The Guardian)

INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE

Second quarter revenues for Nike, Inc. increased 9% to 11.2 billion dollars.
(Fashion United)

Adidas will keep opening new stores despite Covid e-commerce surge, CEO says.
(CNBC)

Amazon doubles reach in the Netherlands.
(Ecommerce News Europe)

Amazon has pocketed 40% of all new online spend during the pandemic.
(UK Fashion Network)

China Luxury Goods Market to Grow 48% This Year, Says Bain and Tmall.
(WWD)

Kroger debuts on list of Top 10 US ecommerce companies.
(ecBiz Solutions)

James Minter
jamesminter@hanningtontame.com

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



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