22 Feb The Ecommerce News Roundup – 22 February 2021
Well we seem to be in such a good place that we can all start getting upset about Brexit again!
The vaccination programme continues its impressive march onwards and with Israel slightly ahead of us to point the way forwards it will hopefully help us to avoid any pitfalls.
Summer is on its way and it looks like our children are going back to school in just a few weeks.
Oh, and of course, there are more good news stories below with continuing reports of record growth for all businesses able to execute well on-line…
UK & IRELAND ECOMMERCE
Moonpig posts “strongest ever trading week”.
Unilever builds new ‘Grocery Now’ team to capture rapid delivery demand.
Demand for sustainable homewares sees refurbished furniture sales on eBay skyrocket.
Ocado launches UK’s largest dedicated B-Corp range in major sustainability push.
Virgin Wines plans stock market float amid ecommerce boom.
ASOS begins targeting Topman and Topshop customers with multi-million pound campaign.
(The Industry Fashion)
M&S to begin rolling out new clothing brand tie-ups online.
Surge in Irish retailers with €1m online sales in ecommerce boom.
Clothing retailers reduce presence in malls as growth ecommerce expected to continue.
Fast Retailing becomes world’s most valuable fashion firm.
Moncler beats forecasts with 8% sale rise in fourth quarter.
Foot Locker to invest $275 million in 2021, with focus on digital.
China becomes first country to see ecommerce surpass 50% of retail sales.
Walmart rides soaring holiday demand to beat same-store sales estimates.
Carrefour eyes more savings as 2020 core profits rise.