23 Aug The Ecommerce News Roundup – 23 August 21
Whether you’ve had a staycation or been abroad, we hope you’ve managed to enjoy some time off over the past few weeks to catch up and re-set before having to think about your next work project (or worse – getting the kids ready to go back to school)!
… and if you’re still looking forward to your break, well, we’re just jealous!
In the spirit of taking a break, why not take 5 minutes to enjoy this week’s ecommerce & digital news roundup.
UK ECOMMERCE NEWS
Boots and Deliveroo to pilot on-demand beauty delivery.
Sales at Hotter Shoes rise, driven by online and offline purchases.
Amazon sellers make up 5.5% of UK’s retail sales.
INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE NEWS
Björn Borg posts Q2 profit, sales up 10% with e-commerce seeing an increase of 12.6%.
Amazon ‘plans department stores’ in US.
China’s JD.com adds record new users in Q2 amid regulatory tightening.
B-Glowing Experiences Rapid Sales Growth In Second Quarter Of 2021.
PayPal launches crypto buying and selling in the UK.
JD links with Nike, TikTok for UK’s first virtual shoe try-on.
(UK Fashion Network)
Ocado poaches ex-Amazon AI and robotics expert to help “make the most” of its tech.
In growing battle with TikTok, Facebook to test ‘Facebook Reels’ in the US