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The Ecommerce News Roundup – 4 January 2021

Happy New Year!

Well we’re only a week into 2021 and there’s already good news to be found.  Not only can we see the beginnings of a light at the end of the tunnel with COVID-19 vaccinations already taking place, but also UK & international ecommerce are doing great things.

Enjoy this week’s pick of good news stories!


Morrisons Amazon and Deliveroo partnerships drive 190% online growth that is “hard for rivals to match”.
(Charged Retail)

The UK’s marketplace OnBuy is looking to expand into over 140 countries by 2023.
(Ecommerce News)

Aldi UK’s premium products drive record Christmas.

Maternity brand Seraphine acquired in 50 million pound deal.
(Fashion United)

Dixons Carphone rapidly switches on omni-channel as online sales surge 114%.
(Internet Retailing)

Online purchases now account for up to 70% of John Lewis sales.
(Charged Retail)

Fashion tech startup uSizy helps UK retailers brace for record sales of £28 billion.
(PR Newswire)

Vistaprint built a masks ecommerce experience in two weeks.


Prada to post 2020 operating profit after strong H2 rebound in sales.

Nike stock hits an all-time high as e-commerce powers through the pandemic.

Online marketplace Etsy saw its revenue more than double since last year.
(Charged Retail)

China is poised to become the largest luxury apparel market worldwide by 2025.
(Practical Ecommerce)

Uniqlo Japan December same-store sales up 6.2 percent.
(Fashion United)

Independent Sellers Saw Huge Growth During Holidays: Amazon.

James Minter

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

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