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The Ecommerce News Roundup – 7 December 2020

Well V-day is here – the very first person in the UK received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine this week as part of the largest mass vaccination programme in NHS history. Surely there can’t be any bigger news than that right now?

Whilst we can’t compete with something so historically significant, we can still share the great things that have been happening in ecommerce this past week.



Henkell Freixenet has bought the remaining stake in UK online retailer Slurp as it looks to build UK ecommerce.
(The Drinks Business)

PepsiCo’s in-house technology informs radical shift to digital.
(Marketing Dive)

DHL invests in expanding its UK network following Covid-19 ecommerce growth.
(Internet Retailing)

Farmison & Co growth rockets 550% as mutton sales soar.
(The Grocer)

Floward expands to UK with launch of its online flower platform in London.

Sosandar has narrowed its half-year losses as it benefited from a spike in online sales.
(Retail Week)

Amathus to expand retail & ecommerce operations.
(The Drinks Business)

The Sheffield-based business was named eCommerce Company of the Year (Small) at the Northern eCommerce Awards.
(B Daily)

Huboo MoreTrees partnership to offset ecommerce carbon.

Symington’s returns to profit as pandemic boosts demand.
(The Grocer)

2 Sisters trumpets turnaround plan after surge in profit.
(The Grocer)

Whistl expands with ecommerce fulfilment acquisition.
(Insider Media)

OnBuy named eCommerce Company of the Year at 2020 UK Business Tech Awards.
(Toy News)

Enter the new age of Irish e-commerce.
(Silicon Republic)

Shopping app engagement shatters records over Black Friday.
(Internet Retailing)


Deutsche Post buoyed by ‘3 years ecommerce growth in 3 months’.

Guess posts improved earnings in third quarter.
(Fashion Network)

New e-commerce platform for American-made products aims to support US manufacturers, economy.
(Fox News)

How FILA transformed its e-commerce approach.
(Campaign Live)

Balenciaga to launch latest collection through a video game.
(Charged Retail)

Tiffany & Co. sales near pre-pandemic levels driven by the Chinese market and e-commerce.
(Jeweller Magazine) becomes 1st e-commerce platform to accept China’s digital currency.

James Minter

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


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