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Ecommerce & Business News - 01 February 2021

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Good News Stories This week...

In a clear demonstration of the dominance of e-commerce vs bricks and mortar, ASOS has now acquired the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands.  To be fair to the high street this is really proving the point that business survival depends on investing in the business rather than very large yachts!

The ability of the media to find pockets of pessimistic news is still astonishing but it does now seem clear that we are beyond the latest peak and that the Government has mounted an extremely impressive vaccination campaign.  8th March may not be the end of home-schooling for everyone but at least it may mark the beginning of the end.

...and as the below shows, the ecommerce juggernaut rolls on...


Nivea preps DTC site to capitalise on ecommerce surge.
(Marketing Week)

Screwfix sales hit £2bn as store estate grows.
(Retail Week)

Facebook revenue lifted by ecommerce push during pandemic.
(Daily UK News)

Feelunique delivers sales growth in “transformational” year.
(Retail Gazette)

Whisk adds Sainsbury’s to its recipe-to-shopping list platform.
(Internet Retailing)

ScS sales rise as post-lockdown orders soar.
(Retail Week)

Hawes & Curtis has launched a loungewear collection for the first time.
(Retail Gazette)

ThirdLove personalizes ecommerce with virtual “Fitting Room”.
(Fashion United)



Prada CEO sees revenues rising to 5 billion euros in 4-5 years.

Record iPhone sales for Apple as quarterly revenues rise to $111bn.
(Sky News)

Ecommerce in Germany was worth €83.3 billion in 2020.

Kimberly-Clark Reports Organic Sales Growth Of 6% In FY2020.
(ESM Magazine)

Iceland expands Uber Eats partnership offering 20-minute delivery on hundreds of items.
(Charged Retail)

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