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Ecommerce & Business News 17 August 2020 - The Good News

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Good News Stories This week

Mango is moving forward in the digital transformation of its customer service by launching a chatbot.
(Fashion United)

HelloFresh is sizzling as demand for recipe box kits send shares soaring 150% this year.
(Market Watch)

Dr Martens delivers ‘exceptional’ profit growth.

Just Eat Takeaway first-half revenue, profit surge on lockdown boost.

Asos shares surge as FY profits, revenue to beat expectations. 

Lidl launches Lidl Plus instant rewards app offering weekly prizes and guaranteed coupons.
(Charged Retail)

Co-op’s rapid delivery partnership with Deliveroo has been extended to 400 stores in the UK,
(Essential Retail)

Weetabix revenues in Q3 increased 3.1% thanks to consumers spending more time on breakfast during the Covid-19 crisis. 
(The Grocer)

Ralph Lauren has announced a unique partnership that enables people to acquire branded apparel for use on social media platform Snap’s personalised emoji service, Bitmoji.
(Essential Retail)

Foot Locker has reported an 18 percent increase in comparable store sales for the second quarter ending 1 August.
(Fashion United)

Zalando Breaks Records in Q2 as Digital Surges. 
(Yahoo Finance)

With e-retail sales expected to claim 22% of the market share by 2023, the Covid-19 pandemic could be a catalyst for airports to create or improve an e-commerce platform.
(Airport Technology)

Uber food delivery overtakes ride sharing during lockdown.
(Retail Week)

Morrisons appoints fashion and digital expertise.
(Essential Retail)

A swift switch to e-commerce has saved healthy snack start-up OLLY’S

Healthy snack start-up saves business from crashing after switching to e-commerce. 

Global sales spike for UK haircare brand as lockdown sparks self-care boom.
(Business Matters)

John Whelan: Pandemic has permanently changed the way we shop.
(Irish Examiner)

Retail lockdown and the increased reliance on online retail has triggered a significant movement in how customers plan to shop in future.
(Retail Week)

Retail sales inch up in July as lockdown measures ease. 
(Retail Week)

Fabric retailer launches curbside pickup as ecommerce booms.

MadaLuxe Group, a luxury fashion distributor, has seen its e-commerce net sales grow by 500%.
(Fashion United)

Luxury Watchmakers Are Stepping Up Their E-commerce Game.

Walmart joins forces with Instacart to boost same-day delivery credentials.
(Retail Week)

How Volkwagen's ecommerce foray has elevated customer connection (Australia).

Retail tech startup SnappBizz uses technology to connect mom-and-pop stores and FMCG companies, and has signed up over 10,000 kiranas.
(Your Story)

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