Ecommerce & Business News - 25 January 2021
The best news so far seems to be that we are nicely over this current peak in infections and this is even beginning to show up in hospitalisations, and the vaccination programme is going impressively well despite the media trying to find endless flaws and bad news stories. The government finally seem to be getting a grip on trying to stop people flying into the country willy nilly... so all going in the right direction. And in a final plus - there is distinctly more daylight around!
Meanwhile the ecommerce good news stories keep rolling in - see below for the latest batch and as always, do get in touch, even if it is just for a quick chat and a catch up.
Fast ecommerce growth at The Works spurs further multichannel investment.
Small Scots businesses are moving online to avoid closures and seeing benefits.
(The National Scot)
John Lewis raises profit forecast after resilient Christmas performance.
Hunter posts 88 percent rise in Q4 online sales.
Hermes delivered 250 million more parcels last year amid ecommerce boom.
Burberry has posted a spike in online sales during the golden quarter as it hailed “good progress” on its transformation strategy.
Dixons Carphone has posted an increase in sales during the crucial Christmas trading period.
Wolf & Badger online sales rocket.
Rapha freewheels through the pandemic as cycling demand booms.
Hotel Chocolat sales climb as digital initiatives accelerated.
Victoria Beckham’s Sales Returned to Growth in 2019.
(Business of Fashion)
Seasalt sales rise as it expects “higher percentage of digital sales” this year.
China, U.S. to fuel Remy Cointreau recovery after strong third quarter.
Kroger is testing a new Smart Cart that lets shoppers skip the checkout line.
YouTube is testing new shopping features allowing creators to sell to fans.
InPost rolls out digital receipts to make them as “contact free as possible”.
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