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Ecommerce News #10: positive news from the world of e-commerce

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Here are the latest ecommerce stories showcasing how the sector is booming and how this is set to continue as the habits of consumers' change.

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Last week, what should have been headline news was tucked away on page 5 in The Times and lost at the bottom of my BBC News App - deaths in London are now lower than average at this time of year.  Finally, other nasty occurrences are now beginning to take over from the virus stories.  

There is a swelling movement, some might say a ramping up, within the hospitality industry of companies saying that rather than waiting for an official green light from the government they will be opening their doors to business on 4th July come what may.

Meanwhile, back at Tame Towers, business is maybe not booming but it is certainly brisk; there is certainly a fair amount of movement in the jobs market at the moment.  Keep in touch!

COVID-19 to add £5.3bn to UK e-commerce in 2020, Edge by Ascential finds.
(Retail Times)

L’Oréal glimpses its digital future amid pandemic.
(Financial Times)

easyJet has today relaunched flights from 22 airports across Europe for the first time since operations ceased at the end of March as a result of the pandemic.
(Breaking Travel News)

Ecommerce Surged Above Holiday Levels in May, Pointing to a Huge Q2 for Amazon and Others.
(The Street)

Growth in retail ecommerce will spike this year, followed by a slight recalibration in 2021 and strong growth thereafter. We expect ecommerce will account for an ever-greater proportion of total retail sales.

Boohoo sales surge as it pays £5.25m for Oasis and Warehouse brands.
(The Guardian)

Asics on keeping pace with the coronavirus ‘running boom’.
(The Drum)

Shares in online fashion retailers Zalando and ASOS jumped after the German company said it expects a big increase in second-quarter sales and operating profit as coronavirus lockdowns accelerate a shift to ecommerce.

Food manufacturers see e-commerce opportunity as online sales in the UK are set to surge by £5.3bn, thanks to the lockdown instigated in the wake of the coronavirus.
(Food Manufacture)

Hornby sales on track as hobbyists shop online.

Kroger CEO: Digital sales have soared more than 100% last two months.
(Biz Journals)

YouTube announces a new shoppable ad format.

E-commerce boost is about more than Amazon.

The dramatic consumer shift to Digital 3.0 — predicted months ago by the PYMNTS COVID-19 tracker work — is accounting for almost half of the retail growth in the US.

E-Commerce Boom to Aid Packaging Industry Amid Coronavirus Crisis.

Mastering TikTok Mobile Ads: Takeaways from Six Months in the Self-Serve Beta.

Covid-19 has brought untold hardship to Africa, but lockdowns are also driving a move to online shopping in a continent where it has been slow to take off.
(CNN Business)

Etsy is hopping on the AR bandwagon as well, with the launch of an updated iOS app that uses augmented reality features to help consumers shopping for wall art specifically.

Ryman is revamping its digital marketing strategy.
(Essential Retail)

E-Commerce Boom to Aid Packaging Industry Amid Coronavirus Crisis.


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