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Good News from Ecommerce & Business - 14 August 2020

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The Telegraph has reported this week that 1/4 women are setting up their own business as a result of COVID-19.  Impressive stuff and surely great news for the economy.

The behemoth that is Amazon has announced it is to fill 33,000 corporate and tech jobs (with potentially eye watering pay packets).

... and if that wasn't enough, Alexa can now control your printer and Gucci wants you to spend $10,000 on a virtual dress. Yes really!


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Tech firms blaze trail with huge jobs drive. 
(The Times)


Blackburn firm's contracts soar despite coronavirus crisis.
(Lancashire Telegraph)


DS Smith profit strengthened by e-commerce demand during lockdown. 
(City AM)


1 in 4 women are now setting up their own business post-pandemic.
(Harpers Bazaar)


Pret A Manger launches coffee subscription service. 
(City AM)


DHL has taken on two new UK distribution centres as it looks to scale up its ecommerce offering in the country. 
(eDelivery)


Peloton is celebrating a 172% year-on-year hike in sales following a surge in demand for exercise equipment and workout subscriptions during Covid-19 lockdowns. 
(The Week)


More than half of Halfords’ sales took place online over the summer, as ecommerce grew by 160%. 
(Internet Retailing)


Levi’s introduces new digital experiences to target back-to-school season. 
(Essential Retail)


Etsy shares jump 6% after its surprise induction to the S&P 500.
(Charged Retail)


International, omni-channel ecommerce at heart of UK government plan to revitalise the retail industry. 
(Internet Retailing)


British Government to Help Retailers Bounce Back From COVID-19.
(WWD)


DIY retailer Castorama installs click-and-collect lockers in Poland.
(Ecommerce News)


Snap talks up ‘privacy by design’ model as TikTok circles its audience. 
(The Drum)


 

Amazon launches Alexa Print, a way to print lists, recipes, games and educational content using your voice. 
(Tech Crunch)


As the physical and virtual worlds become increasingly blurred, Gucci is designing with your avatar in mind.
(Fast Company)


Amazon (US) to fill 33,000 corporate and tech jobs, with many offering six-figure paychecks. 
(CBS News)

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