Good News from Ecommerce & Business - 28 September 2020
Well - we were beginning to feel a bit foolish with our prediction about avoiding a lockdown last week but actually the trends do seem to be proving us right. BoJo's announcement really was just tinkering at the edges and all the figures that matter have now been reducing in a consistent manner that blows away any immediate worry of exponential growth in hospitalisations and deaths. Let's hope that the general public come to the same conclusion soon too.
So the good news is that people calling 111 have dropped dramatically, the number of people being admitted to hospital is steady and at a very low number. In Spain and France numbers are steady or dropping too.
Here is my favourite keystone stat to watch
And here is a commentary on what is going on in Spain
Meanwhile, we continue to feel very lucky to be in a booming sector of the economy and are very much back to pre-covid levels of business, so here's some of the great news coming out of ecommerce right now.
As always, keep in touch!
Mytheresa's e-commerce revenues jump 20%.
Joules ‘encouraged’ by recovery despite sales slide.
Pandemic has ushered in Great Awakening for luxury ecommerce.
Nearly 1 in 4 Brits now “practically addicted” to online shopping.
UK ecommerce businesses report revenue spikes in excess of 15% since the lockdown.
Brands to spend $59bn on e-commerce advertising in 2020.
In-app pandemic shopping surpasses 2019 golden quarter by 12%.
Covid-19 Is Driving Some Brands to DTC.
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