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The Ecommerce & Digital Weekly - 6th June 2022

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Back to work for the last half of the Summer term! 

Judging by the huge number of unfortunate people stuck abroad after half term, demand remains high, but as an economy we are still struggling to get supply chains and employment back to normal. 

In a misplaced feeling of nationalist exceptionalism, I thought this was just a British problem but twitter reported that Schipol had the same challenges....

On another note, here's this week's digital & ecommerce news.


"Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."

(Winston Churchill)

SOCIAL MEDIA & PLATFORM NEWS -  Meta, Twitter, Snapchat... 

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Meta tests new avatar reactions in Instagram stories.
(Social Media Today)

Twitter adds new option to pin tweets within communities.
(Entrepreneur News)

Snapchat launches 'Dynamic Travel Ads' to help travel marketers.
(Social Media Today)

Instacart announces new shoppable video and display advertising products.
(PR Newswire)

Meta adds new Calls tab to its Messenger app for iOS and Android.
(The Verge)

YouTube launches new process to connect your mobile with your TV.
(Social Media Today)

Twitter experiments with new ways to enable custom algorithm controls.
(Social Media Today)



met averse VR

Banks are carving out their own spaces in the metaverse.
(Marketing Dive)

Gucci has launched Gucci Town, an experience on gaming platform Roblox.


UK ECOMMERCE NEWS - KitKat, Jigsaw ...

UK Ecommerce Newsletter

KitKat challenges mobile users to AI-powered staring contest.
(Marketing Dive)

Jigsaw reports strong performance.



International ecommerce newsletter

Walmart to add four ecommerce warehouses to speed deliveries.
(Yahoo Finance)

Online pet retailer Chewy's sales up nearly 14% in Q1.
(Retail Dive)

Levi’s aims for $10B in revenue in 5 years with goal of tripling ecommerce.
(Retail Dive)

Prada plans monthly product, NFT drops.
(Marketing Dive)

Victoria's Secret launches online marketplace dominated by women.
(Marketing Dive)

Rockstar Energy announces partnership with Gaming Group NRG.

Bed Bath & Beyond launches new private label for the home.
(Retail Dive)


IN THE MARKETS - Pinterest, Lets Do This, AppOmni ...

In the markets newsletter

Pinterest to acquire AI powered shopping platform The Yes.
(The Retail Bulletin)

Endurance events marketplace Let’s Do This raises $60m in funding.

Asda owner, the Issa brothers, are close to walking away from buying Boots.
(Retail Gazette)

Bidnamic secures €4.7M to drive revenue & profits from Google Shopping ads.
(Silicon Canals)

AppOmni raises $70M to find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks.

Ricoh acquires Pure AV extending meeting & workplace management.

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