Beringer Tame Blog


UK & International Ecommerce & Digital News Roundup - 26 October 2021

Filed in:
News

Tech Newsletter design for website (370 x 300 px)

McKinsey & Company has recently reported that Europe is getting in right when it comes to tech start-ups.

According to their data, 32% of start-ups & scale-ups have been founded in the UK with 4 defined roads to success - network, scale, product & deep tech. These businesses are also more commonly focussed on ecommerce, consumer or media industries.

It also found that scale plays achieve faster commercial success when they invest 'more heavily in sales, marketing & business development roles'. This is definitely in line with what we see when it comes to the recruiting pattern. 

If you're after some more news on all things ecommerce & digital, check out this week's newsletter.  


UK ECOMMERCE NEWS

DTC petfood specialist Butternut Box sees sales more than double.
(The Grocer)

The on-demand wine merchant taking on the grocery delivery giants.
(Charged Retail)

B&Q opens its first purpose-built digital store as the brand commits to e-commerce growth.
(Retail Gazette)

 

INTERNATIONAL ECOMMERCE NEWS

Betting firm 888 revenue jumps thanks to market expansion.
(City AM)

HelloFresh expands to Italy.
(Ecommerce News)

H&M and Lablaco launch blockchain rental service.
(Charged Retail)

Richemont and Farfetch in talks to offload YNAP.
(Fashion United)

Alibaba takes on Shein with international fashion app.
(Business of Fashion)

 

DIGITAL NEWS

Snap to help brands create augmented reality ads with new studio.
(Charged Retail)

Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name.
(The Verge)

Facebook launches digital currency wallet.
(Charged Retail)

Pinterest adds ecommerce capabilities to enable creators to earn money.
(Charged Retail)

VisionLabs unveils world’s first facial recognition payment terminal.
(Charged Retail)

 

IN THE MARKETS

Moneysupermarket.com moves for Sheffield cashback business in £87m deal.
(Prolific North)

Plant-based meal delivery service Allplants raises £38m in funding round.
(FoodBev)

Gorillas grabs $1bn to join big beasts of rapid groceries start-ups.
(The Times)

Rent the Runway announces launch of IPO.
(UK Fashion Network)

Stripe acquires Recko, its first acquisition in India. 
(Tech Crunch)

Back to News

Twitter @Beringer_Tame

9 November
Sharing all things #ecommerce  & #digital  from our latest #ecommercenewsletter  https://t.co/mH3dOh6pCJ  https://t.co/jFWmDSfmAm 

9 November
Is the future of work based on flexibility by way of autonomy? The HBR's new hybrid working study study asked over… https://t.co/GvNDNAJ6CP 

28 October
Ecommerce & digital news from around the world #ukecommerce  #ecommercenews  #internationalecommerce  #digitalnews … https://t.co/klfa9vmP7u 

20 October
We have over 15 year's experience recruiting #ecommerce  & #digital  #jobs  for many well respected brands & have a fo… https://t.co/Im0cwxDsZZ 

19 October
#testimonialtuesday #digitalrecruitment  #digitalrecruiter  https://t.co/dKfJyzHujt 

Send us your CV

Your CV * Accepted Formats: *.doc,*.docx,*.pdf,*.odt

Browse File

Newsletter signup

Get news and gossip from the e-commerce & digital world

Call me!

Simply leave us a number and we'll call you back.


Cancel