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UK & International Ecommerce News Roundup - 4 October 2021

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Unless you've been on a digital detox or living in a cave, you'll know that Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp experienced a 6 hour outage last night.

Twitter totally won the evening with their cheeky "Hello literally everyone" tweet, and responses and memes flooded in from the usual suspects McDonalds, Starbucks, Innocent and Netflix (amongst so many others). 

If you ever needed proof of how powerful a great social media manager can be, last night was a case in point.

When the sh*t hits the fan, a good sense of humour and wit will always carry people through.

So without further ado, 
"knock knock"
"who's there?"

"howl, who?"
"howl you know unless you read this week's ecommerce & digital news"



Depop launches new ‘Charity Seller Programme’ after charity listing skyrocket 600%.
(Charged Retail)

Lancôme trials its first virtual pop-up store in the UK.
(Internet Retailing)

Ted Baker announces digitally driven Street Party Sessions series.
(Retail Gazette)

Card Factory revenue smashes £116m despite lower footfall.
(Retail Gazette)

Dreams’ profits increase as online sales surge.
(Retail Week)

UK's ASOS to invest £14 mn in a tech hub in North Ireland.



Aldi to open first checkout-free store to the public in The Netherlands.
(Charged Retail)

Otto leads online furniture in Germany with 1.5 billion euros in 2020.
(Ecommerce News)

H&M expands its ecommerce business as shoppers shift online.
(Internet Retailing)

Zalando invests in Infinited Fiber Co's textiles regeneration plans.
(UK Fashion Network)

Gucci’s new experimental, multimedia online store space, Vault.
(Fashion United)

Woolworths launches online marketplace to take on Amazon.
(UK Fashion Network)



Etsy has launched The Etsy House – their first-ever interactive, augmented-reality experience.

TikTok lets top creators sell trending videos as NFTs.
(The Drum)

Tesco’s new ‘Clubcard Pay+’ will give shoppers loyalty points when the shop elsewhere.
(Charged Retail)

Leaked documents show how much Ted Baker, Sephora, Zara and MAC pay their Instagram influencers.
(Charged Retail)

TikTok reaches a billion active users.
(Social Media Today)



Sephora completes £132m acquisition of Feelunique.
(Retail Gazette)

Claire’s files for IPO 3 years after bankruptcy.
(Retail Gazette)

Animal-free dairy and food innovation company, Perfect Day, has announced that it has raised $350 million in a Series D funding round. 

Reachdesk closes $43 million Series B to bring its world-first global intelligent gifting platform to even more businesses worldwide. 

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