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Asos says 50% of its leadership will be female by 2023 amid ambitious ESG pledge

September 16, 2021

Via: Charged

Asos has become the latest major fast-fashion retailer to announce ambitious sustainability goals as it launches its ‘Fashion With Integrity’ initiative. The online retail giant has unveiled a swathe of new ESG goals ranging from strict emissions reductions, supply chain […]


E-commerce

Online luxury sales driving post-pandemic recovery according to new data

September 10, 2021

Via: Charged

Online luxury retail sales skyrocketed 50 per cent over the first half of 2021 as it became the fastest growing sector thanks to a “growing digitally native middle class”. Luxury ecommerce sales across international markets are driving the post-pandemic economic […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Online retail sales drop for 4th month in a row as supply issues bite

September 9, 2021

Via: Charged

Online retail sales dropped by a further 9.3 per cent in August marking the fourth consecutive months of decline. While the UK’s ecommerce sales decline slowed slightly from July’s fall of 9.6 per cent, August’s performance was still well below […]


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Shein is now being downloaded twice as much as Amazon

September 9, 2021

Via: Charged

Shein is now being downloaded more than twice as much as Amazon as it solidifies its place as the world’s most popular shopping app. The ultra-fast fashion brand, understood to also be the world’s fastest growing ecommerce company, was downloaded […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Shopify president outlines his retail predictions for the upcoming months

September 8, 2021

Via: Charged

Shopify president Harley Finkelstein has given his predictions for the upcoming holiday season and its effects on retail on Twitter. “QR codes will continue to play a big role – the pandemic reinvigorated the use of QR codes as a […]


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Online Reviews Establish Trust & Drive Purchase Behavior

August 26, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

The ecommerce world has changed dramatically since the height of the pandemic, and now that many consumers are used to shopping online, these changes could be here to stay. Probably one of the bigger changes is the importance of online […]


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Amazon launches website to communicate with sellers over upcoming antitrust laws

August 23, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon has responded to upcoming antitrust proposals from Congress by starting a website in which it warns its sellers about incoming laws and regulations. Sellers will need to sign up to receive information from the ecommerce giant’s public policy team […]


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Alibaba’s stock hits all-time low as China continues relentless big-tech crackdown

August 19, 2021

Via: Charged

Alibaba’s shares have hit all-time lows on the Hong Kong stock exchange as the Chinese government continues its relentless crack down on tech giants. Shares in the ecommerce giant fell 11 per cent from 184HKD on Friday to 162HKD this […]


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Amazon has outsold Walmart for the first time

August 19, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon saw sales beat its rival in the US for the first time between June 2020 and June 2021, according to research firm FactSet. Consumers spent $610 billion at Amazon in the 12 month period, whereas shoppers spent $566 billion […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Ebay becomes latest to show signs the pandmic-online boom is over seeing shares dip 2%

August 12, 2021

Via: Charged

Ebay’s shares have dipped two per cent in extended trading as it became the latest online retailer to show signs the pandemic-driven online boom is ending. Ebay saw sales jump 14 per cent to $2.7 billion over the three months […]