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News & Trends, Retail Types, Stores

M&S to increase online capacity with new automated warehouse

April 19, 2021

Via: Charged

Marks and Spencer have announced they are to increase their online capacity with the development of its Bradford distribution centre. The announcement comes as the part of the company’s rapid-moving ‘never the same again” initiative. The warehouse is being set […]


E-commerce, News & Trends, Retail Types

Lenzing launch sustainable fashion ecommerce platform

April 19, 2021

Via: Charged

The Lenzing Group is launching an ecommerce website based around its flagship textile brand, Tencel, in order to showcase sustainable clothing fibres. Lenzing produces wood-based viscose fibers, modal fibers, lyocell fibers and filament yarn, which are used in the textile […]


E-commerce, News & Trends, Retail Types

Online retail sales continues impressive growth of 70% in March

April 13, 2021

Via: Charged

Online retail sales growth has continued to rise throughout March, despite the promise of the high street opening up in April. IMRG’s Capgemini Online Retail Index, which displays the sales performance from over 200 retailers, shows that online sales have […]


News & Trends

February retail sales see a slight decline but remain in the right direction

March 16, 2021

Via: SCMR Editorial

United States retail sales, for the month of February saw sequential declines and annual gains, according to data issues today by the United States Department of Commerce’s U.S. Census Bureau and the National Retail Federation (NRF). Commerce reported that February […]


News & Trends

Poshmark sales top estimates in its first quarterly report as a public company, but outlook disappoints; shares fall

March 11, 2021

Via: CNBC

Poshmark’s revenue topped analysts’ estimates, in its first financial report since going public in January. But the online seller of secondhand clothing issued a weaker-than-expected sales outlook for the current quarter. Poshmark’s stock tumbled more than 12% in after-hours trading. […]


E-commerce, Others, Retail Types, Tech

Virtual shopping is set to be the next major trend in retail

January 5, 2021

Via: Charged

As anyone who has ever dared to monitor their screen time will know, the average UK adult now spends an average of 3 hours and 23 minutes on their phone every day, equating to roughly 50 days every year. As […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Experts predict “permanent shift” to online shopping as Black Friday approaches

November 9, 2020

Via: Charged

Online retail sales could grow between 35 per cent and 45 per cent this Black Friday. New research from IMRG finds that with non-essential stores closed from now until December, this year’s Black Friday will likely signal a seismic shift […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba’s Jack Ma summoned to Indian court over allegations of censorship and fake news at the retailer

July 27, 2020

Via: Charged

Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma has been summoned to a court in India amid allegations the retailer censored content seen as unfavourable to China. China’s richest man has been thrown into the increasingly hostile spat between India and China which saw […]


News & Trends

Ikea, Walmart and McDonald’s have all quietly pulled their Facebook advertising spend

July 24, 2020

Via: Charged

Ikea, Walmart and Peloton have become the latest major brands to pull their Facebook advertising spend but have all chosen to not announce it publicly. According to a new report published by Media Matters, Ikea paused its advertising on Facebook […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to reimpose limits on sellers as coronavirus cases surge throughout “most of the US”

July 15, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has warned US sellers that it will be re-imposing restrictions on the quantity of goods they can sell via its Fulfilled By Amazon (FBA) service. From August until the end of the year merchants who use Amazon’s FBA service, […]