UK cross-border ecommerce sales up 57%, EU sales still outstrip non-EU

Consumers return to desktop to complete sales Moreover, the Global-e data also shows that there was a new shift towards using desktop as a preferred platform of choice for online cross-border purchasing. This is an unusual change as online sales on mobile devices (including smartphone and tablet), including cross-border purchases,…

Netflix Film 2021 Preview – RetailBlog.com Retail Business Retail Sales Retail Jobs News Blog

Power house streaming company Netflix 2021 Preview sure looks very appealing. As competition heats up with HBO Max and other streaming companies, Netflix budget seems limitless with new releases as well as spending big money on some very big names including “The Rock” and Leonardo Di Caprio. Source link

Nike’s apps played crucial role in driving engagement, 2020 digital sales growth

Nike’s mobile apps have helped to fuel sales growth during the pandemic as part of the sportswear giant’s effort to boost direct-to-consumer sales. Those apps urge people to participate in a range of activities with a gamification strategy designed to maintain loyalty, reinforce brand messaging and drive sales. With many…

Dunelm on the value of click and collect; Halfords on online growth and store closures; and Card Factory on strong online growth – but falling in-store sales

Dunelm today shows how click and collect and home delivery have helped it make up lost ground while stores are shut during Covid-19 lockdowns. The retailer says its home delivery business has doubled in size since last year, while click and collect has enabled it to replace 30% of sales…

Primark forecasts £1bn sales loss as Covid restrictions shutter stores | Primark

Primark expects to lose more than £1bn in sales during the first half of its financial year because of new restrictions brought in to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, forcing the closure of stores. Shop closures and stay-at-home orders in its main UK and European markets caused a…

GameStop adds former Chewy execs to board as digital holiday sales balloon by 309%

Dive Brief: GameStop has cut a deal with activist investment firm RC Ventures that brings in three veterans from e-commerce pet specialist Chewy to its board of directors, according to a press release issued on Monday. Coming to the retailer’s board are Ryan Cohen, the founder and former CEO of…

Violent George Floyd protests – RetailBlog.com Retail Business Retail Sales Retail Jobs News Blog

As violet protests continue around the country with a police killing of George Floyd, there are more questions than answers on what are the next steps to prevent another police killing. Heavy protests in New York, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and many other big cities costs Millions of dollars worth of…