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Good News from Ecommerce & Business - 28 September 2020

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Well - we were beginning to feel a bit foolish with our prediction about avoiding a lockdown last week but actually the trends do seem to be proving us right.  BoJo's announcement really was just tinkering at the edges and all the figures that matter have now been reducing in a consistent manner that blows away any immediate worry of exponential growth in hospitalisations and deaths.  Let's hope that the general public come to the same conclusion soon too.

So the good news is that people calling 111 have dropped dramatically, the number of people being admitted to hospital is steady and at a very low number.  In Spain and France numbers are steady or dropping too.  

Here is my favourite keystone stat to watch
https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/healthcare

And here is a commentary on what is going on in Spain
https://geographyfieldwork.com/Coronavirus.htm

Meanwhile, we continue to feel very lucky to be in a booming sector of the economy and are very much back to pre-covid levels of business, so here's some of the great news coming out of ecommerce right now.  

As always, keep in touch!


Mytheresa's e-commerce revenues jump 20%. 
(Fashion Network)


Zalando launches re-sale platform to “bring pre-owned to the mainstream consumer”.
(Charged Retail)


Joules ‘encouraged’ by recovery despite sales slide.
(Retail Week)


M&S marks rewards app milestone with ‘free shopping’ promotion.
(Retail Week)


How Nike hit its e-commerce goal 3 years early.
(Fortune)


 

Avon ‘blows the dust off’ its brand after a digital overhaul.
(The Drum)


Aldi trials click and collect service for first time.
(METRO)


Pets at Home shares surge as customers lapping up its 'shopping experience' send profit forecasts up.
(thisismoney)


Morrisons unveils food box subscriptions to meet growing grocery delivery demand.
(Retail Week)


Pandemic has ushered in Great Awakening for luxury ecommerce.
(Luxury Daily)


Nearly 1 in 4 Brits now “practically addicted” to online shopping.
(Charged Retail)


Lime CFO On Driving Profits From Scooters.
(PYMNTS)


UK ecommerce businesses report revenue spikes in excess of 15% since the lockdown.
(Internet Retailing)


As the rest of the economy sinks under Covid-19, most startups are doing just fine.
(Quartz)


Brands to spend $59bn on e-commerce advertising in 2020.
(Yahoo Finance)


In-app pandemic shopping surpasses 2019 golden quarter by 12%.
(net imperative)


Covid-19 Is Driving Some Brands to DTC. 
(Practicle Ecommerce)

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