More than a third (36%) of Brits are buying more from companies with strong environmental credentials as priorities shift during the pandemic, SME and consumer research shows, with 34% of them knowingly paying extra for greener products and services
WhatsApp is entering the ecommerce race, adding a shopping button so that users engaging with brands and retailers can buy directly from their chat feed as part of an upgrade that has added a raft of new services for businesses.
Quiz today counted the cost of a “challenging year” on its multichannel fashion business as sales fell both online and offline, and one-off costs took it to a £29m pre-tax loss. And that was before the worst of the Covid-19 lockdown hit
The Hut Group (THG) today reported fast third-quarter growth both in its own online sales – and in those it manages for third-party brands. Now it is looking ahead to Black Friday and the fourth quarter of its year – which usually accounts for between 30% and 32% of sales
Gap is considering closing all of its directly-run shops in the UK as it responds to the fast changing retail environment. Instead, it is mulling an “asset light” approach to retailing that includes franchising stores while growing its digital sales as part of an omnichannel model