Beauty retailer Avon has revamped its digital platform to enable its reps to sell online from home, as well as access a range of mobile services that can enhance interaction with customers and deliver training to sellers
Chinese fast fashion app Shein has become the world’s largest shopping app, with combined downloads from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store worldwide hitting some 17.52 million home screens in July 2021 – more than double Amazon Shopping’s 7.46 million total downloads
New data reveals UK consumers are snubbing foreign stores online as customs and border concerns continue, with purchases from the EU dropping 14% in a year – but luxury D2C sees 50% rise in cross border sales
Retail businesses are focused on permanently shifting to online retail channels, according to a US study of more than 50 of the largest retail businesses globally, with 90% of them saying online transactions will stay at their current levels or grow
The acquisition of Drapr comes as the retail group reports a 65% rise in online sales across the group, compared to pre-pandemic 2019. But sales at its Gap and Banana Republic brands, which have historically had more of a UK presence, were both down as the retailer closed stores and rethought its European strategy.