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[eMarketer] Google brings back Wallet and boosts security with virtual card solution
13-05-2022 | 08:11:42
Google relaunched its Wallet app across most markets and introduced virtual cards for online shopping, per a press release.
Publicis Groupe acquires e-commerce platform Profitero
10-05-2022 | 10:00:40
Profitero’s solutions provide actionable insights and product visibility to more than 4,000 brands and 70 million products on more than 700 retailer websites, in over 50 countries every day. 
Europe’s social commerce industry to reach $4.2 billion by 2028, report
09-05-2022 | 11:03:20
The growing interaction of consumers with brands on social media platforms, coupled with shopping functionalities offered by Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok, have supported the rise of social commerce in Europe
[eMarketer] Ecommerce isn't the saving grace Meta needs
06-05-2022 | 08:01:16
Still, the massive user bases of Meta’s social networks are seen as an ecommerce advantage.
[eMarketer] PayPal plans digital wallet engagement booster as growth slows
05-05-2022 | 08:58:03
The company added 2.4 million accounts to end the quarter with 429 million active users. Growth was well below the 9.8 million accounts added in Q4, when new users from its Paidy acquisition bolstered numbers.
WPP expands into end-to-end ecommerce with the launch of 'Everymile'
04-05-2022 | 09:52:32
WPP has launched ‘Everymile’ – expanding its offer with a new fully managed service that will provide brands with an outsourced direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce solution.
Sonepar partners with Mirakl to develop B2B electrical equipment distribution marketplace in France
20-04-2022 | 16:30:13
Sonepar, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B2B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services, is pursuing its omnichannel strategy and has entered into a partnership with Mirakl.
iO partners with UBA Academy to equip marketers with e-commerce knowledge
14-04-2022 | 09:06:39
United Brands Association (UBA) and iO have collaborated to develop the five-part video training “E-commerce in 2022” at the UBA Academy.
Havas Media launches e-commerce offering to help marketers drive growth
13-04-2022 | 10:16:00
Havas Market’s offering stretches far beyond media into e-commerce strategy, operations, analytics, and customer experience.
[eMarketer] Amazon will capture nearly 40% of the US ecommerce market in 2022
24-03-2022 | 07:02:25
Altogether, the next 14 biggest digital retailers will make up just 31.0%, with the remaining 29.5% of the ecommerce pie going to everybody else.
[eMarketer] Retail categories driving ecommerce growth
23-03-2022 | 14:30:49
Auto and parts and food and beverage will be the fastest-growing ecommerce categories; both will see double-digit growth but from a relatively small base.
[eMarketer] US in-store card users will be more than 90% of population by 2023
18-03-2022 | 06:20:04
US in-store payment card users will represent 91.0% of the population by 2023, with 68.6% being debit card users, 60.2% being credit card users, and 17.1% being prepaid card users.
[eMarketer] Twitter adds in-app storefront and expanded product display for brands
16-03-2022 | 06:09:58
Twitter Shops is an expansion of the company’s existing Shops Module, which lets brands highlight up to five products on their business profile.
[eMarketer] Traffic is the most important attribute for retail media networks
11-03-2022 | 07:31:15
The first ever eMarketer  US retail media networks benchmark report evaluates digital ad buyers’ perceptions of 11 leading retail media networks and how they perform along 13 attributes.
Ideoclick partners with Quartile to help brands navigate advertising across Amazon, Instacart, Google and Walmart
10-03-2022 | 07:33:17
The partnership is part of a broad strategy to deliver best-in-class products and services to an evolved marketplace.
[eMarketer] Retailers look to membership programs to spur growth
08-03-2022 | 08:07:10
Amazon’s subscription revenue stands to continue to soar this year thanks to an increase in the cost of its Prime membership for US subscribers.
[eMarketer] Last-mile fulfillment is the latest priority for retailers
03-03-2022 | 07:08:00
Retailers are revamping their last-mile fulfillment strategies in an effort to meet consumer demand for rapid delivery and compete effectively with Amazon.
[eMarketer] What digitally savvy Gen Z consumers expect from brands
02-03-2022 | 07:31:00
For those who had been around digital for much of their lives, however, the suddenly crowded digital ecosystem became a smorgasbord for them to snack on.
[eMarketer] Amazon’s grocery business experiences growing pains
24-02-2022 | 13:59:11
While its grocery ecommerce business remains strong, Amazon faces increased competition as retailers such as Walmart and Kroger ramp up their digital capabilities.
Laura Mignott joins VMLY&R COMMERCE as Global Chief Experiential Officer
23-02-2022 | 08:20:00
Laura will be focused on setting the agenda for a unified global experiential practice equipped to deliver next generation, immersive experiences at the intersection of culture, creativity and commerce. 
[eMarketer] Southeast Asia sees the fastest digital sales growth in the world
23-02-2022 | 07:43:37
Southeast Asia’s growth stands out even more, given that most other geographies will see only moderate increases this year.
Swiss retailer Migros selects WPP to help revolutionize its commerce offer
18-02-2022 | 09:13:38
Swiss retailer Migros Fachmarkt AG has appointed WPP as its strategic communications partner to help it reimagine the commerce experience for its specialist retail brands.
[eMarketer] Ecommerce shoppers are moving to mobile
16-02-2022 | 06:55:31
US retail ecommerce sales will exceed $1 trillion for the first time this year as the flexibility and convenience customers found during the pandemic sticks.
Lightspeed announces direct selling and advertising on TikTok via Ecwid
08-02-2022 | 07:25:37
Lightspeed Commerce Inc., a commerce platform for merchants around the world to simplify, scale, and create exceptional customer experiences, has announced that Lightspeed eCommerce merchants using the recently acquired Ecwid integration can sell to consumers directly through TikTok.
WPP and Instacart partner to accelerate online grocery advertising for CPG brands
03-02-2022 | 08:28:52
The first of its kind partnership will give WPP and its clients early insight into Instacart Ads product offerings and access to new tools and features on the platform.
VMLY&R COMMERCE appoints Gemma Spence as VP of Commerce Transformation
03-02-2022 | 08:15:36
 In this newly created role, Gemma will be responsible for refining and enabling the agency’s long-term transformation roadmap to accelerate the delivery of end-to-end creative commerce for clients globally.
boostU and BossData launch marketplace platform Merkado with support from Heylen Group
02-02-2022 | 07:23:41
This joint venture aims to respond to the growing need for support among companies that want to give marketplaces a prominent place in their business.
[eMarketer] Swelling returns force retailers to rethink the shopping experience
28-01-2022 | 07:59:05
US consumers are on track to return more than $761 billion in goods purchased in 2021, per a survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Appriss Retail.
Shopping on Social Media platforms to reach $1.2 trillion globally by 2025, Accenture study
21-01-2022 | 06:10:00
Growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025. 
[eMarketer] China’s digital grocery sales to reach nearly $200 billion in 2022
21-01-2022 | 06:02:00
China’s grocery ecommerce sales were expected to grow 24.6% in 2021 and reach $198.70 billion (RMB 1.36 trillion).
DutchFounders launches €62m seed fund to back founders building the next wave of marketplaces in Europe
20-01-2022 | 12:33:00
DutchFounders has reached the final close for its second fund, making more than €62m ($70m) available for early-stage marketplaces and so-called marketplace enablers.
Belgium shopping platform Bol.com invests in Wallonia and Brussels with the launch of a French-language website
20-01-2022 | 08:08:45
Belgian-Dutch shopping platform bol.com has launched its French-language website. For example, the Ahold Delhaize subsidiary is now also switching up a gear in French-speaking Belgium.
April Lane named E-Commerce Officer of Hearst
11-01-2022 | 13:08:41
Hearst has announced that April Lane has been named chief e-commerce officer. In this new role, Lane will lead the expansion of e-commerce and performance marketing capabilities across the organization’s consumer media businesses.
[eMarketer] in 2022, retailers in Western Europe will adopt digital tools in physical stores to drive sales
06-01-2022 | 07:42:41
In Germany, Shopify is expanding the integrated payments features and POS tools it offers retailers to make in-store purchases easier for shoppers and to link online and offline behavior, for example.
Alibaba Group announces carbon neutrality goal by 2030
24-12-2021 | 07:14:03
Alibaba Group Holding Limited has announced a pledge to achieve carbon neutrality in its own operations by 2030 and introduced a Scope 3+ target, a pioneering initiative aiming to facilitate 1.5 gigatons of decarbonization across its business ecosystem by 2035.
Quartile acquires Sidecar to form largest cross-channel e-commerce advertising platform
22-12-2021 | 06:42:05
The two companies will combine under the Quartile name, growing the brand into the world’s largest cross-channel e-commerce advertising platform.
[eMarketer] The rise of retail media is one of 2022’s top 5 retail trends
15-12-2021 | 15:33:41
eMarketer recently released the Retail Trends to Watch in 2022 report, outlining the five key trends that will most shape the retail landscape in the year ahead
Deliveroo delivers hyperlocal advertising with Ad-Lib.io
14-12-2021 | 13:45:00
With the Ad-Lib.io platform, Deliveroo has been able to augment paid social with display advertising to serve 30% more impressions in priority zones, and to achieve a CTR that is 2870% better than benchmarks thanks to dynamic templates.
[eMarketer] Direct-to-consumer brands diversify consumer experience to disrupt the retail industry
10-12-2021 | 07:06:00
According to eMarketer’s forecast, US direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecommerce sales will reach $151.20 billion in 2022, an increase of 16.9% compared to this year.
[eMarketer] Credit card applications reached pre-pandemic levels this year
09-12-2021 | 06:37:38
In October, 26.5% of US consumers said they applied for a credit card in the past 12 months—up from last October’s 15.7% of consumers who said the same, according to data from the New York Federal Reserve.
Joydeep Dey hired as global chief strategy officer on WPP’s Ford team
08-12-2021 | 07:28:04
VMLY&R has announced that Joydeep Dey will join the agency as global chief strategy officer on WPP’s Ford account, which spans marketing communications, experiences, technology, and commerce.
Amazon announces wind and solar energy projects in Germany, Italy, Spain and UK
01-12-2021 | 14:10:21
The projects will supply renewable energy for Amazon’s corporate offices, fulfillment centers, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) data centers that support millions of customers globally.
Tesco launches media and insight platform to help brands engage with customers
01-12-2021 | 13:57:02
Tesco has launched ‘Tesco Media and Insight, powered by dunnhumby’, a new platform to help suppliers and agencies engage more effectively with customers and understand their evolving needs.
[eMarketer] Italy fines Amazon, Apple $338 million for anticompetitive sales of Beats headphones
30-11-2021 | 14:59:51
The Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) has charged online retailer Amazon and Apple $228 million as a result of its antitrust investigation involving the reselling of Beats products, per Engadget.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Betting on emerging technologies to boost communication campaigns
30-11-2021 | 14:15:00
With a growing number of clients keen on tracking ROI on their communication campaigns, communication and PR companies are embracing emerging technologies including artificial Intelligence and cloud computing to deliver that value.
Essence unveils report to assist brands unlock potential of social commerce
29-11-2021 | 11:40:00
Essence has unveiled its first-ever social commerce report, which investigates the rapidly growing trend of consumers buying products and services directly on social platforms. 
[Column] Karan Singh: Maximise your engagement and battle to the top this Black Friday
25-11-2021 | 16:54:17
The Black Friday phenomenon is set to continue growing in 2021 with average budgets for consumers in the Netherlands expected to rise by 8% from last year according to research from Simon-Kuch & Partners.
Online shopping site LOHACO adopts Xandr’s Monetize Ad Server
25-11-2021 | 14:17:40
With the selection of Monetize Ad Server, ASKUL Corporation intends to use its advanced ad serving capabilities to offer new services and products to its advertising customers. 
[eMarketer] Trends disrupting the UK retail landscape
25-11-2021 | 14:14:32
The UK is one of the world’s most mature retail ecommerce markets: This year, 36.3% of total UK retail sales will be digital sales, a share second only to that of China.
E-commerce marketplace DHgate partners with Google to facilitate small exporters in overseas digital marketing
23-11-2021 | 15:10:32
With Huitou, Google’s ads solution offering will be seamlessly integrated into DHgate's marketing platform for sellers, alongside other established advertising tools offered by the e-commerce company.
Omnicom's Credera acquires BrightGen to expand digital marketing consulting depth
23-11-2021 | 15:06:17
Credera is part of Omnicom Precision Marketing Group (OPMG), the digital and customer relationship management specialist practice area within Omnicom Group Inc.
[eMarketer] Social media key to product discovery for Gen Z
23-11-2021 | 15:01:11
Gen Z taps a wider array of online and offline sources—including ratings and reviews, social media, online influencers, and in-person experiences.
[eMarketer] US retail media ad spend to surpass $30 billion mark this year
18-11-2021 | 13:09:36
US retail media ad spend will hit $31.49 billion in 2021, up 53.4% over 2020. By 2023, this figure will pass $50 billion, with the vast majority of retail media ad spend coming from ecommerce channels.
Xandr launches a new deals platform within Xandr Monetize
12-11-2021 | 15:10:00
Xandr’s Monetize SSP now offers a feature-rich, intuitive deals platform coupled with marketplace innovation which empowers sellers to drive high-value transactions with buyers.
Number of marketers set to use sales data to triple next year, study
12-11-2021 | 15:08:00
New consumer shopping habits have marketers turning to sales data to better connect consumer behavior to sales, according to a new study by The Trade Desk.
[eMarketer] Mastercard launches crypto cards in Asia to tap into demand for digital currencies
11-11-2021 | 15:18:00
The cards will convert digital tokens into fiat currency that can be used anywhere Mastercard is accepted. The initiative is part of Mastercard’s global crypto card program, which seeks to support native digital currencies as payment tools.
Mastercard and partners advance the future of sustainable commerce
04-11-2021 | 12:37:17
As part of its net zero strategy, Mastercard had already committed to meet its existing science-based targets (SBTi) for greenhouse gas reduction, which are aligned to the United Nations Business Ambition for a 1.5°C future.
BigCommerce partners with TikTok to launch advertising coupon programme for merchants
04-11-2021 | 12:24:00
Qualified merchants of all sizes based in the U.S., U.K., Australia and Canada that spend $300 on ads will receive $1,000 in advertising credits from TikTok and BigCommerce.
[eMarketer] Shopify bets on new features to capture cross-border ecommerce market
04-11-2021 | 12:06:20
In September, Shopify announced a global ecommerce hub for merchants called Shopify Markets and added B2B features to premium platform Shopify Plus last month.
Dutch-based Prosus increases stake in Delivery Hero
03-11-2021 | 10:35:51
Dutch multinational conglomerate Prosus, a major subsidiary of South African Naspers, has entered into an agreement to acquire an additional 2.5% stake in Delivery Hero, subject to regulatory approval, through its subsidiary, MIH Food Holdings B.V.
[eMarketer] China's ecommerce channel ad spending to double that of US in 2021
29-10-2021 | 14:18:14
As retail ecommerce sales in China are expected to reach $2.564 trillion in 2021 and continue to grow by double digits through 2023, advertisers will increasingly shift their attention to the vast potential of that market.
Talpa appoints Maarten Meijs as CEO
26-10-2021 | 09:19:00
John de Mol's creative, production and distribution business is ramping up its organization and has announced the appointment of Maarten Meijs as CEO. Meijs joins the company from ITV Studios where he held the position of President Global Entertainment.
[eMarketer] Walmart bets on SMS shopping
21-10-2021 | 15:57:00
Walmart is testing an SMS-assisted ecommerce tool called “Walmart Text to Shop,” in an expansion of its conversational commerce functionality, the company recently announced.
Berlin-based on-demand delivery startup Gorillas secures close to $1b Series C funding round
20-10-2021 | 09:50:00
Gorillas, the European market player in instant on-demand grocery delivery, has successfully raised close to $1 billion in Series C funding round.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Upsetting status quo with innovative offerings, partnerships
20-10-2021 | 09:15:00
As the media, advertising and marketing landscape shifts, driven by evolving market needs, competition and technological advancements, companies are launching at innovative offerings in markets in a bid to upset the status quo.
VMLY&R COMMERCE partners with Shopmatic to launch a co-branded commerce platform
19-10-2021 | 15:50:50
The agreement involves the creation of a co-branded commerce platform ‘Oh My Cart’, a one-click, channel-neutral commerce solution for client partners
[eMarketer] How shopping festivals are shaping commerce in Southeast Asia
12-10-2021 | 16:35:43
Since Alibaba held its first Singles’ Day in 2009, the event has grown into a weekslong shopping extravaganza stretching across various platforms.
[eMarketer] US retail mcommerce sales shift to smartphones
11-10-2021 | 13:15:00
In 2021, smartphone mcommerce will generate $295.41 billion in US sales, equaling 82.2% of total retail mcommerce sales.
NielsenIQ enters into two acquisition agreements to strengthen its omnichannel solution
29-09-2021 | 15:02:00
NielsenIQ, the industry player in global measurement and data analytics, has announced two key acquisition agreements --Data Impact and Rakuten Intelligence.
[eMarketer] TikTok reaches one billion monthly users
29-09-2021 | 14:27:31
TikTok has announced that it has surpassed more than 1 billion monthly users and unveiled three major marketing customization and commerce tools.
Reprise appoints Glen Conybeare as Global President Reprise Commerce
28-09-2021 | 17:06:03
Performance marketing and eCommerce specialty agency of IPG Mediabrands Reprise has announced the appointment of Glen Conybeare as Global President of Reprise Commerce.
Reprise Commerce Canada looks at how eCommerce and Amazon impacts a brand’s media strategy and profitability
27-09-2021 | 13:00:00
Reprise Commerce Canada has looked at how eCommerce and Amazon impacts a brand’s media strategy and profitability
[eMarketer] Over 80 per cent of retail and food services ordered online will be paid via cards
17-09-2021 | 12:14:00
Since the start of our forecast period in 2014, there has been a shift toward card-based payments.
[eMarketer] Shopify scales global e commerce operations with innovative tools
16-09-2021 | 15:44:02
Shopify is scaling up its international ecommerce operations with two recent developments.
Intracto Group acquires e-commerce agency We Provide
09-09-2021 | 15:39:14
The agency consists of over 40 team members, supporting clients in their online sales both in terms of strategy and implementation. Thanks to this joint step the e-commerce knowledge within Intracto Group takes a giant leap forward.
[eMarketer] US businesses explore innovative payment options post pandemic
08-09-2021 | 16:20:03
US B2B payments declined slightly faster than expected in 2020 at -7.1% as opposed to -4.9% for an actual sales value of $25.539 trillion in 2020.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Activating innovative ad solutions to grow brands portfolio, expand customer base
31-08-2021 | 15:50:54
As brands look to new and innovative ways of expanding their portfolio, expand to new markets and grow their customer base, they are embracing innovative advertising models and solutions with impressive results.
Essence expands consultancy service to help brands harness market-leading digital innovation
31-08-2021 | 12:32:28
Global data and measurement-driven media agency Essence has announced it is expanding its consulting division, housing industry-leading experts set to deliver strategic vision and bespoke digital solutions to elevate brands through the next iteration of the digital economy.
Tiktok announces partnership with Shopify
31-08-2021 | 12:30:08
TikTok is expanding its partnership with Shopify allowing merchants to add Shopping tabs and to create storefronts on their profiles.
Carousell appoints Essence as integrated media agency of record
26-08-2021 | 13:15:05
Essence has announced that it has been awarded integrated media agency of record duties for classifieds marketplace Carousell.
[eMarketer] Walmart’s retail media business records soaring revenues and more advertisers
26-08-2021 | 13:13:07
eMarketer’s latest forecast puts Walmart’s US digital advertising revenues on pace for $1.55 billion in 2021, up 53.5% for the year and representing 6.5% of US ecommerce channel ad spending
[eMarketer] Latin America’s retail ecommerce sales move to mobile devices
20-08-2021 | 13:18:34
Brazil and Mexico will be the region’s two largest retail mcommerce markets, representing 57.7% of all retail mcommerce sales in Latin America this year.
[eMarketer] Amazon commands lion’s share of US retail ecommerce sales
12-08-2021 | 16:29:31
eMarketer estimates Amazon’s ecommerce sales will rise by $168.53 billion in that time frame, to reach a staggering $386.40 billion by the end of this year.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Customer Supply Chain Amazon Collaboration Manager
02-08-2021 | 14:59:52
Logitech is directly looking for a Customer Supply Chain Amazon Collaboration Manager
[eMarketer] Social commerce in US exceeds $30 billion, China still king
07-07-2021 | 14:24:59
Social commerce sales in the US have been on an upward trajectory, and are estimated to reach $36.62 billion in 2021, marking a 35.8 per cent growth.
VMLY&R COMMERCE and Carsome tap into Muslim consumers in new Hari Raya campaign
06-07-2021 | 13:17:52
Creative Commerce company, VMLY&R COMMERCE has kicked-off its appointment as Agency of Record (AOR) for Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform Carsome, in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, with an exciting campaign for Hari Raya.
[eMarketer] Shopify new platform enhances checkout and storefront tools
06-07-2021 | 13:11:42
At the 2021 Unite conference, global e-commerce company Shopify revealed platform enhancements that give merchants more control over the look and functionality of their online storefronts.
[Vacancy] Lukkien is looking for a Senior Art Director
05-07-2021 | 10:06:00
Lukkien is directly looking for a Senior Art Director
[eMarketer] Payfac model reshaping payments ecosystem
02-07-2021 | 16:31:45
Payments facilitator, payfac, model that  that allows merchant-facing companies to embed card payments into their software—which in turn enables their customers to process payments is taking shape and redefining the payments ecosystem.
[eMarketer] Livestreaming e commerce takes shape in US
29-06-2021 | 12:00:00
Taobao, an ecommerce site and app that is part of China-based Alibaba, pioneered livestreaming ecommerce with the 2018 launch of Taobao Live, where charismatic hosts sell a raft of products to large audiences watching online.
[eMarketer] India’s strict e commerce rules target Amazon and Flipkart
24-06-2021 | 09:50:58
News that India had released strict rules targeting domestic and international ecommerce players has come as bad news for global  giants like Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart who command a huge share of the market.
[eMarketer] Target US ecommerce sales to hit $18 billion this year
23-06-2021 | 12:30:00
American retail corporation Target has defied odds to post phenomenal ecommerce growth. This year, its US ecommerce sales will hit $18.64 billion, almost as much as all its US ecommerce sales from 2016 to 2019 combined according to eMarketer.
Starcom UK wins Vinted TV media buying account
10-06-2021 | 12:33:32
Starcom has announced it has been appointed to handle TV media buying for online marketplace, Vinted, since April, in the UK.
[eMarketer] Ecommerce channel ad spending on an impressive trajectory
04-06-2021 | 10:24:08
Before COVID-19 pandemic, ecommerce channel advertising had caught the eyes of advertisers, particularly on consumer packaged goods and retailers.
VMLY&R COMMERCE launches lab to offer brands insights on Muslim consumers
04-06-2021 | 10:21:00
Focused on Malaysia and Indonesia, VMLY&R COMMERCE’s Muslim Lab aims to provide brands in the region with a stronger understanding of the countries’ 250m strong Islamic communities, across all market segments,  and Halal product categories.
Dept partners with Terra Neutra to create an e-commerce carbon positivity app
01-06-2021 | 14:29:37
ClearSky is designed to be used in Shopify stores as a way of offsetting a purchased product’s carbon footprint, in addition to the carbon footprint of its delivery which Shopify already enables shoppers to offset.
[eMarketer] Proximity mobile payments redefine transactions
26-05-2021 | 19:36:45
As the pandemic-induced social distancing and sanitizing measures drive everyday interactions, consumers are embracing contactless payments for both online and offline platforms.
[eMarketer] The rise and rise of contactless payments
07-05-2021 | 15:13:41
Covid-19 pandemic has not only shifted consumers’ shopping behaviours but also altered their modes of payment for goods and services.
[eMarketer] Amazon dominates US eCommerce
06-05-2021 | 11:08:05
Amazon’s US ecommerce sales will grow by 15.3% this year to $367.19 billion after a meteoric 44.1% rise in sales during 2020.
[eMarketer] Paypal outlines global growth strategy
22-04-2021 | 15:30:27
Global payment behemoth Paypal has announced a raft of strategies it intends to roll out as it seeks to grow its foothold in US and worldwide.
Amazon becomes Europe’s largest corporate buyer of renewable energy
20-04-2021 | 12:43:07
The company now has 206 renewable energy projects globally, including 71 utility-scale wind and solar projects and 135 solar rooftops on facilities and stores worldwide.
CaaStle brings subscription clothing rental platform to UK
15-04-2021 | 12:03:00
CaaStle, the B2B rental technology platform in the U.S., announced it will expand internationally to power subscription rental services in the United Kingdom.
[Vacancy] Scircula is looking for a Digital Marketing Strategist
15-04-2021 | 09:42:00
Scircula is directly looking for a Digital Marketing Strategist
Reprise Commerce wins DeMert Brands account
14-04-2021 | 13:57:00
Reprise Commerce has been awarded new business by DeMert Brands to build and manage the beauty expert’s online storefront, as well as develop a retail media advertising strategy.
[eMarketer] US consumers’ digital spending boosts Amazon’s e-commerce and ad businesses
07-04-2021 | 15:09:29
Besides growing its online business by double digits, the e-commerce giant also recorded a growth in advertising business by 52.5 per cent.
VMLY&R Commerce appoints Angelica Galvis as VP, Head of Art and Design in North America
31-03-2021 | 16:52:44
 In this role, Angela will be responsible for overseeing the execution of creative commerce concepts and designs for the company’s domestic and international clients with specific focus on elevating the craft of design and art direction.
[Interview] Esinam Yevu, Co-Founder, PayBox, Ghana
26-03-2021 | 12:52:54
Esinam Yevu is Co-Founder and Communications Lead at Ghanaian fintech startup, PayBox. 
Verizon Media expands commerce business, plans to launch Yahoo Shops
24-03-2021 | 15:46:11
Verizon Media, a global player in innovation, content and commerce, has announced plans to launch Yahoo Shops, a new marketplace destination featuring a curated, native shopping experience.
Staples Solutions to sell its remaining business units in Portugal, the Benelux and Finland
23-03-2021 | 15:09:00
Staples Solutions B.V. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its business units in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria and Poland.
FAO Schwarz partners with Prénatal Retail to open flagship store in Italy
23-03-2021 | 14:35:54
ThreeSixty Group is partnering with Prénatal Retail Group, toy retailers in Europe, to introduce the FAO Schwarz brand, retail store, and E-commerce concepts to Italy with an eye to expand in to Spain, France, Portugal and Benelux. 
Forrester Research Inc. names WPP as a leader among commerce services providers
23-03-2021 | 10:09:26
The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Services, Q1 2021 evaluation ranks the 14 most significant commerce providers as Leaders, Strong Performers, Contenders or Challengers against their current offering, strategy and market presence.
Snap acquires tech startup Fit Analytics
22-03-2021 | 15:32:54
Snapchat's parent company Snap has acquired Fit Analytics, a technology start-up that has built technology to help shoppers pick the right-sized clothing and footwear when they shop online.
Amazon Music launches mobile app for fans to find merchandise from their favorite artists
12-03-2021 | 11:10:13
Artist merchandise will now appear in the Amazon Music app on participating artists’ pages, side-by-side with their songs, albums, live streams, and music videos.
VMLY&R COMMERCE promotes Elke Van Tienen to Global Head of People
10-03-2021 | 13:58:56
VMLY&R COMMERCE has announced the promotion of Elke van Tienen, Chief People Officer (EMEA) to Global Head of People with immediate effect.
[eMarketer] On-demand food delivery services on meteoric rise
10-03-2021 | 13:55:53
There has been a pandemic-induced shift in how consumers order their food with online purchases now increasing exponentially since the onset of the pandemic.
Dept partners with Salesforce to develop quick-launch commerce solution for brands
09-03-2021 | 15:22:00
International digital agency Dept has teamed up with Salesforce to develop a quick-launch commerce solution that enables brands to be up and running with a fully-functioning e-commerce site in a matter of weeks.
[eMarketer] Grocery purchases go digital in the wake of pandemic
05-03-2021 | 15:22:19
Food and beverage category recorded the highest online commerce growth in the USA in 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 according to a report by eMarketer.
Brands to be challenged by growing power of online retailers, dentsu report
05-03-2021 | 14:33:11
 The research shows how the pandemic has accelerated many of the long-term trends facing brands.
WPP acquires mobile technology provider NN4M
03-03-2021 | 12:50:51
WPP has announced that Wunderman Thompson has acquired NN4M, a mobile commerce partner for global brands.
[Interview] Frank Carvalho, Managing Director, Brand New Galaxy, Amsterdam
25-02-2021 | 16:10:36
Frank Carvalho is an award-winning business leader focusing on marketing innovations that make a difference with more than 25 years of genuinely global experience. 
Boggi Milano partners with Tulip to enrich clienteling experiences in Italy
18-02-2021 | 15:08:00
Tulip, a global leader in cloud-based retail mobile solutions, announced that Italian menswear brand Boggi Milano has selected Tulip for its mobile retail solutions.
Brand New Galaxy Launches Western European Operation in Amsterdam
17-02-2021 | 08:59:18
The rapidly growing global marketing and technology company, Brand New Galaxy launches their Western European Operation in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
[eMarketer] Eccomerce to account for more than half of China retail sales
12-02-2021 | 13:11:50
In what is poised to be historic and a global first, 52.1 per cent of all retail sales in China this year will be from ecommerce according to a forecast by emarketer.
[eMarketer] Amazon's worldwide ecommerce sales to grow by nearly 12% to $532.20 billion in 2021
08-02-2021 | 13:15:30
In 2021, Amazon's worldwide ecommerce sales will grow by nearly 12% to $532.20 billion. That gives it a 12.1% share of the global ecommerce market.
Mastercard pledges net zero emissions, innovates for collective climate action
27-01-2021 | 12:27:00
Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
[eMarketer] Covid-19 pandemic pushes retail eCommerce to new heights
25-01-2021 | 08:40:27
The coronavirus pandemic changed media behaviors in 2020, driving up consumption of TV and digital video. Quarantines also changed the retail landscape, boosting ecommerce and digital food service significantly.
Havas Media launches Havas Market e-commerce offering
20-01-2021 | 10:02:22
From the point of view of Havas Media Group, e-commerce is to be seen as a holistic challenge. The agency is consequently bundling its expertise in the areas of DTC, marketplaces and digital drive to retail on a global level in the Havas Market unit. 
UK's Deliveroo partners with Button to drive incremental sales
13-01-2021 | 09:43:59
Button, mobile commerce technology company, announced that Deliveroo, online food delivery company in Europe and Asia, has launched with Evolution™.
[eMarketer] 5 digital trends in China to watch in 2021
12-01-2021 | 08:40:00
Despite 2020 being a tough year for China and the world with the outbreak of COVID-19, China is looking at 2021 with optimism as next generation technology and mass rollout of coronavirus vaccine return the world to normalcy.
Ippies joins Bonusway
30-12-2020 | 16:17:00
Bonusway, a leading European online rewards program operating actively in 17 countries, has completed its second acquisition in the Netherlands by acquiring Ippies, a points-based Dutch online rewards platform
Fashion tech startup uSizy helps UK retailers brace for record sales of £28 billion this Christmas
22-12-2020 | 12:28:00
In the wake of recent retail closures across the UK, fashion technology startups are delivering much-needed innovation to help merchants maximise online sales and optimise unprecedented digital demand this Christmas.
Amazon becomes world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy
17-12-2020 | 09:05:00
Amazon has announced 26 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects totaling 3.4 gigawatts (GW) of electricity production capacity, bringing its total investment in renewable energy in 2020 to 35 projects.
Fashion brand Gant selects Dept to design and build e-commerce platform
26-11-2020 | 10:40:00
To keep up with the currently changing consumer behaviour and tech developments, fashion brand Gant has decided to reinvent its digital platforms, starting with the DACH-region website.
Geometry partners with EyeM on initiative that offers adland creatives a lifeline during pandemic
20-11-2020 | 11:38:00
EyeEm has partnered with Geometry, WPP’s end-to-end Creative Commerce agency, to support and empower the global creative industry adversely affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic to launch #UpForCollab.
WPP launches VMLY&R Commerce, an end-to-end creative company
18-11-2020 | 11:38:55
WPP has announced the launch of VMLY&R Commerce, a new end-to-end “Creative Commerce Company” combining the talent and scale of two thriving global offerings.
Freed of London handcrafts new line of children's glitter dance shoes
17-11-2020 | 16:24:00
Freed of London, a UK-based company that creates and manufactures professional level dance shoes since 1929, has handcrafted Dreamy Dancers new line of children's glitter dance shoes, now available on Amazon.
TikTok announces new partnership with Shopify and Sony
11-11-2020 | 14:24:00
TikTok has announced two new partnerships in the recent past. The first is a global partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify and the second is a new music licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment.
Isobar develops ecommerce platform for LOUIS XIII
10-11-2020 | 09:43:51
The LOUIS XIII cognac brand has chosen Isobar, the digital experience agency of the dentsu group, to conduct the design and development of its new immersive website and e-boutique.
Reprise launches global eCommerce unit, Reprise Commerce
10-11-2020 | 09:41:17
Reprise, the global performance marketing agency of IPG Mediabrands, has launched Reprise Commerce, a new global specialty eCommerce unit.
ARTDECO relaunches e-commerce platform with Dept support
04-11-2020 | 09:57:34
Beauty and makeup giant ARTDECO has relaunched its online shop across nine countries and seven languages.
Instagram expands shopping to IGTV and reels
13-10-2020 | 09:52:40
Instagram has announced an expansion of its in-app shopping, with a global roll out of its Instagram Shopping service across IGTV and a soon to start test of shopping within its recently launched short form video platform Reels.
Outbrain launches Carousel, an interactive smartad format
09-10-2020 | 13:25:00
Outbrain, the world's discovery and native advertising platform on the open web has launched Carousel, an interactive Smartad format.
Abris invests in Polish e-commerce delivery solutions provider
07-10-2020 | 16:50:19
Mavason, subsidiary of Abris CEE Mid-Market III LP fund, managed by Abris Capital Partners., has signed an agreement with the fund 21 Concordia and its founders to purchase the majority of shares in R2G Polska Sp. z o. o.
VMLY&R partners with Profitero to help brands optimize ecommerce marketing performance
22-09-2020 | 09:54:22
VMLY&R has announced a partnership with Profitero, an ecommerce analytics platform. The alliance involves a first of its kind “open ecosystem” which connects retail digital shelf analytics, media agencies and ad tech platforms.
Rokt appoints Pascal Ehrsam as SVP of Marketing
19-09-2020 | 08:10:10
Rokt, a global e-commerce technology company, has announced the addition of Pascal Ehrsam as Senior Vice President of Marketing.
Amazon announces first recipients of investments from $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund
17-09-2020 | 21:03:00
Amazon has announced the first recipients of investments from The Climate Pledge Fund: CarbonCure Technologies, Pachama, Redwood Materials, Rivian, and Turntide Technologies.
Amazon advertising Demand Side Platform agency Clear Ads dominates DSP business UK
10-09-2020 | 15:03:00
Clear Ads, Amazon's advertising demand side platform agency is currently dominating the Demand Side Platform (DSP) business in the UK.
eBay is expanding its management of payments to France, Italy and Spain
10-09-2020 | 08:45:00
As part of modernizing its marketplace and creating a more streamlined experience for customers, eBay is expanding its management of payments to France, Italy and Spain in the first quarter of 2021.


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