Covid 19 | The Scurri eCommerce weekly top 3

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Each week we gather the top three eCommerce news items of the week. Here’s what stood out for us this week!

AB Foods has used its half-year trading update to reveal that Primark sales have plunged from £650 million a month to zero after coronavirus caused the chain to shut completely.

Read the full article here.

Video game sales skyrocketed 35 per cent throughout March as demand marking the highest spend in the sector for over a decade.

 

Game-related purchases, including software, consoles and accessories hit $1.6 billion (£1.29 billion) in March according to NPD Group’s latest figures.

 

This represented a 35 per cent year-on-year increase in sales, and marks the most lucrative month of sales since they hit $1.8 billion (£1.46 billion) in 2008. Read the full article here.

Ebay is working with the NHS to create a new dedicated portal allowing frontline healthcare workers to order personal protective equipment (PPE) for free.

 

Its new portal, announced during yesterday’s Government Coronavirus briefing, will provide any primary care and social care providers on the health service’s database with access to PPE for free at the point of order directly from the NHS. Read the full article here.

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