The Scurri eCommerce weekly top 3
Each week we gather the top three eCommerce news items of the week. Here’s what stood out for us this week!
John Lewis and Waitrose are preparing for ‘the most virtual Christmas to date’ with over 100 virtual festive events for customers.
Its Virtual Christmas Shop launched back in September, with over 64,000 visitors since opening its online doors.
Now John Lewis has revealed a season of virtual entertainment – from makeup classes for a festive Zoom party to online cooking classes with Waitrose Cookery School. Read the full article here.
Tesco is set to install thousands of solar panels, set up solar farms and roll out an all electric delivery fleet as it significantly ramps up efforts to be carbon neutral.
The UK’s largest retailer has brought forward its target to be net zero carbon emissions by a whopping 15 years, now pledging to achieve its goal by 2035.
To reach this ambitious target, Tesco says it will begin rolling out electric delivery vans as soon as this month, with plans to make its entire delivery fleet electric by 2028. Read the full article here.
Currys PC World has said it is expanding its ShopLive service after witnessing a 48 per cent rise in online traffic since stores closed due to lockdown restrictions.
The British electrical retailer expects sales this Christmas to mark its largest online sales ever.
To meet demand in the lead up to Black Friday, Currys PC World is adding more expert colleagues to its online offering ShopLive and Order & Collect service. Read the full article here.
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