What Brexit means for retail, Social selling paying off & best ever Black Friday boost for Asos

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!

It’s a question that we’ve often asked in recent years – and it’s one that remains unanswered. It hasn’t been made clear what the practical effect would be for UK retailers, many of whom sell into Europe, both online and across sales channels.

All of that will emerge in the customs arrangements, tariffs and taxes that are agreed in the trading relationship with the European Union over the coming 11 months of the transition period. Read the full article here.

Online retail is the growth area to watch at the moment. According to a new research, the trend of social selling is starting to take hold with 57% of UK e-tailers asked believing it is already having a significant impact on their business, and almost half believing social selling will increase their revenue by more than 50%. Read the full article here.

The online pureplay reported a ‘record’ Black Friday, contributing to a better than expected sales performance over the four months. “We could not have delivered the growth rates we’ve done globally without a very smooth operation in our warehouses”…  Read the full article here.

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