Fast fashion dying out, Vivobarefoot to 3D print shoes & 150,000 Boots loyalty card accounts hacked. | 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!

The number of UK customers now more likely to choose more expensive but longer lasting clothes has jumped 33.8 per cent since last year, representing over half of shoppers (51.4 per cent) for the first time.

 

Fast fashion retailers are coming under threat from customers’ growing “focus on sustainability” as increasing numbers buy expensive longer lasting clothes. Read the full article here

Specialist shoe retailer Vivobarefoot has plans to launch 3D printing services in 2020, enabling its customers to get a more personalised and customised footwear.

 

“We potentially could have 3D printers in major cities around the world, and wherever you live you could send the order to that facility. And within a couple of days you could have a personal 3D printed shoe.” Read the full article here.

Boots has barred all loyalty card payments after hackers attempted to access 150,000 customers accounts using stolen passwords.

 

This follows a nearly identical attack at Tesco earlier this week, in which hackers who had obtained a list of usernames and passwords for another website attempted to access loyalty accounts which may use the same details. Read the full article here.

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