Each week we gather the top three eCommerce news items of the week. Here’s what stood out for us this week!
Etsy’s stock price has more than tripled since mid-March and now stands at a record high marking one of the few retail success stories to emerge from the pandemic.
The online marketplace for independent sellers has experienced a dramatic turnaround since March when its share value plummeted by more than half over coronavirus fears. Read the full article here.
Google is launching a support package to help 1 million small British businesses survive the coronavirus crisis.
Small businesses across the UK can sign up for Google’s UKOpenForBusiness package of support from today, offering a range of tools and initiatives to help them be found online.
In partnership with Digital Boost, Google will offer 10,000 hours of free mentoring to small businesses over the next 12 months. Read the full article here.
Amazon is launching the ‘Amazon Small Business Accelerator’ in a bid to help over 200,000 small UK businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amazon Small Business Accelerator launched today, offering businesses free online training programmes and a range of benefits including discounts on business supplies and PPE equipment.
Launched in partnership with small business support network Enterprise Nation, the initiative allows business to take an online ‘diagnostics test’ to determine which learning path would be most beneficial to their business. Read the full article here.