Trouva, the online marketplace that specialises in offering hard-to-find pieces from a wide variety of retailers, has received an investment boost and plans to use the cash to fund its European expansion.
The extent to which UK Christmas shopping has moved online can be seen from a new study by parcels carrier Royal mail. It said that almost half of festive shoppers do most of their shopping online during this period.
Black Friday week may be upon us, but a new report suggests that the event as a whole has "had its day". Home delivery specialist ParcelHero said this Black Friday is likely to see stalling growth in overall e-spend.
E-tail giant Zalando launched a raft of Cyber Week offers on Monday with the company saying the deals aren't just about driving sales but are an important strategic move in boosting its customer acquisition.
Mintel expects a "respectable" sales increase for UK stores in December, despite the ongoing shopping shift to Black Friday. And while electricals will be a big focus, fashion and beauty are also key for festive spend.
Britain’s Hut Group has grown remarkably fast over the past decade, and it hopes the launch of two new debt facilities will give it the further boost it needs to become the global leader in online beauty.