Europe’s largest wholesale distributor of professional hair and beauty products, Pro-Duo, has partnered with digital commerce agency, Astound Commerce UK (ACUK), to upgrade its French and German ecommerce sites.
Drinks brand Campari has announced virtual reopening of three of the world’s best bars – and the public is invited to a virtual event to help to hospitality industry during the COVID-19 crisis.
Bristol Gin has faced a social media backlash after it tweeted that rioters favoured its gin due to its flammability.
Animation studio Aardman has announced the evolution of its licensing programme with new digital partners for Shaun the Sheep.
The pub and nights out with friends currently top the list of most anticipated events when the lockdown lifts, followed by live events and beauty therapy, according to new research.
Nearly half (45%) of UK adults plan to buy from certain brands and retailers less in the future specifically because of how those companies have responded to the current pandemic, with Sports Direct and Wetherspoons suffering as Tesco grows in favourability, according to new research.
Microsoft is replacing up to 50 journalists and replacing them with AI robots designed to pick suitable news stories.
Influencer trends: YouTube stars most-trusted by consumers, but young people increasingly purchasing via TikTok
Over a quarter of consumers (27%) have been influenced to purchase a product or service by YouTube influencers in the last six months, followed by 24% on Instagram and 15% on TikTok, according to new research.
Twitter has flagged down one of Donald Trump’s tweets after the president wrote “When the looting starts, shooting starts” in response to violent protests over the death of a black man in Minneapolis.
Donald Trump has threatened to “strongly regulate” or close down social media companies after Twitter flagged two of his tweets to a fact-checking page.
Vodafone and Barnardos have launched ‘The Great British Tech Appeal’, with an aim to distribute 10,000 phones and tablets to those most in need during the Covid-19 crisis.
The world’s biggest health crisis, became the world’s biggest economic crisis. Along the way many organisations changed the way they work. Internally they rapidly developed ways to support their staff, and externally they found new ways to help customers – often through radical changes to eiter what they normally offered or how they offered it.
Nearly a quarter (24%) of people working from home due to COVID-19 admit they ‘rarely’ or ‘never’ consider data protection policies or regulations when they share information with colleagues as part of their work, according to new research.
AdInMo, a programmatic ad platform for video games, has secured a $500K investment round led by Techstart Ventures, an investor in start-ups across Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Ecommerce spending as a proportion of all retail sales reached a record high for the second month running in the UK in April, at 30.7%, as locked-down Brits shift their spend online.
The UK government has confirmed that its smartphone app for tracking people who have been in contact with Covid-19 patients will not be ready for 1 June, when the next stage of the relaxation of lockdown is due to begin.
The online retail sector as a whole saw a sustained revenue increase in April, remaining at between 60% and 70% higher than it was at the beginning of March, according to new data.
Fruit chew brand MAOAM has launched an online hub encouraging parents to embrace mischievous play at home with their kids.
Ikea’s newest social media campaign for the quarantine era helps families turn lockdown into adventures, turning the retailer’s furniture in makeshift tents and castles for playtime.
Local community based online forum Nextdoor and Barclays have formed a new partnership to connect people with local businesses.