Facebook has expanded its ecommerce features with a new ‘Shop’ bookmark that gives users in the UK and Canada the ability to browse virtual storefronts.
In 2020, the FTSE Media sector set a new annual record for the number of profit warnings issued in a year with 81% attributed to COVID-19, according to data from the latest EY Profit Warnings Report.
Weetabix Food Company has reported a surge in sales of its cereal, after it tweeted a controversial pairing with Heinz Beanz as part of a Sainsbury’s promotion.
British shoppers spent £1.4bn on groceries online during the month of January, a growth of 121% in the last four weeks ending 30th January. A large proportion of this expenditure was from new online shoppers who spent an equivalent of £770m, reveals new data released today by NielsenIQ.
Boohoo has bought Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton in a £25.2m deal set to transform the fashion brands into online-only platforms, resulting in 2,450 job losses.
As iconic international high street retail brands like Topshop and Debenhams go online-only, the pandemic is driving the most extreme transformation in the clothing industry, questioning the viability of traditional business models.
Google has retained its top spot in the UK, while Amazon.co.uk grew 40% in traffic in 2020 alone compared to the previous year, according to new research looking at the most popular web domains in the UK.
Tik Tok has surpassed Snapchat in time spent among adult users in 2020, according to new research from eMarketer.
The UK Government is using Sky Media’s innovative ‘One Campaign’ advertising proposition for it’s new Covid-19 advertising campaign ‘Look into my eyes’.
The UK’s ad market is forecast to recover from Covid-19 faster than the US, China and the rest of Europe this year with the vaccine rollout and greater certainty around Brexit allowing an “overcorrection” despite continuing fragility.
Fashion retailer Boohoo has bought collapsed rival Debenhams for £55m to relaunching it as an online only store.
Marketers have enjoyed a confidence boost with a net balance of 18.1% more confident about the financial prospects of their company than three months ago, according to the latest IPA Bellwether report.
Diversity and inclusion has been cited by senior professionals as the data and marketing industry’s biggest challenge, according to the Data & Marketing Association’s (DMA) latest research,
Aldi has announced it is pledging to donate 10 million meals to feed hungry families across the country in 2021.
Democracy activist and political heavyweight – the UK’s former deputy leader of the House Of Commons on how small teams can think big with new digital tools.
The Hairy Bikers have announced the launch of their new ecommerce site as a one-stop shop for all Hairy Bikers kitchenware merchandise, such as pots, pans and cookbooks.
British retail suffered its worst annual performance for sales growth on record in 2020, new figures reveal.
Vodafone is giving small business free broadband for 2021. This offer is part of a 36-month plan to all small businesses across the UK.
From the economic effects and catastrophic loss of life brought on by the pandemic to the growing climate emergency, 2020 was year many would want to forget. But beyond the tragedy and uncertainly there were many positive stories of unity against adversity – and the digital marketing sector was no different. We take a month-by-month look back at how advertisers and tech giants alike adapted to a year like no other.
YouTube UK has launched ‘The Rise’, a first-of-its kind launch and celebration of the voices who are keeping Britain on the cutting edge of culture and creativity around the world.