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Asos trials AR tool See My Fit

Asos

Asos has started a test with See My Fit, an augmented reality tool that shows a product in different sizes and on different body types. Asos is the first retailer in Europe to test the technology. Continue reading

UK delivery platform Sorted hits £1 billion milestone

Sorted

Sorted, a delivery software startup from the United Kingdom, has reached a nice milestone. The value of goods it has shipped to date has reached the 1 billion pounds mark. All in all, it was a great year for the startup, which saw its client base increase by 200 percent. Continue reading

Ebay and Amazon: 90% of UK online marketplace spend

Europe wants to better protect sellers on marketplaces

The total spend via UK online marketplaces is forecast to reach over 30.4 billion euros in 2019. It’s also expected to rise 15.2 billion euros over the next five years. This corresponds to an increase of 50.1 percent. And it’s mostly Amazon and eBay who dominate the online marketplaces market. Continue reading

Takeaway confirms bid for Just Eat

Takeaway.com

Dutch food delivery group Takeaway has confirmed it wants to acquire its British competitor Just Eat. If Just Eat and Takeaway successfully end talks, the combined company will be one of the largest food delivery companies in the world. Continue reading

UK consumers want better info around sustainable purchases

Environment

Consumers in the United Kingdom want greater transparency and product information around sustainable purchases. Almost two thirds of young consumers would even reconsider their purchasing decision if retailers better communicated the impact they have on the environment. Continue reading