mrktplcs 28 Oct 2020: Amazon Sweden, fulfilment and warehousing, Black Friday and Peak 2020 predictions.

ICYMI Amazon Sweden launches with only about 100 local merchants. (Marketplace Pulse)

Predictions for Peak 2020 are coming thick and fast. Adobe predicts 33% YoY growth on ‘holiday’ sales. (PYMNTS)

“Online sales explode as Black Friday crumbles into months of deals, with experts predicting Americans will spend $3 billion every single day the week of Thanksgiving” (Business Insider)

Amazon also launches eco platform. “The platform was launched in the US in Sept and is being rolled out this week to the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. It supports Amazon’s wider commitment to reach the Paris Agreement 10 years early and be at net zero carbon by 2040.” (The Guardian)

Longer read: 8 key factors for successful warehousing and fulfilment. By Stuart Conroy of Activ8 (Modern Retail)

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