The UK Office for National Statistics has reported retail figures to the end of June. As most media has reported, retail bounced back strongly. (BBC News)
But check out the ONS graph below for Non-store Retail in the same period: it’s staying steady which is great news for #ecommerce and #marketplaces sellers. (ONS)
“Flipkart acquires Walmart India to launch wholesale digital marketplace.” (ZDNet) #india
If you’re interested in how Instagram is continuing to increase the visibility of #shopping this is a useful digest from Modern Retail.
Calling all crafters. Look at all these Etsy alternatives. (Sellbrite) #etsy
Amazon is experimenting with packaging. How about reusing it to make a cat house? (CNET)
Have a great weekend.