The 96-store Seven Dials area of London’s Covent Garden has yet more newcomers. They include the winner of the ‘Start-Up with Seven Dials’ competition series by landlord Shaftesbury, lifestyle brand Tihara Smith.
Big news on the acquisition front — Etsy, the online marketplace, is acquiring secondhand fashion specialist Depop. It’s paying $1.625bn for the London-based, privately-held firm with the transaction to complete in Q3.
With Covid-19 disrupting traditional brick-and-mortar retail, e-commerce saw a boom in 2020. But according to a new report from Searchmetrics, fashion retailers lagged behind in terms of online search visibility.
Cross-border Commerce Europe, a cross-border commerce analyst, has ranked the top 100 most sustainable cross-border marketplaces in Europe. Top of the list, based on 10 factors, are Ebay, Etsy, Rakuten and Amazon.