The Austrian company has signed a five-year partnership agreement with the Swiss carbon dioxide removal specialist. Founded in 2009, the company already collaborates with Microsoft, Shopify and Coldplay.
Emilie Benoit-Vernay, who took charge of Shopify’s French business in 2019, has been named head of southern Europe expansion (for France, Italy and Spain) by the Canadian digital retail solution provider.
Re-commerce start-up Responsible has raised €5.8 million to develop its “pioneering embedded finance platform” for the fashion industry. The funding was led by Barclays Sustainable Impact Capital and Techstart Ventures.
Luxury label Elie Saab has launched a new direct-to-consumer (D2C) transactional site, offering “a content-rich, immersive brand experience that recreates the VIP in-store customer journey virtually”.
It was record-breaking Black Friday trading for Shopify merchants, the global payments processing platform’s sales data shows, with apparel & accessories the top product category both globally and in the UK.