Welcome to the eleventh Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. This week sees big ecommerce gains in the Middle East, BuzzFeed ventures into in-article shopping experiences, more new distribution centers to deal with speeding up delivery times, and much more. Here’s what to make of the data.
Key ecommerce data
the average commission that BuzzFeed is set to receive on sales from the ecommerce platform Bonsai, as the new partnership aims to drive BuzzFeed’s revenue through in-article shopping capabilities.
the increase in ecommerce in the Middle East, including a 917% spike in Carrefour’s online orders in Saudi Arabia, 747% in Egypt, and 257% in the UAE.
the number of facemasks sold by Gap Inc as it shifts its strategy to include B2B in response to the effects of the pandemic.
increase in sales of Amazon during Q2 in North America, while its global revenue grew 33.5%.
the number of new distribution centers that Home Depot is set to open in Atlanta as it looks to speed up delivery times.
the growth of Unilever during Q2 , amounting to $2.54 billion.
the size of the slice Amazon has taken from Deliveroo, a food delivery app in the UK, after 15 months of investigation by the Competition & Markets Authority.
the time it will take startups to go live from Facebook’s new accelerator program, as it selects 60 startups from across the EMEA and LATAM regions.
the price tag that apparel firm Sunrise Brands paid for the ecommerce operations and IP of RTW Retailwinds.