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This Week in eCommerce Data: October 30th, 2020

This Week in eCommerce Data: October 30th, 2020

Welcome to the twenty-third Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, fresh store closures, news on Shopify’s expansion and its latest partnership with TikTok. Plus other ecom news elsewhere!

Key ecommerce data

90% coverage

that 7-Eleven now provides delivery services to, after its recent integrations with Instacart, Grubhub, and Uber Eats, highlighting the rise of small-cart ecommerce.

170 million

people send messages to WhatsApp Business accounts, as it begins to provide in-app shopping capabilities.

100,000 seasonal staff

which Amazon plans to hire as we enter the holiday season, with a particular focus on California, New Jersey, Texas, Georgia, and Maryland.

$133 million

reported profits of Shopify. The highly affordable ecommerce platform released its earnings for the third quarter.

1 million merchants

that are on Shopify, which are set to benefit from the ecommerce platform’s global partnership with TikTok, whose fate in the US remains pending.

350 store closures

that GAP are planning, as it begins to move out of malls.

200 store closures

 that Carter’s have announced, which represents around 25% of all its stores.

37%

sales growth of Amazon in the third quarter of the year, surpassing expectations for the three-month period.

This Week in eCommerce Data: October 30th, 2020

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