Month: December 2016

Sports Direct sells Dunlop

Sports Direct, the UK’s largest sports-goods retailer and operator is to sell the iconic Dunlop brand.

EU rules UK snoopers charter illegal

The so-called snooper’s charter – the ‘Investigatory Powers Act’ – will face a series of new legal challenges after the EU’s highest court ruled that a government’s “general and indiscriminate retention” of emails is illegal.

Yotpo launches ‘Push to Pinterest’

User-generated content marketing platform, Yotpo, has announced the launch of its latest feature, ‘Push to Pinterest’, which allows users to push their authentic customers photos directly to their Pinterest boards, increasing traffic and sales.

Parenting app Mush partners with Unilever brand Neutral 0%

Mush, the app launched for lonely mothers, has signed its second brand partnership, with Unilever’s Scandinavian household and personal care brand Neutral 0%. This follows October’s announcement of a brand partnership with Johnson & Johnson’s Aveeno Baby.

Just Eat buys Hungry House and SkiptheDishes

Just Eat, which listed in 2014, has announced the purchase of its online takeaway rival Hungry House, in a deal worth up to £240 million. It is also buying Canada’s SkiptheDishes.

Customer First in 2017: moving from mobile to AI

In December, the Ecommerce Club held a wine and cheese tasting event at Clerkenwell London. While the drinks were delicious and the conversation fun, what stood out was Visualsoft’s insight into the evolution of the ecommerce environment, with mobile and the impact of AI (artificial intelligence) and other innovations.