Weekly Digest – Issue #127

Weekly Digest – Issue #127

Farfetch is forging ahead with its sustainability agenda and joining forces with Thrift+, one of the start-ups within its Dream Assembly mentorship program, to offer its customers an easy, fuss-free way of donating unwanted clothes and promote circular fashion.
Retailers are understandably concerned about this year’s shortened holiday shopping season. Whereas in 2018 Thanksgiving fell on Nov. 22, this year, the holiday will occur a week later, on Nov. 28. A late Thanksgiving will have a significant effect on the shopping period and retailers will have a smaller window to drive sales.
Payment solution provider Ingenico Group has rolled out a suite of payment methods in China that now supports WeChat Pay. The suite includes the ability to integrate WeChat Official Accounts as well as “Mini-Programs.”
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