It’s Thursday so ecommerce, WooCommerce, all the commerces! There are some interesting events that you can still sign up for to expand your horizons: first thing this morning we have Demo Day 2020 ,the final show of Kiuas Accelerator – showcasing the 16 most promising early-stage startups in Finland. Also concurrently we have the last day of 5to9 (I’ll be speaking at 11am CT), and finally WordPress London Meetup 12th Anniversary this afternoon.


I love a good list of trends, some that may be obvious but there are always one or two that are food for thought. Omnisend’s10 Ecommerce Trends That You Should Apply in 2020: “BOPIS stands for Buy Online, Pickup in Store. This is one of the most significant online shopping trends brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.”


Investments are ecommerce, just a bit different. The Verge tackles what’s happening in Europe with Europe got 10 more unicorns in H1 2020 — but brace yourself for COVID-19 instability: “All in all, I’d say this is probably as good as it gets given the circumstances: it’s a useful overview of where the market is currently at but it’s likely that the pandemics’ effects will be felt for some years to come.”